June 2023 Meeting Minutes
Snoqualmie Valley Radio Club
Monthly Meeting Minutes
June 1st, 2023
I. Call to Order:
The meeting was called to order at 6:20 p.m. at the Carnation City Hall
Members in attendance were:
Tom (WA7TBP) – President, Kirt (K7KDW) – Vice President, Lindy (KG7IFA) – Treasurer, Mike (KJ7JNG) – Secretary, Ralph (KC7QXD), Ken (W7ECK), Rowland (K7RWB), Shawn (K7ATA), Paul (W7PFB), Colin (W2COL), Marc (KK7LMP), Ryan (KJ7GIE), John (W7ENT), Bob (KI7RMO), Ben (AD7JI), Larry (AF7RW), Constantine (KK7GCN), Peter (KJ7GHW), Rick (KB7CIN)
II. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes
The meeting minutes from the meeting that occurred on May 4th, 2023 were approved.
III. Treasury Report and Financials
Lindy presented the April 2023 financials to the members in attendance. Currently there is $10,317.80 in the treasury and SNOVARC has 31 paying members. For those members who have not paid their yearly dues yet, please complete the annual membership form and write a check for $20 made out to: CDCCC. The mail your check to CDCCC PO Box 644 Carnation, WA 98014. Or pay via Zelle from your bank account.
IV. Committee and Task Force Reports
Repeater Task Force:
Cougar Mountain Repeater – Still is “burn-in” mode inside Tom’s garage.
Myers Repeater – Planning to get internet access to equipment for remote access into equipment
Carnation Repeater – no changes – nothing to report
The Cross-Band repeater is back-up and running after rodent damage was repaired
Emergency Planning and Mobilization:
Rowland reported that the county will accept EYEWARN information during a disaster
Education and Community Outreach:
Ham Tech class – Issaquah is interested in combining classes
Ham Development and Rookie Roundtable – not much interest
Status of Carnation space equipment move – The City of Carnation has an updated design and is now asking for new bids based upon the new design. Based upon the bids that are received the City of Carnation will determine if the project moves forward.
Status of Equipment Inventory Project – Additional equipment at FS needs to be tagged.
V. Old Business
King County Badging – no change
Marketing – no change
Mini Drill – May 18th resulted in 100% accuracy – it was a good job by all.
Mini Drill for June 15th – Topic has not been decided yet.
Field Day at Evacuation Hill – Scheduled for June 24th and 25th. (Set-up will start on June 23rd) Jeff Connell from the HOA will provide a temporary passcode for the field day. Issaquah Community Support Team is interested in attending and will supply some essential services during the field day.
VI. New Business
Spring Drill After-Action Report – Tom stated that there were 22 participants. All objectives were met on time and the drill was completed by 12pm
Meeting adjourned at 6:55 p.m.