March Minutes

MINUTES OF THE M&M AMATEUR RADIO CLUB 3/12/2020


The meeting was called to order at 7 PM by President Bruce Conover, N9CON.
Attendees introduced themselves.
Motion to approve February Minutes, moved by K1SGW, 2
nd by K8STT, motion carried.
VP Report – AB9PJ reports receiving a call to take down some antennas & tower in
Kellnersville.
Treasurers Report: KD8FUE reports a $3328.39 bal. Memberships up since Mike's mailing
compare to previous years. Accountant did club taxes for free.
Property Clerk – K1SGW wants to start planning for repair of the trailer. Current contents
wintered well – no water inside and everything dry.
Web report – all is well, hits are up
Doug – training & exams. 12 enrolled in current class, and a week from next 3/24 will be exams.
Going well.
Repeater report. AB9PJ reports 147 doing well. On the 444.075 Pete is talking to Rick about
programming the Yaesu, but there are health issues with his wife. Need triplexer, and Steve will
get price & report at next meeting. Repeaters will not be installed for another month.
ARES/RACES Report: KD8FUE reports discussions on the possibility of putting a linked
repeater on top of the casino hotel that would reach to Rangeline Road.
Old Business – Safety vests are $31 with call sign printed on it. Could purchase as a group with
club name.
Www.trafficsafetystore.com – if interested please bring your size & payment to next
meeting Moved by K9STT, second by K1SGW, motion carries.
Bruce tabled discussion of Ground Wave until Jim is here
NEW BUSINESS:
We will postpone Ham of the Year dinner for KA9WAR due to Coronavirus....
Gail Prost called Bruce and would like to donate late husband's equipment
Motion to adjourn at 8:31pm by K9STT, second by WN6KHG – motion carries.
Attendees: N9CON, KG9GH, K9STT, AG9P, N9GLT, AB9PJ, KD8FUE, KD8OVR, KG8CX,
KN9IGW, WN6KHG, K1SGW, WA9BUD, KIM PETERSON (Student)
Compiled by K9STT, Submitted by Jim Callow, K8IR, Secretary