November 2019 Business Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting called to order by Vice President Jared W0JPJ at 19:00
  • Introduction of members—35 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 (2019-11 Minutes.docx) may be found in the “Committee Reports | Secretary Reports” folder on the RRRA Groupware Server.

Secretary’s Report

  • Motion to accept with one correction noted by Brad KE0LDS
  • Seconded by Jake K0RQ seconded
  • Motion carried

Treasurer’s Report

  • Motion to accept as recorded by Jody KC0HIG
  • Seconded by Brad KE0LDS
  • Motion carried

Librarian’s Report

  • No updates

Regular Agenda

Committee Reports

Cass County (ND) ARES

Mark KK0V thanked Bob KA0Q for his long range AREDN presentation that was held prior to the regular business meeting. Mark stated that another tutorial session on AREDN will be held at the regular meeting time and place on the third Tuesday of December, even though there is no club business meeting scheduled in December. The MOU for the AREDN node on the Black Building was discussed, it is still progressing, but there were no updates.

Clay County (MN) ARES

Seth KC0ODE was absent, but Jared W0JPJ reported that the club’s new paging application, ‘I am Responding’ is in the testing stage.


Bob W0HNV reported that he visited the repeater at Nelson hall to do some troubleshooting.


Bob W0HNV reported that the ‘General’ class was now completed and that the ‘Extra’ class would be starting on January 8th, 2020.

Volunteer Examiners

Pete WC0G reported that a testing session was to be held after the meeting.


Mike NY0MN and Anton KC0PFS were absent from the meeting.


Steve K0STK reminded members to contact him if any assistance was needed with RRRA media assets. Steve can be contacted at

Old Business

Jingle Bell Run

It will be held on December 7th, contact Lori KC0GQE to sign up.

RRRA Christmas Party

It will be held on December 4th at Pizza Ranch, Lori has reserved a private room.

New Business

Power Supply Reimbursement

Bob W0HNV moved to reimburse himself $160.35 for an expense incurred for a replacement repeater power supply. Ken W0CZ seconded. Motion carried.


Bob W0HNV reported that Mike Heiler NY0MN has moved to Arizona for the winter and is no longer interested in co-chairing Hamfest. Bob recommended that a club officer visit the fair office to get the space booked and dates figured out. Lori KC0GQE will visit the fairground representative with Bob to work out the details for next year.


  • Motion to adjorn by Bob W0HNV
  • Seconded by Jim N0TSZ seconded
  • Motion carried
  • Meeting adjourned at 19:45