Regular Meeting – August 2017

BARS meeting report 8/2/17

Meeting opened at the Church at 7:15. Ice Cream Social at Gary’s was cancelled due to weather.

Tom opened the meeting as the BARS President.

The September meeting will be a QSL sort with KV1J. Pizza will be ordered by Paul K1VK and the Club will reimburse.

Ice Cream Social: postponed to a possible date: 8/19, Saturday, 1-4PM. Tom proposed that we set up/use antennas and a rig and operate in the NAQP SSB contest operating that day.

Bruce, Treasurer, brought up the $220 insurance bill and it was a unanimous vote that BARS pay it from the Treasury.

Jesse, W1DEA, talked about the possibility of moving to He has been investigating. Fee would be $119/year. It uses WordPress, and includes email list services. Jesse would be webmaster. Niece, KA1ULN, suggested adding two other people as backup. The club voted unanimously to authorize a payment for a new website up to $125.00 per year.

Jesse reported the FD scores. QSO totals wound up being 260 CW, 96 SSB.

Tom said he would work on a way to regognize the FD team and operators and everyone who helped. Jay has supplied gifts which could be distributed as part of the awards evening. Tom proposed to do an Awards Event in the October meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 8:10 PM.

Andy Wallace
BARS Secretary

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