LPARC Meeting Minutes 6/3/2021
Meeting called to order 19:05
KM6JUO Penny call in user 3
KD6SEI Kathy call in user 4
KM6MBA Bert call in user 1
AC6E Mike Meyers
Motion to approve last weeks meeting minutes approved.
Penny reviewed last week's meeting
06/29 Dan SVECS net
$3359.49 last month.
$3076.60 this month.
AB6VU we now have a new transceiver that Dan has done the cabling and modification
to test it this Saturday. We can then install it in the AB6VU site.
KC6TYG controller were tested out as functional and can be installed at the repeater site.
The hardware and the software for the two sites will be identical, except for the call sign.
As soon as we are ready to install at site, others can join the site installation.
Penny mentioned about fund raising. Are there others with ideas?
We had our May 15th EOC exercise. The results were less than stellar.
We will be creating a maintenance schedule to keep the EOC up and running.
Bert installed the new software in the laptop for the Santa Clara Outpost
Bert suggested doing a SWR test before exercises at the EOC to insure
proper operation of the antenna.
Coastal and Santa Crus ARES are waiting on ARRL as to how to calculate
RF exposure of a radio station.
Upcoming Events / Activities:
June 23-30th Active Shooter exercise
June 26-27 ARRL field day 25200 Loma Prieta, Los Gatos
Gary Watson is the contact www.K6BJ.org
We will wait to July to have our next activity with
the other activities planned for this month. We can
possibly have a packet exercise in July.
San Lorenzo and Coastal area ARES have a bunch of
exercises, such as the Power 2.5 Exercise Sun Aug 1, 11:00 - 18:00
at the Sheriff's office on Soquel Avenue.
There is a fireworks 50 horse event. They are waint if the horseman's
association has a request for help.
Combined in person meetings will be held at the EOC for San Lorenzo and Coastal area ARES
The Sheriff's office requires people to be vaccinated for entry into the Sheriff's building.
DSW registration will be required for participation in the activity.
Ham Radio Outlet in Oakland has closed. It has move to Sacramento.
September will be the Fire Departments barbecue.
Some of the swap meets are opening up, such as Nevada.
Maybe California will follow soon.
Meeting adjourned at 19:36 PM.