November 2017 Business Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting called to order at 19:02
  • Introductions of members; 30 present
  • Approve order of agenda

Secretary’s report

  • Motion to approve by N0TSZ
  • Seconded by KC0DCF
  • Motion passed

Treasurer’s report

  • Motion to approve by KA0LDG
  • Seconded by W0HNV
  • Motion passed

Librarian’s report

  • No report this month

Regular Agenda

Committee Reports


  • Don G/Mark J
  • Magic has happened and the missing jump kits are located
  • AREDN is moving along. Waiting for the MOU with the dome. Parts are up but should all be in place by summer 2018
  • Matt Nelson gave a presentation on CERT. Many are interested in taking the course


  • Bob G
  • Tried the system in Barnesville and was able to get an IP address. Some others have been using it some


  • Bob K
  • No changes, still needs work at Grandin


  • Bob K
  • 3 regulars for the general test
  • Extra class starts 10 January, 2018


  • Bob K.
  • Had an amateur photographer take videos of the programs but the videos have not worked out this time


  • Pete
  • Testing tonight. Next testing session is at the January meeting


Old Business

AREDN (Amateur Radio Digital Emergency Digital Network)

  • Information Update
  • ARRL has current article on AREDN that describes recent use

Christmas Party

  • December 6 2017 1730–2000
  • Bring food or cash for Dorothy Day House
  • Location Fargo Pizza Ranch

New Business

Jingle Bell Walk

  • December 2 start at 0900
  • Location Courts Plus

Communication Trailer

  • KK0V has covered the expenses up to now
  • Will continue to cover insurance, tags, and housing
  • Will turn over the cost of repairs to the club
  • President will look into taking over insurance and tag

Cass Clay Volunteer Organization Active in Disaster (VOAD) club

  • Dues are $25.00
  • We are heavily involved in VOAD
  • Motion to pay dues by N0TSZ
  • Seconded by KC0DCF
  • Motion passed

Stop The Bleeding

  • KK0V is suggesting that those interested in the Stop The Bleeding should sign up for the CERT class instead
  • KK0V will supplement the medical components

Net Control Operators

  • Net Control Operators are needed
  • Contact K0RQ

Good of the Order


  • Motion by NOTSZ
  • Seconded by KC0DCF
  • Motion passed
  • Adjourned at 19:41