Called to order by Frederic W9GOC at 19:30.
Minutes read by Matt NM9O, no additions or corrections.
Joe Munz, KC9WPV
Upgrades and Callsign changes
Mike Birch, KD9BDL, upgraded to General.
Carolyn NQ9A is in Ohio,
Tech: 0 General: 2 Extra: 1, Yankees: 3, Redsocks: 3
No hunt this month due to Thomas being out of town and Brads van being in the shop.
Field Day Report
Matt NM9O discussed Winter Field Day plans.
Still waiting to confirm that Space Place will be available in February.
Mike Birch, KD9BDL
May 9th, 2015 Midwest Severe Weather Tracking Center ARES/RACES/ARRL looking for FLARC to hopefully staff a table.
Location: Madison College, 08:00-13:30
Joe KC9OOG informed us that a new member from TN is looking for a CW Elmer.
Paulette asked about setting up the antennas on the roof of Space Place.
Joe KC9OOG presented the potential budget for 2015.
Present membership is 46.
Current checking balance is $1700~.
The holiday party is about $600/year expense, propose eliminating the holiday party.
Liability insurance is going up from $216/year to $500/year. ARRL affiliated plan is an option.
Current insurance policy expires on Dec 31.
Guest picked, 17, WA9CBR, Tom Pierce, Susan B. Anthony.
KP1-5 Project, Desecheo Island DXpedition 2009, K5D.