2008-Nov-03 minutes

November 3, 2008 minutes

LPARC Minutes 2008-11-03

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

--- Attendees: Charlie AB6VS, Vic AE6ID, George AE6KE, Bill KG6VMX, Kathi KI6POY, David N2RDT, and Marc W6ZZZ

--- Guests (3 Cal Fire folks who recently got their ham licenses): David Durham KI6TBB, Jill McLaughlin KI6TBN, and Ken Izzo KI6TBI

Treasurer’s Report

--- Balance of $1026.32, phone bill expense of $27.89

--- The LPCF Emergency Preparedness fund holds $675 that was donated by club members for the repeater project. In addition to that, LPCF has (tentatively) budgeted $900 for the repeater.

LPARC Business

--- The previous minutes were approved

--- The election was unanimous for

President: David N2RDT

Vice-President: Kathi KI6POY

Secretary: Marc W6ZZZ

Treasurer: George AE6KE

--- The next meeting of LPARC is Monday, December 1st

ARES Business

--- We participated in the Santa Clara County quarterly drill using our emergency equipment at the Loma Prieta school (radios, power supplies, coax and external antennas)

--- MAC training (mutual aid communicator) happens the first Saturday of most every month; see the Santa Clara County web page for a schedule at http://www.scc-ares-races.org/activities/events.php

--- There is a Santa Clara County “Quick Trainer & Field Resource Guide for the Emergency Communicator” at http://www.scc-ares-races.org/SCCARESquickresourceguideA.pdf

AB6VS LPARC Repeater Equipment Report

--- Our AB6VS remote base unit needs to be fixed so that we can link the repeaters

--- We have formed a Repeater Committee consisting of Austin AB6VU, David N2RDT and George AE6KE

AE6KE ARES Repeater Equipment Report

--- Nothing to report

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

--- 11/04 George AE6KE --- 11/11 Vic AE6ID

--- 11/18 Alex K8ARK --- 11/25 David N2RDT

The meeting was adjourned at 8:44 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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