RARC Meeting Minutes – October 2009





Approval of minutes


Rochester Amateur Radio Club

Treasurer's Report:  Tuesday, Oct 13, 2009

Account Balances:
Checking: $3,232.44
Savings: $5,689.75
Cash: $20.00
Total: $8,942.19

Transactions this period:
Interest: +$0.04
2009 Dues: +$25.00
2010 Dues: +$100.00
IBM United Way: +$10.00
Insurance Refund: +$86.78
DXCC income: +$500.00
DXCC expense: -$4644.58
'.82 repair: -$110.00
Fire-Theft Insurance: -$237.00
RPU (4Q): -$110.00
Qwest: -$16.61

Respectfully submitted,


RARC Treasurer

Membership status:  103 club members


VP report- Nov. presentation Folded Beam Antennas


Tech Committee:

-nØhzn currently has the club generator

-repeaters are functioning normally


Public Service:

-done for the season

-Next event is the Frozen Goose run in Feb. 2010



-Sunday Night  Net 

-New SEC

-need reports from the nets including check in number

-SET Rushford set up two digital stations.

-Look into which weekends in later October could work.



-Lesson from Airport Drill …Keep it simple and expand out as needed.

-Steve wØstv will do a write-up and submit it to the RARC website.


Old Business:

-Still looking for May minutes


New Business:

-Nominating Committee

NØhzn, wØstv, kcØfow

-Cosponsorship proposal aØim

RCTC and WSU Students are given honorary membership, moved, seconded and approved

-Education Committee proposal coordinate all education activities.

                KdØebt, kØvh, kØrgr, n8mhd and others interested

-Check into check out rate of current Ham Radio books at the Library

-440 rptr power is weak.

                Discuss repair vs. replacement with the possibilities of expansion (D-STAR) 70cm

                Discuss with kcØfow about future presentation about D-STAR


Presentation: College for Kids



Submitted by Rodney, kdØebt

Last update: October 15, 2008