(Thanks to Chris for taking and publishing the minutes! Janie had gal bladder surgery the day before preventing my attendance. Andy)
Before the regular monthly meeting some members came in early to join in on the Post’s 100yr birthday. We had cake along with ice cream. Fellowship with other legion members followed.
The WRARC held it’s regular meeting at the post. with members KF4FMQ, KY4KD, W9WA, K3KZU, KU4KD, KG4UQL, KA4SWT, KJ4ND, K4FT, WD4LEW and N4JLT with visitors David Jewett and Post Commander Cromwell.
The meeting was called to order by President Mike May at 7:35pm.
Mike asked if all had read the minutes form the Sept meeting is there a motion to dispense the reading and accept the minutes. Kenneth made the motion with John L 2nd the motion. Members approved the motion.
Mike asked Ken for a treasury report. He paid $50 to sponsor a plaque for the Ky QSO party. Deposited $23 from the sale of the last hat. The hats sold we made a whole $4. A deposit is forthcoming since he just got a donation from Bill W for $250.
Mike asked for a activity report. Ken reported for George that the Dstar net on Oct 7th had 31 check-ins from 8 states. The veterans after net was also held. The next Dstar net will be at the club on Nov 4th. Saturday Nov 16th at 1-5pm will be the ARRL SSB sweepstakes in the club room.
OLD BUSINESS Training: Mike mentioned some members asked about training to get their ham ticket or upgrade. Mike said he told them about KE0OG you tube training on all classes and ham test online. If there was aspects of the materials they had trouble with members could help further.
Bourbon Chase: Mike said the chase has come and gone with a few technical glitches but the mission got completed.
Special Event: John sent out a script to use for the event.
NEW Business: Tony post commander had some mementos to show support for what we had done to assist the post. He presented a pen set with W4L to remember the birthday event. He has another one that will go to the one that makes the most contacts. He gave a big Thank You for all we did for this celebration.
Mike said that Nov is election time so we have Officers and 2 Directors to vote on. Ken said he would like for someone to take treasure but would do one more year but needs help since he does web page also.
Mike asked for a motion to close the business portion of the meeting. John L made the motion with Peter 2nd so the business portion closed at 7:54pm.
Members asked for more information on how the chase went. Mike said runners came earlier than they were suppose to. This got things behind and with technical problems we had a slow start but in the end it worked out. Peter said the runners commented on the projector giving runner numbers and no one does this on the 200 mile route but us.
Meeting closed at 8:52pm
Submitted to WRARC Members by Chris KG4UQL.