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

 

Treasurer's report:

Checking $176.52
Savings $1785.67
CD @ 3.39% $4244.21
Cash $20.00
Total $6226.40

 

Membership: 107

 

 

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.

 

Committee Reports:

 

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

 

Submitted by:

 

Charlie Pederson, WØTAX


 

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