Meeting was called to order by Frederick W9GOC
Treasurerâ€™s Report - The FLARC account at M&I was converted to an organizational account, which isnâ€™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 monthâ€™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 monthâ€™s meeting, nominations are open until then.
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.
Tonightâ€™s presentation was by Gary Cannalte, Chief Meteorologist from Channel 3.