RARC Meeting Minutes – June 2010



Rochester Amateur Radio Club

June 8, 2010


Move and second to approve May 2010 Minutes, Passed             

Treasurer's Report: Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Account Balances:









Transactions this period:



2009 DXCC Gambling taxes


2 APRS Trackers





Membership status:  96 club members 

VP Report: Presentation is Field Day Planning

July: KØMD Presents DXing in Chilie

Tech Committee:

- Club antenna analyzer is malfunctioning

            1. Discussion for repair vs. replacement

- Awaiting parts for ’82 repeater.

Public Service:

-June 20th HyVee Triathlon Contact John NØHZN

-June 25th Rochesterfest Parade Contact Steve WØSTV


-Special Visitor Dan Anderson, Minnesota SEC Coordinator Presentation to Bill Osler KØRGR the title of Southeast Minnesota DEC.


-Skywarn Net on 1st and 3rd Monday night of each month until Labor Day (147.255). Next one is June 21st.

-Support Wabasha County Skywarn to assist their program in getting up and running.

-County EOC will be moving in September 2010.

-Keep ears open to EOC open house later June.

-EM-50 ATV will be installed.


-Need new spot for the black emergency trailer

Education Committee:

-CW Class Meets every other Wednesday.

Old Business: Field Day

New Business:

-Congrats to Rob KØRDA has an appendix section in the new ARRL publication “Storm Spotting and Amateur Radio” by Michael Corey, W5MPC, Victor Morris, AH6WX

-June VHF Contest this Saturday June 12th.


Field Day Discussion



Submitted by Rodney, KDØEBT

Last update: June 13, 2010