2007-May-07 minutes

May 7, 2007 minutes

LPARC Minutes 2007-05-07

--- President David, N2RDT, called the meeting to order at 7:37 PM in the CDF Burrell Fire Station

--- Attendees: Charlie AB6VS, Vic AE6ID, George AE6KE, Bill KG6VMX, David N2RDT, Marc W6ZZZ

Minutes From Last Month

--- Minutes from the March meeting were approved; minutes are emailed to all members each month

Treasurer’s Report

--- Correction to the 04/02 treasure’s report, the balance was 731.18, accepted as amended

--- Current balance is 706.71, expenditures of 24.47 for telephone at the repeater shack, report approved

General Business

--- motion for LPARC to participate in National Nigh Out passed (August 7, at Redwood Estates pavilion)

--- the LPARC officers (and others) plan to attend the LPVFD general business meeting on June 5 and welcome their new ham radio folks who recently passed the exams, Charlie AB6VS will be setting this up

--- motion to drop the LPARC liability insurance ($320/year) passed, we don’t plan on any events 6/07-6/08

--- new AEC (assistant emergency coordinator) for training needed, George AE6KE will create a list of duties

--- find all the 78 hams in the 95033 zip code, see: http://www.arrl.org/news/features/2007/04/20/01/

--- ASVARO electronics flea market is Saturday May 12, see:


--- update your FCC address to the 95033 zip code at: http://wireless.fcc.gov/services/index.htm?job=cft&id=amateur&page=cft_change_address

Old Business from Previous Months

--- Marc W6ZZZ to investigate mounting brackets for the antennas on the LPCC building (contact Tom Levenhagen), on May 13 (Mother’s Day garden tour) all members can look at the situation, also we will try the antenna on a tripod to see how that works low to the ground

AB6VS LPARC Repeater Equipment Report

--- David N2RDT reported on his research for repeater controller costs for future budget purposes

--- Later on this summer we will need an AB6VS repeater work party and general clean-up of the shack

AE6KE ARES Repeater Equipment Report

--- Nothing to report


--- Nothing to report

Net Control

--- 5/8 George AE6KE (county) --- 5/22 David N2RDT (county)

--- 5/15 Vic AE6ID --- 5/29 Bill KG6VMX

The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 PM.


Submitted by Marc W6ZZZ, LPARC Secretary


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