September 07, 2018

TheSeptember7th,2018membershipmeetingoftheKanawhaAmateurRadio Club,Inc.,(KARC)washeldattheKanawhaCountyEmergencyAmbulanceAuthority(KCEAA),601BrooksSt.,Charleston,WV,25301.

SocialTime:Enjoyedbyattendees.

Program: PRACTICAL PREPAREDNESSpresenter-BobKellerof Keller Survival,CrossLanes,WVBobgaveageneralintroduction intopreparedness:Whyprepare(derecho, snowstorms, plantexplosions, etc.;Do Notprepareforscenarios, developself-reliance/relationshipsandwhereto meet. Basicneeds-food, water,air, shelter,heat, cool,hygiene/sanitation, light,medicine, firstaid, communication,protection/security,financial security,electricalpower,transportation.PlanningWhatto do ifsomething happens; do not panic,letother notprepared panic,review needs, prepareto respond-notreact,executeyourplan.Note:cannedgoodsaregoodforupto 87years ifnotdented/rusty.Recommendplacingblackplasticoverhousewindowstopreventlight showingoutsideifyouuseaGenerac generator.

MEMBERSHIPMeeting: Themembershipmeetingwascalledto orderat7:15PMbyPresident,TerrySanner,WV8V, followedbythePledgeofAllegianceandintroductionofthoseattending.

Announcements&Comments:

**NETCONTROLSARES®/RACES SundayNetonHOLDuntilARRL EmergencyCoordinator(EC) forKanawhaCounty isappointed.

**NETCONTROLSVOLUNTEERSNEEDEDforKARCNETScontactJimDamron, N8TMW - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

**CoalCounty Hamfest-September 22,2018atMadison, WV CivicCenter,open7:00AMFLYERontable.

**Parkersburg AreaHamfestOctober 13,2018atWoodCounty4-HFairgrounds, ButchersBendRoad, MineralWellsFLYERon table.

Minutes:Ann,KA8ZGY,distributedtheminutesofAugust3rd,2018,meeting,whichwerecorrected,andmotionbyFred,WV8FV, secondedbyRuss,KE8DMB andapprovedto acceptaspresented.

Treasurers/FinanceCommitteeReport:Alan,KB8VDA,presentedtheSeptember7th,2018financialreportwithexpensesof$580.93repairsfor

repeater,and$25.00WVStateRegistrationFee,andchecking balanceof$5421.98with$4,238.00asTrailerFund.Itwasmoved byMark,KM8G,seconded by Fred, WV8FV, to accepttreasurer’sreportaspresented,motioncarried.

BUSINESSSESSION:

BOYScouts(BSA):Terry, WV8V reportedtheBSAhas notcontactedhimregarding learningMorse code,andthe proposeda6-8weekclassfor5wordsperminute(wpm)to begininSeptemberTerry willfollow-upwithBSA-moreinformationto come.

Field Day (FD):Terry, WV8V, reportedwillneedto waitforthefinalARRL FDreportin Novemberto know KARCstanding.Terrypresentedthe2017SecondPlaceCertificatewhichwaspresentedto theKARCatthe ARRLWV StateConventiononAugust25,2018,Jackson’sMill,WV.

KARCRadioEquipment: Terry,WV8V,reportsastheresultofthelightning striketo therepeater,therepeateramplifierwasdamaged;twopowersuppliesweretakento CSIforrepair;andsurgeprotectorwaspurchased.Dave,WA8WV, willchecktheCWcircuitontheKenwood 590andmayneedto sendforkeyercircuitrepair.TerryreportsJim,WB8YST,willcoordinatetimeforrepairofrepeater,andJim,N8TMW, willgatherthepasswordfromthecontroller builder.Thepasswordwill beshared insecuredlocations.

WVSARCBooklet/Booster PageAnn,KA8ZGY reports she submittedtheKARCadfortheConventionBookletatthecostof$20.00forthefullpage,andshewillneedto bereimbursed.

ARRL WVState Convention (August 24-26,2018): Ann,KA8ZGY, reporteda goodturnout, severalmeetings,forums,awardsandWVSARCmeeting.She sharedthe keynote speaker,ARRL PresidentRickRoderick,K5UR, sharedseveralexperiences hehadover the past serveryears.

WVAuxCom: Terry, WV8V, reportsJimMangus, WB8YST, indicatedanotherAuxCom classwillbe schedulessoon.Jimisworking ondevelopingaclass/program(teachtheteacher)forWVitwas notedthatisyouarenot WV AuxComtrainedyouwillnotbeableto work the911orEOC.Youmusthave GeneralClasslicense,andtwo (2) yearsasanlicensesamateuroperator. -moreinformationto come.

ARES®Monthly Meetings:Terry, WV8V,reportstherearestill planstoholdmonthlymeetings-moreinformationtocome.

Therebeing no other businessthemeetingwasadjourned. (Attendance20)

VEEXAMsSession:Two(2)candidatesforexamsthisevening.

NEXTMEETING: October5th,2018,KCEAA,601BrooksStreet,Charleston,WV25301

AnnRinehart,KA8ZGY,     KARCSecretary


  KARC Sept. 7th,2018

Meeting Minutes.etc.Page2


INFORMATION:


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

KARCFacebook–facebook.com     contactRussDean This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it WVSARCWebsite–WVStateAmateurRadioCouncil                                                        http://www.qsl.net/wvsarc/

KARCOFFICERSEmailAddresses: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–AlanBorstein,KB8VDA– This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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

KARCNETMANAGER–JimDamron,N8TMW– This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ARES®/RACESNETMANAGERpending

                              


 

 

 

STANDING COMMITTEES:


KANAWHAAMATEURRADIOCLUBBYLAWS

ARTICLEIX


  1. KARCshallhavethefollowingstandingcommittees:   (See listings below)
    1. ThePresidentmaycreateandestablishadhoc committeesfrom time to timeas (See listingsbelow)
  2. AllstandingcommitteesandadhoccommitteesshallkeepwrittenminutestheirmeetingsandshallfilethesamewiththeKARCAllcommitteesshallconsistofatleastthree(3)membersunlessspecifiedAcommitteemayhavemembersthanFullMembers,butFullMembersshallbeentitledtovoteanyAquorumforCommitteemeetingsshallbetheattendanceofatleasttwo(2)committee Amembershallserveonnomorethantwo(2)

      

2018 COMMITTEELIST

  STANDINGCOM MITTEES  
Committee Chair Appointed Committee Report Date(s)
Electro-MagneticInterference (PENDING)   POSITIIONOPEN   –NeedVolunteer
Awards ClayGallagher,N8LW 1/5/2018  
Nominating FredVickers,WV8FV 1/5/2018  
Finance AlanBorstein,KB8VDA 1/5/2018  
FieldDay JasonMeans,W8KTM;MarkKozar,KM8G 1/5/2018  
Technical JohnJones,   WB8CQV 1/5/2018  
Property

TerrySanner,WV8V

JoeRichardson,WV8WVU

1/5/2018  
Education DaveEllis,WA8WV;   BillHolmes,KB8PFC;   RandyMerriken,AB8EZ 1/5/2018  
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 on two (2)committees)

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  ADHOCCOMMITTEES  
Ad Hoc Committees Chairperson Appointed Committee Report Date(s)
Historian (PENDING)   POSITIONOPEN   –NeedVolunteer
Membership FredVickers,WV8FV 1/5/2018  
Promotions/NETS JimDamron,N8TMW 1/5/2018  
Publicity(PIO) PaulOstand,   W8SBH 1/5/2018  
ARES®/KARES JasonMeans,   W8KTM 1/5/2018  
Repeater JohnJones,WB8CQV;JimmieMangus,WB8YST 1/5/2018  
 
 

Announcements

Next KARC Meeting!

Friday, April 5, 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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    Hamfest
    Forums

 9:30 AM   Room 223

ARES—Mike Maxson
W8SI ARRL SEC

10 AM  Room 222

ARRL—Keynote Speaker
Bob Allison WB1GCM,
ARRL Asst., Lab Manager

11:05 AM Room 223

Skywarn Ambassador
           Program

11:05 AM  Room 222

WV State Amateur
Radio Council Meeting

12 Noon Room 223

Working Satellites
(Chasing Birds)

12 Noon  Room 222

VE Testing
(all license classes)