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General minutes April 13, 2010

posted Apr 14, 2010, 10:54 AM by Brian Lawler

MBARC meeting minutes April 13, 2010                    23 attending



Bob WA7ZWG opens the meeting     -     There were no visitors attending this meeting

Roy KC7IJH make a motion to accept last months minutes – all agreed


Financial Report: We have $3311.26 in account all bills paid


Repeater:  The 146.740 repeater is working again, replaced power supply, seemed to cure problem. Did some experimenting with alternate antenna on west side of tower, didn’t work very well.  It was mentioned if you ever have trouble with your radio on a repeater freq. to check the MBARC website, it will say the status of all local repeaters.


Digital:  Meeting next Tuesday moved back to the Ferndale Library. Looks like Mert AC7KY is moving soon.


Old Business :Stanwood flee market (Hamfest?) May 8th @ Stanwood High School    Box with old name tags ,take yours. Planning on designing ordering new tags from local business

Club has changed insurance carriers, back to ARRL insurance. This covers all the group of the MBARC.  Covers all attending a club function.  Same cost $$$ more coverage


New Business: We have two positions we need to fill, 1. new call sign trustee / custodian

2. new equipment trustee / custodian  Both of these are currently held by non club members.

June is election month, we will be looking for candidate to serve as new club officers  J


Brian K1BJ won the raffle


Presentation by Bob WA7ZWG and Brian KN0N :  Pictures and education about a couple of repeater towers / sites   Sumas and Lookout