Meeting Minutes 10-08-2011

Nixa Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

October 8, 2011

Call to Order
James Adkins, KB0NHX, called the regular meeting of the Nixa Amateur Radio Club to order at 1810 hours on October 8th, 2011 at the Nixa fire station on South Nicholas road in Nixa Missouri.

Roll Call
Sign in sheet was passed. There were 16 persons present.
13 members, 3 visitors

Treasure report
Jeff Kerr KC0VGC read the treasurer's report as follows:

Beginning Balance: $2,532.32

$12.65 to PayPal (investigating)
$13.48 shipping of purchased broken UHF CDM repeater
$76.81 Club Picnic
$163 UHF CDM radio for the 6m repeater

$265.94 Total

$1.15 Dividend
$12.00 dues
$24.15 ($25 - PayPal Fee) donation
$229.00 Club Tshirts
$75 Donation for radio programming
$100 from Ozark Mountain Amateur Radio group for the East TRS 6 Meter receiver installation

$441.30 Total

Ending Balance: $2707.68

VE Testing
Terry Zembsch KC0SQE reported we had one individual pass the technician test this afternoon.

Technical Committee Update
James Adkins, KB0NHX gave the following Technical Committee update:

The 6m receiver and the 927.5375 repeater is scheduled to be installed on the East TRS tower site on October 14th.

EchoLink is still off-line as we determine how best to solve the Internet access issue at the repeater site.

Internet access to the Cox South site for IRLP should be restored as soon as we can get access to the site.

News and Announcements
This year’s Field Day video was shown.

Nominations for Club Treasurer
The following nominations were accepted for the position of Club Treasurer:
Gary Doucey, N0IRM nominated Terry Zembsch, KC0SQE
Jim Adkins, KC0IYI nominated Jeff Morrissey, KB0WVT
James Adkins, KB0NHX nominated Randy Jordan, KC0UKB

All nominations were seconded by the membership.

Nominations were closed by James Adkins, President.

At 1900 the remainder of the meeting was given over to the Kansas City Satellite Team for their presentation on amateur satellite operation.

Meeting was adjourned at 2030 hours.

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