2008-Jul-07 minutes

July 7, 2008 minutes

LPARC Minutes 2008-07-07

--- President David N2RDT called the meeting to order at 7:35 PM in the Burrell Fire Station

--- Attendees: Charlie AB6VS, Vic AE6ID, George AE6KE, Alex K8ARK, Leon KD6FAQ, Don KD6KDD, Cap KE6AFE, Bill KG6VMX, Ann KI6OGJ, Louie KI6OSL, Kay KI6POL, Kathi KI6POY, David N2RDT, and Marc W6ZZZ

--- Guests: none

Minutes From Last Month

--- Minutes from the June meeting were approved

--- Minutes for past months are available in MS Word format at http://www.lparc.org/meetingminutes

Treasurer’s Report

--- Balance of $1113.07 at end-of-month (June)

LPARC Business

--- We will provide communications for the Skyland Run on July 12

--- Discussion on why we need (or don’t need) the telephone access at the AB6VS repeater

--- The next meeting of LPARC is Monday, August 4

--- National Night Out (NNO) event is Tuesday August 5 at the Loma gazebo/playfield. LPARC will have a table there with volunteers (you) to answer questions about using ham radios in emergencies (like the multiple recent Santa Cruz mountains fires), Marc W6ZZZ will bring some literature from the ARRL to hand out

--- We will run the weekly LPARC net from NNO on Tuesday, August 5

--- At the August meeting we will pick a date for a transmitter-hunt

--- Don KD6KDD pointed us to a link about the Basin Complex Fire in Big Sur at www.surfire2008.org

ARES Business

--- Just a reminder that we have already experienced the Martin, Summit and Trabing fires in 2008

AB6VS LPARC Repeater Equipment Report

--- All okay reported by Charlie, AB6VS

Net Control for the local Loma Prieta net every Tuesday at 7:15 PM

--- 7/08 David N2RDT --- 7/22 George AE6KE

--- 7/15 Kathi KI6POY --- 7/29 Vic AE6ID

The meeting was adjourned at 8:53 PM.


- Submitted by Marc W6ZZZ, LPARC Secretary

- Loma Prieta Amateur Radio Club ( http://www.lparc.org/ )

- Serving the Los Gatos Mountains community with emphasis on emergency preparedness and response


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