RARC meeting minutes for March 12, 2013

Meeting called to order by President Peter Wollen at 6:34PM with 23 members present.

Tech report by John N0HZN:  KTTC has put an alarm on the door of their tower site. We have not ordered any replacements yet.

Public service report by John N0HZN:  May is the first spring event. Check the RARC web site for information and to sign up ahead of time.

Skywarn  training for Olmsted and surrounding counties is April 1st at the Rochester Event Center.

Field Day is on June 22-23. We need to look at expenses for 2013.  A tri-band antenna, and  band pass filters, are  needed.  Cost range from 200 to 325 dollars estimated. Gamehaven site needs to be locked in before the April meeting.  Field day will not be catered. It will be potluck with on site cooking for the main meals.

February's meeting minute where approved.

Treasurer's report was given. 

Dues:        $270.00
Interest:       $0.04
Electricity: -$35.73

Checking: $1917.72
Savings:   $5691.42
Cash:            $20.00
Total:       $7629.14

59 members so far

Steve W0STV gave a report on working the Beargrease Sled Dog Race in Duluth.

After a short break Robert K0RDA gave a program on NIMS structure of operations.

Submitted by Steve W0STV, Secretary