[W8LKY] Oct. meeting minutes

Aarc meeting Oct 10 18 Mary Maendel KD8RFZ Paul Richardson K2ASA Tony Schillig KD8BBK Frank Sanor WA8WHP Miriam Sanor Ron Rittenhouse KE8HCY Dwight Turner KD8YFV Bryan Webler N8WD Tomas St. George KC8ZEH Charlie Theiss KE8EQI Ralph Smalley KE8JLJ Tom Steele KD8JRC Jerry Wheeler KG8RN Andy Magda AC8JR Dave Moreno KE8JLP Peter Lucke N8IGZ Benjamin Davis KD8KMQ John Myers MD8Mq Carl Manni K7CE Minutes accepted as printed Treasurers report xxxx.xx in account with no outstanding checks or bills Birthdays read On repeater, 440 has nothing new echo link: when we switched over and bought a new repeater, Eric was not very happy with us. He will not be turning on echo link for us, so John and Ben will brainstorm and figure something out. Repeater is up and running 10 m cw net, no one is responding 10 m side band is going good, no net this week as John will be gone 2 meter net has good response and average of 11 check ins . with new antenna, we seen to get better signals, some are complaining about motor boat sounds, could be dmr, John will check it out. Homeland security had no one on, last week there was two people, Lauren has been working midnights. With it being on the 2nd and last Tuesday, it is hard to remember that it is up. Ways and means committee are still working on a raffle up coming for a radio main base with a 2nd prize a little less costly. We want to make sure we don’t conflict with the toy drive raffle during the holidays. No training going on at this time, we have 1 person interested, he’s in Hartville. Frank gave him information. Equipment: the stuff that has been donated has been sold, 150.00 made, and a 5 table cost. The remainder of stuff will be taken to the Massillon ham fest, to be sold Web site: the roster is back on the sight, if you see errors, let the secretary know and it will be adjusted The video “Around the Table” is posted on web site DX Engineering field trip was good, K3LR super station, all good 2nd batch of t shirts will be taken till the end of Oct. so give $ to Tony and sign up on line Tom Steele is in need to get his car back from Beaver PA. will post pleas on net 501c3 news Lawyer still not available, she is not responding to calls so we are going to look for a new one. We have not paid her anything at this point, so we have to find a new one. Ron recommends Dennis Klunck. John will call and check with him. We are finished with current lawyer. Name badges, still being sold. New business: ham of the year, get your nominations in starting tonight, we don’t want to run it down to the wire, we want time to make the plaque before Dec. we need to be thinking about Christmas Party in Dec. field day for winter, is Jan 27 and 28th we are thinking about the church camp again, due to needs and conditions. The driving school is being used to storage right now and not too conducive to field day needs. The winter field day association is a non profit group, but it costs money to run, they are asking for donations to assist with the running of the contest. Other clubs are donating monies to them, and we should do the same, it doesn’t have to be a lot, even 20 bucks or 40 would be good. It suggested to put a jar out for donations during the field day and if we don’t reach a set amount we can throw in more. It was also suggested that we put the donation can out and donate %15. Of the take KD8JRK put a motion out to put out a collection can and donate 15% to the association. KD8MQ 2nded Toy drive needs to be started now. We need to donate things in to bring in Nov. Mon. 6pm at Perkins is having a supper for the radio bible study. Ron moves that we reserve Sat. Dec. 8th for Christmas party, Frank 2nd , motion passed, Paul will let Frank know. At 6:00-pm Next breakfast is Nov. 3rd, next meeting is the 14th of Nov. Business at hand, we have elections. Monthly meeting is adjurned
Meeting is turned over to the trustees to hold the election. Peter and Brian Election yearly meeting: Treasurer remains President Ron Rittenhouse Vice President Charlie Secretary Dave New Trustee Peter Meeting adjurned at 8:30
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