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July2009

7/27 Warren County Radio Club meeting

  1. Call to order / roll call of members present
    • Members Attending KC2TLS, W2RZ, KB2ZSP, KC2RXD, N2WTG, N2VU, KC2SDS
  2. Treasures Report
    • none reported
  3. Secretaries Report
    • web site updates
      • Adam should coordinate meeting agenda on web site (items missing (old/new business) from meeting to meeting)
      • Donald should coordinate meeting topics on web site (maintain running list, "old business")
    • requests for additions to website (meeting topics, features, membership recruiting ideas, etc) should be via email
    • meeting notification emails (automation) with agenda
  4. Old Business
    • Ratification of Constitution and By-Laws - unanimous
      • Vote: Must control operators be club members? 5-2 - Passed
      • Adam will step down as deputy radio officer when ratified
      • Constitution was voted upon and was passed unanimously
    • Membership recruiting
      • membership forms
      • ARRL Affiliated Club
      • 4Hers need help (if Nick is in attendance)
      • ARES program (Donald)
        • recruiting from those interested in community service
  5. New Business
    • Vote for License Trustee
      • Charles Reynolds KB2ZSP unanimous
    • Topic for next meeting
      • topics listed at MeetingIdeas?
  6. Adjourn formal meeting for open discussion - didn't get to it all (again)
    • Adam – Feedline loss sheet (food for thought)
      • "Proper" grounding of a base station (one method)
      • New station comments
    • Jeff
      • Field Day 2009
      • MS Bike 2009
        • Thanks Joe & Mike!
      • NYSDOH drill
      • Ironman
    • Len -- Sunspots and radio wave propagation - where to find out what bands are open, current sunspot measurements and forecasts
    • Others?

Investigate cavities on Prospect

Club Officers

President
Mickey Corentto NY2MC

Vice President
Frank Gitto KA5VVI

Treasurer
Paul Burlett KD2LVP

Secretary
Jeff Archambeault KC2SDS

Repeater Trustee
Jami Olden N2ZTC

Served Agency Liaisons

Warren County RACES
Radio Officer
David Gealt KD2BVA
Deputy Radio Officer
Derrick Helms KD2ALW

Warren County ARES
Emergency Coordinator
David Gealt KD2BVA
Assistant Emergency
Coordinator

Derrick Helms KD2ALW

Washington County
RACES

Radio Officer
Jami Olden N2ZTC

Washington County
ARES

Emergency Coordinator
Jami Olden N2ZTC

Northern District, ENY Section ARES
Assistant District Emergency Coordinator
David Gealt KD2BVA

Warren County
SKYWARN

Emergency Coordinator
Donald James N2VU
Assistant Emergency Coordinator
Shawn Perry N2HSP

Washington County
SKYWARN

Emergency Coordinator
Donald James N2VU
Assistant Emergency Cooordinator
Shawn Perry N2HSP

Red Cross
Glens Falls Office

Communications Lead
Donald James N2VU

LASAR
Team Commander
Jake Haker N2FIN

Warren County Office
of Emergency Services

Director
Brian LaFlure KD2HVY

Washington County
Department of Public
Safety

Deputy Director
Jonathan Pease KD2IHN

Glens Falls Hospital
Director of Emergency Services
Laura Stebbins KD2HHM

Public Info Managers

Web Site
Jeff Archambeault KC2SDS
David Gealt KD2BVA
Donald James N2VU
Derrick Helms KD2ALW
Dan Gealt WX2P
Shawn Perry N2HSP
Mickey Corentto NY2MC

Facebook
David Gealt KD2BVA
Shawn Perry N2HSP
Donald James N2VU
Dan Gealt WX2P
Jami Olden N2ZTC
Mickey Corentto NY2MC
Jeff Archambeault KC2SDS