Monthly Newsletter  Supporting the Advancement of Amateur Radio  March 2008

Brian Carter, KCØDWX

Our March meeting is coming up on March 14th at the Red Cross in Manhattan. We have been getting better turnouts to our meetings, and I would like to see some new meeting topics and demos during the upcoming months.

Topics for this month's meeting will include continued discussion on the interference. Several of us have made a couple of trips to the repeater site over the last couple of weeks and made some interesting discoveries, and we even thought we had found the problem. Upon shutting down the offending equipment our noise continued.

We will also have discussion of the upcoming bicycle ride. Sylvia will be presenting us with that info. It is important that we make this a success and decide if we are interested in aiding with other events of this nature. IÕm aware of another bike ride here in Manhattan (Riley County), in May where I'm sure our services would be welcomed.

It was also brought to my attention that our HF antenna on top of the Red Cross building is leaning and has lost one guy. I believe the guys for the antenna were bailing twine so it is no real surprise that it needs some attention. If we can find a couple of volunteers to spend an hour or two on this and pulling our dangling COAX back up to the roof, I would appreciate it. I plan on being at the repeater site this weekend working on the interference, so some help on the antennas would be great.

I look forward to seeing you all at the meeting and dinner on Friday. Remember, dinner will be at 5:30 PM at Sirloin Stockade.

Brian Carter, KCØDWX
WARN (Weather Amateur Radio Network) member

Scott Chainey, ACØCY

no report

Francis Sable, WØEVJ

Scott Chainey, ACØCY

February 2008

Cash on Hand, 2/01/0856.00 
Checking Account, 2/01/08472.65 
Savings Account, 2/01/08670.42 
Total on Hand, 2/01/08 $ 1,199.07
Total Income    + 40.00
Total Expenditures    - 25.91
Cash on Hand,3/01/0856.00 
Checking, 3/01/08486.74 
Savings, 3/01/08670.42 
Total Cash on Hand,3/01/08  $ 1,213.16


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