Meeting was called to order W9GOC
Treasurerâ€™s ReportÂ - FLARC spent $1,000 towards the Space Place antenna project. There will be additional payments, but nowhere near the $2,800 maximum expenses approved. $2641 in money market, $339 in checking. 51 member.
GuestsÂ - No guests tonight.
Contests and AwardsÂ - Lloyd N9LB just received some ARRL wallpaper for WI State VHF/UHF contests that occured last year.
VE ReportÂ - 3 Generals, 1 was an upgrade from a 1987 Tech Plus license, and the other two took the test.
AnnouncementsÂ - Last monthâ€™s foxhunt went as planned. The next hunt is planned for the Saturday after Thanksgiving at 401 Charmany Dr. Contact Thomas KE6CBR for more information.
New BusinessÂ - Joe KC9OOG presented the proposed 2012 FLARC budget. In order to help balance the budget, he recommended to increase member dues from $20 to $25 a year. He also recommended charging $10 for the holiday party, and $5 for the Tech & General classes.
Bob WA9D made a motion to table the proposal, Thomas KE6CBR seconded.
The FLARC holiday party is on December 6th at Capital Brewery. Doors open at 6:00pm.
FLARC nominations will take place during the December meeting.
Buck NightÂ - W9NSL
Tonightâ€™s presentation was by Lloyd N9LB on CW techniques for non-CW operators.