Monthly Newsletter  Supporting the Advancement of Amateur Radio  June 2008

Brian Carter, KCØDWX

Last month we discussed Field Day and decided on Pott. Co. State Lake #2.

We will need to make some final plans and decide what we would like to do at Field Day this year. Anyone who is interested in helping organize this event and make plans, please jump up and join in.

I'd like to thank everyone who participated in the CASA bike ride in May. It was a huge success, as we were able to pass on 'way more information' then what the organizers had hoped for. I know there were a few bikes brought back by our group and a couple of minor injuries. One thing we didn't have was a first aid kit at the central command/Start, stop point for the race. Something we will have to keep in mind next time.

It seems like we may be having another test session coming up on June 22. This hasn't been finalized but there is some interest in an afternoon test session, so if you know someone who wants to test, let them know.

I'd like to thank the WARN members who were out during the recent hail storm, there were some casualties as Rudy, KDØBLT, managed to loose several windows on his car and Dave, KDØAZG, reporting from his job near the Airport, lost most of his car. Thank you to all the WARN members out there.

Our meeting will be on June 13th at 7:30 P.M., and as usual we will have a get together at Sirloin Stockade around 5:30 P.M. for dinner and conversation.


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

Scott Chainey, ACØCY

no report

Francis Sable, WØEVJ

Sylvia, KCØYJO, gave details about the bicycle-ride event scheduled tomorrow (May 10th) and passed out a mileage and support-site chart.

Francis, WØEVJ, presented a lecture and demonstration on an easier way to remember and use electrical formulae.

Brian, KCØDWX, discussed details about the ongoing repeater interference.

Mike, NØPVU, made a motion to reimburse Tim Sobering, KCØGBG, for filters for the repeater. Myron, WØPBV, seconded the motion. The members present vote affirmatively.

There was discussion to choose a site for the coming Field Day. The selection was first narrowed to three possible sites, Pottawatomie Lake 1, Pottawatomie Lake 2, or Stueves' residence. It was decided to select Pottawatomie 2.

There will be a sale at Chaineys' location in Wamego on May 31, to coordinate with the Citywide sale on that date.

Seventeen members were in attendance at the meeting. There was an ARRLsponsored license exam on Sunday, June 1, at the Red-Cross building. There were five applicants and all five passed the exam. VEs administering the exam were, Brian, KCØDWX, Greg, WQØP, Scott, ACØCY, and Francis, WØEVJ.

Scott Chainey, ACØCY

May 2008

Cash on Hand, 5/01/08117.00 
Checking Account, 5/01/08426.55 
Savings Account, 5/01/08672.89 
Total on Hand, 5/01/08 $ 1,216.44
Total Income    + 0.00
Total Expenditures    - 26.90
Cash on Hand, 6/01/08117.00 
Checking, 6/01/08399.65 
Savings, 6/01/08672.89 
Total Cash on Hand, 6/01/08  $ 1,189.54


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