Meeting called to order by Frederick W9GOC
Treasure's ReportÂ - The treasurer is out of town. The FLARC account is at M&I Bank, which has been absorbed by a larger bank which wants to charge higher monthly rates. If they wonâ€™t lower their rates FLARC will be transferring its money elsewhere.
GuestsÂ - D.J. Nephew is visiting and interested in becoming a ham. Tyler KB9OGA is visiting to check out the club.
UpgradesÂ - Robert KC9RLS upgraded his license to Extra.
VE ReportÂ - 1 Tech and 1 Extra. The Technician class is this coming weeked, with a VE session at 3:30 following after the class.
FoxhuntÂ - Brad WB9WHI hid in the parking lot of the Hobby Lobby, Thomas KE6CBR found him in about 40 minutes. If there are people interested in a foxhunt this Saturday, please contact KE6CBR.
VE ClassesÂ - There will be a Technician class this weekend starting at 8:00am, and a General class this May 12th and 13th.
Announcements and NoticesÂ - AES has offered FLARC a table at AES Superfest on March 30th and the 31st. Thomas KE6CBR offered to spend an hour at a FLARC table on Saturday if there is enough interest from the group to run a table.
MARA Hamfest is looking for volunteers to work one or two hours at the event. Volunteers will be given free admission and a meal ticket. If you are interested, please contact Carolyn NQ9A. The MARA Hamfest will be April 14th at the Mandt Community Center in Stoughton.
The Quadrupedal is on Sunday May 6th, if you are interested in helping with radio communications at this bike event please contact Carolyn NQ9A or Don W9IXG.
The Jefferson Hamfest is Sunday March 18th from 8:00 to 12:00.
Field DayÂ - If you are interested in participating in Field Day, please sign up with Carolyn at a FLARC meeting. If you donâ€™t have equipment available, itâ€™s likely that equipment can be provided for you.
BucknightÂ - NQ9A
Tonightâ€™s presentation was by Thomas/KE6CBR, discussing his through-the-roof mobile direction-finding antenna installation