Meeting Minutes 7-14-2012

Nixa Amateur Radio Club
Meeting Minutes
July 14, 2012

Call to Order
Kent Doucey, N0IRM, called the regular meeting of the Nixa Amateur Radio Club to order at 1818 hours on July 14, 2012 at the Nixa Fire Station on South Nicholas Road in Nixa, MIssouri.

Roll Call
Sign in sheet was passed.  There were 20 persons present.
17 members, 3 visitors

Treasure report
Jeff Kerr, KC0VGC read the treasurer's report as follows:   
Beginning Balance:    $6036.13

$237 for Field Day - Command Bus Fuel
$132.23 for Field Day - HandyMan Rentals
$48.50 for Field Day - Raffle Purchase UV-5R HT
$87.11 Lowes
$504.84 Total

$1.51 Dividends
$1.51 Total
Ending Balance:  $5532.80 with $33 in petty cash.       

VE Testing
We had five testers at today’s VE session.  Three persons passed the Technician test, one General and one Extra.  

Technical Committee Update
Kent Doucey, N0IRM gave the following Technical Committee update:
The Crane 442.150 UHF repeater is on-air, and working better than expected.  This is the first of the three repeaters that will be part of the Southwest Missouri Linked Repeater System.

News and Announcements
Jeff Kerr, KC0VGC gave the following update from Field Day:

Phone QSOs  712
CW QSOs 244 (x2)
Total QSO Points:  1200
Total with all verified bonus points: 3310

Kent, N0IRM commented that this years Field Day had the best setup and teardown crews ever and he thanked all that helped out with the setup and teardown at this year’s Field Day
There was no presentation at this month’s meeting.  

Meeting was adjourned at 1900 hours. 

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