The President, VE1CYP chaired the meeting.
The minutes of the Club's last meeting on October 15, 2000 were read and upon motion were approved.
The President indicated that the Executive would look after booking the MARC for the next year.
VE1GAM gave the financial report. There is $524.58 in the General Account, $145.55 in the Repeater Account and $502.29 in the Ways and Means Account, for a total of 1172.42. The Treasurer also detailed the assets owned by the Club. Upon motion, the treasurer's report was adopted.
There were no bills presented for payment.
VE1MBC reported that all was progressing well, but in spite of the recent additions to the net roster, one more net control is still needed. The schedule for Net Controls was handed out. A copy can be had from VE1MBC or VE1CYP, via email or otherwise.
VE1TA and VE1AAU were absent. The President reported that the autopatch was all installed and only awaits work by MTT to check voltage on the telephone line. VE1AAU is pursuing them.
In the absence of VE1TA, there was no report.
VE1STR reported that the Morse Code class had covered the alphabet and was going to start transmitting Code at 2030 h. on 147.090 and 147.330. This will be most evenings. There is also the Tuesday evening practice at the MacKays.
VE1GAM reported that JOTA was held October 21, at the Scout Camp at Mush-a-Mush. He thanked all who helped set up, tear down and attended the event. There were a record 58 contacts on hf.
GREENWOOD FLEA MARKET
The President thanked all who attended the Greenwood Flea Market October 21, 2000 and assisted in the table selling raffle tickets and RG213 coax.
Tickets on the Radio Shack 2067 Truck tracking Scanner. Tickets are $2.00 or 3 for $5.00. If you want to buy some yourself, or sell to others, please contact VE1GAM or VE1CYP. It will be drawn for at the Christmas dinner.
The President reported that he had arranged with Gow's Home Hardware to sell scanner tickets at their store on Saturday, December 2, 2000. Volunteers are needed. Contact VE1CYP.
The Kinsman's Riverview Hall will be the site of the club's Xmas dinner on Sunday, December 10, 2000 at 5:00pm. Set up will likely be from 3:30pm onwards for those willing to help. The possibility of entertainment was discussed. Any member wishing to organize the same should contact the President. Tickets will be $10.00.
The President announced that our swap shop would again be on the air soon.
Upon motion, made and seconded and carried unanimously, it was resolved that the 2001 club dues be $15.00 per person, to a maximum of $30.00 per family, due January 1, 2001. They can be paid at the Christmas dinner or the January meeting.
The 50/50 draw was won by Jean, VE1SUN at $10.50.
There being no further business, upon motion the meeting adjourned at 1945 h.
Don Taylor, secretary