Meeting Minutes August 13th

New forms in the meeting
ARRL renew forms, use and the club gets a cut!

Treasurer’s Report 2019-08

Checking:
Opening Balance: $11,057.72
Credits
Dues:
PayPal Dues: $60.00
United Way:
Raffle: $18.00
IBM: $2.20
Amazon: $18.93
Donation:
Debits:
Meeting Food $49.43
Paypal charges $1.92
Field Day Food $235.92
Field Day $48.81
Picnic Food $200.45
RPU $104.77
Tower lease $125.00
Closing Balance: $10,390.55

Savings:
Opening Balance: $4,820.68
Credits
Interest: $0.07
Closing Balance: $4,820.75

Old business
82 repeater:
Changed plans, now looking at old radar tower at airport
Looking at viability, height, testing with standby repeater

$150 for Schaeffer: passed
$50 for trailer guy: passed
$Same amount: for K0A Passed

Next Meeting: Contesting K4IU

Ground Welding Equipment; looking to split mold costs #4 wire to 5/8 ground rod; Bob KD0EXE

Meeting Minutes, June 2019

Started 18:36
Go over club application, on website
Treasurer’s report:

Checking:
Opening Balance: $ 12,074.78
Credits
Dues: $ 60.00
PayPal Dues: $ 30.00
United Way:
Raffle: $ 13.00
IBM: $ 6.60
Amazon:
Donation:
Debits:
Meeting Food $ 50.19 2 months
Paypal charges $ 0.96
Repeater repair $ 957.95 82 Antenna
RPU $ 50.71
Field Day $ 66.85 Signs
Closing Balance: $ 11,057.72

Savings:
Opening Balance: $ 4,820.64
Credits
Interest: $ 0.04
Closing Balance: $ 4,820.68

Total: $ 15,878.40


Bookkeeping program? Are funds allocated and using properly?
Motion to move Christmas party to Jan, have regular mtg on Dec 10th. Passed.
Summer party: need to close (KC0NPF?): July meeting at KOA Campground, see website!
Repeater Budget: $7500 to be allocated. for the 82 repeater project Motion passed.
Recruiting discussion

Field Day discussion, June 22-23rd

Meeting Minutes, May 2019

Meeting started 6:30PM
Treasurer’s report:
Checking:
Opening Balance: $ 11,550.03
Credits
Dues: $ 150.00
PayPal Dues: $ 320.00
United Way:
Raffle: $ 14.00
IBM: $ 4.40
Amazon: $ 36.18
Donation: $ 100.00
Debits:
Meeting Food $ 18.84
Paypal charges $ 18.74
Repeater repair $ 12.07
RPU $ 50.48
Closing Balance: $ 12,074.48

Savings:
Opening Balance: $ 4,820.61
Credits
Interest: $ 0.03
Closing Balance: $ 4,820.64

Total: $ 16,895.12

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Old business:
Need 24″ trailer
John KA0MYG Tech committee
– For the 146.820 repeater:
– Antenna on the way via John Scott
– Tower climber, looking?
– Voting site for 820: Repeater at Government Center?
– 145.670 packet: Actively looking at NE side packet node, link to the TC
– 147.255, 70CM link to Stewartville?
– Christmas Party, Dec 10th: 5 West? Motion, passed
– Meeting Adjourned 6:49PM

Meeting Minutes, April 2019

8:34pm : Meeting called to order
Pre-annoucnement, Gary Peterson: Driveway Swapfest in May/June?
Treasurer’s report:
Checking:
Opening Balance: $ 11,343.50
Credits
Dues: $ 40.00
PayPal Dues: $ 240.00
United Way:
Raffle: $ 9.00
IBM: $ 2.20
Amazon:
Donation:
Debits:
Meeting Food $ 34.41
RPU $ 50.26
Closing Balance: $ 11,550.03
Savings:
Opening Balance: $ 4,820.57
Credits
Interest: $ 0.04
Closing Balance: $ 4,820.61
Total: $ 16,370.64

Fillmore Co. doing their own field day; $66.85 for Field Day banners, motion to buy: passed

NWS canceled siren test, RARC to cancel ours too.
Ragchew, start 6:45pm, business closed.

RARC Meeting April 8th 2019

TODO: Meeting Notes for April 8th!

Treasurer’s Report 2019-04
Checking:
Opening Balance: $ 11,343.50
Credits
Dues: $ 40.00
PayPal Dues: $ 240.00
United Way:
Raffle: $ 9.00
IBM: $ 2.20
Amazon:
Donation:
Debits:
Meeting Food $ 34.41
RPU $ 50.26
Closing Balance: $ 11,550.03
Savings:
Opening Balance: $ 4,820.57
Credits
Interest: $ 0.04
Closing Balance: $ 4,820.61
Total: $ 16,370.64

RARC Meeting, March 12th, 2019

8:36: meeting called K0SIR Bob. 27 in attendance
Treasurer’s report:

Checking:
Opening Balance: $11,137.34 
Credits
Dues: $250.00 
PayPal Dues:
United Way: $ 90.00 
Raffle: $  6.00 
IBM: $  8.80 
Amazon: $ 28.25 
Donation:
Debits:
Web Domain $125.80 

RPU $ 51.09 
Closing Balance: $11,343.50 

Savings:
Opening Balance: $ 4,820.54 
Credits
Interest: $  0.03 
Closing Balance: $ 4,820.57 

Total: $16,164.07 

Expenses for meeting food: Allocate $60 per mtg, passed.
EOC manager welcoming, clean up after yourself and inform about spills.
Proposal to pursue Schaeffer Academy as the field day site again
Proposal for funds allocation for portable restroom facilities: Not to exceed $180
Proposal for funds allocation for food + gas + related items: Not to exceed $300
New licensees introduction!
Business mtg closed: 8:47

RARC Meeting Feb 12th 2019

Checking:
Opening Balance: $ 10,426.45
Credits
Dues: $ 300.00
PayPal Dues: $ 540.60
United Way:
Raffle: $ 18.00
IBM: $ 2.20
Amazon:
Donation:
Debits:
Printer $ 100.00
RPU $ 49.91
Closing Balance: $ 11,137.34
Savings:
Opening Balance: $ 4,820.51
Credits
Interest: $ 0.03
Closing Balance: $ 4,820.54
Total: $ 15,957.88

17 in attendance.

John Scott proposal: Discussion
AA0CN Call for vote 11Y, motion passed

Motion to approve treasurer’s report, approved.

Call for volunteers:
Concessions:
Steve W0STV on GOTA, BJ KC0NPF for one station
Unified logging set as a goal.

ARES: training this Saturday 9AM-11AM
Public Service: See website!
Adjourn 6:55PM

New Business: Website domain needs renewal, $30/year. Approved.

RARC Meeting Minutes – Jan 9th 2019

Treasurer’s Report 2019-01 

Checking:   
Opening Balance: $ 10,413.19 
Credits   
Dues:    $ 180.00 
United Way:   
Raffle:   
IBM:    $ 4.40 
Amazon:   
Donation:   
Debits:   
PicNik    $ 25.00 
Postage Box Rent   $ 96.00 

RPU    $ 50.14 
Closing Balance:    $ 10,426.45 

Savings:   
Opening Balance:    $ 4,820.48 
Credits   
Interest:    $ 0.03 
Closing Balance:    $ 4,820.51 

Total:    $ 15,282.96 

  • No president was elected at the December meeting, therefore we are looking for volunteers

Bob K0SIR volunteered to run for President.  We’re interested in making the the most dynamic and engaging year for the RARC, specifically socialization and programs.

Technical Committee:

  • Rochester EOC needs a printer, the city has donated all the equipment thus far.
  • Motion PASSED: would the club donate $100 towards a printer for the Rochester EOC.
  • Public service:

  • February 2nd is the Frozen Goose event at RCTC and SE Rochester
  • Sign up at the club webpage – need 8 people
  • Feb 23rd Ironwood Christian Ranch bike race.  Fat-tire bike races.  3-4 people needed to monitor the track.  Again sign up.
  • ARES 

  • ARESConnect is a national network – get connected with ARES anywhere in the country to volunteer for ARES related events.   Must register in order to be a full member of ARES.
  • Please get your e-mail to KD0YOZ or N0HZN for newsletter and e-mail reflector.
  • Events

  • No winter Field Day at the Rochester EOC this year – no people with access will be available.
  • Field Day:
  • Schaffer Academy would be an ideal location again. 
  • Still in need of a Field Day Coordinator
  • Contesting:
  • January ARRL VHF Contest is the 19th-21st – there are many categories available so you can compete on FM only.
  • Education:
  • Bill reports the next class will be April 20th Sign up through Community Education.
  • Other Business:

  • If a new licensee joins (with their free dues).
  • Motion PASSED: New licensee gets a full 12 months, then pro-rated by the half year dues the year following.  For example Licensed August 1st – December 31 would receive August-August membership and ½ dues at that point to fill out the rest of that year.
  • Introductions and meeting was adjourned at 7:05