August 2017 Business Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting called to order at 19:00
  • Introductions of members
  • Approve order of agenda

Secretary’s report

  • Motion to approve by KC0HIG
  • Seconded by KA0LDG
  • Motion passed

Treasurer’s report

  • Motion to approve by KC0HIG
  • Seconded by KC0DCF
  • Motion passed

Librarian’s report

  • No report this month

Regular Agenda

Committee Reports


  • Don G/Mark J
  • $5000 for AREDN has been added to the county budget
  • Zombie Run
    • 1200–1400 Preparedness Booths
    • 1400–1600 3 Mile Run
    • Need volunteers to run the booth and fun run
  • Motion for $350 to purchase 2 dual band (5.8GHz/2.4GHz) radios and 2 antennas for the ARDEN system
    • By KC0DCF
    • Seconded by KC0HIG
    • Discussion centered around the need for this equipment
    • Motion passed


  • Bob G
  • Thank-you to KK0V for the use of the trailier for the Ride in Ottertail county
  • August 25–26 Ojibwe Rally. to sign up


  • Bob K
  • Thermal problem with the link in Grandin. Chasing it down


  • Bob K
  • 7


  • Bob K.
  • Motion was made for $300 starter (change) funds
    • By W0HNV
    • Seconded by K0CRF
    • Motion passed
  • Need 8 pans of bars
  • Julia Christianson will be running the concessions
  • Cash to pay for the concessions so we can buy food and condiments
  • Need gifts for the YL drawing. Small stuff needed for bags
  • Ed Hare W1RFI going to talk about RFI
  • Sept 30. At the Red River Fair Grounds


  • Pete
  • Nest test at the hamfest


  • Steve K.
  • Talk to Steve if you have questions

Old Business

AREDN (Amateur Radio Digital Emergency Digital Network)

  • Information Update

West Fargo Night to Unite

  • Information update
  • Great time had by all
  • A few people expressed interest

New Business

Zombie Preparedness event

Christmas Party

  • Pizza Ranch for Christmas party
  • Food donation or money equivalent
  • December 6th, 1730

LDS Preparedness Fair

  • LDS Church will hold the preparedness fair Sep 16 from 1000-1400

Rotary Ride

  • Rotary Ride needs help
  • September 9, 730-2 at Lindenwood
  • Contact K0CRF

Good of the Order

  • Bruce Watasic is selling equipment for silent key Big Ron KB0XMHL. Talk to Lori Kruft for information


  • Motion by KE0JHD
  • Seconded by W0HNV
  • Motion passed
  • Adjourned at 20:00