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The Januaury 18, 2011 meeting of the Newton Amateur Radio Club met in the Board Room of the Newton Public Library. In attendance were Aaron Diller, Bob Harder, Marion Harper, Dan Inskeep, John Goerzen, Jeanne Groves, Russell Groves, Charles Meisinger, Joe Palmer, Kent Stutzman, Jerry Williams. James Garcia was guest.

The Meeting was called to order by President Russell Groves at 7:15PM. Russell read the minutes. The minutes were approved.

Kent noted that the Club funds were steady at $599.64, with $30 petty cash. A number of members renewed at the meeting, and with 4 family memberships.

Old business:
Russ talked to Matt Friesen at Mid-Kansas Co-op, the manager of Cooperative Grain Lyman Adams. Russell is checking with Eagle Communications.

Aaron Diller along with Marc Friesen will ask about the Heartland 100's need of ham radio communications.

Russell Groves is a ARRL VE. Jeanne should have hers by the reading of these minutes.

Program for January Meeting: Packet Radio, John Goerzen, KR0L

John has put together a system for a packet node to connect to the EOC radio and the packet node will be a BBS system. He now has a presentation. The Library's projector was claimed, and Kent secured a projector for the packet presentation. James attended to set up the projector and learned a bit about packet.

John will be working on his presentation as he is also going to share the idea with other Clubs.

Meeting was adjourned at 8:35pm

Kent Stutzman, KB0RWI
--Secretary/Treasurer


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