June 7 2019
 

                   KANAWHA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB, INC.
                   P. O. Box 332, Charleston, WV, 25322

http://www.w8gk.org/

 

The June 7th, 2019 Kanawha Amateur Radio Club (KARC) meeting was held at the Coonskin Park, Site 73, Charleston, WV.
Social Time - 6:00 – 6:30 PM: KARC members and guest gathered for amateur and other information sharing.

PROGRAM: No program, Field Day Planning.
MEMBERSHIP Meeting :
The membership meeting was called to order at 6:25 PM by Vice President, Fred Vickers, WV8FV,
followed by the the Pledge of Allegiance.

Minutes: Ann, KA8ZGY, distributed minutes of May 3rd, 2019 KARC membership meeting. It was moved to accept minutes
by Steve, KD8VNN, seconded by Rick, WV8RC, and motion carried.
Treasurers Report: Jennifer, KE8JXD, reported City National checking balance of $2,040.52, (Membership $776.57 and Trailer $1,264.25).
Motion by Steve, KD8VNN, seconded by Dave, W8IW, to accept treasurer’s report as presented, motion approved. Jennifer reported that
CW cables have been purchased for Field Day activities.

Field Day 2018: The club members thanked Mark, KM8G, for the past many years as Field Day Coordinator.

Field Day (FD) Planning/Preparation List: Ann distributed a FD Planning /Preparation list. Fred, WV8FV, reviewed
the list with those attending requesting volunteers for the
Task noted on the list with other items included during meeting discussions– see below::        

TASK Member TASK Member
Antenna Set-up All members; Set-Up 4 PM, 6/21/19 Rental Trucks (2)) KA8ZGY – (1) Van; (Dave/Terry/Fred to pick up)
Beam/KARC Equipment Dave, WA8WV; Park and Rest Room Keys Joe, WV8WVU
WIAW Bulletin             ? Terry, WV8V; Mark, KM8G Copy/Passing Msgs Ann, KA8ZGY
Solar Powered Station Denny, W8DGG Personal Computers Fred, WV8FV
Press Release Paul, W8SBH Digital Photographs Russ, KE8DMB
Public Relations Booth Ann, KA8ZGY Portable Lighting Jeff, K8JC (Generator)
Contact State/County Officials Joe, WV8WVU Coffee Maker/ Coffee Ann, KA8ZGY
HF (SSB Station 1)       Fred, WV8FV; Dave, W8IW Gas Containers Pending
HF (CW Station)            Dave E WA8WV; Box Fans/AC With equipment
HF (SSB Station 2) ? Water containers Joe, WV8WVU
VHF Radio ? Coolers with ice Joe, WV8WVU
VHF Packet ? Food/Drinks Edsil, KA8ISQ; Ann, KA8ZGY
VHF APRS ? PICNIC Announcements Ann, KA8ZGY; 6:00 PM Saturday. 6/23/19
Satellite Station ? Field Day Tear Down All members
Logging System Fred, WV8FG Safety Russ, KE8DMB
Generator                        (City) Jeff, K8JC; Backup Rod, KD8KNW Extension Cords Some with equipment
Desk Top Lamps Equipment Equipment (Scottish Rights) Joe, WV8WVU
Digital Dave P. W8IW; Old Trailer > New Trailer Transfer equipment old to new.

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

NEXT MEETING:  Friday, July 12th, 2019, KCEAA, 601 Brooks Street, Charleston, WV 25301
Ann Rinehart,KA8ZGY,   KARC Secretary

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                                                                                 INFORMATION:

             ARRL Section Manager West Virginia - Dan Ringer, K8WV,   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

KARC Website:     www.w8gk.org     KARC Webmaster: Fred Vickers, WV8FV 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: 2019

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

Vice President – 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 – Jennifer Brown,  KE8JXD - 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 – 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    (Sunday’s, 8:30 PM – 14.535)

ARES®/RACES NET MANAGER – pending

 

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.

   COMMITTEE LISTs

STANDING COMMITTEES

Committee Chair Appointed Committee Report Date(s)
Electro-Magnetic Interference (PENDING)   POSITIION OPEN – Need Volunteer
Awards Clay Gallagher, N8LW 1/5/2019  
Nominating Fred Vickers, WV8FV 1/5/2019  
Finance Jennifer Brown, KE8JXD 1/5/2019  
Field Day Fred Vickers, WV8FV 1/5/2019  
Technical John Jones, WB8CQV 1/5/2019  
Property

Terry Sanner, WV8V

Joe Richardson, WV8WVU

1/5/2019  
Education

Dave Ellis, WA8WV;

Randy Merriken, AB8EZ

1/5/2019  

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 Edsil Prunty, KA8ISQ 1/5/2019  
Membership Fred Vickers, WV8FV 1/5/2019  
Promotions/NETS Jim Damron, N8TMW 1/5/2019  
Publicity (PIO) Paul Ostand, W8SBH 1/5/2019  
ARES®/KARES (PENDING)   POSITIION OPEN – Need Volunteer
Repeater
Trustee: Jim Damron, N8TMW
John Jones, WB8CQV;
Jimmie Mangus, WB8YST
1/5/2019  
       
       
       
       
       
       
       


 
 

Announcements

Next KARC Meeting!


Friday, March 6th, 2020
Social Time 5:30 pm
Meeting @ 6:00 pm
Business Meeting 7PM

 
  VE Testing
After
Meeting

LOCATION:
KCEAA
601 Brooks Street
Charleston, WV 25301

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

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