Past Reports

May 2017 Club Minutes


The May meeting of the ACARC was held at CFCC on Tuesday, May 16,2017. President Julian Bradbury(WD4FTR) called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

Each person present gave a brief update of recent radio activity. Secretary Norman Clemmons read the minutes from April's meeting. Jack Jacobs(WD4OIN) gave the treasures report. Steve Wilder(AJ4JJ) reported that the next VE testing is in June.

Field day has been confirmed to be held at Ogden Park the last Saturday in June. We have reserved shelter 2 for our event. The club plans on operating from 2:00 pm until 8:pm. Members need to arrive around 1230 to help set everything up. Larry Nutt is taking care of the food along with Julian Bradbury.

John Paul provided a program on how to make connectors for power leads and other connections. He showed a video by Anderson which gave details. Next month Jack Jacobs is going to present a program on how to login calls. The meeting was adjourned at 8:10.


Norman Clemmons

Secretary



Apr. 2017 Club Minutes


The April 2017 ACARC meeting was held on April 18, 2017. Linwood Todd (NT4F) called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Norman Clemmons read the minutes from March. Anita Jacobs(KG4IIL) gave the treasures report. Steve Wilder(AJ4JJ) reported on VE testing. He had 4 people taking tests, 2 technician and 2 general.

The club had about 71 contacts during the Azalea Festival special event. Linwood has placed the repeater in place but there seems to be a problem between the controller and the repeater. He is going to take care of it.

The battleship crew has a hidden tour on April 29,2017. There is still some problems with where to hold field day this year. We will find a location and it was suggested that we keep it simple. Maybe we will operate for just 6 hours on Saturday from 2pm to 8pm. There was no program for this meeting. Meeting adjourned at 8:10 pm.


Norman Clemmons

Secretary




Mar. 2017 Club Minutes


The March meeting of ACARC was held at CFCC on Tuesday, March 21. President Julian Bradbury(WD4FTR) called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Each person present gave a brief report on recent HAM radio activity. Norman Clemmons(KI4YSY) read the minutes from Februarys meeting. Anita Jacobs(KG4IIL) gave the treasures report. Allan Pellnat(KX2H) reported on battleship activity. George Morse(KM4DSI) resigned from writing the news letter and taking care of health and welfare. Steve Wilder(AJ4JJ) reported on VE testing.

The next testing will be on April 8, 2017. A discussion on where to hold field day this year was brought up. Ogden park has some drawbacks. Members were requested to explore other sites and report back next month. Linwood Todd(NT4F) reported the new repeater is ready to be placed on NHMH roof. He needs some help getting it in place. John Paul presented a program on modulation for digital modes.


Norman Clemmons

Secretary






Feb. 2017 Club Minutes


The Feburary meeting of the acarc was held at CFCC on the 11th . President Julian Bradbury called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. Each person present gave a brief report on recent ham radio activity. Norman Clemmons read the minutes from last months meeting. Steve Wilder reported on VE testing. George Morse reported on health and welfare and our news letter. Anita Jacobs gave the treasures report. Allan Pellnat reported on battleship activity. Febuary 26 will be the NCQSO party. All members are encouraged to come the battleship and help operate the radios. There was a motion made to give new technician free membership for a year or a new radio if they will join the club. Motion was passed. Larry Nutt agreed to head up our social events. Linwood Todd reported that the new repeater was here. The club agreed to transfer $200 to NI4BK for expenses. He also reminded the club of our special event for the azalea festival on April 6-9. John Paul presented a program on the different types of modulation. The meeting adjourned at 8:45.

Norman Clemmons

Secretary







Jan. 2017 Club Minutes


The January Meeting of ACARC was held on Tuesday, January 17 2017 at CFCC. President Julian Bradbeery (WD4FTR) called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

Each person in attendance introduced themselves and gave a brief report on recent ham radio activity.

Norman Clemmons (KI4ysy) read the minutes from Novembers meeting. Jack Jacobs (WD4OIN) gave the treasures report. Allan Pellnat (KX2H) reported on battleship activity. George Morse (KM4DSI) reported on health and welfare. Steve Wilder (AJ4JJ) reported on VE testing. The next testing will be on Feburary 11, 2017.

Linwood Todd (NT4F) suggested the club purchasing a VHF repeater if the price is right. He also brought up our participation in the Azalea Festival Special Event. The club voted and approved both motions. There was no program for this meeting. The meeting was adjourned at 8:20 pm.

Norman Clemmons

Secretary