2012 Minutes of the Lowell Amateur Radio Club, Inc

June 9th
LARC meeting Notes

Meeting Called to order at: 10AM
by Chuck KC8REH
Board Members in attendance: Chuck KC8REH, Courtland KA5S, Mike KB8ZGL

President's report:
  • No official meeting in May
  • Citadel has sold WBBL to Cumulus
  • April minutes read and approved (Dave Putney, Jean 2nd)
  • Field Day June 23/24


Treasurys Report
Read and Passed


Secretary Report
  • Minutes being taken, will be put up on web (working with Frank to do)


Technical Report

  • Weather station computer is squared away - bad memory stick

Old Business
  • Jack - went up to Morley, need to clean up some short stumps - find a weekend to finish
  • Chuck - Courtland and Chuck talked to Redfrog about antennas on FROM tower. Pay $50/mth for a single antenna. Prior to FROM getting Comcast.
  • Chuck will follow-up. Michwave doesn't want anything on FROM.
  • Chuck - Main transmitter spring cleanup completed. Also met home owner at bottom of hill (Rand).
  • Chuck - No news from Fullsburg society about bike tour radio comms

New Business
  • Jack - National 24 hour challenge - 6/16 - Will be using the repeater - Looking for one or two more volunteers. Frank - Using a remote base in Barry County on Morley link freq.
  • Jack - GRARA field day Calvin College - 6/23-24
  • Courtland - If power lines are causing an issue, please file a report with the FCC
  • Jack – Cleanup Tuesday 6/12, Wed 6/13 alternate
  • Jack - Start thinking about the annual meeting. Send a letter inviting area hams. Brochures on ARRL.org for promo (Hank). Frank will check on using Creekside park pavilion. Tenative date September 8th, 2-5pm to follow the GRARA hamfest. No alcohol at club event. Mike will donate for mailing local hams, Jack will prepare flyer once park is reserved

Announcements:

  • Hank - VHF contest (Chuck would like to add a 6m, 2m, 440 beam when funds are available).
  • Mike - Looking into ARRL Club Insurance paperwork


Meeting adjurn at: 10:50AM.

July
LARC meeting Notes


Meeting Called to order at:


Treasurys Report

Secretary Report

Technical Report

Old Business

New Business


Meeting adjurn at

August
LARC meeting Notes

Treasurys Report

Secretary Report

Technical Report

Old Business

New Business


Meeting adjurn at


September
LARC meeting Notes
Meeting Called to order at:

Treasurys Report

Secretary Report

Technical Report

Old Business

New Business


Meeting adjurn at



October
LARC meeting Notes

Meeting Called to order at:

Treasurys Report

Secretary Report

Technical Report

Old Business

New Business


Meeting adjurn at


November
LARC meeting Notes
Meeting Called to order at:

Treasurys Report

Secretary Report

Technical Report

Old Business

New Business


Meeting adjurn at
December
LARC meeting Notes

Meeting Called to order at:

Treasurys Report

Secretary Report

Technical Report

Old Business

New Business


Meeting adjurn at
This concludes the Minutes for 2012, Have a Happy and Joyous 2013, & Good Luck in the Contests in 2013