RARC Meeting Minutes – November 2010



RARC November 9, 2010

Meeting Minutes


Approval of Oct. 2010 minutes: Approved

Treasurer’s Report:

Account Balances:









Transactions this period:





Respectfully submitted,


RARC Treasurer

Vice President: Neil, WØVLZ  “2 Crappie Poles and Some Wire” Tonight

                Next month:  Holiday Party

President Report: Field Day 2010 report. Refer to ARRL website for statistics.

Tech Committee: DSTAR rptr—all the equipment has arrived with the last being the duplexers. Repeater is running at KCØFOW's qth. Still working out details for final location of DSTAR rptr.

-All other rptr are running at full capacity.

Public Service: Gamehaven Run-- WØSTV will post details on website and reflector.

ARES: Updated Olmstead Co. ARES Frequency List passed around and available on website.

-Goal is to have one simplex net each month next year for ARES.

EOC: EOC is hopefully moving by the first of the year.

- Red Cross has a new radio

-Need orientation class for ham radio operators for the EM-50 ham gear.

MedComm: Table Top Drill in May 2011.

DX Contesting: Nothing to Report

Education: Schedule conflicts will defer CW class until Feb 2011.

VHF+: Quick presentation on area gridsquares and operating procedures.

-Operating positions in Minn and Iowa

Old Business:

-Cahill thank you gift for Field Day – motion for Family Club membership and $50 gift certificate. Approved

Nomination Committee:

-President – Write in

-Vice President- Rodney KDØEBT

-Secretary- Dave KCØUCN with Steve WØSTV backup

-Treasurer- Bob, KCØGND

December Christmas Party: Old  Country Buffett, Victorias, Dos Amigoes, Pizza Ranch (Stewartville), Broadway Pizza. Look for email from the President.

-Elmer Committee restart-up.


Presentation: Niel WØVLZ  “Two Crappie Poles and Some Wire”


Respectively submitted: Rodney, KDØEBT

Last update: November 22, 2010