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GBARC Meeting Minutes January 2021

Meeting Date: 
January 4, 2021
Meeting Location: 
Main Fire Station, 1111 Church St., Beloit, WI.

Video Conference Meeting!

Virtual Presence: 12

Brett K9BY – President

Lyndon WA9JLD – Vice President

Dean K9FLO – Secretary

Greg K9GJN – Treasure

Chuck WD9BB – Officer

Secretary Report:

Dean-K9FLO reviewed the minutes from the December 7, 2020 meeting on the web.          Recommended for Approval by Chuck-wd9bb and seconded by Lyndon-wa9jld.

Treasurer Report:

Greg-K9GJN presented the Treasurers report.     Greg-k9gjn we had outgoing monies to GoDaddy for 2 more years of service.     We did a reimbursement to Chuck-wd9bb for purchase of fruit baskets for the Beloit Fire Department.     Greg-k9gjn we can now pay our dues by Check or PayPal.     To pay your dues by PayPal: Go to your PayPal account, send money: barcatrockhamradio [dot] com.     Or mail a check to: Greg Niles 2025 Crestview St., Janesville, WI 53546.     Greg-k9gjn the repeater dues will be followed up later.    A motion to approve the treasurers report was made by chuck-wd9bb and seconded by Al-kc9qqo.

Old Business:        

Brett-k9by no news on pursuing a new club call sign: one by two or two by one everyone keep pursuing.      Brett-k9by the FCC thru the effort of the ARRL has convinced the FCC to change the propose $50 renewal, upgrade or vanity fee to $35.    Thank you ARRL.    Your E-mail address must be on your FCC ULS/License on file with the FCC by mid 2021 no more postal mail.     Brett-k9by thank Chuck-wd9bb for taking on the picking up and delivering three fruit baskets to the Beloit Fire Dept.       Brett-k9by: Dues for 2021 will be collected starting in January and can be paid with cash, check or PayPal (See Treasure report).     Brett-k9by winter field-day is scheduled for January 30-31,2021 but due to the Covig 19 we will be on your own.     Summer ARRL field-day will be June 26-27,2021.     Greg-k9gjn will continue trying to contact the Janesville FD about reserving the training grounds for June Field Day.       Brett-k9by would like to have a Club Auction to build up our club funds.     We should start collecting goods for the auction, and plan tentatively for May.     Kurt-k9ie suggested we should have an items wanted list added to our auction item list, everyone agreed.     


New Business:


Meeting adjourned at 7:30pm

Motion to adjourn by Greg-k9gjn seconded by Kurt-ke9n

Program:  none

Next Meeting will be February 1, 2021 

Secretary: Dean-K9FLO

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