Meeting Minutes 12-11-2010

Nixa Amateur Radio Club
Meeting Minutes
December 11, 2010

Call to order
James Adkins KB0NHX, called to order the regular meeting of the Nixa Amateur Radio Club at 18:00 on November 13, 2010 at Bandana's BBQ in Nixa.

Roll call

Jeff Kerr, KCØVGC conducted a roll call. The following members were present:

Jeff Kerr KC0VGC
Jim Adkins KC0IYI
James Adkins KB0NHX
Kim Adkins KC0GKP
Richard Doucey KD0HGY
Kent Doucey N0IRM
Terry Zembsch KC0SQE
Jeff Morrissey KB0WVT
Gary Doucey N0IRN
Al Gallo W0ERE
David Bowman WB0QIR
Ron Blessin AF7A
Randy Jordan KC0UKB
Cameron Jordan
Tristan Jordan
Susan Jordan
Dee Kerr
Emmi Kerr KC0YOO
Stephanie Kerr
Brandon Kerr

20 members present

Derek Zembsch

1 visitor present

Approval of minutes from last meeting
Jeff Kerr, KCØVGC filed the minutes from the last meeting. The minutes were approved as posted on the club website.

News and Announcements
  • Both LDG tuners for the HF station arrived this past Friday.
  • Kent Doucey N0IRM gave an update on fire station HF station installation. Nixa FD took longer than expected to get the room prepared for us to do our re-install, hope to work on it in the coming weeks.
  • James Adkins KB0NHX announced the passing of the structural analysis received for the East County TRS site and the Club is clear to begin installation of the local receiver for the 53.270 & 927.5375 repeater & antennas & feedline. The quote to install the 6m and 900 antennas & feedline is $2,825.00.
To raise funds, club will be selling its trailer, believe we can get $250 for it.
Selling Compaq server cabinets for $100 each (have 2)
Selling Sinclair 220 duplexers, asking $450.
McKesson angel points grants also will figure into this project.
  • James also announced the January club meeting to have presentation of LoTW by Missouri DX association representative.
  • The Club is looking for net control operators to run the Nixa ARC club net on Thursday nights. Will run net once per month. James also gave an update on the rebuild of the HF station amp and the six meter repeater Bext amp.
Treasurer's Report

The Treasurer's Report was given by Jeff Morrissey, KB0WVT

Beginning Balance: $176.34
Total Debits: $0.00
Credits: $42.00 - Membership dues received
Total Credits: $42.00
Ending Balance: $218.34

Other Items of Business

The following people volunteered to fill various club-related tasks:
  • Dave Bowman, WB0QIR, is now taking care of the NixaHams Yahoo! group
  • Randy Jordan, KC0UKB, is now the webmaster for
  • Terry Zembsch, KC0SQE, is now the VE Liasion for the Nixa ARC.
  • Terry Zembsch, KC0SQE, has offered to join the rotation for the Thursday night net.
  • Kent Doucey, N0IRM, has offered to join the rotation for the Thursday night net
  • Gary Doucey, N0IRN, has offered to join the rotation for the Thursday night net.
  • David Bowman recommends the club look into becoming a special service club. There will be an inquiry to see what is required.
  • Kent Doucey N0IRM announced the Missouri DX club will be doing a presentation on LoTW at the January club meeting.
The remainder of the time was yielded to food and fellowship.


Everyone left a little before 20:00.

Minutes submitted by: Jeff Kerr, KCØVGC, Secretary
Minutes approved by: James Adkins, KBØNHX, President