December 1, 2017

The December 1st, 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

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.

A “MOMENT OF SILENCE” was held for Bill Hunter, K8BS, KARC Historian, Repeater Committee, ARRL WV State Government Liaison and a ‘good friend to all’. Several members shared some tributes to Bill.

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 WVSARC Planning meeting, March24, 2018 Charleston Hamfest,

  
BUSINESS SESSION:

Minutes: Ann, KA8ZGY, distributed for review the minutes of the November 3rd, 2017 KARC Membership. It was moved to dispense with the reading of the minutes, and it was moved by Dave, W8IW, second by Terry, WV8V, to approve and accept the membership minutes as presented.
Motion carried.

Treasurers/Finance Committee Report: Alan, KB8VDA – Had no update for the month of November with checking balance of $6,919.33.

Field Day: Mark, KM8G, reported that the KARC came in 2nd place for the 2017 Field Day event , and will need to work harder next year, He thanked all for the great work.

Field Day Equipment:   Terry, WV8V reported the Icom IC-730 had not been ordered and asked to Treasurer, Alan, KC8VDA,to order because of special pricing at this time of year. Alan confirmed would order.  

Repeater 14700.00: Needs to have the ‘cans’ tuned, assistance is requested. Contact Jim, N8TMW or Randy, N8XEA.

KARC Repeater Trustee: Bill, K8BS, (SK) was Trustee and will need to be replaced as soon as possible. Jim, N8TMW, will need codes for repeater. It was suggested to ask Jimmie Mangus, WV8YST, to accept the Trustee position. Jim, N8TMW will coordinate.

ELECTION of Officers 2018: Slate of Officers presents was, Vice President, Mark, KM8G; Secretary, Ann, KA8ZGY; Treasurer, Alan, KV8VDA; Public Information Officer, Paul, W8SBH. Call for nomination from the floor for Program Manager with Russ, KE8DMB, being nominated and accepting nomination, and for President, Terry, WV8V being nominated and accepting nomination. A second call for nomination from the floor with no further nominations. It was moved that those presented be accepted by acclamation. Motion approved.

               

President: Terry Sanner, WV8V

Vice President: Mark Kozar, KM8G

Secretary: Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY

Treasurer: Alan Borstein, KB8VDA

Public Information Officer: Paul Ostand, W8SBH

Program Manager: Russ Dean, KE8DMB

There being no other business the meeting was adjourned.                                                                                       (Attendance 21)                        

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


NEXT MEETING:::: Jan. 5th, 2017, Instillation of Officers Dinner Meeting (Announcement will be sent by email)
                                     KCEAA, 601 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV -  6:00 PM

 

Ann Rinehart,KA8ZGY,   KARC 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 SK 11/22/17
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, 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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  • 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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 34th Annual Charleston Area Hamfest

Mar 24, 2018

Charleston Civic Center

200 Civic Center Drive

Charleston, WV 25301

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