NCARC September 5th 2019 Trustees Meeting
Open: 6:43 P.M.
Present: K8DMM-Tom, KB8A-Dan, K8SCI-Rick, WB8CYI-Paul, WB8UDA-Fred, N8KJT-Norb, N8QXC-Joe, K8CNN-Tom, WD8EFF-Tom (via Skype), WD8EFK-Heidi (via Skype) and N8AHS-Fred. Total No. Present: 11
Treasurer's Report: Treasurer KB8A-Dan reports that all the bills are paid and there is money in the bank.
Field Day: Per K8SCI-Rick: Field Day 2019 results should be posted in the December 2019 edition of QST.
Awards, Sunshine, Membership, Program and Old Business: Nothing new to report for the NCARC Trustees Meeting Minutes.
Newsletter: Proposal made by K8DMM-Tom for the minutes of future NCARC meetings to be sent to K8SCI-Rick in either PDF or Microsoft Word format in order to more easily facilitate Rick's work of transferring the minutes from e-mail form to the NCARC www.n8nc.org website.
Approval of Minutes: With special thanks to K8SCI-Rick for getting them onto the NCARC website the motion to accept the March through August 2019 NCARC meeting minutes was made by WD8EFF-Tom. Second: N8QXC-Joe. Motion passed by voice vote of those present.
Education: Please see the ARRL Ohio Section Newsletter found at https://arrl-ohio.org and click on "Section Information" on the home for links found under the further topic of "learning" in order to see information on license upgrading and other education related topics.
Technical: Technical team of K8DMM-Tom, K8SCI-Rick, KB8A-Dan and N8KJT-Norb. K8DMM-Tom needs a rack for the N8NC 220 & 440 MHz repeaters. Upon completion of repairs to both repeaters they are to be placed back on the air and then the Echolink issue is to be resolved. K8DMM-Tom says that N8PZD-Clark has been contacted and Tom is also looking into microwave linking the 224.76 & 443.15 MHz repeater site in North Royalton with the 145.29 MHz repeater site in Brunswick. K8CNN-Tom has graciously volunteered to assist our efforts and his offer to help has been gladly accepted by the trustees present at the NCARC September 2019 meeting.
New Business: Donut Duty: the donuts for the Thursday October 3, 2019 NCARC meeting will be purchased by N8AHS-Fred and the volunteers for Donut Duty for the Thursday November 7, 2019 NCARC are KB8A-Dan and K8MLS-Mary Lou. For the longer term Donut Duty volunteers for the January through June 2020 NCARC meetings to be held at the Strongsville Library will be requested preferably at the October meeting or at the latest the November NCARC meeting.
Fundraising: WB8UDA-Fred turned over fundraising funds to NCARC Treasurer KB8A-Dan at the September '19 NCARC meeting. Otherwise, the Cleveland Hamfest is coming up on Sunday September 22, '19 from 8 A.M. until noon at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea and the NCARC still has items from Silent Key hams to be sold.
Motion to Adjourn: Made by KB8A-Dan. Second: Made by N8KJT-Norb. Motion passed by voice vote of all those present.
Close: 7:12 P.M.
NCARC September 2019 Membership Meeting
Open: 7:12 P.M.
Present, Treasurer's Report, Awards, Field Day, Sunshine, Membership, Newsletter, Approval of Minutes, Program, Education, Old Business, and Fundraising: All of these categories were unchanged from the NCARC September 2019 Trustees Meeting.
Technical: Programming: IT-type person needed, as noted by K8DMM-Tom. Tom has no problem with microwaving. K8CNN-Tom is willing to help, as noted in the NCARC September 2019 Trustees Meeting Minutes. N8KJT-Norb has a 2.4 GHz rotatable dish at the North Royalton repeater site.
New Business: The next NCARC Meeting will take place beginning at 6:30 P.M. on Thursday October 3, 2019 at the Strongsville Library.
Motion To Adjourn: Made by K8SCI-Rick. Second: K8DMM-Tom. Motion passed by voice vote of all those present.
Close: 7:30 P.M.
The above-listed NCARC September 2019 Meeting Minutes are respectfully submitted by N8AHS-Fred and I heartily welcome any questions, comments, suggestions for changes or improvements to them.