January 2018 Business Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting called to order at 19:00
  • Introductions of members; 28 present
  • Approve order of agenda

These minutes have been converted to a mobile friendly format; some light editing for clarity and consistency was performed. The Secretary’s original minutes document may be found in the “Committee Reports | Secretary Reports” folder on the RRRA Groupware Server.

Items marked with 🆕 have been added, or corrected, pending acceptance by the Secretary

Secretary’s report

  • 🆕 Corrections submitted
  • 🆕 Motion to approve with corrections by KC0DCF
  • Seconded by K0RQ
  • Motion passed

Treasurer’s report

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

Librarian’s report

  • 🆕 No report this month

Regular Agenda

Committee Reports


  • Don G/Mark J


  • Bob G
  • 🆕 Time to update ARES spreadsheet. Will bring it to the next meeting


  • Bob K


  • Bob K
  • New format for the class material


  • Bob K.


  • Pete
  • Going great
  • Testing tonight
  • There are some …


  • Steve K.
  • 🆕 Need to reconfirm Google Voice forwarding tonight
  • 🆕 If you have questions please contact K0STK at a meeting or email webmaster@rrra.org

Old Business

Jingle Bell Run

AREDN (Amateur Radio Digital Emergency Digital Network)

  • Information Update
  • 🆕 Grant canceled due to funding issues. Looking for more grant opportunities

Christmas Party

  • Follow-up
  • 🆕 Congratulations to KC0SHM; winner of Ham Of The Year.

New Business


  • KC0SHM will be approaching people to run for office

Weather Tap subscription renewal

  • Cost is $179.49
  • Motion to renew and request re-imbursement from Cass County by KC0DCF
  • Seconded by KC0SHM
  • Motion passed

Good of the Order

  • Letter from Pat Ekroth’s father who passed away and has an antenna, tower and rotor. Contact for more information

  • ND Weather HF net frequency 3.859 at 0830 and 3.860 at 1830. All are welcome. Looking for Fargo voices to join the group

  • PICONET 3.925 at 0900-1100 Wednesdays. Looking for more Fargo voices to join in the fun