Records of the Radio Society of Ontario

As of September 30, 2010, the records of the Radio Society of Ontario, Incorporated (RSO) that were previously stored by Keith Bentley, VE3DHL, are now on deposit with the Hammond Museum of Radio, 595 Southgate Road, Guelph, Ontario. N1G 3W6, and are available for research by appointment only.

Please contact the Curator of the Museum, Mrs. Nori Irwin-Hann, VE3AQZ to arrange a convenient time for a visit.

Nori may be reached by E mail at: nirwin at hammfg.com. The URL for the Hammond Museum of Radio is: www.hammondmuseumofradio.org

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

1. Nori Irwin-Hann, VE3AQZ, Curator, Hammond Museum of Radio, Guelph, Ontario

2. Keith Bentley, VE3DHL, Prior custodian of RSO records and his XYL, Rosalie, Kleinburg, Ontario.

3. Harold Braun, VE3CD, Director, Hammond Museum of Radio, Guelph, Ontario.

The efforts of these Radio Amateurs has made the preservation of these records and their availability to researchers possible.

RADIO SOCIETY OF ONTARIO, INCORPORATED
Records in the possession of Keith Bentley, VE3DHL
Indexed and boxed by Gordon Hogarth, VE3CNA, April 1 – 7, 2010

BOX 1 OF 9

  1. Black binder, Minutes of Executive Committee, Nov. 1972 to Nov. 1978
  2. Black Binder, Minutes of Executive Committee, Dec. 1979 to Sept. 1983
  3. RSO Corporate Minute Book,
    Minutes, First Directors of RSO Inc. Oct. 7, 1957
    Minutes, Directors RSO 1957 -1969
    Shareholder’s Ledger, Directors and Charter

BOX 2 OF 9

  1. Envelope, blank membership certificates.
  2. Envelope, copies of By-Law No. 15, RSO Inc., October 4, 1957.
  3. Black Binder, Minutes of General Meetings, 1972 to Oct. 1978.
  4. Black Binder, Minutes General Meetings, Oct. 1962 – Oct. 1974
    Articles and By-Laws, Letters Patent, July 18, 1962, Change of Name from: Ontario Amateur Radio Federation Incorporated to: Radio Society of Ontario, Incorporated.

  5. File Folder, Tom Atkins, VE3CDM, ONTARS background, RSO convention guide, 1976 convention souvenir program, Booklet, “Call Sign Licence Plates History”, booklet, “History of RSO.
  6. File, Proposed Novice Experimenter licence correspondence.
  7. Envelope & File, E.C. Iliott, Tariff Board work.
  8. File. E.C. Iliott, Book of Duties & Responsibilities.
  9. File, Metro Toronto President’s Council.
  10. File, Miscellaneous.
  11. File, ONTARS Net Manager.
  12. File, “Organization”
  13. File, Reference Documents.
  14. File. RSO Bulletin Stations

BOX 3 OF 9

  1. File, Correspondence 1978.
  2. File, Correspondence, 1977
  3. File, Correspondence, 1972
  4. File, RSO President’s File, 1972-1973.
  5. File, Correspondence, 1973
  6. Black Binder, Minutes, 1979.
  7. Black Binder, Minutes, September – December 1978.
  8. Envelope, 1983 RSO Convention.
  9. Black Binder, General Correspondence and 2 Award Certificates; (a) Mississauga Train Derailment, and (b) RSO Repeater Association.
  10. File, Delegate Nominations, 1978 – 1980.
  11. File. E.C. Ilott, “The Ontario Amateur”.
  12. File, E. C. Ilott, RSO Repeater.
  13. File, E.C. Ilott, Delinquent Accounts Receivable.
  14. File, E.C. Ilott, Directors.
  15. File, E.C. Ilott, Directors Meetings
  16. File, E.C. Ilott, D.O. Communications.
  17. File, E.C. Ilott, List of New Hams.
  18. File, E.C. Ilott, Emergency Co-ordinator.
  19. File, E.C. Ilott, 1980 Convention.
  20. File, E.C. Ilott, Handover.
  21. File, E.C. Ilott, Terms of Reference.
  22. File, Semi-Annual Meeting, 1979.
  23. File, E.C. Ilott, Weather Watch, 1980.
  24. File, E. C. Ilott, “Why Belong?”.
  25. File, E. C. Ilott, WARC ’79.

BOX 4 OF 9

  1. RSO Delegates’ Handbook, revised 1977, 2 copies.
  2. File, 1983 Convention.
  3. File, Minutes, Meeting of Delegates, 1973 – 1974.
  4. File, E. C. Ilott, Affiliated Clubs Applications.
  5. File, RSO Order Forms ( supplies ).
  6. File, Membership Application Forms.
  7. File, ARRL, 1975 – 1976.
  8. File, RSO Notice of Meetings.
  9. File, Licencing.
  10. File, CARF correspondence, 1970 – 1974.
  11. File, RSO – ARRL, 1972 – 1974.
  12. File, CARF, 1975 – 1976.
  13. File, RSO By-Law, 12 -139.
  14. File, CARF correspondence, 1971 – 1975.
  15. File, CARF News.

BOX 5 OF 9

  1. Black Binder, Notice of Annual General Meeting, Saturday, 15 October, 1988, 1:00 pm. Re: Dissolution of the Radio Society on Ontario, Inc.,; 1985 Convention File.
  2. White Binder, 1981 – 1982 Convention Committee Minutes.
  3. Black Binder, Minutes of Executive Committees, Jan. 1969 – October 1972.
  4. File, ARRL Amateur Radio Clubs.
  5. Box, RSO Guest Book.
  6. Red Binder, Minutes, Executive Committee meetings, 1978 -1981.

BOX 6 OF 9

  1. File, Correspondence, 1976.
  2. File, President’s records, 1976.
  3. File, Correspondence, 1975.
  4. File, Correspondence, 1974.
  5. File, President’s records, 1973 – 1974.
  6. File ( green ), Correspondence, 1956 – 1968.
  7. File, Minutes Executive committee, 1981 – 1984 of John Bartlett, VE3DHB.

BOX 7 OF 9

  1. File, of E.C. Iliot, VE3XE, 1976 Convention Program.
  2. File, Executive Committee, Minutes, 1983.
  3. File, RSO Delegate’s Handbook, Revised 1973.
  4. File, 406 -960 MHz. Allocations.
  5. File, Nomination for Delegates, 1970-1975.
  6. File, blank Forms, RSO Delegate’s Report.
  7. File, Semi-Annual meeting of Delegates and Officers, April 19, 1975.
  8. File, Semi-Annual Meeting, April 24, 1976, Visitors.
  9. File, Semi-Annual Meeting, April 24, 1976, Delegates.
  10. File, Semi-Annual Meeting, April 24, 1976, Officers.
  11. File, Annual Meeting, October 4, 1975, Delegates.
  12. File, Annual Meeting, October 4, 1975, Visitors.
  13. File, Annual Meeting, October 4, 1975, Officers.
  14. File, Semi-Annual Meeting, April 19, 1975, Visitors,
  15. File, Delegate’s Meeting, October 26, 1974, Delegates only.
  16. File, Delegate’s Meeting, October 26, 1974, Visitors.
  17. Envelope, Cancelled cheques, May 1979 – June, 1980.
  18. Envelope, RSO No. 10 envelopes with logo and return address, empty.
  19. Envelope, Department of Communications Proposal: “Amateur Radio In The 1980’s”, “Summary Report of a National Amateur Radio Symposium, Ottawa, Ontario, November 26, 1977”.
  20. File, Paid Accounts Receivable RSO Invoices.
  21. File, Non-Delegates, Executive, Directors, Members, Visitors.
  22. File, Delegates Only, 1977 – 1988.
  23. Envelope, “Copies of Comments to DOC” 1978, re: new Amateur Experimenter’s Certificate.
  24. File, Bank Statements and cheques.
  25. File, Accounting, Accounts Receivable, 1979 – 1980.
  26. File, Accounting, Paid Invoices, 1980- 1981.
  27. File, Accounting, Cash Receipts and Deposits, 1980 – 1981
  28. File, Accounting, Bank Statements, 1981 – 1982.
  29. File, Accounting, Deposits and Other Receipts, 1981 – 1982.
  30. File, Accounting, Paid Invoices, 1981 – 1982.
  31. File, Accounting, Advertisers, 1981 – 1982.
  32. Envelope, “1977 Revised Convention Guide”.
  33. File, “National Symposium, November 26, 1977.
  34. File, CARF, Second Annual National Symposium, Calgary, Alberta, Sept. 30 – Oct.1, 1977.

BOX 8 OF 9

  1. File, 1983 Convention.
  2. File, Third Annual Symposium, Montreal, P.Q., November 3 – 4, 1979.\
  3. File, E.C. Ilott, Affiliated Clubs.
  4. File, Amateur of the Year, 1978.
  5. File, Awards.
  6. File, Budget Planning, 1978 – 1979.
  7. File, E.C.Ilott, CARF.
  8. File, E.C. Ilott, CARF / CRRL meeting, 1979.
  9. File, “Confidential”.
  10. File, 1979 Convention.
  11. File, E.C. Ilott, Convention Guide.\
  12. File, Correspondence, 1979.
  13. File, E.C. Ilott, CRRL.
  14. File, E.C. Ilott, Delegate Coordinator.
  15. File. Paid Invoices, 1979 – 1980.
  16. File, Bank statements and cheques, 1979 – 1980.
  17. File, Cash receipts and deposits, 1979- 1980.
  18. Envelope, 1983 Convention.
  19. File, RSO 1975 – 1976.
  20. File, For Typing.
  21. File, Delegates, 1986 – 1988.
  22. File, Delegates, 1986 – 1988.
  23. File, Respond, 1982.
  24. File, Pending, 1985.
  25. File, RSO letterhead.
  26. File, Annual General Meeting.
  27. File, Minutes, Executive Committee, 23 Oct. 1986.
  28. File, Next Meeting Items.

BOX 9 OF 9

  1. File, Annual Returns, 1968.
  2. File, Taylor Communications.
  3. File, Financial Statements, 1967, 1968, 1966.
  4. “The Ontario Amateur”, June 1967, Vol. 2, No. 2.
  5. “The Ontario Amateur”, March 1967, Vol. 2, No. 1.
  6. “The Ontario Amateur”, no date, early number.
  7. “The Ontario Amateur”, September 1966, Vol.1, No. 3.
  8. “The Ontario Amateur”, December, 1966, Vol. 1, No.
  9. Original Letters Patent from the Government of Ontario, for Ontario Amateur Radio Federation, Incorporated, Dated 22 May, 1957, Recorded in Provincial Secretary’s Office, 19 June, 1957, as Number 18, Livre 786.
  10. Original Supplementary Letters Patent from the Government of Ontario, re: change of name from: Ontario Amateur Radio Federation Incorporated, to: Radio Society of Ontario, Inc, and to vary the objects of the corporation. Dated: 27 June, 1962, Recorded: In Provincial Secretary’s Office, 18 July, 1962, as No. 64, Livre, 1139.
  11. File, General correspondence, “Handbook of Responsibilities of Delegates, First Edition, September 1968.
  12. File, RSO Executive Committee Minutes, 1968 – 1969.
  13. File, RSO Directors.
  14. File, RSO Licence Plate Committee ca. 1968.
  15. File, RSO Correspondence, Feb. 1969.

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