2010-Oct-04 minutes

October 4, 2010 monthly LPARC meeting

David, Bill, Kathi, Charlie, Kay, Ann

Visitor Peter Schmidt, KB6FBI, of Los Gatos

Kathi taking minutes, acting secretary

Open at 7:40pm

Meeting minutes for the September meeting were approved? (secretary failed to record this)

Bill (William) provided the Treasurer's Report:

$1765.30 balance.

$ 35.06 phone bill

$ 00.00 deposit of dues

Equipment Status

Charlie reports that AB6VS is fine, off grid, gets good wind and solar).

Net control operators for October

10/5 Jennifer

10/12 David?

10/19 Ann?

10/26 Kathi

Kathi will take the county net October 26, 2010.


We need a new E.C. David and Kathi actively suggested others, not ourselves.

Monthly Focus Item

The Club will not host a 10/17 Loma Prieta Earthquake Anniversary Special Event Station this year.

New business:

Elections are next month

Let’s try to have a Fox Hunt sometime between now and Thanksgiving.

Perhaps 11/13 or 14. From 9 am to Noon. We could try to pair a mentor with a newbie for the Fox Hunt.

Let’s build antennas for this. Kathi will ask LPFR if we can use their space on 11/3.

David will send an EVITE with the supplies needed and would be glad to purchase supplies (antenna building kits) for interested participants (please reimburse David if he buys this for you).

Further planning will be done at the November’s meeting.

Old business:

No old business.


No training tonight.

Motion to adjorn. 8:25PM.

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