Minutes of the January 14, 2012  meeting of the Weld Amateur Radio Society

Meeting called to order by Willie W5WIW at 9:05 am

Introductions around the room

  1. Name and Call Sign

Minutes from last meeting approved

Treasurer's report Berry N0OYM

Repeater report Berry N0OYM
147 is down, Randy has it and is looking at it.

Old Business

  1. Need help for Loveland Hamfest on Jan 21st at the Ranch. Dave W0EDW will be working at the WARS table
  2. If you have anything you would like to donate to sell, please let Willie know

New Business

  1. No new business

Show and Tell

  1. Willie W5WIW passed out surveys about what direction the club should take in the new year, programs or speakers for show and tell, etc. Discussed various ideas such as putting flyers up or doing events at colleges, working with church youth groups, an interview in the local paper

Upcoming events

  1. Interview with local hams will be broadcast this Sunday on Clear Channel radio stations at 6:30, 7:30 and 11:30
  2. Jan 21, 2012 NCARC Hamfest at the Ranch near the event center
  3. Feb 12 ARA swapfest Adams Co Fairgrounds
  4. Feb 18 Dstar academy in Soccoro, NM

Additional Comments

  1. Willie W5WIW would like to welcome our new members
  2. Berry renewed coordination for the 2 repeaters, hopefully we will be in the repeater directory this year
  3. Motion made to look for another place to hold the meetings

Meeting adjourned at 9:36 am

Next meeting February 11, 2012 at Randy's All American Grill, 35th Ave and 21st St,  just south of King Soopers. Breakfast at 8:15, meeting at 9