Open discussion on how you have been getting on the air.
New Member introduction - Steve Ujvarosy previously WA9GZO. Formerly from the West Allis area, studying to pass his license exam in February and interested in 2m operating to get back into things.
SPARC Station at UW Space Place recent upgrades
Nicholas's HF radio died, he is going to work with Sam to borrow one indefinitely.
Called to order by Sam KG9NG at 20:01
December 20, 2022 minutes read by Sam KG9NG, several corrections made
Checking Balance $7009.79
PayPal Balance $514.67
Recent transactions include dues payments received
Passed exams: 3 Technician and 4 General
Next session on February 4th at Space Place
Ron K2VB is stepping down as VE Liaison, if interested in filling this role please contact Sam at KG9NG@arrl.net, Ron or Frederick
Thomas AB1YW was awarded Gold Parks on the Air Activator while traveling across 5 states in the cold
Field Day Committee Report
Winter Field Day is coming up and we encourage at-home participation, listing FLARC as your affiliation
Contact Mark Bellazzini N9WIB if you would like to information on how to join the Madison Area Hams Discord
Jeff presented procedures for voting using online form
Sam recommended for ballots to be returned by midnight Saturday
Nominations from December:
Board Member at Large
Andy AC9CB moves to reopen nominations. Jeff KC9UNZ seconded
Thomas AB1YW nominated for Vice President by Nicholas KB9SKW, accepted contingent on President being nominated
Ted K9IMM nominated for President by Nicholas KB9SKW, Ted was not present to accept
Gary KA9SRM nominated for President by Sam KG9NG, declined
Gary KA9SRM nominated by Sam KG9NG, declined
It was generally determined that not enough membership was present to continue nominations.
Jeff KC9UNZ moved to proceed with election of Treasurer and Board Members at Large with other officer elections to occur after the February meeting where nominations can continue. Seconded by Nicholas KB9SKW
Discussion on what “Saturday midnight” means. Jeff moves to close voting at 11:59 pm on Saturday. Seconded by Thomas AB1YW, passed.
Motion to close meeting by Nicholas KB9SKW, seconded by Jeff KC9UNZ.
Meeting adjourned at 20:38