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Minutes of SPARC Meeting – February 1, 2019

Minutes of SPARC Meeting – February 1, 2019

Meeting called to order by Bob N2ESP at 7:30 PM
followed by the Pledge of allegiance then a moment
of silence for WA4WOU Faith Bierbaum and KB4RBJ
Dave Bierbaum.
Acknowledgment of guests and introductions were done.

Security Minuets are posted on the web voted to
accept and approved.

Vice President Ed NZ1Q spoke about the 2M Pre-Net is
open for all subjects.

Treasures report given by Tom AI4QP.
SPARC available funds as of Jan 31, 2018 is $8912.98.
The yearly club audit was made with Dee Turner and
George Hartmann and presented for review.

Net Managers Report Rick KK4WTE
NET             QNI    QTC    QND    SES
2 Meter         438       6        960       31
220-440          48       2          70         5
MGR NET      36     33         40         4
TOTAL         522     41      1070      40

Repeater Trustee report Ron KP2N All repeaters are
working well. New antenna will be installed shortly.

Club Station Trustee Dave KR4U reported activity will be
taking place at the new station location during the
CQ WPX RTTY. The contest starts at 7PM Friday and is a
48 hour contest and all are welcome.

Web Master Tom, NY4I
Additional changes planed for the site.

Membership Tom AI4QP reported:
One new applicant which was presented to and voted in
by the club membership.
Garry Potts KM4DYD.

ARRL testing at DMI,
4 new Tech
1 upgrade to General
1 upgrade to Extra.
Next testing Feb 19th.

W5YI testing at Lealman Fire Station
3 new Techs
1 upgrade to General.
Next testing Feb 23rd

Audit done by Dee & George
After Holiday Party at Brooklyn Pizza was a
great success.

Winter Field Day went very well.
NY4I spoke about scores:
Winter Field Day 2019 767 QSOs 16,700 Points
Winter Field Day 2018 470 QSOs 13,000 Points

Information on SPARC Club Shirts will be made at
the next meeting.

Orlando Ham Fest Feb 8-9-10
WPX RTTY starting Friday 7 PM at SPARC Station.

Meeting Break 7:50
Resume 8:05

Monthly program by Drew KO4MA
“Working Space Birds” AMSAT

Meeting Adjourned 9:25

Respectfully submitted,
Rich AA2MF Secretary

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