2011-Aug-02 minutes

David, Jennifer, Vic, Bill, Ann, Charlie, Bob

August 2, 2011

Burrell CAL FIRE Station

Open at 19:09

Meeting minutes from the June meeting are accepted as read. Motioned by Vic seconded by Bill agreed.

Deferred Treasurer's Report as Bill .

Bill has returned to provide the Treasurer's Report:

Closed out account with a balance of $1753.75

Closed out account with Verizon for phone.

Charlie presented $4.00 for a check from Verizon from account.

Balances as of August Meeting:

$1771.79 balance as of last treasurer's report

$ 5.00 deposited in dues

$1758.75 balance as of today

Club Dues - $25.00 individual

$30.00 family

Equipment Status

Repeaters AB6VS - solar control or link radio have been repaired. Evaluated the feed line and antenna - no issue.

Repeaters AE6KE - Water in the wires - need some sunshine needs maintenance on feed lines - wait for dry out and wrap ends with putty

Net control operators for August 2011 - Thank you to those who have volunteered!

8/2 N2RDT David

8/9 Vic

8/16 TBD

8/23 N2RDU Jennifer w/county net

8/30 TBD

9/6 TBD


Looking for someone to help out with ARES coordination.

Any volunteers?

New business:

Labor Day conflicts with next meeting date - new date - Monday September 12, 2011 at 7PM.

Discussion of Monthly Focus for Nominating Committees - need a committee - David stated he would be stepping down at the end of his term.

Discussion to make HAM radio more interesting to others and gain more members.

Perhaps to pull a list of all HAMs in the 95033 95030 95073.

Old business:

Mountain Resident Night Out - Redwood Estates on Tuesday August 2, 2011. Set up at 5:00PM and Starting at 6:00PM.


Training material through website - unable to with current service - need resolve. Can move from Google if needed. Look for service.

Can ARRL host websites for clubs.

Encouraged membership to ARRL.

Need Volunteers:

Nominating committee

Board Appointment for VP - still need to fill.

Board Member - Role besides four officers - unfilled positions are no appointed by the board.

Great if some would step up with Training - light exercises or training for the meetings.

Looking for a liaison to the Santa Cruz County and Santa Clara County Emergency Coordinator.

CERT - Questions? Joint Meeting?

Learn more about the relationship with Volunteer Fire Department and LPARC (expectations during emergency)

Next Meeting September 12, 2011.

Motion to adjourn by Vic.

Meeting closed at 20:03.

2011 LPARC Officers

David Katinsky - President

***vacant***- Vice President

Jennifer Katinsky - Secretary

Bill Rose - Treasurer