TCDXA MEETING  MINUTES

Monday, April 21, 2008

Sunshine Factory Restaurant

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30 pm by the club President, Mike, NODK.

 

In Attendance                          30 Members, no guests.

                                                                                                                                   

Old Business                            New Bylaws approved by 2/3 member vote!

 

New Business                          The budget YTD. Details in the Spring Newsletter.

                                                Income 3,937.31 Expenses 1,393.88 Balance 2,543.43      

 

Update on TO4G, and donation proposal for ZS8T

 

Welcome to 4 new members who were approved for membership.

                                                Peter, WSA, John, W9LHG, Harry, WLS, Jim, KEL

                                               

Jay, KQB, brought the members up to date on the ARRLs position regarding FJ, 4O, and future new entities.  

                                               

The DX Hog Top 6 Award for the TX5C operation was presented to WBV, WPR, WAW, KIEA, KFQR, KJUH.

                                               

                                                Bob, WBV, receives RTTY DXCC Honor Roll Award

                                               

                                                New Door Prize Policy.  Effective 4/21/08

                                                After a lively discussion, a motion was made and passed to

                                                payout the proceeds from the door prize ticket sales as follows.

                                                1st drawing - $20, 2nd drawing - $20   Remaining balance goes

                                                to the club treasury.

 

Scott, KMD, presented the program for the WDXCC convention in Rochester coming up Aug 8-10. 

 

                                   

Health & Welfare                    None               

 

Door Prize Drawings              Harry, KVZT, $20

Dick, WTRF, $20                             

Club Treasury, $124

 

 

 

 

Program                                  Contesting from VP5H by Scott, KMD

           

                                                Scott gave us a look at operating from Turks and Caicos

                                                during the ARRL SSB International DX contest in March.

                                                He joined Glenn, WGJ, and Vivien, KL7YL, for a Minnesota

                                                team effort from VP5H, which may net them a 5th place finish.                                                           

 

 

Scott, KMD and Dick, WTRF

Check out the story in the newsletter about Pacemakers and

RFI/EMI.  Scotts the Cardiologist who advised Dick on his

concerns, and they met for the first time at the meeting.

 

 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 pm.

                                               

                                                73, Jim, KJUH

Secretary-Treasurer