JEFFERSON COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
Meeting Minutes January 6, 2018
The Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club meeting was called to order by
KB0WWQ at 9:09 AM at the Windsor Branch Library in Barnhart, Missouri.
KC0YCJ reported Balance $3,302.11
Equipment Fund 514.00
Bank Balance $2,788.11
The Treasurer’s Report was accepted and announcement of Club dues now being
accepted from members and those wanting membership in the club.
KB0RQJ was not present to deliver Secretary’s Report.
KE0JWK reported the Facebook page is in good operating condition.
WA0FQK and WB0MHU announced there are no current problems on the
repeaters, but some tropospheric ducting may cause a few problems. Will resume
shed upkeep with better weather forecast. EOC will be set up for HF with good
antenna. Set up nice console in the radio room.
WB0MHU requesting dialogue between amateurs on what programs and
equipment they are using and give demonstrations on what they have learned and
are doing. Explanations of constructing equipment as circuit boards etc.
WB0MHU explained the technique of amateurs compacting information to explain
N0HKK brought sample of DMR station, an easy set-up and inexpensive operation.
KC0YCJ announced the patches are being sent. Next time can preorder some
patches for the Boy Scouts that make contacts.
Merit Badge Counselor
KC0YCJ looking for someone to take on this position.
January 27, 2018 which does have a website. Collinsville IL. Expo Center
Sun Ridge will be reserved, but still open to suggestions for another location.
June 23-24 2018 set-up times to be announced later.
K0ARY said the award was still pending
Twin City Bicycle Classic
Timed bicycle ride in Jefferson County on May 20, 2018 and sponsoring the ride
are Jefferson County Pickleball League, Inc. and Jefferson County Amateur Radio
Club. Estimate of 20 Amateurs to assist in the ride.
September 8-9 2018 need drivers and Amateurs at the event.
KD0EPA will try to set spring-time event for the club.
January 8, 2018, 6:00 PM Monday, at Mercy Regional Hospital in Festus, Mo.
Meeting Adjourned at 9:52 AM.
Michelle Berger, AA0LM