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RVARC meeting notes June 13, 2014
Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club meeting notes June 13, 2014 Open meeting with the pledge of allegiance & moment of silence, Introductions around the room and traffic noted. Last meeting’s minutes read by Gary AJ4GL, voted & approved Treasurers report present by Doug KR4XE , voted & approved
Traffic: Tom W4TKW- Hamfest chairman, needs help with advertizing.Vendors for tables doing well. $1200 spent of $1800 initial approved budget, reviewed projected financial scenarios. Has acquired some door prize donations from ARRL, TenTec, Nuts&Bolts magazine, MFJ, HRO, ++++ Shirt & hat embroider vendor for hamfest http://www.goldmedalideas.com/shop/ Jimmy to add Hamfest announcements to 146.985 repeater in July.
Nancy KG4ETP handed out $900 Hamfest P Buckley Moss raffle tickets for members to sell. 660 tickets still out. Remember – highest seller gets to deliver a pie in the face to Club President Scott. $300 allocated for food on Field Day. Micheal picking up 4 cases of bottled water. Nancy to pickup fried chicken, remaining dishes potluck by members. Bring potluck dish or $5.
Dave KS4BO – bringing the trailer for a 40m station for Field Day May 28. Chuck Gullespie is setting up a 80m net station.
Dave KG4FBY bringing 245W solar powered station & multiple antennas to field day
Ray KK4HR – looking for volunteer substitute net operators for W4CA Wednesday 2m net.
Charlie AB4SK – several club members are sporting bright orange William Byrd MS ARC T shirts. These are in appreciation of support for WBMS school club. Becky, teacher @ WBMS is attending a ham training class in Dayton for incorporating into classroom curriculum.
Scott AK4DV –New repeater arrived, installed and running on 440 m.Field Day Friday June 28-29. Camping allowed, no pets, bonfire, Need tables, $300 allocated for food on Field Day. Micheal picking up 4 cases of bottled water. Nancy to pickup fried chicken, remaining dishes potluck by members. Bring potluck dish or $5. July 11 is last Day as president. VP Fletch K4DCF to assume presidential duties. Notes recorded June 13 2014 by Gary AJ4GL
Saturday June 14 2014 - 08:25AM