[W8LKY] Sept. minutes

Aarc September 12, 2018 Minutes
John Meyers KD8Mq Ben Davis KD8KMQ Tomas St.George KE8ZEH Heath Urban KE8KAV Ron Rittenhouse KE8HCY Frank Sanor WA8WHP Miriam Sanor Tony Schillig KD8BBK Paul Richardson K2ASA Mary Maendel KD8RFZ Dwight Turner KD8YFV Andy Magda AC8JR David Moreno KE8JLP Charlie Theiss KE8EQI Mike Urban KE8CKL
Meeting started at 7:30 with prayer and pledge Minutes accepted Treasurers report 3670.97 in account Sept. birthdays announced Fire alarm went off with a code red in the lab in the basement Old business: Cw report, with moving and new location for Frank, there wasn’t any net run, Charlie said he called but no one responded 10 meter ssb net, plugging away with 7 or 8 round table talks 2 meter net, Smitty ran the net for the month of August. Working on what side to talk on. Echo link is down still. Average 9 people each week Homeland security had 2 folks check in and talked for a while Repeater update, the antenna and/or feedline are the problem, this is why Echo Link is shut off till we fix it. The repeater is arriving tomorrow from Yasue and will soon be installed and running in open mode tomorrow night. The 2 meter machine is the problem child. The 440 is working away just fine Ways and Means committee are thinking of running a raffle on hf units, with limited number of tickets and x number of dollars, it has potential of raising monies. This is just in the planning stages No classes running Old business 501c3 John has called 4 x’s and she won’t answer phone, no updates in hand. Castle run report, went great, everyone rocked it! Actually had Aaron as police officer ham, had a dog issue and Aaron was contacted and the police responded and took care of it. Carnation parade update, went well, good temps, good coverage, had 9 hams operating, parade lasted 1 1/5 hours and was totally covered. Gave article to John for newsletter or web site. T-shirt reports: everything is going well but have 2 extras but are 2 short of what was ordered. Send checks to Ron Rittenhouse not Tony. Ron will give it to Tony. Dwight announced arrl is having a hurricane watch net on 40 and 20 meters 14.325 and 7.268 so you can listen and observe how it works, stay clear as far as transmitting. K3LR field trip is this weekend. Saturday morning by 9 am be at dx engineering for a talk then go to K3LR super station in PA. we will meet at 8am in front of Elder Beermens to car pool up to sight. If you don’t want to go to dx engineering and just go to K3LR house on your own. There is another club taking a tour at the house, then going to Steak and Lube for lunch. Use the club repeaters to communicate on the way. New Business Frank has buttons for $1.00 a piece, proceeds go to club after costs. Next month is the elections. Need new secretary Need new president Start thinking of ham of the year, it takes time to make the plaque, so we should start ballots in Oct. Next meeting Oct. 10th Motion to adjurn made by Frank and 2nd by Heath
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