TCDXA MEETING MINUTES

September 21, 2009

Sunshine Factory Restaurant

New Hope, MN

 

CALL TO ORDER:

 

@ 6:20 pm by Mike, NODK, President

 

ATTENDANCE:

 

30 Members Visitor: Steve Boller, NNO

 

OLD BUSINESS:

 

The CY Sable Island operation was postponed due to illness and our $200 donation returned.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

1)      The current FT5GA operation and future DXpeditions to 3D2C, K4M, and TX3A by NODK.

2)      Members receive YS4U license for operation during CQWW CW in November by K3WT, NAT, NSTL, WOR, and DF7OGO.

3)      Golf News: KFQR scores hole-in-one at Chisago Golf Course Cool!

4)      National Wildlife Refuge Week Oct 12 -18 by the USFWS and how amateur radio can help promote the event by KJUH.

5)      A look at The Hog Award by KQB and KJUH. The members were invited to share their thoughts about the program, and that they did. In general, their comments were favorable. Though not perfect, the Hog Award program will continue on. Enjoy

6)      Recruiting and mentoring new DXers by KQB. Everyone agreed we can do a better job in this area. To be continued.

7)      Mark your calendar now by KBUD. At the November 16 meeting WAIH will present a program on his Super Station at Eau Claire, WI. Dont miss Pauls energetic and very interesting presentation.

HEALTH & WELFARE:

 

None

 

TREASURERS REPORT:

 

Income: $4709 Expenses: $3053 Balance: $1656
Outstanding loan: $1249 to RARC

 

DOOR PRIZE WINNERS:

 

N1UW - $20 WPR - $20 Club - $60

 

PROGRAM:

No Program

 

MEETING ADJOURNED:

 

@ 7:35 pm

 

Jim Junkert, KJUH

Secretary - Treasurer