Sunlife Business Meeting Minutes

17 February 2020

Meeting called to order 1000 by President Jerry Davis

Returning/New Members Stuart Carlson KB7PRR, Mizoula MT

 

Health and Welfare Bob Generas WZ0H still in hospital,in good spirits,getting rehab. Larry Aubushon on home hospice. Don Austin's wife fell and broke hip.

 

Minutes of previous business meeting (13 Jan) read and approved as read.

 

Treasurer's Report-- Current Bank Balance $2598.56, petty cash $188.09, education fund $1189.80. Moved and seconded to approve report as read. Motion carried.

 

Old Business – None

 

New Business – Motion: Authorize spending up to $150 for Snowbird Field Day for meat items. Motion seconded and passed.

 

Assignments made to purchase meat at Costco, bring condiments, grill, QSL cards, filters.

Discussion about dividing operating time-- decision—cw on top half of hour, phone & digital on bottom half.

3 pavilions at SFD, digital, phone, and CW.

 

Announcements

Judy won top prize at Yuma Hamfest.

Let Jerry know if any changes desired or suggestions for club website.

Sign into Club Website to gain access to member information.

Ham radio in park on Thursday mornings

Electronics special interest group meets in Red Mtn Library on Thursday afternoons.

Treasurer, Cliff, is still taking money for dues

Contact Bob and Laura for upgrade testing

Electronics class starts today at VO Ham Shack taught by Doc Cunningham

Discussion on use of scholarship fund, interested people to meet with Doc Cunningham for further discussion and idea generation. Table until next month.

Closing Activities:

Joke – Tom Liska— he works for Nancy Pelosi but I was too embarrassed to say that in front of the class.

Education Fund drawing-- $32 with $16 to Ed fund, $16 to winner, Gene, K8WQ.

Attendance = 35 persons signed in

Drawing for Gold or Silver Coin raffle ticket – winner, K8JXG

 

Golden Corral Day

Adjourned – 1040.

Respectfully submitted, Chuck Rogers, Secretary

Sunlife Business Meeting Minutes

16 Dec 2019

Meeting called to order 1000 by Vice President Sue Rogers

Returning/New Members None

 

Health and Welfare

 

Minutes of previous business meeting (18 Nov) read and approved with one correction.

 

Treasurer's Report-- Current Bank Balance $2081.25, petty cash $151.86, education fund $925.30. Moved and seconded to approve report as read. Motion carried.

 

Old Business – Discussion about clubs 20 meter net. Suggested to have one net/week because many not remembering that we have net--but brought up that if members are forgetting three nets/week, how can they remember one? Some members think we should cancel nets. Most local members do not have big gun station and cannot hear check-ins from Midwest and Washington which can be heard on VO station. Motion: appoint committee to study 20 meter net situation and make recommendation to club. Committee to consist of at least four members of which two members live at VO. Seconded, motion carried.

Appointments by Vice Pres. Sue Rogers: Doug Ward, Glenn Sicks, Jeff, Terry LaDuke, and Dan Dietz to the new net advisory committee

 

New Business – Scholarship update-- no applications at this date for MCC scholarship. Will extend application deadline to try to generate interest from MCC students.

Morse Code class will start 6 January at 0900. Anyone else interested please sign up on sheet.

Sign-up sheet for other presentations. Please consider what you can present.

 

Announcements

Sign into Club Website to gain access to member information.

Upcoming Titan Missile Museum trip this Thursday December 19th instead of going to the park.

Looking for program presentations. Please consider what YOU can present or suggest.

Ham radio in park on Thursday mornings

Electronics special interest group meets in Red Mtn Library on Thursday afternoons.

Treasurer, Cliff, is still taking money for dues

Contact Bob and Laura for upgrade testing

 

Closing Activities:

Joke – Tom Liska—never driven taxi before

Education Fund drawing-- $41 with $20.50 to Ed fund, $20.50 to winner, VE2DRA.

Attendance = 38 persons signed in

Drawing for Gold or Silver Coin raffle ticket – winner, Rick, NK9G

 

Nets: Monday, Paulette; Wednesday, Glenn; Friday, Glenn

Golden Corral Day

Adjourned – 1044.

 

Respectfully submitted, Chuck Rogers, Secretary

Sunlife Business Meeting Minutes

13 January 2020

Meeting called to order 1000 by President Jerry Davis

Returning/New Members Mike, N9MS

 

Health and Welfare – Sharee doing well in rehab, staph infection, iv antibiotics. Pat, K8MBG at rehab, taking General class.

 

Minutes of previous business meeting (16 Dec) read and approved as read.

 

Treasurer's Report-- Current Bank Balance $2492.46, petty cash $188.09, education fund $1105.80. Moved and seconded to approve report as read. Motion carried.

 

Old Business – Bob mentioned dropping 20 meter net, was told that that item was tabled and appointed committee will report findings at March Business Meeting.

 

New Business – Motion to supplement non-resident student fee at VO classes by $10 per student. Motion seconded and passed.

Need new instructor for General Class next year

Annual Committee Appointments

Treasurer Audit Committee: George, Jeff, Anna

Nominating Committee (March Election): Jeff, Jim, Hugh

Inventory Committee: Glenn, Dick, Frank

Proposed raising scholarship to $750 because of lack of takers. Discussion result in leaving scholarship at $500. Motion to table discussion until Doc discusses situation with instructors at MCC. Motion seconded and passed.

Announcements –

Snowbird Field day Wednesday, 26 February. Sign-up sheet being passed around.

Sign into Club Website to gain access to member information.

One slot left for program.

Looking for program presentations. Please consider what YOU can present or suggest.

Ham radio in park on Thursday mornings

Electronics special interest group meets in Red Mtn Library on Thursday afternoons.

Treasurer, Cliff, is still taking money for dues

Contact Bob and Laura for upgrade testing

Electronics class starts today at VO Ham Shack taught by Doc Cunningham

Wine tasting at Superstition Mountain Museum, and free lectures on Thursday.

Closing Activities:

Joke – Tom Liska—spell correction changed wifi to wife

Education Fund drawing-- $41 with $24 to Ed fund, $24 to winner, Chuck, W7CBR.

Attendance = 47 persons signed in

Drawing for Gold or Silver Coin raffle ticket – winner, Chuck, W7CBR

 

Nets: Monday, Paulette; Wednesday, Glenn; Friday, Glenn

DMR Net:

Golden Corral Day

Adjourned – 1040.

Respectfully submitted, Chuck Rogers, Secretary

Sunlife/Venture Out Christmas Party

 

 

Sunday, December 15, 2019

4 PM

 

Venture Out

Oasis Building

(next to the Electronics Building)