Minutes of the KPARC Meeting of June 7, 2010



The meeting was called to order by President Dick Bishop at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Clubhouse Craft Room. The following officers were present: President Dick Bishop, Vice President Joe White, Secretary Sam Brandes, and Treasurer Bill Love.


In Memoriam

Ray Black W2PKM

Charter Member


The meeting opened with President Dick Bishop welcoming all members and guests.

Treasurer’s Report

Bill Love reported a balance as of  May 31, 2010 is $5726.10

Secretary and Newsletter Report

            Newsletter is published on KPARC website with membership emailed notice.

Vice Presidents Report

            Battery collection and disposal program going good.


            Club Room monitor program is suspended until the fall.

            Club Room Work Day (Tuesday afternoons) will continue. Volunteers needed.

            SGC 500 Linear work is complete

            HF “Go Kit” is proceeding

            The club Winmor Station is working on HF. The VHF Packlink Station has an audio problem, but will be working soon.

Club Field Trip

The June 18 field trip to the Tampa Reverse Osmosis Water plant is filled. Tour members will meet at Beall’s Parking Lot at 8:45. Thank you Dotty for all your work.


President Dick Bishop introduced our guest speaker Neil  LAURITSEN W4NHL who  presented a very interesting program on Military Affiliated Radio Service (MARS) its operation in the Haiti Earthquake disaster.


The meeting adjourned at 3:15 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,


Samuel Brandes, Jr.