MINUTES OF THE OCTOBER 10, 2011 MONTHLY KPARC MEETING

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

The president welcomed all members and guests.

SECRETARY’S REPORT

Voted and seconded to dispense with the reading of last month’s minutes.

TREASURER’S REPORT

Current balance is $4,392.89.

OLD BUSINESS

Insurance- COA to cover what we do not have covered. We will take all the precautions we can.

EmComm- We are going to try having 6 teams. The team leader will train his team in message writing and passing, how to work the radios etc.

PC work continues. Bill Love is cleaning up excess software, standardizing software and simplifying operations. An experimental station is being set up for those who want to play with various modes of operation.

NEW BUSINESS

Club room monitors needed again. Sign up list was passed around. Suggested a sign on the window and door welcoming people to come in and see our operation and club room.

Nomination committee of Bill Miller and Tom Cooney. Please think about volunteering. All positions are open. We will vote at the December meeting.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Boat trip on October 19, 2011. Dotty Love will call on Sunday to confirm those who are going.

Fall picnic is on November 12, 2011 at noon at the SCC horseshoe pit. Cost is $8.00. See Dotty Love for tickets.

QRP outings to resume this Wednesday. They will be held every Wednesday morning. Mike Burks will send out an email with the information for the week. Object is to have jun. No gear or license is needed. Hours are whenever you can come out.

SCC golf cart parade on December 10, 2011 at 10:30. Volunteers are needed.

Club is going to purchase a solar panel to back up the repeater power.

Newsletter is now going to be a bulletin as needed.

PROGRAM

Ham Nation Gordon West and Bob Heil video.

ADJOURNED

Adjourned at 1610.