Meeting was called to order by Thomas AC9BJ

Treasurer’s Report: $3150

Guests: Nathan KC9WHJ, Peter Formiller, Lara KD0QMI, and Robert AC0WS

VE Report: January 5th - 1 General, and 4 Techs

Foxhunt: Last month Brad WB9WHI hid at the overhang Hoyte Park transmitting at 50mw. Thomas AC9BJ found him in 10 minutes. The next hunt will be January 26th starting at 3:00pm, from 401 Charmany Dr, Madison, WI

Tech Class: There will be a Tech Class at Space Place on February 23rd and 24th. There will be a 7 student class minimum. You can signup at the FLARC home page.

Contests: The North American QSO party - SSB, and the ARRL VHF contest, will be this weekend. The Wisconsin QSO Party will be March 10th. Nicholas is planning on setting up a Field Day-style event at Space Place. If you are interested in helping to set up the day before, please contact Nicholas.

Field Day: The Field Day planning committee will be sending out the minutes of their last meeting. They have been evaluating logging software options, as well as mapping out the stations and inventorying available equipment.

It is planned to have a meeting in May with everyone who will be participating at Field Day to review plans. The stations will need to be finalized by March 1st, so if you are planning on participating in Field Day, please contact Carolyn by then.

The usual Field Day site at Badger Prairie Park has been reserved for this year. Field Day this year will be June 22nd and 23rd.

Old Business: Last month FLARC did not have a quorum, so the Budget approval will be this meeting.

Nicholas KB9SKW proposed adding an expense of $500 for Space Place Station. Betsy WN9GOC seconded the motion. Joe KC9OOG suggested amending the motion to require board approval for any expenses over $200, and to be overseen by a single person yet to be named. Motion passed with no “nays”.

The budget was approved with no “nays”.

Election:

Nominations:

President: Frederick W9GOC
Vice-President: Nicholas KB9SKW
Secretary: Matt KC9ULS
Treasurer: Joe KC9OOG
Board:
Betsy WN9GOC
Dan AB9LQ
Bob KC9RLS
Bob WA9D
Lloyd N9LB
Ted K9IMM

Election Results:

President: Frederick W9GOC
Vice-President: Nicholas KB9SKW
Secretary: Matt KC9ULS
Treasurer: Joe KC9OOG
Board:
Betsy WN9GOC
Bob WA9D
Lloyd N9LB

Next month’s presentation will be on capping cables.

Buck Night: AB9BJ

Meeting called to order by Thomas AC9BJ

Due to a lack of quorum, a 15 minute recess was called to allow time for more people to arrive.

Guests - Joe KC9WPV

Treasurer's Report - $3517.74, 8 members for 2013

VE Report - 5 Technicians, 2 Generals, 1 Extra

Foxhunt - Foxhunt from last month was cancelled due to illness.

Announcements - Nicholas had the Space Place station open for the 10m contest. Four contacts were made during the contest.

Field Day - There will be a planning meeting for Field Day. The day of the meeting is being determined, and will either be January 5th or 26th.

Holiday Party - The FLARC holiday party was December 4th. About 50 people arrived. Photos are up on the website.

Nominations:

President: Frederick W9GOC
Vice-President: Nicholas KB9SKW
Secretary: Matt KC9ULS
Treasurer: Joe KC9OOG
Board: Betsy WN9GOC, Dan AB9LQ, Bob KC9RLS, Bob WA9D, Lloyd N9LB, Ted K9IMM, Eldon NK9U

Buck Night - NK9U, winning two months in a row