Previous OVRC meetings, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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Meeting Date

Planned Event

Presenter / Host

2017
Wed, January 11
Early radio repair and broadcasting in Western Canada
Jack Scrimgeour
Wed, February 8
Vibrator Powered Radios (farm & auto)
Gord Hamilton, Paul Guibord
Wed, March 8
My weirdest radio - Bring in your most unusual set
Wed, April 12
Dollar Sale - Bring in those small items
that are just taking up space.
Sun, May 28
Spring Auction
Wed, June 14
Video of the 2012 OVRC Radio Plays
Lea Barker
July and August
Summer Break - No Meetings
Wed, September 13
TBD
Sun, October 29
Fall Auction
Wed, November 8
Reminiscences of the CBC, and
Farm Radio International
Doug Ward
Wed, December 13
Annual General Meeting / Elections / Movies
OVRC Executive

Meeting Date

Planned Event

Presenter / Host

2016
Wed, January 13
Homebuilt Instruments...Show Your Projects
OVRC Members
Wed, February 10
Radio Communications at the Diefenbunker
during the Cold War
Ralph Cameron
Wed, March 9
All about Capacitors
Gord Rabjohn
Wed, April 13
Working at Northern Electric
in Belleville
Allan Gardiner
Sun, May 29
Spring Auction
Wed, June 8
Restoration Clinic
Consult the group on your restoration problems
OVRC members
July and August
Summer Break - No Meetings
Wed, September 14
Early Radio Navigation Aids
Greg Heppenstall
Sun, October 30
Fall Auction
Wed, November 9
Radio Trivia Night
Lea Barker
Wed, December 14
Annual General Meeting / Elections / Movies
OVRC Executive

Meeting Date

Planned Event

Presenter / Host

2015
Wed, January 14
Automobile radios (includes CVRS video)
Paul Guibord
Wed, February 11
Powering early battery sets, bring in your solutions
All
Wed, March 11
Restoration clinic / Troubleshooting workshop
OVRC members
Wed, April 8
AC/DC Radios
Bring in your sets, especially the early or unusual types
Paul Guibord
Sun, May 31
General Auction
Wed, June 10
Tube night. Modern tube testers
Gord Rabjohn, Mike Parent
-- July--- August --
Summer Break - No Meeting
Wed, September 9
Software-defined radio
TBD
Sun, October 18
General Auction
Wed, November 18
Radio Quiz - Photo version
Lea Barker
Wed, December 9
Annual General Meeting / Elections / Video
OVRC Executive

Meeting Date

Planned Event

Presenter / Host

2014


Wednesday Jan 9

An ABC of amplifier classes

Ian Gorman
Wednesday
February 12
The DEW Line
Brian Jeffrey

Wednesday
March 12

Early National Radio and Rural Canada

Sean Graham

Wednesday
April 9
SoundMaster amplifiers

Hy Bloom & Alan Ferguson
Sunday
May 25

General Auction

Gordon Rabjohn
Barry Paulson
(Auctioneer)

Wednesday
June 11

Tube’s Last Frontier: Power and Frequency & Update on our Tube Club, bring in those strange tubes

Gord Rabjohn
July / August
Summer Break - No Meeting

Wednesday
September 10
Stimulating youth interest in radio electronics
Jim Eadie
Sunday
October 26
General Auction
Gordon Rabjohn
Barry Paulson
Wednesday
November 12
Radio Quiz -  Be a spectator or a contestant who could win actual prizes
Lea Barker
Wednesday
December 10
Annual General Meeting / Elections / Video
OVRC Executive