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-Ty will check to see if there are any access points to get on the roof +  * Ty will check to see if there are any access points to get on the roof 
- owner is okay with us putting an antenna up +    ​* ​owner is okay with us putting an antenna up 
- we just need to sort it out +    ​* ​we just need to sort it out 
-we need to : +  ​* ​we need to : 
- measure how much cable we need +    ​* ​measure how much cable we need 
- how to get all our equipment up on to the roof +    ​* ​how to get all our equipment up on to the roof 
- find/​scrounge/​buy a radio antenna base +    ​* ​find/​scrounge/​buy a radio antenna base 
- get a mobile station for the space ( Farell has this ) +    ​* ​get a mobile station for the space ( Farell has this ) 
- get some sandbages and a pallet +    ​* ​get some sandbages and a pallet 
-Eventually we're going to be re-arranging the space, we'll have our own space for a radio set up +  ​* ​Eventually we're going to be re-arranging the space, we'll have our own space for a radio set up 
-Ian is going to check with Keith tomorrow about coax cable ( we need 50-ohm shielded ) +  ​* ​Ian is going to check with Keith tomorrow about coax cable ( we need 50-ohm shielded ) 
-probably a good opportunity to reach out to other clubs about where they source their stuff+  ​* ​probably a good opportunity to reach out to other clubs about where they source their stuff
  
-running our own net ( Wed @ 9pm ) +  * running our own net ( Wed @ 9pm ) 
- what equipment to use? +    ​* ​what equipment to use? 
- probably going to use a local repeater +    ​* ​probably going to use a local repeater 
- all the members of the arc should practice heading the net +    ​* ​all the members of the arc should practice heading the net 
- main reason for doing our own net: practice, practice, practice!+    ​* ​main reason for doing our own net: practice, practice, practice!
  
-discuss unlicensed amateurs +  * discuss unlicensed amateurs 
- Sean: going to download and use the exam generator +    ​* ​Sean: going to download and use the exam generator 
-  ​- ​also going to use the question bank file to build a site +      ​* ​also going to use the question bank file to build a site 
- useful tools: hampuzzle, exhaminer +    ​* ​useful tools: hampuzzle, exhaminer 
- delta radio amateur club is charging $50 for their course +    ​* ​delta radio amateur club is charging $50 for their course 
- maybe we should run our own course +    ​* ​maybe we should run our own course 
-  ​- ​problem is that a course would end up teaching the exam, not actual radio fundamentals +      ​* ​problem is that a course would end up teaching the exam, not actual radio fundamentals 
- will bring in some of the Vector books for unlicensed amateurs to learn +    ​* ​will bring in some of the Vector books for unlicensed amateurs to learn 
- finding an examiner to help unlicensed amateurs write the exam once they'​re ready+    ​* ​finding an examiner to help unlicensed amateurs write the exam once they'​re ready
  
-talking about getting a base station for VHS ARC+  * talking about getting a base station for VHS ARC
  
-everyone filled out a membership form? +  * everyone filled out a membership form? 
- linky: http://​goo.gl/​NeHgev+    ​* ​linky: http://​goo.gl/​NeHgev
  
-locker now available for VHSARC+  * locker now available for VHSARC
  
-setting up a mailing list for arc@hackspace.ca?​ +  * setting up a mailing list for arc@hackspace.ca?​ 
- Sean will research software to run/manage our own mailing list+    ​* ​Sean will research software to run/manage our own mailing list
  
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