March 2019 Business Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting called to order by Seth KD0ODE at 19:00
  • Introduction of members, 39 present

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 (2019-02 Minutes.docx) may be found in the “Committee Reports | Secretary Reports” folder on the RRRA File Sharing Server.

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


Secretary’s report

  • Anton KC0PFS noted a correction needed regarding the spelling of is last name
  • Motion to accept as corrected by Anton KC0PFS
  • Seconded by Brian K0GEF
  • Motion carried

Treasurer’s report

  • Motion to accept as written after a spelling correction by Jim N0TSZ
  • Seconded by Anton KC0PFS
  • Motion carried

Librarian’s report

  • No updates

Regular Agenda

Committee Reports

Cass RRRAES

  • Mark KK0V
  • Discussion of possible club duties in the event of major flooding in the FM area
  • FM Ambulance will be the primary organization served by the RRRA - Rick Cameron at FM will be the liaison
  • Cass County may be reissuing ID badges due to a software change

Clay RRRAES

  • Seth KC0ODE
  • Working on arrangements for the possible flood fight
  • Clay County Sherrif’s Office will open TOC at river level 32ft and EOC at 38ft
  • Hams will report to the Family Service Center in Moorhead if called upon

Technical

  • Bob W0HNV
  • Committee is surveying prospective repeater sites

Education

  • Bob W0HNV
  • The Extra license class is complete, a handful of students were present at the meeting to test
  • Tech class begins April 3rd at the West Fargo Library, lasting for 6 weeks

VEs

Hamfest

Media

  • Steve K0STK
  • 🆕 Members can get their events added to the website calendar by e-mailing webmaster@rrra.org
  • 🆕 Demonstrated how members can sign up for the club SMS alerts by texting their call sign to alert@rrra.org.
  • 🆕 See K0STK after the meeting or contact webmaster@rrra.org if you have any questions or need help

Old Business

Marathon

  • Mark KC0SHM still hasn’t heard anything from the committee yet, but plan on Saturday May 18th if interested in helping out
  • 🆕 Those interested in volunteering can sign up for the marathon email list at lists.rrra.org.

New Business

Hard Hats

  • Mark KK0V discussed having hams wear orange hard hats to identify themselves, the club still has some vests and hard hats for sale - see Lori KC0GQE

VOAD Membership Renewal

  • Jim N0TSZ moved that the club spend $25 on dues for the RRRA Cass-Clay VOAD membership
  • Seconded by Jake K0RQ
  • Motion carried

General Discussion

  • Skywarn classes coming up in April, however the flood may affect the classes; look at the website for the most up-to-date information

Adjournment

  • Motion by Jim N0TSZ
  • Seconded by lAlex KB0LOL
  • Motion carried
  • Meeting adjourned at 19:51