June 1, 2018

The June 1st, 2018 membership meeting of the Kanawha Amateur Radio Club, Inc., (KARC) was held at Coonskin Park, Site 73, Charleston, WV.Social Time: 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

MEMBERSHIP Meeting:
The membership meeting was called to order at 7:05 PM by Vice President, Mark Kozar, KM8G, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and introduction of attendees.

Minutes: Ann, KA8ZGY, distributed the minutes of the May 4th, 2018 Membership meeting, which were reviewed and it was moved by Dave, W8IW, seconded by Dave, WA8WV and approved to accept minutes as presented.

 

Treasurers/Finance Committee Report: Alan, KB8VDA, reports expenses for May as Al Hix, W8AH Scholarship fund $285.00 and Equipment Insurance as $160.00 with balance of $6,419.46 with $4,143.00 as Trailer Fund. Alan was asked to add the ICOM CI 7300 to the equipment policy

as Field Day was weekend of June 22-24, 2018.

BUSINESS SESSION:

Cub Scouts: Mark, KM8G, reported the KARC volunteer members will be meeting with the scouts on Thursday, June 7th to share station communication and other amateur radio information.

Field Day (FD) QSL Cards: Mark, KM8G reported that some QSL cards had been located.

KARC Equipment: Mark, KM8G, reported there will be an equipment inventory conducted at the August KARC meeting.

Field Day Preparation: ARRL FD Packet Reviewed:

U-Haul Vans – Alan,   KB8VDA,reserved 2 vans, MacCorkle Ave Site to be picked up by Dave, W8IW,and Fred, WV8FV, on   Friday afternoon PortA Potty - Joe, WV8WVU, will confirm for FD with   Coonskin Office: GATE KEY –   Joe , WV8WVU will confirm for FD with Coonskin Office
Generator/Power Plant: Seth, W8FG, reports Jeff,   K8JC, will deliver Radio/Other equipment: discussion of who   has what…….
FD Set-Up Time: plans are to be at   site by 3:00 PM on Friday, June 22nd. Trailer:   Dave,   W8IW will deliver to site
Covered Dish Dinner: Scheduled for Saturday, June 23rd,   6:00 PM, Ann, KA8ZGY, will send communications Drinks/Ice Chest/ Ice: Joe, WV8WVU, reports   the will have ready for pick up on Friday afternoon.
On-Site Security: Clay, N8LW, plans to   camp on site through FD W1AW Message: Russ, KE8DMB, have   volunteered to copy FD Message
Solar Power: Denny, W8OGG, volunteer to set up station Press Releases: Paul, W8SBH,   submitted Newspaper info & TV contact
Radiogram Messages: Ann, KA8ZGY, will   originate/deliver to SM + 10 Scoring Software: Fred, WV8FV, will   install on all computers
State/County Representations: Joe, WV8WVU will   contact/reminder Photography: Russ, KE8DMB, will   take pictures during FD
Safety: Russ, KE8DMB, will   provide safety informatioim/equipment Portable Lighting: Lighting was purchased last year - in trailer
FOOD:   Mark,   KM8G will pick up food, etc. COOK: It was reported that   Edsil, KA8ISQ, has volunteered to cook

Discussion continues related to FD activities and set-up related to antennas, placement of tower, ets.

 

ICOM IC 7300: Dave, W8IW and Mark, KM8G set-up the new equipment to provide some teaching/learning time for members.

 

NEW BUSINESS: No new business.

There being no other business the meeting was adjourned.   (Attendance 19)

NEXT MEETING: July 7th, 2018, Kanawha County Ambulance Authority (KCEAA) 601 Brooks St., Charleston, WV, 25301.
Ann Rinehart,KA8ZGY,   KARC Secretary

KARC june 1st, 2018

Meeting Minutes.etc

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                                                                                                       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   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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

KARC OFFICERS Email Addresses: 2018

President – Terry Sanner, WV8V   -   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Vice President - Mark Kozar, KM8G – 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

Program Manager – Russ Dean, KE8DMB -   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.

 

2018   COMMITTEE LIST

STANDING COMMITTEES

Committee Chair Appointed Committee Report Date(s)
Electro-Magnetic   Interference (PENDING)    
Awards Clay Gallagher, N8LW 1/5/2018  
Nominating Fred Vickers, WV8FV 1/5/2018  
Finance Alan Borstein, KB8VDA 1/5/2018  
Field Day Jason Means, W8KTM ;
  Mark Kozar, KM8G
1/5/2018  
Technical John Jones, WB8CQV 1/5/2018  
Property

Terry Sanner, WV8V

Joe Richardson, WV8WVU

1/5/2018  
Education Dave Ellis, WA8WV;   Bill Holmes, KB8PFC; Randy Merriken, AB8EZ 1/5/2018  

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 (PENDING)    
Membership Fred Vickers, WV8FV 1/5/2018  
Promotions/NETS Jim Damron, N8TMW 1/5/2018  
Publicity (PIO) Paul Ostand, W8SBH 1/5/2018  
ARES®/KARES Jason Means, W8KTM 1/5/2018  
Repeater John Jones, WB8CQV;
  Jimmie Mangus, WB8YST
1/5/2018  
 
 

Announcements

Next KARC Meeting!

Installation of Officers Dinner
Saturday, January 12, 2019

5:30 PM Social time

 

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

 

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