November 3, 2017

The November 3rd, 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 USGS Water Management Monitoring System – Mark Kozar.

MEMBERSHIP Meeting: The membership meeting was called to order at approximately 7:00 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

   ** WVAR Meeting – Second Monday each month at CAMC Teays Valley Hospital, 7:00 PM
   ** Putnam ARES Net. At 7:30 PM on Tuesday and WVAR NET follows at 8:30 PM. “Moved from Mondays

   ** ARRL WV State Convention Planning meeting, October 14th, 2017, Parkersburg Hamfest, Mineral wells, WV.

  
   ** November 4th, 2017 Technician Cram Course was held at the Ripley Fire Station. 3 people came for course and all Passed.

BUSINESS SESSION:

 

Minutes: Fred WV8FV, distributed for review the minutes of the October 6th, 2017 KARC Membership. It was moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes, and it was moved by Terry, WV8V, seconded by, Dave, W8IW to approve and accept the membership minutes as presented.

Treasurers/Finance Committee Report: Alan, KB8VDA – Had no update for the month of October due to password issues.

Field Day Equipment: Terry, WV8V shared to his findings on prices of the Icom & Yaesu radios. Discussion of the radios occurred with motion by Terry, WV8V, seconded by Dave W8IW, to purchase the Icom IC-7300 after a vote by a show of hands as to which of the two radios to buy.           The group voted to go with the Icom IC-7300 and the information was given to Alan, KB8VDA to purchase the radio.

JOTA October 20-21st, 2017: Terry, WV8V reports they had Boy Scouts from Troup 144 and 5 Cub Scouts from Pack 195 attend on Saturday tear down followed, (Dave/Joe/Fred/Vic) support.

There being no other business it was moved by Rick, WV8RC, seconded by Dave, W8IW, to close meeting, Motion carried.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           (Attendance 17)  

VE EXAMs ……… Terry, WV8V and Dave, W8IW, Coordinators. 4 Tested, 3 new for Technician and 1 for General. All passed.


NEXT MEETING:::: December 1st, 2017, KCEAA, 601 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV -  6:00 PM

 

Ann Rinehart,KA8ZGY,   KARC Secretary

 

Fred Vickers, WV8FV, Acting Secretary

  INFORMATION:
 

KARC Website:     www.w8gk.org     Webmaster: Greg Rinehart, N8XAQ - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

KARC Facebook – facebook.com   contact Russ Dean, KE8DMB This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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

Program Manager – Mark Kozar, KM8G – 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

 

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 Mark Kozar, KM8G 01/06/17  
Technical John Jones, WB8CQV 01/06/17  
Property

Terry Sanner, WV8V

Joe Richards, 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, August 03, 2018

6:00 PM Social time

6:30 PM Meeting

LOCATION: 

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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  • Weekly KARC net -
  • Sundays at 8:30pm on 145.350 PL 91.5
  • Weekly ARES net -
  • Sundays at 8:00pm on 145.350 PL 91.5

 

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