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October Business Meeting -- October 13, 2017  printer friendly  
 
Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club - W4CA
Business Meeting, October 13, 2017
Roanoke Valley American Red Cross
325 Church Ave SW, Roanoke, VA 24016 
 
Meeting called to order by Anthony Brooks WM3T, president, at 7:05pm.
 
Members stood for Pledge of Allegiance. 
Members stood for a moment of silence to remember silent keys and others with health and welfare issues. 
Members introduced themselves by name and call sign. 
 
Treasurer's Report
Doug Kabler, KR4XE, presented the treasurer's report.
Beginning Balance:    $ 11,424.96 (as of September 1, 2017)
Income:                        $ 200.50
Expenses:                     $ 319.11
Ending Balance:        $ 11,306.35 (as of September 30, 2017)
 
Old Business
Technician/General Classes start tomorrow, October 14, at 8:30am. Classes will be at 9:00am on October 21 and 28. Test session will be given following the final class. Ron Ramsey AB4A will be teaching these classes. We need some people to assist with teaching these classes. 
 
New Business
Board membership. Gary Yohe WR4PS is stepping down. Chris Bateson will be taking his place on the board. Would anyone else be interested in serving on the board? 
 
Ron Ramsey AB4A reported that November 4 he will be working with the Boy Scouts and their parents about ham radio. Ron would like some help with this. John Bourgeois KM4TWE volunteered to help. 
 
Phil Roark K4WFO is helping with the school clubs. ARRL contest, School Club Roundup, is taking place October 16-20, 2017. WB4HS and K4WBM are the William Byrd High School and William Byrd Middle School, respectively. They will be monitoring various frequencies on HF bands and 146.580 simplex for VHF. If you can help the kids make contacts, that would be great. It's a fun contest and a great experience for the kids. 
 
Wally Denison WD1U reports that Laurel testing has been going great. There has been a lot of activity since the hurricane in Florida. Contact Wally via email through the website for information on test sessions. 
 
Jack Waddell WA4V is helping Nancy Lewis sell equipment that belonged to SK Chuck Tavares N4FQ who passed away in January. Anyone interested should contact Jack. 
 
Anthony Brooks WM3T announced that our club will be collaborating and working with the Franklin County Amateur Radio Club. 
 
Christmas Dinner. December 1, 2017, at 6:30pm at Jersey Lilly's across from Lewis-Gale Hospital. 
 
Wally Denison WD1U asked about putting club information on the repeater ID. We will look into that. 
 
50/50 tickets —Total amount to be split $26.00. Wally Denison WD1U had the winning ticket. Total amount was donated to the club. Thank you, Wally! 
 
Program meeting will be October 27. Next business meeting will be November 10, 2017. 
 
Meeting adjourned at 7:57pm. 
 
Respectfully Submitted,
Bryant Johnson, N4TYR
Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club Secretary
W4CA
News Author: W4SB Bryant News Date: Friday October 13 2017 - 08:54PM

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