W0STX gave the treasurer's report that included the $250 received from the sale of the tower that has been kept by KB0ASQ.
The Club welcomed two new members. [Readers please fill in call signs.]
KD0JCP reported that over 180 contacts were recorded on field day.
KB0ASQ and N0SJM reported on the operation of the repeaters and the hamfests in Lexington and North Bend. 26-27 July, 2014, will be the hamfest at Victoria Springs with N0SJM representing the Amateur Radio Association of Nebraska.
The membership voted to participate in the Boy Scouts Jamboree-on-the-Air that will be held 17-19 October, 2014.
The membership voted to have KD0JCP contact KD0JCT regarding Trimmers and hospital alternate communications options. Further information will be gathered by W0STX and KB0ASQ.
The membership voted to have N0SJM contact Alton Jackson about the sale of the ambulance.
KB0ASQ will conduct a Technician licensing class this fall.
Beginning 07 August, 2014, KD0JCP will open the W0WWV ham shack for use by the membership, 1900-2100, with additional Elmers providing assistance and guidance on the HF rigs. If interest is shown, he will continue this on the FIRST THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH, 1900-2100.
OTHER BIG NEWS: At the August meeting, KB0ASQ will give a demonstation.
The presiding officer acknowledged the extra efforts and hard work that N0SJM, KB0ASQ, W0STX, and KD0JCP have expended in helping both the club and the individual members.
AMATEUR RADIO ASSOCIATION OF NEBRASKA (first draft) Agenda 20 August, 2014
1. Roll Call – signup sheet will be distributed. 2. Treasurer’s Report – W0STX 3. Old Business a. N0SJM – report on meeting with Alton Jackson b. KB0ASQ – report on Trimmers/hospitals c. KD0JCP – report on BSA – J.O.T.A. d. KD0JCP – report on HF open night operations e. N0SJM – report on Victoria Springs hamfest f. KB0ASQ – report on Technician licensing class g. N0SJM – report on net contacts h. WA0JCE – report on Aviation and 6 meter contacts i. KC0EQA – report on Liaison with other clubs j. Other 4. New Business a. Other b. KB0ASQ – demonstration 5. Adjournment 6. Other news – 145.475- repeater at Gilead is not functioning due to the collapse of the roof 7. Go to http://WWW.gihams.org if you want to sign up to volunteer to work at the Nebraska State Fair.