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August 2020 Meeting Minutes

UPARC Meeting Minutes 1 Aug 2020

Meeting opened by Alan W4UB at 10:04 AM

Pledge of Allegiance

Agenda covered

Introductions of Board of Directors and attendees

Secretary – July meeting minutes posted, approved by meeting body.

Treasurer – Jeff, K4JJD 71 members, balance $3,479.78

Committee Reports

Repeater / Technical – Alan, W4UB, climber on 7/24 discovered bad connector on phasing harness. On 7/31, a new
connector was installed and repeater is back on the air.

Club Nets – Glenn, N4ESU – Total July check-ins 27.

Field Day – Tom, NY4I – Individual logs submitted all look good.

Social Events – Jack, N4KIN – no events scheduled.

501c3 Incorporation – Ken WQ3V – paperwork submitted 7/13, waiting for the state, afterward we apply to the IRS.

Glenn, N4ESU, has concerns about our logo, and whether it needs copyright.

Nominating committee – Gerry, WR6N. Any member (except those running for office) can be on the committee. See Gerry.
Jason, N4BOZ, emphasized that we would like to see new folks run for office positions. Glenn, N4ESU, advises that there are also committee positions available.

Old Business – None

New Business – Steve, N4FOY points out we have a hospitalized member, Kevin Poorman.

Tech Presentation – Contesting, Richie, AA2MF.

Text Alert System – Jason, N4BOZ – used only for urgent matters. Text UPARC to 84483 to sign up. Need to transport a rack to Maderia Beach, need a truck.

Next Meeting – Alan, W4UB – September 5

Any announcements? – Steve, N4FOY, expressed club thanks for the repeater committee and volunteers to help restoring operation of our 2m repeater.

Questions? Neal, new member, would like get started in Amateur Radio. Jason, N4BOZ and Steve N4FOY offered help.

Motion to Adjourn – proposed by N4BOZ, meeting adjourned at 11:09.

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