CARC MEETING MINUTES

Monday, March 12, 2018

CVFD Training Room – 7:00 p.m.

 

  I.  Call to Order  Meeting called to order @ 8:02 pm

 

  II.  Roll Call

Present were: KL4DL Stephen Phillips, KL2XZ Dick Groff, KL4DN Katherine Mead, KL4HF James Thorne, KL4FE Mark Meredith, KL1AL  Ralph Bullis, KL4AE Carolyn Roesbery, KL2XM Bob Behrends, KL2XN Joanie Behrends, Carol Eichert

 

  III.  The Reading of our Purpose

Katherine Mead read the Purpose.

The purpose of this organization shall be the promotion of interest in Amateur Radio communications, the furtherance of the public welfare, the advancement of the radio art, the fostering of education in the field of electronic communications, and the dissemination of knowledge and information of the Amateur Radio Service. The Club is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes.

 

  IV.  Approval of Agenda for January 8, 2018  

Moved: Steven Phillips; Second: Carolyn Roesbery to approve the January 8, 2018 agenda.  Motion passed.

 

  V.  Approval of Minutes for December 18, 2017 

Moved: Stephen Phillips; Second: Bob Behrends to approve January 8, 2017 with corrections dealing.  Motion passes.

 

  VI.  Treasurer’s report

Bob reported CARC balance on 12 March 2018 to be $957.64.  Moved Stephen Phillips; Second: Carolyn Roesbery to enter an executive session will follow tonight’s meeting.  March 15th is the deadline for 2018 membership.

 

 VII.  Communications 

There are currently no communications.

 

VIII.  Committee Reports none

There are currently no committees.


 

  IX.  Emergency Coordinator Report  

Tomorrow will be the ARES conference call.  Ralf recommends listening in to the conference call.  Ralf stresses the importance communications.

Conference Call:  13th March 2018 6:30 PM, 800-315-6338 pin 70311#
Agenda: Quarterly exercise; The Ides of March; Activation?; Reports from the field

  X.  Unfinished Business

  I.  The Wave Committee will meet tomorrow 6pm at training room.

Carolyn, Mr. Groff, Katherine, and Mark.

 

  II.  Discussion of priority trainings/activities related to emergency preparedness.  Joanie is willing to discuss emergency procedures in the first week of April.  She will talk about how CARC can interact with shelters, EOC, and CERTs.  Joanie will learn more eventually about RACES and CARC involvement.

 

EMCOM should be discussed after The Wave (13th April) and Joanie’s Program (2nd April).  It is an online course and we may be able to break it down into chapters and let people present the chapters. 

 

  III.  Ham Radio Test 26th March 2018

Need to sign up on ANC website and pay $15

Looks like people are too busy to take the test on the 26th March

 

  XI.  New Business

 

 XII.  Good of the Order

  I.  Next Program

April is Joanie Behrends concerning emergency response

May is Bryan Mills with Raspberry Pie

June is Field Day 23rd and 24th June

TBD James concerning grounding

 

XIII.  Next Meeting Time

Next meeting will be Monday April 2nd, 2018. 7:00 pm.  Program will be done first then meeting.

 

XIV.  Adjournment  

Moved: Stephen Phillips Second: Ralf Bullis to adjourn at 9:21 pm. Question was called.  Unanimously passed.