Meeting Minutes 8-23-2008

Nixa Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

August 23, 2008

  1. Call to order

James Adkins, KBØNHX called to order the regular meeting of the Nixa Amateur Radio Club at 18:10 on August 23, 2008 at the Nixa Fire Station.

  1. Roll call

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

Members Present: (12)

Jeff Kerr, KCØVGC David Bowman, WBØQIR Joe Hargis, WSØE ave Beckler, NØSAP

Matthew Ellif, KCØQJJ Dean Gaines, KCØSQD James Adkins, KBØNHX Gerald Johnson, KEØKI Randy Jordan, KCØUKB Bill McNamee, KBØWHN Ken Reeder, KBØQWZ  Fred Bell, NØLU

Visitors Present: (2)

Jeannine Bowman, N5SPX
Patrick Chase, KCØTCF

  1. 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.

  1. Open issues

    1. Fred Bell, NØLU asked for a progress report on the club HF station.  James, KBØNHX presented the information discovered as to the runs of coax that will be required and the lengths.  The next step is to gather some materials from Grainer to finish out the inside of the radio room along with some other finish items.  Actual installation has not been scheduled.

New business

  1. There was a show-and-tell session.  David Bowman, WBØQIR brought several from his home that were damaged in a lightening strike at his home.  It was amazing at the amount damage that was done to his HF wire antenna.

  2. Treasurer's Report:

Beginning Balance: $259.39

$259.90 for repeater items
$106.56 to ARRL for testing fees minus expenses
$2.57 Misc

Total Debits $405.03

$1020.00 donations
$12.00 dues
$126.00 VE testing fees

Total Credits $1012.36

Ending Balance: $1012.36

  1. Adjournment

James Adkins, KBØNHX adjourned the meeting at 19:15.

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