Elk Grove - Florin Amateur Radio Club Meeting Minutes

for July 12, 2014

Board Meeting called to order at 6:30p.m.

There was no quorum present so we had an open discussion

1:  There was no treasurer’s report available for the Board

2:  open discussion on what took place at field day.  A report was made available by bonnie Sellstrom regarding  the numbers that were reported

Motion to conclude the open forum


General Meeting called to order at 7:05p.m.

1:  Introductions were made around the room.

2:  There was no Treasurer’s report available.

3:  There was no membership report available.

4:  Minutes of the June meeting were read and approved as read.

5:  Announcements are as follows:  (1) July 30, 2014 ARES meeting will be on digital modes. The meeting will be held at the Sheriffs Station on April 16th at 9:00am. (2) We are looking for net controllers. Training will be provided if needed. (3) Sunday, Nov. 9th will be the date for the Clarksburg Run.  If you would like to help you should contact Vince Cracchiolo (KI6NHP), 916/716-6045 or at email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (4)  The N6NA Repeater is up and running but will have some ongoing problems for the next few months.  There is some talk of doing some fundraising to help with Control Point.  More info to follow.

6:  Guest speakers Bill and Adele Buffington gave a presentation on the Polka Dot Motorcycle Club Races that will take place on Sunday October 26th up in El Dorado County.  It is an enduro race and they will be looking for radio support.   They have several races throughout the year that they would appreciate help with.

7:  We did a Field Day Review with a report provided by Bonnie Sellstrom.  All numbers were reported to the ARRL.  (see attached report)

Motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:05