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Mike Kelly, VE3FFK appointed to the National Field Organization Secretariat

RAC Bulletin 2011-016E - Mike Kelly, VE3FFK appointed to the National Field Organization Secretariat2011-06-21I am very pleased to introduce the latest addition to the RAC National Field Organization Secretariat. Mike Kelly VE3FFK joins us as EP Canada Advisor. With a wealth of Emergency Preparedness knowledge and experiance, he will be a much needed presence in the Ottawa area in dealing with both the Federal and Provincial governments on matters relating to Wireless Radio Interoperability.Mike has had a long standing relationship with the Canadian Emergency Management College and is the "go to" guy to be registered for their training programs. Mike is also a regular volunteer at RAC HQ in Ottawa.Welcome aboard Mike!-- Doug Mercer VO1DTM CECRadio Amateurs of CanadaVice President Field ServicesP.O. Box 1042Goulds, NL A1S 1H2

Special Event Station VY1T - Whitehorse

Special Event station VY1T operated by VY1EI will be on the air from Whitehorse June 29, 2011 to July 1, 2011 for the Grand Opening of the Aeradio Exhibit at the Teslin Historical and Museum Society in Teslin, YT. VY1T will be on the air from Teslin at the George Johnson Museum June 30th from early morning to late afternoon. Look for the station on 20 meters around 14,180 MHz, also may try 14,140 MHz. QSL via Hugh Henderson, VY1EEN at PO Box 33062, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 5Y5 More information may be found at YARA website http://www.yara.caor contact Ron McFadyen at mcfadyen AT Ernie VA3OEB will be at the opening of the exhibit at Teslin June 30th, all day, and will make himself known to the station operator(s). Please relay to others who may be interested.

OARC Hamfest Request for Volunteers

Volunteers are required for the 14th annual OARC Hamfest and Forum, scheduled for Sept. 10 2011 at the Arena on the Carp Agricultural Fairgrounds. OARC members who want to volunteer and who missed the sign-up at recent meetings please e-mail Ed, the Hamfest manager: fleamarket AT

Croft Taylor VE3CT (SK) Memorial Service

A memorial service will be held for Croft Taylor on Sat. July 9 2011 at 10:30 AM, at the Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Ave. Ottawa. Croft was a long-time member of the Ottawa Amateur Radio Club.

Next OARC Meeting March 14, 2018 at 7:30pm - Ron McFadyen VE3YXY "Building Linked Repeaters Above 7000 Feet" in the Colonel By Room at Ottawa City Hall