W0STV will be organizing a mobile fox hunt on June 6th. Dust off your directional antennas and see if you can be the one to catch the fox!
It is that time everyone for Field Day preparation and planning as we are 6 weeks away from this year’s event. This year Pat Cahill allowing us to invade his farm and host our event. More information (including address, link to map, sign-up sheets, and contact information), can be found on our Field Day page!
Meeting minutes, approve
Treasurer’s report: Received.
Opening Balance: $ 8,913.23
Dues: $ 30.00
PayPal Dues: $ 90.00
RPU: $ 51.26
Paypal charges $ 2.88
Closing Balance: $ 8,979.09
Opening Balance: $ 4,821.45
Interest: $ 0.04
Closing Balance: $ 4,821.49
Total: $ 13,800.58
KA0MYG: Nothing new with Tech committee
W0STV: Some Zoom meetings with district, little interest. 4th Wednesday at 7PM
ARES Connect will be discontinued.
MedAres getting up and running, need inside person.
Elmer’s Net and Digital net, join us!
AB0BW: Goodhue EC wants to step down, many looking to step in to that role.
Contesting: Quiet time in May, see contest pages.
Sept 11th, Med City Marathon
Scheels’ Healthy Human Race
Mayo Bounce Day
Field Day (W0STV)
At Pat Cahill’s, 2A, using crank-up towers.
Portable toilets ordered. Food TBD
Week before: Inventory
Sticking with Icom radios lets us swap/sanitize mics.
Education: Possible class in May (K0RGR)
Old Business: None.
Officer’s meeting: Promote free memberships to newly-licensed people? Olmsted-county
W0BM: If you are a newly licensed HAM in Olmsted or immediately surrounding counties, and if you had an interest in RARC, we’ll provide a free membership for the first year. W0STV Seconded. Motion passed.
Introductions and meeting close ~7PM
The 2021 Public Service Event season is starting and we currently have 4 different events that are available for signup currently. If you have the notion to help out (albeit beginner or seasoned veteran), head on over to the Public Service Sign Up page and get signed up today! We have events starting as early as the end of June!