Office Bearers 2017/18

The 66th Annual General Meeting of the RSSL was held on the  4th  of June 2017 in the air conditioned balcony hall of the Otter Aquatic Club, Baudhaloka Mawatha Colombo 7,  and the following were elected as Office Bearers for 2017/2018.

President                       :Mr. Bharath   Aponso               4S6ABC
1st Vice President       :Mr. Nihal De Abrew                  4S5NDA
2nd Vice President     :Mr. Kamal   Edirisinghe           4S7AB
Hony. Secretary           :Mr. Cristy   Perera                     4S6CPT
Hony. Treasurer         : Mr. J.T.Wijeratne                     4S7VJ

Council Members elected at the 66th AGM

  1. Mr. N.C.Hapuarachi               4S6NCH
  2. Mr. A.S.M.Riyad                      4S6RYD
  3. Mr. Mahesh Sudharshan       4S6MPM
  4. Mr. Uthpala Withana              4S7UV
  5. Mr. Chaminda Dissanayake   4S6CBD
  6. Associate Member Ranil Hematha
  7. Associate Member Kingsley Wimalawansa

Ex Officio
Mr. Jaliya Lokeshwara                   4S7JL   (Immediate past President)
Mr. Mahinda Abeyawardhane      4S7PA   (Immediate past Secretary)
Mr. D.S.B.Sirimanne                      4S7DSB (Immediate past Treasurer)

Auditors                          :  Ratnayake.T.A. & Company
Company Secretaries : CIB Secretarial Services (Pvt) Ltd

Other positions

  • VHF net coordinator – Chaminda Dissnayaka-4S6CBD
  • HF & 6M beacon  Coordinator – Kamal Edirisinghe-4S7AB
  • IARU Coordinator – Kamal  Edirisinghe-4S7AB
  • Echo Link Coordinator- Nadika  Hapuarachi-4S6NCH.
  • Website Manager – Kamal  Edirisinghe-4S7AB
  • QSL Manager – Uthpala  Withana-4S7UV
  • RSSL PO BOX Collector – Cristy  Perera-4S6CPT.
  • Awards Manager -Kamal  Edirisinghe-4S7AB
  • RSSL shack Custodian -Barath  Aponso 4S6ABC and J.T. Wijerathne 4S7VJ

Sub Committees

  • TRC ,MOD and other government Departments – Cristy Perera-4S6CPT.
  • Repeater Maintenance – Jayantha 4S5SC , Dilshan 4S6DLN, J.T. Wijerathne 4S7VJ and Kamal Edirisinghe 4S7AB.
  • Training & Development – J.T. Wijerathne 4S7VJ,  K K G Kulasekara – 4S7KG
  • JOTA, Lighthouse, Fox hunt, Workshops & other social events – Jaliya Lokeswara – 4S7JL
  • Emergency situation (National Disasters) – Nadika Hapuarachi – 4S6NCH.
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THE RADIO SOCIETY OF SRI LANKA – RESPONSE TO THE FLOOD DISASTER 28th-30th MAY 2017

The world by now is aware of the horrendous floods and mudslides that have ravaged the Southern parts of Sri Lanka. In the Tsunami of December 26th of 2004 there was no disaster management agency in Sri Lanka, and it came as a subject of the Ministry of Social Services. However, after the Tsunami  a Ministry of Disaster Management was created and a separate organization as the Disaster Management Centre was formed. This centre was equipped with early warning systems, communications systems even with VHF repeaters and loud hailers to warn of Tsunamis and such.  The Radio Society of Sri Lanka took part in the initial stages of its creation and offered whatever we as the RSSL could do to support  the DMC. The RSSL always assured the DMC of our cooperation at any point. Continue reading

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Amateur Radio Provides Com. Link Following Sri Lanka Flooding

ARRL has published a news item about the RSSL members involvement in assisting to establish and managing a emergency communication link during the recent southwertern flood which caused distruptions to peoples life and as well as communitcations.

Please click below to read in full.
http://www.arrl.org/news/amateur-radio-provides-communication-link-following-sri-lanka-flooding

Webmaster
RSSL

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Members of RSSL helps in Disaster Management Activities

Currently two teams of hams are actively involved and helping in conducting emergency traffic using ham radio equipment and frequencies.   One team is at Kalawana and another is at Ratnapura. By 12.00Z, they established communication using HF bands.

Please keep the following frequencies clear and monitor for Emergency traffic:
145.050 MHz (+600)
7060 KHz
3615 KHz and 3890KHz

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NOTICE OF THE 66TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE RADIO SOCIETY OF SRI LANKA

Dear Members,

The 66th  Annual General Meeting of the Radio Society of Sri Lanka – RSSL will be held on Sunday the 4th June 2017 at Otters Aquatic Club commencing at 10 AM.
Attached is the notice convening the meeting with the agenda for your reference. please to see all members on this special day. members who are in arrears please update your membership before the AGM. for details please contact the Treasurer.
Click AGM notice 2017 to read the notice in full.
Thank You,
Mahinda Abeyawardhane   4S7PA
Hony. Secretary
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