February 4 2017

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JCARC-MEETING MINUTES FOR FEB 4, 2017

ORDER CALLED: 9:03AM 19 MEMBERS ATTENDING

CORRECTION TO JANUARY MEETING MINUTES:

Webmaster call sign is: N0CYF, ART; NOT KC0YCJ, ERIC as it was recorded.

TREASURER’S REPORT: CLUB BANK BALANCE AS OF 01/31/2017: $4,302.02

SECRETARY’S REPORT FOR JANUARY MEETING: READ, AND CORRECTION TO

WEBMASTER’S CALL SIGN AND NAME HAS BEEN MADE (SEE ABOVE NOTE).

SECRETARY’S REPORT ACCEPTED.

ERIC, KD0YCJ, TREASURER: THE FESTUS-CRYSTAL CITY CONSERVATION CLUB

QTH (OFF HWY 61 AND OLD HWY 21A…HAS BEEN SECURED FOR JOTA THIS YEAR.

EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SAT, OCT 21, 2017…SETUP AT 8AM, START EVENTS AT

9AM. WILL TRY TO SECURE THIS QTH AS PERMANENT LOCATION FOR FUTURE

JOTA’S. BEST DIRECTIONS TO SITE: TAKE HWY 55S; OFF AT X-170; RT ON HWY 61

FOR ½ MI.; QTH ON LEFT. THERE IS NEED FOR A SCOUT MERIT BADGE

COUNSELOR; A FOX HUNT VOLUNTEER; AND MORE DEMOS THAN LAST YEAR.

JIM, WA0FQK, REPEATER TRUSTEE: MOST CLUB ACTIVITY IS CONDUCTED ON

147.075…THE 147.105 MACHINE IS THERE FOR BACKUP…WILL PROBABLY DO SWR

TEST IN MARCH.

THE CLUB HAS PURCHASED QSL CARDS FOR $85/500 IN THE PAST. WE CAN

PURCHASE LESS EXPENSIVE CARDS FOR THE “NSO” CALL SIGN TO BE USED FOR

THE UPCOMING (SOLAR ECLIPSE) QSO-PARTY…MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017. ANY

SUGGESTIONS FOR THE DESIGN OF THE QSO CARD???

ART, N0CYF, WEBMASTER: IS WORKING ON CONFIGURING THE CLUB’S WEB

SITE SO THE SECRETARY CAN MAKE DIRECT ENTRIES IN THE FUTURE.

LORI, KD0WWQ, CLUB PRESIDENT: HAS SUNRIDGE PARK RESERVED FOR FIELD

DAY (JUNE 24/25) FROM 7AM SAT TO 6PM SUNDAY EVENING. PARK IS LOCATED

OFF OLD HWY 21 AND TOWER ROAD, HILLSBORO, MO

.

*LORI NEEDS TO CONFIRM SAME DEAL AS 2016 FOR PORTA-POTTIES.

*PLEASE GET ANY FOOD IDEAS FOR FIELD DAY TO ANY BOARD MEMBER.

*JIM, WA0FQK, WILL COORDINATE WITH “TRAIL NET” FOR THE UPCOMING 100-

MILE JEFFCO BIKE RIDE TO BE HELD SOMETIME IN AUGUST?

*SLSRC PRESIDENT ASKED LORI IF JCARC WOULD LIKE TO HANDLE THE EUREKA

LUPUS BIKE RIDE THIS YEAR…SCHED FOR SAT AUG 5 TH . WILL NEED MIN. FIVE

VOLUNTEER RAD OPS TO POST REST STOPS AND 3 RAD OPS FOR SAG UNITS. FIVE

MEMBERS VOLUNTEERED AT MEETING. LORI TO FOLLOW UP WITH SLSRC PRES.?

*CITY OF HERCULANEUM WILL SET UP AT THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD

FOR CONTROLLED PUBLIC OBSERVANCE OF THE SOLAR ECLIPSE EVENT THIS

AUGUST 21 ST . THEY WILL NEED AT LEAST TWO RADIO OPERATORS/MONITORS

TO COMMUNICATE EVENT ACTIVITIES. NO TIME SCHEDULE HAS BEEN SET.

* BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD MONDAY EVENING, FEB 13, 2017 AT MERCY

HOSPITAL, IN CONFERENCE ROOM A, STARTING AT 6PM. THE REGULAR

MONDAY NIGHT EMERGENCY NET WILL BE BROADCAST FROM THE STATION SET

UP AT MERCY. ALL NON-BOARD MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO OBSERVE

PROCEEDINGS.

*A VOTE TO ADD ONE ADDITIONAL BOARD MEMBER WAS HELD AT THIS

MEETING. TWO PAPER BALLOTS WERE PREPARED WITH CHOICES BETWEEN

WA0YZW, CHARLIE AND K0ARY, BRUCE. THE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND TALLIED

AND K0ARY, BRUCE WAS VOTED IN (BY MAJORITY COUNT) AS THE NEWEST

BOARD MEMBER. THE RESULT WAS APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CLUB

MEMBERS IN ATTENDANCE. THE ACTUAL VOTING BALLOTS WILL BE RETAINED

IN RECORDS KEPT BY KD0VEB, BILL, CLUB SECRETARY FOR AN INDEFINITE

PERIOD OF TIME.

*CALLS FOR NET CONTROL OPERATORS FOR MONDAY NET.

*ANY IDEAS FOR POST-MEETING SOCIALIZING?

*$200 FOR CLUB INSURANCE HAS BEEN PAID…

*EAST OZARK AMATEAUR RADIO CLUB WOULD LIKE A COPY OF THE SCRIPT

JCARC USES FOR MONDAY NIGHT NET CONTROL OPS. CAN USE SOME OF THE

FOMATTING FOR THEIR CLUB NETS.

*NOTHING ELSE TO DISCUSS

*MEETING ADJOURNED AT 9:58AM

*MEETING MINUTES COMPILED AND SUBMITTED BY BILL, KD0VEB, JCARC

SECRETARY.

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