Minutes of SPARC Meeting – January 4, 2019
Meeting called to order by Bob N2ESP at 7:30 PM followed by the Pledge of allegiance. Acknowledgment of guests and introductions were done.
Vice President Ed NZ1Q asked for volunteers and ideas for meeting programs.
Treasures report given by Tom AI4QP. SPARC available funds as of Dec 31, 2018 is $9,550.12. Yearly audit will be made during the month of February with Dee Turner.
Net Managers Report Rick KK4WTE Pre-Net time is open to any topics.
November 2018 NET QNI QTC QND SES 2 Meter 386 7 888 30 220-440 48 2 79 5 MGR NET 30 26 65 4 TOTAL 464 35 1032 39 December 2018 NET QNI QTC QND SES 2 Meter 441 8 997 31 220-440 46 0 61 4 MGR NET 30 25 50 4 TOTAL 517 33 1108 39
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 ARRL RTTY Roundup. The contest starts at 1PM Saturday and all are welcome.
Web Design Trustee Tom, NY4I spoke about additional changes planed for the site.
Membership Tom AI4QP reported four new applicants which were presented to and voted in by the club membership. Luther (Hal) Ross KC4JU Susan Shattuck KN4AVQ David Kinker W4DEK Susan Kinker W4SOK
VE TESTING Don N4KII 1 new Tech, 1 upgrade to General ARRL testing at DMI Jan 15th W5YI testing at Fire Station Jan 26th OLD BUSINESS During the Tampa Bay Ham Fest the club made $80. The After Holy Day Party Sunday 3PM at Brooklyn Pizza. Winter Field Day January 26, 2019 Starts at 1PM Clearwater Fire Training Center. Sign up link on SPARC web site.
Tom NY4I spoke about club shirts priced around $25. Remote operation of the SPARC station is available. Speak to him about access.
NEW BUSINESS None.
Meeting Break 7:55 Resume 8:15 Monthly program by Ed NZ1Q “Antenna analyzers and how to use them” Meeting Adjourned 9:05 Respectfully submitted, Rich AA2MF Secretary