April 7, 2017

The April 7th, 2017 membership meeting of the Kanawha Amateur Radio Club, Inc., (KARC) was held at the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority (KCEAA), 601 Brooks St., Charleston, WV, 25301

Social Time: 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Program: Due to technical difficulties the program was moved to after the Membership meeting:
                     Presenter:
Rob West, W8XRW   ProgramFldigi – digital mode communications

MEMBERSHIP Meeting: The membership meeting was called to order at approximatelyl 6:35 PM by Vice President, Fred Vickers, WV8FV, followed

by the Pledge of Allegiance, and introduction of those in attendance.

Announcements & Comments:

   ** NET CONTROLS – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: ARES®/RACES Sunday – contact Jason Means, W8KTM – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
   ** NET CONTROLS – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for KARC NET Sunday – contact Jim Damron, N8TMW - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   ** ARES® Monthly Meeting – Third Thursday, each month at the 911 Center all welcome - 6:00 PM

   ** ARES® will hold a SKYWARN Session at the 911 Center on April 27th, at 7:00 PM – open to all.

   **Cram Course Technician on March 11th, 2017 has 23 participants with 18 passing tests.

   ** Cram Course Technician scheduled for April 15, 2017, Richwood, WV – cancelled

   ** WVAR - First Monday each month at CAMC Teays Valley Hospital, 6:00 PM

   ** WV Capitol EOC – communications was received from the ARRL Section Manager WV that the WV EOC housed at the WV Capitol will be
         moving to the Nation Guard Facility, Coonskin Park - more details come.

** Roanoke NC Hamfest, April 15th, 2017 – check the www.arrl.org hamfest site for details

   ** Athens County Hamfest, April 30th, 2017 - check the www.arrl.org hamfest site for details

   ** Ripley, WV Hamfest – May 7th, 2017 - check the www.arrl.org hamfest site for details

 

Minutes: Ann, KA8ZGY, distributed the minutes of the March 3rd, 2017 KARC Membership meeting. It was moved by Terry, WV8V, seconded by Steve, KD8VNN, and approved to accept minutes as presented.

 

Treasurers/Finance Committee Report: Alan, KB8VDA – reported treasury balance of $7,458.73 which includes trailer fund. It was moved by
Ann, KA8ZGY, seconded by Steve, KD8VNN an approved to accept the report as submitted. (Paid Members 25)

BUSINESS SESSION:

Repeater Committee Report: Bill, K8BS – no report,

Charleston Hamfest Committee Report: Rick, WV8RC, reports he has received several emails indicating a good hamfest and a good location.

KARC Communications Trailer: Terry, WV8V, reports the trailer will need to have a tire repaired before it can move and communications with the KCEAA need to occur so as to move the trailer of a safe place.

KARC Communication (FUTURE) Trailer -TABLED: Edsil, KA8ISQ, reports his research for new trailer would be a cost of about $3.600.00 for a 6 1/2"’ X 16’ X 7’ with dual axils. No further action at this time.

Field Day Site Committee:Mark, KM8G, indicates he will supply all lists/reports to assist with event, but the biggest concern will be operators.

ARES® Exercises: Rob, W8XRW, reports the March exercise held at Kanawha State Forest included building of antennas with good attendance.

There being no other business it was moved by the meeting be adjourned.   (Attendance 27)

VE EXAMs ………


NEXT MEETING:::: May 5th, 2017 --- KCEAA, Charleston, WV


Ann Rinehart,KA8ZGY,   KARC Secretary

 

 

KARC April 7th, 2017

Meeting Minutes

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INFORMATION:

  • Email      Addresses: 2017

President – Joe Richards, WV8WVU – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Vice Pres. - Fred Vickers, WV8FV – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Secretary – Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Treasurer – Alan Borstein, KB8VDA – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Public Information Officer (PIO) – Paul Ostand, W8SBH – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

                KARC NET MANAGER – Jim Damron, N8TMW This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ARES®/RACES NET MANAGER – Jason Means, W8KTM This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Webmaster: Greg Rinehart, N8XAQ - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

KANAWHA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

BYLAWS

ARTICLEIX

STANDING COMMITTEES:

A.KARCshallhavethefollowingstandingcommittees:   (See listings below)

B. ThePresidentmaycreateandestablishadhoccommitteesfromtimetotimeasnecessary. (See listings below)

C.Allstandingcommitteesandadhoccommitteesshallkeepwrittenminutesoftheirmeetings andshallfilethesamewiththeKARCSecretary. Allcommitteesshallconsistofatleastthree (3)membersunlessspecifiedotherwise. Acommitteemayhavemembers otherthanFull Members, butonlyFullMembersshallbeentitledtovoteonanymatter. Aquorumfor Committeemeetingsshallbetheattendanceofatleasttwo(2)committee members. Amember shallserveonnomorethantwo(2)committees.

 

2017   COMMITTEE LIST

STANDING COMMITTEES

Committee Chair Appointed Committee Report Date(s)
Electro-Magnetic   Interference Bill Hunter, K8BS 01/06/17  
Awards Clay Gallagher, N8LW 01/06/17  
Nominating Fred Vickers, WV8FV 01/06/17  
Finance Alan Borstein, KB8VDA 01/06/17  
Field Day Jason Means, W8KTM ;
  Mark Kozar, KM8G
01/06/17  
Technical John Jones, WB8CQV 01/06/17  
Property

Terry Sanner, WV8V

Joe Richardson, WV8WVU

01/06/17  
Education Dave Ellis, WA8WV;   Bill Holmes, KB8PFC; Randy Merriken, AB8EZ 01/06/17  

Bylaw Committees:   - (at least three (3) members) ( - Quorum for committee meeting two (2) members)    
                       ( - must keep written minutes each meeting and copy filed with KARC Secretary)   ( A KARC club member may only serve on two (2) committees)

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AD HOC COMMITTEES

Ad Hoc Committees Chairperson Appointed Committee Report   Date(s)
Historian Bill Hunter, K8BS 01/06/17 KARC 2014/2015   submitted for storage - KA8ZGY
Membership Fred Vickers, WV8FV 01/06/17  
Promotions/NETS Jim Damron, N8TMW 01/06/17  
Publicity (PIO) Paul Ostand, W8SBH 01/06/17  
ARES®/KARES Jason Means, W8KTM 01/06/17  
Repeater John Jones,   WB8CQV; Bill Hunter, K8BS; Jimmie   Mangus, WB8YST 01/06/17  



 
 

Announcements

Next KARC Meeting!

Friday, Nov 3, 2017

 
 
KCEAA
601 Brooks Street
Charleston, WV 25301
Time: 6:00 PM Social Time
6:30 PM Program
7:00  PM Meeting
T/F – VE Exams
 
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  • Sundays at 8:30pm on 145.350 PL 91.5
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  • Sundays at 8:00pm on 145.350 PL 91.5

 

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 34th Annual Charleston Area Hamfest

Mar 24, 2018

Charleston Civic Center

200 Civic Center Drive

Charleston, WV 25301

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