The Wilderness Road ARC met at 6PM at the Kentucky Depot Restaurant in Stanford for our annual Christmas Dinner. Twelve members and two guests attended. Present were KM4FRM, WD4LEW, KU4KD, KB4UPW, KE4INO, WQ4Z, KA4SWT, KK4IYY, K4UKB, K4FT, W9WA with wife Cathy, K4OH with son Robert.

NEW BUISNESS

Final Election Results

Elected to the board of directors:

George WQ4Z

Doug KA4SWT

Joel KU4KD

Bill W9WA

Elected Officers of the club:

President – John K4OH

Vice President – Marshall K4UKB

Secretary – Chris KG4UQL

Treasurer – Ken KM4FRM

Activities Director – John K4FT

Dues

Marshall K4UKB made a motion that the dues be raised to $20 per year and Family/Student dues will be $10 per year. The 12 members present unanimously agreed and all those who paid their dues at the meeting paid the new dues rate. There will be a vote at the January meeting and if passed the by-laws will be updated to reflect the new dues structure.

Field Day Results

WRARC finished first in KY out of the four stations that operated in the 2A class.

We finished eighth in the Division out of 24 stations and 87 of 384 stations in the nation. Well done!

KY QSO Party

WRARC operated from the club station for the KY QSO Party. We had 111 QSO’s and 44 Multipliers for a score of 8,800 points.

November Sweepstakes SSB contest

K4OH and K4FT operated from K4FT’s QTH using the club’s call. We had 150 contacts in all 83 ARRL sections for a “Clean Sweep”.

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

REMINDERS:

Next Meeting

6 PM Tuesday, January 5th – Danville Red Cross

VE testing

10AM Saturday January 23 – Danville Red Cross

2 Meter Net

Every Wednesday at 8PM EST – 145.310 with a sub audible tone of 100Hz

Web Site

http://www.wrarc.com

Respectfully submitted by John K4FT – WRARC Secretary

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!