RARC Meeting Minutes April 2010



Rochester Amateur Radio Club Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Motion given and approved for March 2010 Minutes. Passed

Treasurer's Report:

Account Balances:









Transactions this period:



2010 Dues:


IBM United Way +  KC0RXG




'.82 PA shipping


APRS tracker batteries




IRS Form 990-N E-filing Receipt - IRS Status: Accepted on  4/13/10

Membership status:  90 club members 

Attendance: 42

VP Report: Tonight EOC and Skywarn presentation

Tech Committee: 440 is nonfunctional, .625 is in working order, .82 KCØUCN looking for bids on shelving and assemble the cabinet.

Public Service: NAMI Walk May 15th,    SOS Run May 21st, Tour de Cure May 22nd Med City Marathon May 30th.

ARES/Medcomm/EOC: Emergency Services Desktop Drill organized by the Homeland Security Emergency Management was attended by ABØBW recently.

Education Committee: CW meeting every other Wednesday SH109. Next meeting April 14th at 7:00. Discussion using 10 meters for on air practice.

Old Business:

Field Day Proposal: 3A 150w CW,SSB, Digital, GOTA, VHF, Listening Station/ 2A Battery 2 stations and also VHF. All stations will have a tower except GOTA. Plus additional wire antennas as needed.

Proposal for extra stuff: KCØP half rhombic, n8mhd suggested a receive antenna.

New Business:

May meeting KØMD proposes to have the presentation first to allow elementary kids to attend the program. Motion moved and seconded, approval for the presentation first, business meeting second.

KCØUCN proposed for $250 for .82 upgrades. Moved and approved.

Discussion of donated ham radio equipment. Contact Peter N8MHD for more information. Technical committee will need a list of equipment and serial numbers.

Motion to adjourn and passed.

Presentation on Skywarn and EOC.



Submitted by Rodney, KDØEBT

Last update: April 15, 2010