Minutes of the March 12, 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
Report approved

Tech Report- Andy/Bill K6VPE
New repeater is at Bills waiting to be installed, has been programmed.
If have ideas or questions about the repeater, please keep them in mind for the next meeting.

Trustee report- Berry N0OYM
Have not heard anything from CCARC.

PAO report- Phillip
No one has been checking into the net set up by Phillip and Joe.
When Phillip gets back, will have Berry/Gary send an email to the club members to remind them about the net.
Nets are Tuesdays at 7:30 on 147.000.

Old Business
Trailer update, cost of new items- Steve KD0UJK.
Outlined choices for radios. Price range is $200-500 Yaesu 8800 is $249 right now.
2 antennas @ $50-60 each.
Cabling- if anyone have cable that can be donated, that would help.
Table/chairs would be useful.
Motion made to allot Steve up to $1000 to buy the equipment for the trailer. Motion passed 12-0.
Web site updates- Berry N0OYM/Gary KD0RRK.

New Business
New activities for club.
Update on Weld County Fair. 3 members went to the board meeting and told them all the club would be willing to do was communications.
Ham radio and space station grouping with KD0ZWU Terry. If anyone is interested in helping out, please let Joe KD0TYU know.
Bill K6VPE- presentation on propagation.
James W0JBR will do presentation on microwaves next meeting, schedule permitting.

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.

Meeting adjourned at 10:23 am

Members attended: 17

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