SARTS Meeting Mar 2014

This month’s meeting was held on 27 Mar 2014, as usual on the last Thursday of the month. Turnout was quite good and the room started filling up from 730 pm onwards, with OMs and visitors alike.


Amidst the rumble of “eyeballs”, President called the meeting to order at 805pm.


Since it was the first meeting under the new Council, a Presidential address was in order.


Incoming QSL Manager Steve 9V1SA (right, back to camera) with the usual stack of incoming QSLs.


Treasurer Dominique 9V1DL (smiling).


Herman Gielen (blue striped polo) describing his areas of interest, and the technical talks that he is planning to give. From L to R : Tony Winata (9V1EX/YB0EX), Dr. Bernd Nestler (9V1BN), Herman, Sato 9V1UU, Li YongFu 9V1YF.


Visitor from Bangladesh, Kaiser S21SK introducing himself. He gave a rundown of the Amateur Radio scene in his home country..


.. and presented a memento to the Society.


Vice President Darryl 9V1DE, giving details of some contests at the weekend.


After the break, Sakai 9V1PW,JH4PHW, W1PJ, gave a short talk on how he managed to make a contact with JA hams via satellite FO-29. The interesting point to note is that the QSO was accomplished using a modest home made antenna with parts purchased from Daiso and NTUC Fairprice…hi hi..


Giulio 9V1FC/IV3DTB gave an interesting talk with lots of pictures, entitled: Ad Astra – Dreams, Milestones and New Ventures in Space.

The following are some pictures taken during the break:


Siva 9V1SV and Mike 9V1LX


Much serious discussion….


..also some cheerful moments….

73, and see you at the next meeting!
Jeff 9V1AS, Events and Talks Coordinator


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