October 2018 Business Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting called to order at 19:00
  • Introductions of members—22 members 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 (2018-10 Minutes.docx) may be found in the “Committee Reports | Secretary Reports” folder on the RRRA Groupware Server.

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

Secretary’s report

  • Tabled

Treasurer’s report

  • Motion to accept by W0HNV
  • Seconded by N0TSZ
  • Motion passed

Librarian’s report

  • No report

Regular Agenda

Committee Reports


  • Don G/Mark J
  • 🆕 New information about AREDN network funding
  • Badges are available


  • Seth


  • Bob K
  • 🆕 KC0ODE donated 4 tubs of radio equipment. W0HNV is checking the equipment vintage tech. Please contact if you are interested in this equipment


  • Bob K
  • 🆕 4 students completed the Fall 2018 Tech class
  • 🆕 Week 4 of Fall 2018 General class



  • Pete
  • 🆕 Sucessful session at Hamfest; 21 tests given to 14 people


  • Steve K.
  • 🆕 May need to re-host website, mailing lists, and groupware server due to sale of company donating hosting; will keep club updated
  • 🆕 If you have any questions please see K0STK after the meeting or contact webmaster@rrra.org

Old Business

Radio Merit Badge Class

  • 🆕 is looking for a co-teacher to help with a Boy Scout Radio Merit Badge class November 17, 2018

New Business

Christmas Party

  • 🆕 KC0GQE reserved rooms at Pizza Ranch starting at 5:30pm on December 5, 2018

Jingle Bell Run

  • 🆕 7:30am on December 1, 2018, at Courts Plus
  • 🆕 Contact KC0QGE to help out

Education Programming

  • W0JPJ has questions
  • Hands on ideas
  • K0CRF has a list of topics
  • 🆕 Send suggestions to

Good of the Order

  • Grand Forks has a digital station
  • 🆕 Bismark is working on a digital station
  • Historic ships event could be an option to run a station at the Hjemkomst cente
  • Winter Field Day
  • 🆕 New Shanley Radio Club call-sign: K0DCN. At 1930 the club will use W0ILO to conduct a business meeting, but then they will open


  • 🆕 Motion by N0TSZ
  • Seconded by W0HNV
  • Motion passed