Meeting October 28th, 2008
Called to Order at 7:30 pm on 146.79 MHz by Pres. Jack km6te
September 08 Meeting Minutes Read & Adopted
This year we have 59 club members.
$ 295.48 ( Equipment )
Eq Fund CD: $ 519.41
CD started last year with $500.00
MHz - Saw Mill Road Site.
- Shelter Cove Site
- Grasshopper Site
OK as stand-alone repeater.
Repeater - Pratt Mtn Site
functional. Radio is OK with 45W output & excellent sensitivity
TNC with Don & friends for Digi-repeater settings formatting
80 M antenna at Alderpoint Cal Fire
station was serviced .... SWR is OK
October 19th Humboldt Redwoods
Marathon .... 500 runners
Club's 147.33 MHz repeater functioned flawlessly all day
Club's December Face-to-Face Gathering
December Holiday party & meeting date unknown.
Richardson Grove Campground
Center location is dropped.
Possible site at Wilson's if there were no conflicts.
will be explored during Club's Monday Night Nets.
Nominations for SHARC
Committee volunteers included:
Steve, Sally, & Jerry
Gary nominated for Treasurer
Todd & Steve nominated for Board
Eddy nominated for Secretary or
Leland nominated for Vice
People from Shelter Cove area
Club's Liability Insurance
Policy premium of $263.00
was paid .... in-force till 10-1-09
Policy pool includes FWRA &
SHARC possibly dropping coverage with
3 month advanced notice.
Club's Equipment Insurance
Policy premium of $56.00
per year is paid.
Lightning strike to a repeater
site could require $1000. plus to replace.
Gary expressed actual claim
return on older equipment & if policy is needed..
Nov 13th - Earthquake Drill .... Nationwide ... starts
at 10:00 am
Shelter Cove Repeater Pre-Amp ... UHF link radio input needs
Jack suggested a HamTronics pre-amp to be purchased & installed
to improve path.
Voice ID on Repeater .... Leland suggested this feature to
replace Morse Code ID.
Not sure if slot on rack is available or who would do project.
Club Mailings ....
2008 & 2009
combine 2009 election ballots with 2009 membership reminder & dues stub.
2009 new membership mass mailing .... this years mailing worked out well
Meeting adjourned around 8:10 pm