Meeting was called to order by Frederick W9GOC

VE Report: April 7th VE session: 2 Extra. MARA swapfest: 4 Extra, 3 General, 3 Tech.

Upgrades and callsign changes: Andy KC9GXN upgraded to Extra, and is awaiting his new callsign. Thomas KE6CBR upgraded to Extra, his new callsign is AC9BJ.

Field Day: Field Day is June 23rd and 24th at Badger Prairie Park in Verona.

Upcoming Classes: There will be a General class on May 12th and 13th. Interested people can sign up for the class at the FLARC website.

The Office of Emergency Communications will be offering the Auxiliary Communications Workshop (AuxComm) on June 9th and 10th in Appleton. Lodging and food is provided if you have over a 50 mile drive. Limited to 30 people, and requires a General class license. For more information, see http://fvtc.edu/auxcomm

FLARC will be redoing the 2012 elections because the past election was not compliant with the FLARC bylaws.

Thomas AC9BJ nominated Frederick W9GOC for President.

Nominations:
President: Thomas AC9BJ, Frederick W9GOC
Vice-President: Nicholas KB9SKW
Secretary/Web Master: Joe W9YHF
Treasurer: Joe KC9OOG
Board: Bob KC9RLS, Thomas AC9BJ, Dan AB9LQ, Betsy WN9GOC

Ed Toal N9MW made a motion to close the nominations, Chuck Forester WA9ACI seconded.

Ed Toal N9MW made a motion to accept Nicholas Lager KB9SKW for Vice President, Seconded by Betsy WN9GOC. Motion passed unopposed.

Ed Toal N9MW made a motion to accept Joe Lynch for Secretary/Web Master, Seconded by Betsy WN9GOC. Motion passed unopposed.

Ed Toal N9MW made a motion to accept Joe Warnemuende for Treasurer, seconded by Chuck Forester WA9ACI. Motion passed unopposed.

Foxhunt - There will be a foxhunt April 28th at 401 Charmany Dr at starting at 3:00pm.

Repeater News - There is a new repeater on the air on 443.775 MHz PPL 123, located on the top of the UW Hospital. For more information see the Capital City Repeater Association website at http://capcity-ra.org/

Election Results:

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

Buck Night: Sam Rowe KG9NG

Tonight’s presentation was by Chad WA4ORM on severe weather and the current involvement with the amateur radio community in Dane County.