August 2 2019
 

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

http://www.w8gk.org/

 

The August 2nd, 2019 Kanawha Amateur Radio Club (KARC) meeting was held at the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority
(KCEAA), 601 Brooks St., Charleston, WV, 25301.


Social Time - 6:00 – 6:30 PM: KARC members and guest gathered for amateur radio and other information sharing.

PROGRAM: Electric Grid, John Webster, Appalachian Power: www.appalachianpower.com         John discussed:

  • Safety and how it relates to what is on an electric power pole (bare wires at top), and do not touch any downed wires.
  • Save Energy by using the eScore program.
  • program which defines where power needs to go to meet needs

MEMBERSHIP Meeting : The membership meeting was called to order President, Terry Sanner, WV8V, followed by the
Pledge of Allegiance and introduction of those attending.

Terry gave a quick review of the Field Day Critique and      from the July meeting:

-          Step stool for entry/exit trailer to be purchased

-          Electric extension cords to be purchased (50 ft with 3 prongs)

-          Capitol Storage, So. Charleston locker for all equipment

-          Capitol Storage, So. Charleston plan to store KARC files, etc.

-          Trailer Title plan for Joe, WV8WVU to contact Kent Carper, W8CHS, for assistance

-          Repeater has more coverage.

Announcements    

   ** WVSARC: ARRL WV State Convention planning meeting at Shoney’s, Flatwood, WV, 1:00 PM - all WV amateur is a members.

   ** Tri-State Hamfest Huntington, WV Saturday, July 10th, 2019

Minutes: Ann, KA8ZGY, distributed minutes of July 2nd, 2019 KARC membership meeting. Minutes were reviewed with motion by
Dave, W8IW, seconded by Joe, WV8WVU, to approve minutes as presented and reviewed, motion accepted.

Treasurers Report: Tracy, KC8VMG, reporting for Jennifer, KE8JXD, reports City National checking balance of $1,780.63
(Membership $452.38 and Trailer $1,328.25). It was moved by Dave, W8IW, seconded by Rick, WV8RC and approved to
accept as presented. There being no other business, moved Fred, WV8FV, seconded Steve, KD8VNN and approved,
the meeting be adjourned.   (Attendance 19)                                                          


KARC VE Exams – candidate X 2


NEXT MEETING:  Friday, September 6th, 2019
                              
Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority (KCEAA)
                               601 Brooks St., 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                        

BY LAWS      ARTICLE   IX

STANDING COMMITTEES:

A.KARCshallhavethefollowingstandingcommittees:   (See listings below)

B. The President may create and establish adhoc committees from time to time as necessary. (See listings below)

C.All standing committees and adhoc committees shall keep written minutes of their meetings and shall file the same with the KARC Secretary.
Allcommitteesshallconsistofatleastthree (3)membersunlessspecifiedotherwise. Acommitteemayhavemembers otherthanFull Members, but only Full Members
shall be entitled to vote on any matter. Aquorum for Committee meetings shall be the attendance of at least two (2) committee members.
A member shall serve on no more than two (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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