Meeting Minutes for 11-13-2010

Nixa Amateur Radio Club
Meeting Minutes
November 13, 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 the Nixa Pizza Hut.

Roll call

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

Jeff Kerr KC0VGC
Dee Kerr
Brandon Kerr
Jim Adkins KC0IYI
John Perkins W6OQS
Bill McNamee KB0WHN
Gary Doucey N0IRNBrian Umbenhower K0OLDJames Adkins KB0NHX
Kent Doucey N0IRMRobert Kentch KC0WSEJeannine Bowman N5SPX
David Bowman WB0QIRKen Reeder WB0QWZPeter Sils KD0AA
Brooke Morrissey KC0YVFJeff Morrissey KB0WVTZachary Vassilaros
Randy Jordan KC0UKBCameron JordanMark Schiefelbein K0ABC
21 members present

Visitors present:

Terry Zembsch KC0SQEDerek ZembschEdward Henry
3 visitors 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
  1. James Adkins KB0NHX conducted a voice vote to re-affirm the nomination of Jeff Kerr to retain the office of Club Secretary. The vote was unanimous that Jeff Kerr is to retain the office of Club Secretary. There were no other nominations.
  2. James Adkins KB0NHX gave updates on the six meter repeater upgrade project. The structural analysis for the new location of the repeater main receive site has been completed and we are free to begin installation as soon as possible on the Greene County East TRS tower site. As part of this project the 927.5375 repeater will be relocated to the East TRS site.
  3. Kent Doucey N0IRM gave updates on the status of the re-installation of the HF station at the Nixa Fire Department Headquarters. Robert Kentch KC0WSE made a set of shelves for the desk to hold the radio gear at the HF station.
  4. James Adkins announced the unsolicited donation of an AT-100ProII and AT-600Pro autotuners from LDG for use at the Club HF station. Dwayne Kincade, the owner of LDG, contacted James Adkins KB0NHX after visiting the club's website and offered to help us any way he could. James explained our needs at the Club's HF station and Dwayne is sending two the two autotuners at no cost to the club.

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

    Beginning Balance: 1776.84

    124.50 Grainger - (3) 2RTJ6 fans for 224.280 repeater amp
    1500.00 Vertical Structures - Structural analysis for 53.270 local RX site
    1624.50 Total

    24.00 Dues
    24.00 Total

    Ending Balance: 176.34

The remainder of the meeting was spent eating Pizza Hut pizza, talking about the great DX that got away, and what our possible next ham purchases were going to be.

Jeff Kerr, KC0VGC adjourned the meeting on or about 19:45.

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