Meeting Minutes - October 27, 2007

Nixa Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
October 2007 Meeting Minutes


Call to order

James Adkins, KBØNHX called to order the regular meeting of the Nixa Amateur Radio Club, Inc at 18:06 on October 27, 2007 at the Nixa Fire Station.

Roll call

Jeff Kerr, KCØVGC conducted a roll call via a sign-up sheet. The following persons were present:

Members in attendance:

Al Gallo, WØERE, Jim Adkins, KCØIYI, Dean Gaines, KCØSQD, Rod Kelley, WU4P, Shawn Baker, KAØRZE, Randy Jordan, KCØUKB, John Copelin, KCØQNM, David Vogt, KDØBEM, Dick Higinbotham, KØGL, JR Duncan, NØRLP, Dave Beckler, WAØSAP, Joe Hargis, WSØE, Bill McNamee, KBØWHN, Fred Bell, NØLU, Jeff Morrissey, KBØWVT, James Adkins, KBØNHX, John Bonnot, WBØLTE

Guests in attendance:

Ralph Baldi, KF6ALT, Charlie Ware, KØPGC, Mike Ballentyne, KC5MNP, Connie Ballentyne KBØZSG, Allen Busiek, WF5U, Adam Fast, KCØYLK

Open issues
  1. The EchoLink upgrade is making good progress. The Lees Summit end of the link has already been upgraded. Joe Hargis, WSØE donated $100.00 toward the Nixa end of the link to purchase the interface.
  2. The amplifier for the six meter repeater was received back from John Rayfield and installed back at the six meter site. All is working as expected.
  3. The 220 repeater installation is waiting on word from Cox as to when it will be OK to install the repeater on top of their facility.
New business
  1. Nominations were taken for club treasurer to be elected at the November meeting. Jeff Morrissey, KBØWVT was nominated by Dick Higgenbotham, KØGL and seconded by Dean Gaines, KCØSQD. Jim Adkins, KCØIYI was also nominated by Jeff Morrissey, KBØWVT and seconded by James Adkins, KBØNHX.
Adjournment

James Adkins, KBØNHX adjourned business portion the meeting at 18:20.

The remainder of the meeting was conducted by Adam Fast, KCØYLK. Adam made a full presentation and demonstration of D-Star to the club.

Minutes submitted by: Jeff Kerr, KCØVGC, Club Secretary
Minutes approved by: Chris Cochran, KB0WZC, Club President