Minutes of the February 13, 2016 meeting of the Weld Amateur Radio Society

Meeting called to order by Joe KD0TYU at 9:01 am

Introductions

Minutes- Heather KC0SYH
Minutes approved

Financial report- Berry N0OYM
Where do we stand with repeater site rent? Berry will update info and send email to Joe KD0TYU and Jon

Tech Report- Andy/Bill
New repeater is ready to be installed

Trustee report- Berry N0OYM
None

PAO report- Phillip
Phil is starting a Club Net on 2m 147.000 Tuesdays at 7:30 pm

Old Business
Trailer update Steve - will put together proposal about equipment needed, estimated that will cost between $800 and $1000.
By laws update Jon - no update as of yet, will communicate with those who volunteered to help with this to discuss updates.
Repeater status as of now Bill/Joe KD0TYU - Dave says can hear repeater in Thornton .

New Business
New activities for the club - Joe proposed creating an Elmer group to mentor newly licensed hams.
Should we look at bringing in presenters again?
OJ's licensing today
Jon April 9, 2016 looking for volunteers to attend Boy Scouts Jamboree @ Ft Lupton Historical fort.
Bill will do 15 minute presentation next month.
Dale from the Weld County Fair Board is looking for volunteers for the Weld County Fair. Tabled until next meeting. Send any questions to Philip Koban.

Upcoming events
3-26-2016 LARCFest @ Boulder Fair Grounds.
4-29-2016 to 5-1-2016 NVCON @ Las Vegas Nevada State Convention.
5-13-2016 to 5-15-2016 ARRL Rocky Mountain @ Keystone, CO.
5-20-2106 to 5-22-2016 Dayton Hamvention - http://haracomplex.com/hamvention.
7-8-2016 to 7-9-2016 Utah State ARRL convention.
12-14-2016 New Mexico State Convention - http://dukecityhamfest.org.

Additional Comments
ARRL has program that runs through the year called National Parks on the Air.

Meeting adjourned at 10:15 am

Members attended: 22

Next meeting March 12, 2016 at Golden Corral in Greeley. Breakfast at 8, meeting at 9.