Sunlife AR Business Meeting February 5, 2024
President Jim Steinmetz, VP Steve Wagner, Treasurer Cheri Goforth, Sec. Roy Gager
!0:00 am.  A Presentation by Charles Brown NJ7V Experimenting and Operating radio outdoors from different locations.  Equipment used and yearly Contests.
10:37 am. Meeting Called to Order by our President Jim Steinmetz
Health & Welfare by Sue Rogers  Thank you for the card.  Keep all in your prayers.
Cancer especially.
Secretary Report, By Roy Gager was read.  Motion to accept as read. 2nd, Carried.
Treasurer Report. By Cheri Goforth was read.  Motion to accept as read, 2nd, Carried
Old Business,
Treasurer Audit Report competed, totals correct. Reported by Chuck Rogers. Motion to accept report made, 2nd, carried.
Equipment Audit Report completed, everything there.  Reported by George & Doug.
Motion to accept the report made. 2nd, carried.
Field Day February 28th Motion made to limit $200 for food. 2nd, carried.  There is a sign up sheet for attendance plus other items needed to bring side dish, condiments, snacks, drinks.  Another sign up sheet for transmit on what bands.
Judy commented , A Big Thank you to Dave Gardner for providing and cooking the Pancakes in the Park breakfast for the club members.  How great it was.  Very much appreciated.  Reminder to Thank Dave the next time he is here.
New Business
Next month Need to acknowledge people deserving to be eligible to become life members of Sunlife ARC.  Need to vote on.
Christmas Party Discussion, Oasis or Organ Pipe Pizza pros and cons.  Think about it.
Vote in March meeting.
Crystal Sculpture Award presented to
Joke of the day by Hugh KL7HM 
Meeting Adjourned, motion made, 2nd, carried @ 11:08 am.
  Sunlife ARC Business Meeting January 8, 2024
President Jim Steinmetz, VP Steve Wagner, Treasurer Cheri Goforth, Sect. Roy gager
Meeting called to Order at 10:00 a.m. by our President Jim Steinmetz
Health and Welfare by Sue Rogers,   K7MAD Dave’s daughter has cancer.  Please keep her and others with cancer in your prayers.
Tom Goforth reported  Rick McGavin, Miss Anna, have Covid.
Minutes of Previous Meeting were read.  There was a correction noted about the December 50/50 Where Dave K7NEX donated his portion back to the club. 
Motion made to accept the minutes with this correction was made, 2nd, carried.
Treasurer’s Report was read.  Motion made to accept report as read, 2nd, carried.
Old Business  Change to applications for Bob Bingham Scholarship fund to be received by the first part of April, voted on, made available for fall session.  Discussion, Recipient must have a Ham License.  Amount is $500
Presentation from Bill Mader of ADXA ( Albuquerque DX Association ) about noise problem, noise challenge, interference causes, solutions, grounding, and bonding
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Next week January 15th, A Sunlife guest speaker Herb Goodluck, the son of John Goodluck, a WWII Code Talker, will give a presentation. 
Pancake Breakfast on Thursday February 1,2024 at 8 - 9:30 a.m. Red Mountain Park
by Dave.  Please sign up to attend so the amount of persons is known.
Reminder of Hamfest this Saturday and Terry Ryan’s Celebration of Life at his Daughter’s.  Address is on the Sunlife web site.
50/50  42 Present, $37 in pot, $18.50 each for club and winner AB0LV
Motion to Adjourn, 2nd, carried at 11:20 a.m.
Roy Gager -KD9WRC
Secretary of Sunlife Amateur Radio club


Meeting called to order at 10:00 Arizona Time by our President Jim Steinmetz
Health & Welfare Brief report on member Terry Ryan’s condition.
Minutes if Previous Meeting not available at this time.
Treasurer,s report. Not available, Treasurer absent.
OLD Buisness. Report not available at this time.1
1. Discussion about Router and Laptop connection of microphone for future meeting.
2.VP Steve Wagner made request for club to sponsor Wednesday Night 7 PM 6 meter
net 50.140 frequency. Request for a motion, motion made and seconded, motion
carried. Also a separate request for a motion to give permission to VP Wagner to
change Club’s website to accomplish this. Motion made and seconded, motion
3. Discussion on the this Clubs season’s schedule. Need for presentations by club
members. Keep it simple. Doesn’t have to be complex or lengthy.
4.Prayer request for conflict in Israel that is happening at this time.
5. Discussion about money in the Club’s Treasury to do the most good. Nothing
decided a this time.
6. Discussion about Clubs Calendar of events. Has Organ Pipe Pizza been contacted
for annual party?
7. Reminder of Club member Art Hoffman W7ART memorial Service on November 18th
at Elkslodge.
Story Time. Kidnapped in Tiland by Terry W7RNF.
Joke Time By Bill Maynard
50/50 $23.00 won by “OH NOT AGAIN” $11.50 for Club Treasury $ 11.50 for WEARB.
Approximately 10:44 Meeting adjourned
Attended by Number of Members


By Roy Gager KD9WRC

Sunlife Radio Club Business Meeting December 18, 2023
President Jim Steinmetz, V.P. Steve Wagner, Treasurer Cheri Goforth, Secretary R Gager
Meeting called to Order at 10:03 a.m. by our President Jim Steinmetz
Health & Welfare by Sue Rogers  Terry Ryan’s Celebration of Life will be on January 13, 2024 in Peoria.  All are encouraged to attend.  The exact address will be on the website.  Terry was a respected member of our club.  
Minutes of the Previous Meeting were read.  Motion to accept made, 2nd, Carried
Treasurer’s Report Read. Motion to accept Treasurer’s Report Made, 2nd, Carried
There were 76 attending the Christmas Party which was a huge success.  A motion was made to reimburse the Treasurer the $50 tip at the Christmas Party. 2nd, carried.
Old Business
Volunteers needed , Treasurer’s Audit. Judy and Tony.  Nominating Committee. Judy, Tony, Dave Gardner.  Finance Audit Committee, Chuck, Sue Rogers, Anna.  Equipment Audit. Glen, Doug
The Scholarship Fund was changed to the Bob Bingham Memorial Fund.
Recommended Changes to the Constitution and Bylaws from Club Officers.
Change the Constitution to read.  The Monthly Business Meeting to be changed from the third Monday to the first Monday of the month unless that day is a Holiday.  Then it will be the next Monday of that month.
Change Bylaw Article 4 Section 1A When New Elected Officers assume duties.  Change the voting from March to December.
Some discussion why it is believed these changes are necessary and beneficial to the Club.
New Business  Changes to the Constitution and Bylaws per Recommendation of Officers
Constitution Article 7 Section one to read.  The Business Meeting will be on the first Monday of the month instead of the third Monday unless a Holiday is first Monday then it will be the following Monday of that Month.  Motion made, seconded, carried.
Change Bylaw Article one Section two.  Monthly Business Meeting to be the first Monday of the Month Unless a Holiday then the next Monday of that month.  And
Article four Section 1A  The election of Club Officers will be held at the Business Meeting in December.  The New officers will be introduced.  The new Officers will take over their duties starting in January.  Motion Made, 2nd, carried.
With the new changes a Motion was made to accept the Current Officers to continue their duties into the new year by acclamation.  Each Officer was asked individually if they accepted the nomination.  The current Officers agreed to accept.
Doc brought up the changes needed for the applications to the Bob Bingham Scholarship Fund.
Nothing decided.  Postpone to the next Business Meeting.
50/50  $44 in Pot.  $22 to K7NEX Richard.  $22 to Scholarship Fund  44 in attendance.
Motion to adjourn, second, carried at 11:08 a.m.
                                                                                            SUNLIFE BUSINESS MEETING NOVEMBER 20, 2023
Meeting called to order at 10:00 A.M. by our President James Steinmetz.  He introduced
the Clubs elected Officers one by one
Ask the six People returning to area please Introduce yourselves.
Health and Welfare  Tom Davis is in the hospital.  Please keep him in your prayers.
Comments about the memorial for Art Hoffman.  What a friendly good person he was.
He surely will be missed.
On Saturday December 9th, 2023 at 9:30 a.m  Venture Out Ham Radio Club, we will be honoring the memory of our late cherished member Bob Bingham.
Announcement of Terry Ryan’s passing.  Services not known at this time.
Minutes of the Previous Meeting were read.  Motion to accept the Minutes was made,
Seconded.  Motion carried.
Treasurer Report  Read.  Motion to accept the report as read was made, Seconded, Motion carried.
Old Business  Discussion about Christmas Party on December 17th at Organ Pipe Pizza.  Motion made and seconded for Club will pay for spouses of Silent Key.  Motion carried.   Club will pay $3 for attending current club members signed up to attend.
New Business  
Volunteers needed for Treasurer Audit.  Judy and Tony
Nominating Committee needed.  Judy, Tony, Dave Gardner
Finance Audit Committee.  Anna, Chuck, Sue Rogers
Equipment Audit.  Glen and Doug.
Motion made to change the the Club’s scholarship fund to the Bob Bingham Memorial Fund.  Motion seconded.  Motion Carried.
Discussion on the Titan Missle Museum annual visit on Thursday after Christmas.
Changes to the Constitution and Bi-laws


    Per request from the Club’s Treasurer to have a more accurate and current 
    Club Officers are requesting changes to Club Constitution as follows,
    Change the Constitution to read.  The monthly business meeting will fall on the first 
    Monday of the month instead of the third Monday.  Unless that Monday is a Holiday,
    Then it will be on the following Monday of that month. 


    Change to Bi-Law Article 4.  When newly elected Club Officers assume duties.
    Instead of instantly,  Move to the next Business Meeting.  This gives a learning 
    Change the vote from March to December.  This is so the newly elected officers take  
    over their duties in January of the New Year.
Some discussion why it is thought these changes will be beneficial to our Club.
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Explanation of ARL’s Skywarn Recongition Day on December 2nd, 2023 in Newsletter.
Classes on line.  by Hugh
50/50 had $51.00 total.  $25.50 for the Bob Bingham Memorial Fund.  And $25.50 won by Tony K7AJF
31 People in Attendance
Motion to Adjourn at 11.02 a.m.  Motion seconded,  Motion Carried