MINUTES OF SPARC MEETING – JANUARY 6, 2017
7:30pm, meeting called to order. Pledge of Allegiance and introductions were made and acknowledgment of guests. Secretary’s Minutes for December are posted on the club’s website and were accepted by the membership. Treasurer’s Report was given by Tom – AI4QP, Vice President’s Report was given by Ed – NZ1Q, Dave – KR4U, gave the Club Trustee’s Report, the station is running with no issues and content is needed for the club’s newsletter. The club will participate in the ARRL RTTY Round Up January 7-8, 2017 and members are encouraged to participate. The club’s table at the Tampa Ham Fest was a success. Donn – N4KII, gave the VE Report, two new Generals and two new Technicians. Ron – KP2N, reports the club’s repeaters are running with no major issues. Tom – AI4QP, read the Membership Report, one new member was accepted, Peter – AA4PD. All reports were accepted by membership.
The After Holiday’s Party will be held at the same location as last year, the Skyway Diner, 4000 34th Street South in St. Petersburg Sunday January 29th starting at 3:00pm. TARC Fest will be held January 14th at the Tampa Amateur Radio Club, 7801 N. 22nd St. Tampa, FL 33610. March is Home Brew night and the membership is encouraged to bring in and tell the members about their latest projects.
Membership was asked if there was any interest in classes for license upgrades and the installation of the weather station that was donated to the club. Break was called at 7:52pm.
Meeting called to order at 8:04pm and the program for the evening was eQSL, presented by it’s owner, Dave – N5UP. Meeting closed at 9:02pm.
Ron – KK4KRC