RAC Ontario Section Bulletin for February 9, 2013
This is V__3____, Official Bulletin Station for Radio Amateurs of
Canada, with this week's bulletin
1. RAC Director Election / Appointments
Mr. William (Bill) Gipps, VE7XS was recently acclaimed as the RAC
Director for British Columbia/Yukon, from January 1, 2013 to December
31, 2014. Mr. Gipps ran unopposed, eliminating the need for a
Mr. Everett Price, VO1DK was recently acclaimed as the RAC Director
for Atlantic, from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014. Mr. Price
ran unopposed, eliminating the need for a balloted election.
Mr. Derek Hay, VE4HAY was recently appointed as the RAC Director for
Midwest. Mr. Hay has generously stepped forward to continue his RAC
Director's role after there were no eligible nominees resulting from
a second call for nominations. His term will end on December 31,
Congratulations are extended to all three gentlemen.
-- RAC Bulletin Service
ONTARIO SECTIONS NEWS
2. Ontario-South Section Traffic Manager Appointed
Mr. James Davidson, VE3TPZ / VA3WR has accepted the appointment of
Section Traffic Manager in the Ontario-South Section. James is a
former Manager of the Ontario Phone Net and is active in the ARES
program. Congratulations James.
-- Ian Snow VA3QT, ONS Section Manager
3. TPN Seeks Net Controllers
The Trans-Provincial Net is seeking net controllers. TPN meets daily
on 7.055 MHz, lower sideband, from 7 am to 5 pm Eastern Time. If you
can help by taking a regular shift, please contact Shawn VE3PSV,
from 3 to 4 pm any day on the TPN, or via NTS message.
-- Shawn Gartley, VE3PSV
ITEMS OF INTEREST
4. Free Download of ITU Radio Regulations
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is offering an
electronic version of the 2012 International Radio Regulations at no
charge. These regulations incorporate the decisions of the World
Radiocommunication Conferences WRC-95, WRC-97, WRC-2000, WRC-03,
WRC-07 and WRC-12. Article 25 defines the Amateur Radio Service.
You can download the file at www.itu.int/pub/R-REG-RR-2012
-- ARRL Web
5. Field Day 2013 Packet Available
Field Day is June 22-23, and the ARRL Field Day Packet is now
available for download at www.arrl.org/fieldday
. The packet includes
the complete 2013 rules, forms, ARRL Section abbreviation list, entry
submission instructions, guidelines for getting bonus points,
instructions for Get-On-The-Air stations, a publicity kit, and a
"What is Field Day" flyer for clubs and individuals to reproduce.
New for 2013: Stations operating as Class A or B may begin setting up
at 0000 UTC on Friday (Thursday 8 PM Eastern Time). The groups may
start and stop their set-up, resuming the set-up later, but may spend
only a maximum of 24 hours cumulative time for setting up their
-- ARRL Web
This concludes this week's bulletin. Does anyone require repeats or
Hearing none, This is V__3____ returning the frequency to net control.
Bulletin sent from Official Bulletin Manager Brad Rodriguez, VE3RHJ.