Elk Grove - Florin Amateur Radio Club Meeting Minutes
for April 12, 2014
-Not enough members present to constitute a quorum.
Called to order at 1910 hours by Eric
1. Roll Call
Self Introductions with guests from River City ARC
2. Membership Report
Two new members: Vince KI6NHP and Gene KI6OSG. Eddie
has new vanity call sign WW6AOR. Club renewals still coming
3. Monthly Newsletter
Eric polled membership regarding how many people read the
4. Minutes of March Meeting
Motion made and approved as written in the monthly newsletter.
5. Treasurer’s Report
Treasurer’s Report was not available.
6. Other Club Events
Clarksburg County Run, Nov. 9, 2014
Strawberry Festival-Florin, June 21, 2014
Valley of the Moon ARC Hamfest, April 26, 2014
North Hills Radio Club, May 18, 2014. Arnold is attending and is
looking for a helper. He will pay for the table so bring your
equipment to sell.
7. N6NA repeater
Paul stated the repeater is back in full mode.Two more stages
remain in the upgrade. One is the installation of a “voter” in
downtown Sacramento and the second is to relocate the control
point to a better location. These upgrades should happen in the
near future and they will improve the quality and reliability of the
Arnold gave a good presentation on Modes and Bandwidth. He
explained the different modes (AM, FM, Digital, CW, SSB, …) and
educated us on the amount of bandwidth each mode utilizes.
9. Future Meeting Presentations
May 10, 2014- Transmitter Hunting. Bring your HT.
10. Field Day, June 28 and 29, 2014
Discussion regarding Field Day. Planning on having 2 or 3 good stations.
Working on a networked logging program. Working on possibly waiving
the entrance fee, need count of who will be attending.
11. Discussion of Monthly Newsletter
With the time consuming task of producing a monthly newsletter a
recommendation was made to look into having a bi-monthly or quarterly