March 4 2017

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 ORDER CALLED AT 9:04 AM

 TREASURER’ REPORT CLUB’S FEB 28/’17 BANK BALANCE: $4,440.02

 SECRETARY’S REPORT FOR FEB MEETING READ AND ACCEPTED.

 DISCUSSIONS AND REPORTS:

 ERIC KD0YCJ/CLUB TREASURER REPORTS DUES RECEIPTS ARE DOING

FINE. CLUB ROSTER IS NOW AT 40 MEMBERS.

 ART, N0CYF REPORTED CLUB MEMBER WAYNE, W0CLK IS WITH THE

SALVATION ARMY IN PERRYVILLE PASSING OUT WATER TO AID

RECENT TORNADO VICTIMS IN THAT AREA.

 THERE WILL BE A STATEWIDE DISASTER PRACTICE DRILL ON TUE, MAR

7 AT 10:00AM. CHECK INS ON OUR 2M REPEATER @ 147.075MHZ. AL,

WB0WEJ WILL BE PRIMARY NET CONTROL AND BILL, KA0RGI, WILL

SERVE AS BACKUP NET CONTROL.

 THE JEFFERSON COUNTY EMERG MNGMT OFFICE IN HERKY

 IS IN PLACE BUT NOT READY TO MOVE IN EQUIPMENT.

 BILL, KD0EPA, IS WORKING ON SETTING UP A FOX HUNT FOLLOWING

THE SAT MAY 6, 2017 MEETING. WX PERMIT..

 LORI, KB0WWQ, NOTED THAT ON SAT. APR 1, 2017 (OUR NEXT CLUB

MEETING DAY) THE LIBRARY WILL BE HOSTING A CAR SHOW ON THE

PREMISES…SO PARKING MIGHT GET TIGHT.

 FIELD DAY (JUNE 24/25) AT SAME QTH AS 2016…SUNRIDGE PARK (OLD

HWY 21 & TOWER RD., HILLSBORO), WHO WOULD LIKE TO

COORDINATE THE FOOD EFFORT?

 BILL, KB0MHU, STATED WE NEED TO GET SOLAR QSO PARTY INFO TO

QST MAG. BY MID-MAY FOR THEIR AUGUST ISSUE. JIM, WA0FQK, SAID

HE WILL WORK SOMETHING UP.

 BRUCE, K0ARY, MISSED THIS MEETING SO CLUB MEMBERS MISSED

REVIEWING AN AWESOME SELECTION OF QSL CARDS BRUCE

PRODUCED FOR THE SOLAR QSO PARTY. PERHAPS WE WILL GET TO

SEE AT NEXT CLUB MEETING?

 BILL, KB0MHU WILL WRITE A LTR OF RECOMMENDATION ON JCARC’S

BEHALF FOR JACOB, KB0MA, A YOUNG OPERATOR WHO IS PURSUING

AN ARRL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD.

 THERE WAS A DISCUSSION CONCERNING UPDATING THE REPEATER

ANTENNAS WHICH ARE GETTING FRAGILE…WE NEED TO FIND

SOMETHING MORE RUGGED…MORE OF THE COMMERCIAL, SINGLE

FREQUENCY TYPE ANTENNAS.

 JIM, WA0FQK STATED THAT THE JCARC REPEATERS ARE CRITICAL…WE

HELP CONNECT A LARGE PIECE OF MISSOURI REAL ESTATE AND WE

HAVE BEEN RANKED AS HIGH AS 9TH IN THE NATION!

 AL, KA0MEB, ANNOUNCED THE EASTERN OZARK RADIO CLUB WILL BE

SPONSORING A “BONNE TERRE AIRE FESTIVAL” ON AUGUST 19, 20, AND

21ST AT THE BONNE TERRE AIRPORT. RIDES, REFRESHMENT AND A FUN

3-DAY TIME FOR ALL. TICKETS ARE $5.00 PER DAY.

 LORI, KB0WWQ, CLUB PRESIDENT CALLED FOR NET CONTROL

OPERATORS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH.

 NEXT CLUB MEETING WILL BE HELD AT 9AM APRIL 1, 2017 AT THE

WINDSOR LIBRARY.

 NOTHING ELSE TO REPORT.

 MEETING ADJOURNED AT 10:05AM

 MEETING MINUTES WRITTEN AND SUBMITTED BY:

BILL, KD0VEB, SECRETARY

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