June 2, 2017

The June 2nd, 2017 membership meeting of the Kanawha Amateur Radio Club, Inc., (KARC) was held at Coonskin Park, Site 73, Charleston, WV.

The Field Day Preparation membership meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by President Joe Richards, WV8WVU.

ANNOUNCEMENTS / COMMENTS:                          
   ** Coonskin Park will host a RUN 8:00 AM - 12 Noon +/- on Saturday morning, June 24th, 2017,
        which will cause delay in coming to Site 73, so prepare to leave early.

MINUTES: Ann, KA8ZGY, presented minutes of the May 5th, 2017 KARC Membership meeting which were accepted as presented.

      

TREASURER REPORT: Alan, KB8VDA absent and will be Out Of Town during FD; Ann will arrange to pick up checks for reimbursements.

 

KARC TRAILER: Terry, WV8V and Dave, W8IW repaired and is ready for use.

GRANTS: Joe, WV8WVU reports at this time Grants are rare to find and/or obtain.

FIELD DAY (FD) June 23 – 25, 2017: Joe, WV8WVU, noted plans are for 3A operation.

The following items were discussed with assignment of responsible person:

Overview of Activities for FD:  

Rental 2 Vans -Ann, KA8ZGY with Dave, W8IW and Fred, WV8FV to pick up June 23rd; 1 Latrine –Joe confirmed ordered; 2-3 Generators- Mark, KM8G & Mike, KE8GIR; 3 Computer/w logging software – Mark, KM8G * Fred, WV8FV; W1AW Bulletin- Bill, K8BS;  Solar Operation – Mark, KM8G; Press Releases – Paul, W8SBH; Public Relations Info Table – Ann, KA8ZGY;  Equipment Custody Form – Joe, WV8WVU; Safety Officer – Russ, KE8DMB; VHF Station – Mark, KM8G; Lighting – (Motion by Mark, KM8G, seconded and approved by all to Purchase a Lighting Stand); Satellite – pending; State, County, Local Officials – Joe, WV8WVU & Russ, KE8DMB; Messages – Ann, KA8ZGY; Social Media – KARC Facebook- Russ, KE8DMB; Box Fans – anyone; Cooler /w bottled water – Joe, WV8WVU & Edsil, KA8ISQ; Air Conditioners (small) –anyone; Equipment (HF radios, antennas, tower, rotors, etc.) – Terry, WV8V; Joe, WV8WVU;   Coffee, foods, hotdogs/burgers, etc. – Edsil, KA8ISQ.

The greatest concern is the number of CW, Fone and Digital operators for the event time period.

 

FOLLOW-UP FD PREP Meeting: June 19th, 2017 Panera Bread, Southridge, 6:00 PM.

 

There being no other business it was approved the meeting be adjourned.                   (Attendance 15)                                                                                                            

  
NEXT MEETING:::: - July 7, 2017 - 6:00 PM   KCEAA  

Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY,   KARC Secretary

KARC June 2nd, 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

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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

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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, Sept 1, 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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