SHARC July 2008 Club Meeting Minutes

Meeting of July 22nd, 2008
Called to Order at 7:30 pm on 146.79 MHz  by Pres. Jack km6te
Members Present:
     Eddy             kg6rhl
     Sally             kg6fol
     Ron              kf6ibo
     Todd            kf6kbx
     Nancy W     kg6bil
    Jerry            kf6ibp
     Gary            k6jxm
Treasurer's Report:
    This year we have about 55 club members.
        Checking:           $ 1028.76
        Savings                 $   26.29 
        Eq Fund:               $ 294.68     ( Equipment )
        Eq Fund CD:        $ 515.53      CD started last year with $500.00 
Committee Report & Old Business:
         146.79 MHz  - Saw Mill Road Site.
         UHF link radio to Shelter Cove 146.94 MHz  is ready to be re-installed
         GE Master II
         147.33 MHz - Grasshopper Site
         OK as stand-alone repeater.
         146.94 MHz - Shelter Cove Site
         OK as stand-alone repeater.
         Link to 146.79 MHz is not functional
         Packet Repeater - Pratt Mtn Site
         Not functional.  Radio is OK with 45W output & excellent sensitivity.
         TNC module in the shop. 
Old Business:
         ARRL Convention in Ferndale has moved  to a September 27th date.
         Possible SHARC table at event.
          FWRA Picnic in Scotia September 14th.
          Garberville VFD - Todd said SHARC equipment at station is no problem.
New Business:
          No Emergency Preparedness meeting this Friday 7-25-08 .... vacations
         80 M antenna at Alderpoint Cal Fire station needs to be repaired.
         Cliff ke6vde has the bow tool.
 Open Forum:
       Jerry as about the recent Paradise Ridge Fire radio traffic.
        Talked about idle VIP program.
Meeting adjourned around 7:55 pm