Notice to all LARC membership
Relevant sections of the club Constitution and By-laws for upcoming Annual Meeting and Elections
3.4 A Nominating Committee shall be struck by the President at least 90 days prior to the Annual Meeting and it shall begin its activities immediately upon being appointed.
3.4.1 The Committee shall be composed of three members in good standing. The Past President shall be the Chairperson of the Committee.
The 2016-17 election nominating committee consisting of Chairperson Past President
Mike Watts VE3ACW, and Brad Seward VE3NRJ has been formed.
3.3 To be eligible to stand for election to the Board of Directors one must be a member in good standing for at least 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting at which members of the Board of Directors will be elected.
3.6 Additional nominations may be made at the Annual Meeting. Nominees must be nominated and seconded. The nominee must accept and then placed on the ballot. All must be members in good standing for at least the last 30 days.
3.5 The recommendations of the Nominating Committee shall be presented to the Board of Directors. The Board shall cause such report to be published in the LARC Bulletin that will be sent to all members in good standing as notice of the Annual Meeting. Such report shall also outline the procedure pertaining to additional nominations.
3.7 The election of the Board of Directors shall take place at the Annual Meeting of LARC. The Directors shall be elected by a simple majority vote of the members present and or signed proxies. The newly elected Directors shall take office once the election has been completed and the new directors declared elected.
This Committee is now accepting nominations of LARC members that qualify per the above constitution notes. The results to be published on the LARC website May 9th 2016.
Further a listing of LARC membership in good standing will be published and placed at the sign in table for the April general meeting. LARC members are encourage to add their Name and Call sign to the nomination committee list and stand for election. If you do not wish to be contacted by the nomination committee, then please place NO and your initials by your name on the membership lists.
Contact a Satelitte: CubeSats
It is time to start listening to space. To celebrate the upcoming launch of the three Fly Your Satellite! student-built CubeSats into low Earth orbit, ESA’s Education office challenges the amateur radio community to listen out for the tiny satellites. MORE DETAILS ARE HERE
As well you can follow the satelittles path here.
Club Station Launches Antenna almost into Space.
Harry Campbell, VA3HWC brought out his new air cannon and helped us put a new antenna up at the club station. Another great day, many hams were present and lots of activities.. new antenna as mentioned, new dx contacts, SDR radios installed, good conversation and visiting had by all. The club thanks Doug Tompkins, VE3IDT for his donation of a Carolina Windom antenna, which is now swaying in the breeze at the club station.
1st Annual LARC Club Station Celebration
On Saturday, April 16, 2016, a pot-luck BBQ was held for members and guests of the LARC. We had over 50 people in attendance. At the same time as the BBQ, the club station was active, participating in the Ontario QSO Party contest. About 120 contacts were made, under very poor band conditions.
More images can be found here
Special thanks to Frank (VE3FBZ) and Harry (VA3HWC) for organizing the event.
AGM, Want to help run the club, contact the president about being on the executive.
Foxhunt, this was fun last year, we will be doing another in the spring.
Hamfest, it's coming in September, details here.
More contests at the club station.
The annual CANWARN presentation is coming this month:
April 28 – 7 PM – London – Fanshawe College Room T1003, Building T, 1001 Fanshawe College Blvd, free parking in any metered spot after 6 PM
Here is the list of newly licensed hams from our 2015 Class.
A number of exciting events have been held in the club recently, see below for details.
- Fox Hunt Event, details here.
- Joe O'Neil presented on the topic of Drones, details here.
- ARRL Sweepstakes Week-end, details here.
- November meeting, resources and details here.
- ARRL 10m contest, details here.
- Construction of Club Station antenna: Read the full story here.
September through June, LARC meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month. There are a variety of guest speakers, and you will have a chance to meet other hams to discuss your interests in amateur radio. All hams, SWL’s and interested individuals are welcome.
Notes from our meetings
Presentations from our meetings will be posted here
Want to become part of this hobby!
How to become an Amateur Radio Operator( Ham), for more detail go here
Do you have a project you want funding for that will benefit the club!
See the guidelines for LARC Projects here and submit to the president, for executive review.
Distracted Driving Legislation for Ontario
The legislation has been updated with a 5 year extension.
A suggestion is that you print out the legislation and have it available in your vehicle.
Hams and Eggs Breakfast update
The location for the HAMs and Eggs Saturday breakfast is
Mary's Place Restaurant, 1494 Dundas St., London Ontario N5W 3B9.
Amateur Radio Newsline - "Your independent source of Amateur Radio news for today's radio amateur."
eHam.net - "ham radio on the net'"
ARRL - "The national association for Amateur Radio - News and Features."
QRZ.com - A site to lookup Hams as well as information.
DX Daily - Site dedicated to the art/science of DX chasing