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Newton, KS

The August 18, 2015 meeting of the Newton Amateur Radio Club met at Hillsboro. Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by President Dave Hughes.

In attendance: Dave WX0DH, Russell WX0RG, Jeanne KS0JG, Charles K0HNC, Jed KD0JCG, Stan WD0EUF, Joe KD0QNG, Greg KD0QNF, and Jerry KD0LWX.

Treasurer’s report: Checking $1,277.04. Petty cash $76.00 Russell moved and Jerry seconded to approved the treasurer’s report.

Charles moved and Russell seconded to approved minutes and treasurers report as published in the website.

VE session: Saturday July 25th at 9:30 AM at the McPherson Public Library licensed 4 new hams.

Salina was more organized than last year and had the usual number of bargains.

Camp Hawk, we are getting a climate controlled cabinet that will set up outside the main building.  It will be larger than the current cabinet and we will hopefully have enough room to put the fusion repeater and get a local HF repeater unconnected to K-Link.  Should be installed in September sometime.  Stan mentioned on checking on the rails due to the depth of the fusion repeater.

MCC bike ride - 6 Sags will be staffed and volunteers will be requested at the Sept. 19th meeting.  Maps should be available and will be sent out before the next meeting.

Notes on support for rides.  We need to be using our call signs after each transmission for our Sags.  Net control and Sags need to identify every 10 minutes.  And Net control needs to identify events every 10 minutes.

Warren-silent key’s widow is selling his equipment and Stan is helping dispose of the items and had a list.  Mark of Derby is now selling consignments.  Joe moved for Stan and Russell to negotiate for 3 pieces of the Rohn tower with top figure of $400. 

Do we want to get first aid training for Ham members.  Need to get more information on how long and when.  Contact Fire departments for more information.

Next weekend is the Ohio QSO party
Kansas QSO party date — 29th and 30th
Route 66 QSO - Sept. 13-21
MCC is Sept. 19
HamFest in Wichita in Oct.
Falun in  Oct 11
Heartland in Oct. —has been cancelled

Motion to adjourn 7:50 - motion to adjoin by Joe seconded by Jerry.

Jeanne Groves, KS0JG

Updated: Thursday, September 3, 2015 18:25 
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