Perhaps due to the rain, as well as the school vacations, the turnout at this month’s meeting was exceptionally poor.
There was no talk this month, so the committee members were the main “actors”. There were quite a few new happenings on the ham scene and the various members took the floor to inform the others.
Chew 9V1YP is no stranger to SARTS and happy to visit again.
Old friends exchanging notes.
See you next meeting!
Visitors Olaf and son, Rommell
Klaus 9V1KG gave a talk on his portable operations at Coron portable operations at Coron.
The subsequent show-and-tell drew many curious hams and ham-to-be.
It’s the AGM again.
So happy to see OM Frank 9V1OK again.
Members happy to eyeball again with old friends.
We observed 1 minute silence for past President Joe Seah 9V1NQ who had just gone silent key at the age of 94.
We had an election for members to serve on the Council.
Jothi donated some equipment for sale to members. All proceeds were donated to SARTS.
Our new President Jothi 9V1JN addresses the members on plans for the next work year.
One minute silence for 9V1CP (SK) who passed on last month.
Old friend and visitor Peter DJ8XW
Masa 9V1OW speaking about an opportunity for SARTS next year when the SEANET 2019 attendees pass through Singapore on the way to JB.
Kurita-San 9V1XX gave a talk on his visit to the German Ham Fair at Friedrichshafen.
Please note that there will be no meeting next month, and the Jan 2019 meeting will be held on 24 Jan instead of 31 Jan.
There were quite a few visitors:
Eugene and Deng Ju
Ogie and Aldo
Koichi 9V1KK came to say goodbye to all the old friends in SARTS.
The highlight of the evening was James 9V1YC ‘s talk on the Baker Island DXedition, in which he took part in June this year.
See you next meeting.
Meeting was held at the usual QTH.
All members were happy to meet again after one month.
Visitors Kuan 9W2KHN, Xu and Dan VR2HF
Jeff 9V1AS gave a talk describing how he verified that the VHF repeater’s duplexer is still in tune.
Excerpt from the IARU Region 3 Newsletter:
Special Event callsign is:
We have permission to use this callsign up to 31 Oct 2018 (inclusive).
Please note that usage is restricted to SARTS Members Only.
Here are the usage guidelines: