Meeting Minutes, February 2021

Meeting started 6:31pm

Business meeting:
Meeting minutes K0RGR moved to approve W0BM seconded, approved.

Treasurer’s report:
Received.

Checking:
Opening Balance: $ 7,281.52
Credits
Dues: $ 100.00
PayPal Dues: $ 720.00
Raffle:
IBM:
United Way:
Amazon:
Donation:
Education:
Insurance Refund
Debits:
RPU: $ 51.85
Meeting Food
Paypal charges $ 22.74
Field Day:
Pic-nic
Equipment
Tower Lease
Insurance
Web Domain
Postage
Closing Balance: $ 8,026.93

Savings:
Opening Balance: $ 4,821.35
Credits
Interest: $ 0.03
Closing Balance: $ 4,821.38

Total: $ 12,848.31


w0bm move to approve, Gil Baron seconded.

Minutes: last minutes switched 4821 minutes inverted. To be corrected.

Committees:KA0MYG tech committee: not on
ARES W0STV:
– See newsletter for ARES connect info
– KA0MYG working with airport for September drill
– Skywarn training schedule out, all virtual this year. See reflector note.
– Skywan shirts still available.Bob AB0BW (State ARES)
– Email from state, Skip Jackson awarded for exceptional service.
– Dodge and Olmsted have their reports in.

Education K0RGR
Class: March 13th. Zoom-based class for Technician. 3 Saturdays in a row.

Contests: K4IUMN QSO party last weekend, scores listed 3830scores.com

Old business: none
New business: Motion to adjourn: N0KZ0, seconded, approved.7:37pm

Presentation: Holly Cox, affiliated club lead and Bill AE0EE section manager
Club introductions
AE0EE: ARRL MN Section update
Section is seeking VEs (especially Extras)Web specialists sought to help create/maintain section pages
ARRL Learning Network looking for speakers
NTS Veteran for Section Traffic Manager.52 Callsign Challenge: 52 new unique callsigns in 2021 (5 simplex, 5 digital, no more than 10 on any repeater/system, log contacts electronically)!

Send an ADI attached to a winlink email to ae0ee@winlink.net (Don’t forget the //WL2K in the subject line!)

Meeting Minutes, January 2021

Meeting Started 6:32PM
Minutes reviewed
Discussion of dues and membership. Remember to pay them! If you have problems, email George KD0YOZ
Motion Carried to accept minutes

Treasurer’s Report:
Checking:
Opening Balance: $ 7,278.56
Credits
Dues: $ 120.00
PayPal Dues: $ 310.00
Raffle:
IBM:
United Way: $ 75.00
Amazon:
Donation:
Education:
ARRL:
Debits:
RPU: $ 51.02
Meeting Food
Paypal charges $ 9.82
Field Day:
Pic-nic
Equipment
Tower Lease
Insurance $ 323.20
Web Domain
Postage $ 118.00
Closing Balance: $ 7,182.52

Savings:
Opening Balance: $ 4,821.31
Credits
Interest: $ 0.04
Closing Balance: $ 4,182.35

Total: $ 11,364.87
IBM Donation still under investigation by K0VH

Fred K4IU: Contest activities are all in newsletter
This weekend is VHF contest!
North American SSB contest coming up as well160M contest coming up

KA0MYG Tech Committee: Meeting tomorrow, discussing what to address in 2021
New Yaesu update to be considered for Fusion repeater.

W0STV: For ARES, Met with Olmsted County Emergency Operations Director
County station will be down until 1st of March for revamping.
3 computers, two for digital networking (HF and VHF). Might need some hands for setting everything up.

AB0BW State Level ARES: Dodge and Olmsted giving reports.
No longer sending reports to Joe, new person for reports to be sent to for all 11 counties.

Education: Bill offering help to anyone who wants it, online classes can be offered!
$35 fee not in place until July, and materials are changing.

Field Day: Looking for volunteers, will probably look similar to 2020’s field day
Dayton cancelled this year. Online hamvention will likely take place again

Officer’s meeting was held, minutes are available if anyone wants them contact AA0CN
Motion to accept KA0MYG as tech committee chairmanKF0S second, motion passed.

No further old/new business.

Impromptu shack Zoom tours.