2010-Jun-07 minutes

Kathi, Bill, George, Charlie, Jerry, others?

Open at 19:40

Meeting minutes for the May meeting were sent out via email by Jennifer on May 4th.

Bill (William) provided the Treasurer's Report to George:

George will update this

$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

From May meeting: Started discussion to elevate repeater antenna 20 feet (AE6KE). Nothing has been done at this point, this needs to be addressed. Again, NOTE FOR NEXT MEETING.

Net control operators for May

6/8 George

6/15 Bill

6/22 Kathi

6/29 Jerry

7/6 Kathi


Next Club Meeting will be July 12th, not July 5th due to the proximity to the holiday.

Kathi will take the county net June 22, 2010.


Fundamentals of Disaster Communications at SJ Sheriff's on June 19th.

New repeater: W60PI, per Jerry Inman

Monthly Focus Item - Repeater Site Work Party

From May meeting: David suggested the work party be done at AE6KE for the raising of the antenna. Discussion will need to continue when George returns.

Work Party in July to be scheduled at July 12th meeting.

New business:

July 10th Skyland Run - George to find out if they want hams to participate again.

From May: 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.

Robin Porter told Kathi LPCF plans to give away a bucket to all to encourage visitors to visit each booth, so have give-aways prepared, maybe something about time and date of ham meetings, encouraging new hams. Sign up sheet, too.

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.


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