Scarborough Amateur Radio Club, Incorporated

General Meeting

11 April 2011

This meeting took place at the Don Montgomery Community Recreation Centre.

Vice-President Arpad Vadasz VA3VAD called the meeting to order at 7:25 PM.

Ralph VE3VXY had an operation last Thursday requiring 19 staples.

MS Walk will be on Sunday 17 April. Members who wish to help out should arrive at the Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute by 8 AM. So far we have 10 members and 3 non-members who have registered. We will be using VE3TOR 146.940- (tone 103.5).

Durham Hamfest will be at Pickering Recreation Centre on Saturday 16 April starting at 9 AM.

Welcome to Doug Surminski who will soon write his basic exam.

Show and tell

Nick VE3EBC brought in a battery charger which also has functions to refresh/analyze, discharge, match (multiple cells), and cycle NiMH and NiCd cells.

Chris VE3CLT brought in a computer power supply that he converted for radio use.

Rod VE3SOY demonstrated the JT65 digital mode.


Arpad suggested we have a D-Star technical meeting on one of our Friday nights.

Ralph says Christian VA3CEQ is selling his HF equipment including an Icom 746. Prices TBD (expected to be over $1000).

Adjourned at 8:55 PM.

Participate – Learn – Enjoy