GBARC Meeting Minutes December 2023

Meeting Date: 
December 4, 2023
Meeting Location: 
Virtual

Virtual Presence: 8

Brett K9BY – President: unavailable

 Lyndon WA9JLD – Acting President

Dean K9FLO – Secretary

Greg K9GJN – Treasure

Chuck WD9BB – Officer

Secretary Report:

Dean-K9FLO, we reviewed the minutes from our November 11, 2023, meeting.     Recommended to approve as corrected by Chuck-wd9bb, seconded by Brian-kd9qvb.          

Treasurer Report:

Greg-k9gjn reviewed the status of the Club funds.     The Blackhawk Bank became First Mid effective today with some issues from their transition and are working on them and I do have a current Bank statement.      January, we will start our annual Dues drive, you can pay by US Mail, PayPal or cash ($25).      Motion to approve by Chuck-wd9bb and seconded by Lyndon-wa9jld.          

Old Business:    

    Greg will check if the special event call sign (W9B) is available also the event call is only good for 15 consecutive days, February 14-29 would be the best.       Lyndon-wa9jld is there a fee for this Greg-k9gjn will check on.     Dean-k9flo will get the old club house photo over to Kurt-ke9n.      Winter Field Day January 27-28, 2024, will be held at Chuck-wd9bb’s QTH and Chuck has wood and Cletus-kd9nzj would be the backup wood supplier.     Dean-k9flo suggested putting some insulating material down on the shop floor for foot warmth.    Chuck said he has some material that would work but needed to be cut.               

 New Business

Kurt-ke9n informed us if we want to have something added to the upcoming Ham-rag let him know.       Chuck-wd9bb what do we need to do to set up our special event notification?       Greg-k9gjn we put notifications on QRZ, QTH, E-Ham and Brett-k9by will be doing the logging program but cannot do the QSL cards.      Greg-k9gjn just found out the is no cost for registration and it will take 2-4 days for ARRL to post.       Let’s do the Hamrag notification next month.      Dean-k9flo will the ARRL automatically post our event site?       Greg-k9gjn will check into.      Chuck-wd9bb the Senile net is also 60 years old.      Lyndon-wa9jld any more new business?      Chuck-wd9bb Hamfest in march, Foxhunt starts in the spring.

 A motion to adjourn the meeting by Chuck-wd9bb and seconded by Dean-k9flo.    The meeting adjourned at 7:40pm.

Program:  none

Next Meeting will be January 8, 2024. 

Secretary: Dean-K9FLO

 

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