JEFFERSON COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
Meeting Minutes May 6, 2017
Meeting called to order by KB0WWQ, Lori with the pledge of Allegiance at 9:03
April 20, 2017 Balance $3,508.40
The amount of $42.00 will be paid to WA0YZW for a connector for the new
antenna. The JCARC motioned and accepted to pay the fee.
The Treasurer’s Report was accepted.
KB0WWQ announced the secretary position was open and a vote for a new
Secretary will be the June meeting. K0ARY volunteered.
The minutes for the April meeting will be presented in the June meeting.
Due to climate conditions, the Fox Hunt will be after the June meeting.
Plaques were presented to WA0FQK, WA0YZW, WB0MHU BY N0CYF for ARES
commending them on the new antenna.
KA0MEB announced that the Emergency Management would call the Jefferson
County Amateur Radio Club to do emergency broadcasts on repeaters.
WA0FQK explained the work and complications with the 7.075 antenna
replacement and hardline work. A more compatible connector to the hard line will
be initiated in the future.
7.075 is historic and has been regenerated, updated, by many dedicated hams.
The original designer,builder, WA0YXG.
Bottleneck Bridge ride in August will have many more riders with a longer route
and will need ham operators on the route and sag wagons.
August 21, 2017 is posted in QST. N4RSN graciously donated his front yard for
setup, located DeSoto and 110.
Herculaneum will have their Solarfest and K0ARY will set up there.
Many JCARC members can use N0S on the 20th of August.
Discussion of food ideas were noted.
Bonne Terre Air Festival August 19, 2017
Assorted rides, food, games.
May 9, Board Meeting
May 15, WB0WEJ
May 22, KA0RGI
May 29, KA0MEB
$11.50 returned to the club
May 9, 2017 6 PM
Mo. QSO Party
K0ARY announced still active.
LUPUS Bike Ride
August 4, 2017 are asking for volunteers to cover bike ride.
ARES for St. Genevieve
Need monitors for levee 24 hours. Will do shifts, until water recedes. KD0HHM
contact for info.
Veteran disounts were discussed and finally clarified.
Margaret Berger, AA0LM