Ontario Section News Bulletin for week of July 2

Official Bulletin, RAC Ontario Section

RAC Ontario Section Bulletin for July 2, 2011

This is V__3____, Official Bulletin Station for Radio Amateurs of
Canada, with this week's bulletin

NATIONAL NEWS

1. RAC Annual General Meeting

The RAC Annual General Meeting (AGM) has been scheduled for Saturday,
July 30 at 1:30 pm.

For the first time in RAC's history the AGM will be held in historic
St. John's, Newfoundland and will be held in conjunction with Hamfest
NL 2011 hosted by the Society of Newfoundland Radio Amateurs.  The
event will be at The Battery Hotel & Conference Center on historic
Signal Hill.

All RAC members are encouraged to attend the Annual General Meeting.
For more information visit www.sonra.ca and click the Hamfest 2011
link.

-- The RAC Report

ONTARIO SECTION NEWS

ITEMS OF INTEREST

2. Submit Your Field Day Logs!

The report submission deadline for 2011 ARRL Field Day is 11:59 PM
EDT on Tuesday, July 26.  Participants are encouraged to submit their
required summary sheet using the online submission application found
at www.b4h.net/cabforms. This web form allows you to submit the
summary sheet directly to the ARRL. 

-- ARRL Web

3. The "Night of Nights," July 12

On July 12th every year, from 3 p.m. to midnight, the historic Morse
code radio station KPH returns to the air in commemoration of the
closing of commercial Morse operation in the USA.

Frequency and reception report information for KPH and other
participating stations can be found at the Maritime Radio Historical
Society web site, www.radiomarine.org.

-- via Glenn Killam, VE3GNA

4. New SATERN Director Named 

Salvation Army Major Richard Shirran, VE3NUZ, has been appointed as
the new head of SATERN, the Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio
Network. He succeeds Major Pat McPherson, WW9E, who retires with the
new appointment, 23 years and one day after the first SATERN net was
held. 

-- CQ News Service

5. New Access Rules for QRZ.com 

Users of the QRZ.com callsign database must now be registered and
sign in before getting access to any name or address data. Owner Fred
Lloyd, AA7BQ, explained that the system was being slowed down 
automated systems trying to harvest massive amounts of data.
Registration is free.

-- CQ News Service

This concludes this week's bulletin. Does anyone require repeats or
clarifications?
Hearing none, This is V__3____ returning the frequency to net control.

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Bulletin sent from Official Bulletin Manager Brad Rodriguez, VE3RHJ.
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