RARC Meeting Minutes - September 2007
RARC Meeting Minutes – September 11, 2007
The meeting was called to order a 7:00 pm. By President Dave Naatz KØVH
Secretary: No report (Note: Our secretary, Bill KØRGR suffered an injury.)
President Dave called for a moment of silence in memory of 9/11.
President Dave called for a roll call of names and station ID.
A collection of old photos and QSL cards was circulated among those present.
Tech: Rob KCØFOW - No meeting this month.
Programs: Kari Ann KCØWIP Ham radio in China by Scott KØMD
ARES flood response Bob ABØBW
Public service: No report – no more activity for the year.
ARES: Bob ABØBW part of tonights program.
EOC: Steve WØSTV reported that Sheriff Sgt. Terry Waletzky is at the EOC. He replaced Capt. Joe Loftus.
RED CROSS: David VanderMolen AI4VF from Elizabethtown, KY. Reported on the activities of the Red Cross in relation to the SE Minnesota floods and the interface with Ham radio.
CONTESTS: Discussion on openings on 6 and 2 meters.
BPL: Mel KCØP reported that RPU is still trying to get funding from the City Council for a BPL project.
OLD BUSINESS: None
NEW BUSINESS: Nominating committee for club officers:
Steve WØSTV, Rob KCØFOW, and Don KCØQGB were appointed to this committee.
Kari Ann KCØWIP and Scott KØMD presented a proposed School Ham Radio Club that could be setup at Century HS and Schaeffer Academy There would be a need for RARC volunteers and equipment to help startup these clubs.
A motion was made and seconded that the club deploy the Kenwood TS-820 transceiver to Schaeffer Academy for their Ham Radio Station. The motion passed.
THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:46 PM
Charlie Pederson, WØTAX