December 6 2019

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The December 6th, 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:   No program due to the many Christmas Parades locally.

MEMBERSHIP Meeting: The membership meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM by President, Terry Sanner, WV8V, followed by the introduction of those attending and the Pledge of Allegiance.

Announcements    

   ** Communication Trailer Title: Terry reported the trailer still needs state inspection and for the Renovation Committee (Terry, Fred, Edsil, Rick) to design the interior and start renovation. Plans are to have finished by Field Day.        

   ** WVSARC: ARRL WV State Convention Planning Meeting – March 14th, 2020 at the ARRL W Section Convention/Charleston Hamfest,
           Charleston Coliseum & Civic Center, Charleston, WV.

   ** ARRL WV Section Convention/Charleston Hamfest: scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020 – more to come. Next meeting is January 15th, 2020 at Shoney’s Restaurant 5:30 PM - Volunteers needed for hamfest day.
Treasurers Report: Jennifer, KE8JXD, reports expenditure of $40.00 monthly storage fee (Membership $267.38 and Trailer $1,338.25 with Total $1,605.63). Jennifer reports insurance invoice of $326.20 is due, requesting to transfer funds if necessary. It was moved by Ann, KA8ZGY, seconded by Dave, W8IW and approved to accept financial report as presented and to allow Jennifer to transfer funds if needed. KARC Membership to date is 55.

AUXComm: Terry reports no new updates, contact Jim WB8YST, or Paul, KB8YZT, for information, and the need for the NiM’s courses – 100/200/700/800 to attend.

Communications Trailer: Terry reports as noted above, title is complete and need to move forward with interior layout renovation – Committee - Terry, Fred, Edsil, Rick - more updates to come.

IRS- 501-C-3: Joe, WV8WVU, to follow-up with process to reestablish the 501-C-3 which is currently suspended. No further action.

KARC Caps /w Logo: Joe, WV8WVU, no report at this time.

Field Day (FD) Cables: Clay, W8LW, - discussed prior to the meeting and will check out at FD planning meeting in June 2020.
Minutes: Ann, KA8ZGY, distributed minutes of October 4th, 2019 KARC membership meeting. All minutes were reviewed with motion by Jennifer, KE8JXD, seconded by Fred WV8F, to approve minutes as presented and reviewed, motion accepted.
Nomination Committee: Tracy, KC8VMG, chair reports Slate of Officers for Vice President, Edsil, KA8ISQ; Secretary, Ann, KA8ZGY; Treasurer, Jennifer, KE8JXD; and Program Manager, Russ, KE8DMB. Tracy called for nomination from the floor for President and Public Information Officer (PIO), and after much discussion nomination for President, Terry, WV8V and PIO, Fred Vickers. No other nominations heard, it was moved by Mike, WV8AE, seconded by Dave, W8IW and approved by acclamation to accept the following:
                                                                                             KARC 2020 Officers
                                                                                   President: Terry Sanner, WV8V

                                                                              Vice President: Edsil Prunty, KA8ISQ
                                                                                 Secretary: Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY
                                                                               Treasurer: Jennifer Brown, KE8JXD
                                                                         Program Manager: Russ Dean, KE8DMB
                                                                    Public Information Officer: Fred Vickers, WV8FV

NEXT MEETING:Installation of Officers Dinner Meeting: January 3rd, 2020, KCEAA, 5:30 PM

There being no other business, it was moved Dave, W8IW, seconded by Jennifer, KE8JXD and approved, the meeting be adjourned. (Attendance 12)                                               

KARC VE Exams – candidate X 4
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
                             ARRL Emergency Coordinator Kanawha County West Virginia –
                             Paul Whited, KB8YZT,
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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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