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Meeting was called to order by Frederick W9GOC

Treasurer’s Report - The FLARC account at M&I was converted to an organizational account, which isn’t interest bearing, but prevents FLARC from having to additional fees.

Guests - Reum Currie KC9VOQ

Upgrades - Dale AC9BN has upgraded to Extra. His previous call was KC9VNQ.

Awards - Lloyd N9LB won first place in WI for SSB Low Power in the 2011 ARRL International DX contest.

VE Report - 3 Techs, 1 General, and 4 Extra, As well as 12 Techs, 3 Generals, 2 Extras during the test after the Tech class.

Foxhunt - No foxhunt in February, and Thomas KE6CBR will be out of town for this month’s foxhunt as well.

General Class - The General class is on May 12th and 13th. Interested people can register from the FLARC home page.

Announcements and Notices - The MARA Ham Fest is April 14th at the Mandt Community Center in Stoughton.

Madison DX Club Scholarship - There will be a table at the MARA ham fest taking both equipment and monetary donations.

Old Business - The January FLARC election was not compliant with the FLARC bylaws, due to 4 board members being elected to 3 defined board positions. There will be an election at next month’s meeting, nominations are open until then.

Nominations:
President: Thomas AC9BJ
Vice-President: Nicholas KB9SKW
Secretary/Web Master: Joe W9YHF
Treasure: Joe KC9OOG
Board: Bob KC9RLS, Thomas AC9BJ, Dan AB9LQ, Betsy WN9GOC

FLARC will have a table at AES Superfest March 30th and 31st.

Tonight’s presentation was by Gary Cannalte, Chief Meteorologist from Channel 3.