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Board Meeting 28-December-2022

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2022   Location: via Zoom   

Directors and Officers present:  Bruce KO4XL, George WA2VNV, Mike K8BQ, Bonnie KC2JVS, Jay S N2ELG, John C N1QFH

Members present: Walt W4WCD Henry WA2ROA

President Bruce KO4XL, called the end of month meeting to order at 6:05 pm local.


President’s Report, Bruce – Bruce will meet with Jerry Z to exchange the projector we used at the library.  Jerry will transition our Laurel contact for VE activity to Bruce.

Jay S – The club has received a donation of Heath twins and an SB200 linear. We also received an old Hallicrafters receiver in working condition.

Secretary’s Report, Mike – Motion to accept Minutes for the Board meeting on 12/14/2022 made by John C, seconded by Jay S. The motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report, Bonnie

Cash Flow December 28,2022  Available Balance $10,547.44 including $3000 cash reserve

Income: $4,117.95
Income includes $3,059 from Auction, $953.95 in memberships, and $105 in donations
Not included $10 from breakfast group

Expenses: $435.84
Expenses include $316.01 quarterly electric bill, $20.83 for gfi outlet, $99 for one year subscription for
event calendar
Expenses not cleared include rotator and repairs, $1500 for duplexer

George – asked John C to add the ARRL VHF contest to the web site. Rotor has been shipped for update to replace the terminal strip with a connector. Repeater is working ok but is using two antennas. George has a 300 watt circulator to try to clear up the duplex noise issue but needs a load rated at the repeater power.

John C – showed the donate button that he added to the website. He also has created the link for the member survey.

Henry – Henry suggested changing the label over the pictures at the bottom of the website home page. After some discussion John C changed the label to “Who We Are”. Henry reported that the membership poll he has been working on with John C and Lou is ready for Board review followed by release before the January meeting. It was decided that there won’t be a January lunch. The February lunch will be on the 18th to allow more notice for members. Henry will try to get the Lazy Dog again.

Walt – Walt reported that the club is being charged a new electric rate by the County reflecting FPL’s increases. The County will leave the gate closed but unlocked overnight for WFD. The board voted to order Walt’s design 9 for QSL cards at $110 for 1000 cards.

Motion to Adjourn made by John C, seconded by Jay S. Meeting adjourned at 7:32. Next BOD meeting January 11 at 6 pm local.

Respectfully submitted

Mike Greenfeld K8BQ/ Secretary