January 5, 2018

The January 5th, 2018, the Kanawha Amateur Radio Club, Inc. (KARC) Installation of Officers Dinner meeting was held at the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority, 601 Brooks St., Charleston, WV. The evening began with a Social Time, Business meeting followed by the covered dish dinner.

KARC Past Vice President, Fred Vickers, opened the meeting at 6:30PM, and turned the evening events over to the incoming President, Terry Sanner, WV8V.

Terry, WV8V, thanked all the 2017 Officers for their work during the year, and shared that Past President, Joe Richards, WV8WVU, is recovering from a difficult illness and unable to attend tonight because of the extreme cold weather but hopefully will be able to Chair the 2018 club Field Day (FD).

Terry, WV8V, called for introduction of attendees and Pledge of Allegiance.

Introduction of 2018 Officers: Vice President, Mark Kozar, KM8G; Secretary, Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY; Treasurer, Alan Borstein, KD8VDA; Public Information Officer, Paul Ostand, W8SBH; Program Manager, Russ Dean, KE8DMB

A “Moment of Silence” was shared for Bill Hunter, K8BS, who became a SK, November 22, 2017. Terry shared that Bill was a long time member, Chair of Elector-Magnetic Interference (E-MI) Committee, Club Historian, original member of the first Charleston VE Group, along with Phil Miller (call unknown) who was instrumental in the change of exam 30 day process. Club members need to encourage Bill’s wife Betty, KA8MLP, to become active in KARC.

BUSINESSSESSION:

Minutes: Ann, KA8ZGY, distributed for review them in minutes of the December 1st, 2017 meeting which were accepted as presented.

Treasurers Report: Alan, KD8VDA, presented Treasurer’s Report for 12/29/17 income of dues $225.00, expenditures of $1,388.92 (website, FD porta-potty, ICOM IC-730 for (FD) and ending balance of
$5,755.21.

The report was accepted as presented. Terry ask for the amount of the account that was the Trailer Fund, however, Alan did not have that information but need to separate for reporting. Possibly 15 paid members?

Field Day Equipment: Terry, WV8V reports the new ICOM IC-7300 has been received and in check-out operation. The digital radio will be set-up at club meeting for demo and operations as to have additional operators during FD.

KARC Repeater Trustee: Fred, WV8FV, passed the original Trustee documents to Secretary,
Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY for filing. Jimmie Mangus, WB8YST, accepted the Repeater 145.35
Trustee Position.

2018 KARC VE Exams: Dave, W8IW, reports the 2018 VE Exam session have been sent into the ARRL database.
2018 Standing and Ad Hoc Committee: Terry, WV8V appointed the 2017 committee chairs persons as the 2018 chair persons, with the exception of Bill, K8BS (SK) EMI and Historian who will be appointed at later date.

There being no other business the meeting was adjourned.

NEXT-Membership meeting will be February 2nd, 2018
KCEAA,
601 Brooks St. Chas. WV
6:00PM Social Time -
6:30PM Program-TBA-
7:00PM Membership Meeting -
7:30 PM VE Exam Session
Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY, KARC Secretary
Those attending enjoyed the evening meal of a great variety of food,
too many selections of desserts, and fellowship of fellow hams and family members.
Many thanks to the 13 attending.

 

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INFORMATION:

KARCWebsite:     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
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WVSARC
Website – WV State Amateur Radio Council
http://www.qsl.net/wvsarc/

 

KARCOFFICERS Email Addresses:2018

PresidentTerrySanner, WV8V This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
VicePresident-MarkKozar, KM8G This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Secretary–AnnRinehart, KA8ZGY- This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
Treasurer
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PublicInformationOfficer(PIO) PaulOstand,W8SBH This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
ProgramManager–RussDean, KE8DMB This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

KARC NET MANAGER – JimDamron, N8TMW
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ARES®/RACES NET MANAGER JasonMeans, W8KTM
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STANDING COMMITTEES:


KANAWHA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB BY LAWS

ARTICLEIX


KARC shall have the following standing committees:   (See listings below)

    1. ThePresident may create and establish adhoc committees from time to timeas (See listingsbelow)
    2. All standing committees and adhoc committees shall keep written minutes their meetings and shall file the same with the KARC
    3. All  committees shall consist ofatleastthree(3)members unless specified A committee may have members other than Full Members, but Full Members shall be entitled to vote any Aquorum for Committee meetings shall be the attendance of at least two (2) committee A member shall serve on no more than two committees at one time.

      

2018 COMMITTEE LIST

  STANDINGCOMM ITTEES  
Committee Chair Appointed Committee Report Date(s)
Electro-Magnetic Interference      
Awards ClayGallagher, N8LW 01/05/18  
Nominating FredVickers,   WV8FV 01/05/18  
Finance AlanBorstein,  KB8VDA 01/05/18  
FieldDay MarkKozar,    KM8G 01/05/18  
Technical JohnJones,    WB8CQV 01/05/18  
Property TerrySanner,   WV8V
JoeRichards,   WV8WVU
01/05/18  
Education Dave Ellis, WA8WV; 
Bill Holmes, KB8PFC;   RandyMerriken,AB8EZ
01/05/18  
Bylaw Committees: -(atleast   three (3 )   members) (-Quorum forcommitteemeeting   two (2) members)  

(-must keep writtenminutes each meetingand copy filed with KARCSecretary) (A KARC club member mayonlyserve ontwo (2)committees)

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  ADHOCCOMMITTEES  
Ad Hoc Committees Chairperson Appointed Committee Report Date(s)
Historian      
Membership Fred Vickers,     WV8FV 01/05/18  
Promotions/NETS Jim Damron,     N8TMW 01/05/18  
Publicity(PIO) Paul Ostand,     W8SBH 01/05/18  
ARES®/KARES Jason Means,     W8KTM 01/05/18  
Repeater John Jones,      WB8CQV;
Jimmie Mangus,  WB8YST
01/05/18  
 
 

Announcements

Next KARC Meeting!

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

6:00 PM Social time

6:30 PM Program

7:15 PM Business Meeting

"VE Testing"

After Meeting

LOCATION: 

KCEAA
601 Brooks Street
Charleston, WV 25301
 
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Weekly KARC net -
Sundays at 8:30pm
on 145.350 PL 91.5

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