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2010-May-03 meeting

David, Jennifer, Hannah, Bill, Vic, Anne, Kay.
Open at 19:37
Meeting minutes for the April meeting to be sent out with May minutes.
    April meeting minutes read aloud - minutes were approved as read.
Bill (William) provided the Treasurer's Report:

$1891.42 balance as of today.
$  35.12 phone bill (possibly last month)
$  00.00 deposit of dues

Bill sent messages to those still missing dues for this year- 4 members. 

Equipment Status
    David programmed and corrected the DVR for the club meetings on the hour. Last track 16 has a speciality to it.
    Started discussion to elevate repeater antenna 20 feet (AE6KE). Nothing has been done at this point, this needs to
    be addressed. NOTE FOR NEXT MEETING.

Net control operators for May
5/4    Bill
5/11    David
5/18    Jennifer
5/25    Kathi

Kathi will take the county net May 25,2010.

ARES REPORT- George is out of the country - No ARES report.
    The Relay - Peteluma -> South - information
    Strawberry Fields - May 16
    AMGEN Tour of California - May 18 (Santa Cruz Stage)

Monthly Focus Item - Repeater Site Work Party
    David suggested the work party be done at AE6KE for the raising of the antenna.
    Discussion will need to continue when George returns. 
New business:
    We have been invited to participate at Residents Night Out at the Loma Prieta Playfield, Tuesday August 3, 2010.
    We will participate. David to respond to Sue Pierce in the affirmative. Suggested ideas for expanding the displays
    for the evening. 

    Kay discussed a "Call for CERT" groups distributions and HAMs, do we have coordination with the CERT groups? Kay to   
    discuss coordination efforts with Kathi.

    We need to get the new radio operators (CERT,MERC,LPFD) to participate in the Tuesday nets.

Old business:
    No old business.

    No training tonight.

    Who maintains the roster? The Treasurer role will maintain the roster. Email changes on the mailing list can be sent to David.

Motion to adjorn. 8:23PM.

Monthly focus item - What do we have planned for this year?

Jan - Discuss of what we what to do this year.
Feb - Options for Field Day
Mar - Participation for Field Day
Apr - MNN article direct mailings for Field Day
May - Repeater work day
Jun - Field Day - last full weekend in Jun.
Jul - BBQ and Antenna Building Party
Aug - Nominating - National Night Out
Sep - Fox/Tee Hunt
Oct - Special Event
Nov - Elections
2010 LPARC Officers
David Katinsky - President
Kathi Larkin - Vice President
Jennifer Katinsky - Secretary
Bill Rose - Treasurer