HCRA Board of Directors Minutes
Aug 15, 2014 7:15 PM at W1AST QTH
Vice President – W1MOR
Projects: New tower at W1MOR QTH
FD with royal rangers set up station in Gardner, MA with multiple antennae
Turned a number of youth into amateur radio
Treasurer – AA1YW Not Present
Ed still needs to be added on Checks
Pay-Pal Jeff to work with Dave on process
Secretary – WM1B
Report- Minutes of June meeting accepted (MSP)
Minutes will be sent out within 2 weeks of BOD meeting to the board for approval. Put a final on the web site after board approval.
Technical – K1YO Not Present
Zero Beat, WA1MOW
Report: Needs input to add to ZB Deadline is 20th of month.
Ham of the month: Still to be determined as to who. Suggest Shack of Month?
Picture page. Tidbit column. Website of month. Welcome new members Name, Call, Town.
Secretary to obtain the members who are getting hard copy. Contact to see if EM is acceptable.
Membership – N1KXR
Starting in September, will want a report for member totals (get them from the Secretary)
Only put what is on the App in the E-Mail List
Moved(W1AST)MFJ 266B ($299.95) Antenna Analyzer as a Membership Raffle for all who renew at or before the October meeting. Drawing at end October meeting. Seconded (W1MOR) Passed. AA1YW to purchase.
New Ham Packet to be assembled for those new Hams
At Large – NT1K
Web site has been updated. Account has been paid up for two additional years. It receives about 50 hits per day.
Make changes so that purchase can be made from Pay pal account
Request that a Square be obtained for processing credit cards at meeting
Program – W1AST
250 Raffle….KX3..#sold approximately 20 tickets sold
QSL manager NT1K agreed to be QSL Manager along with LOTW. Ed gave him PW
Drop box table for next meeting. Account created, Ed has access.
Move to get rid of Yahoo BOD group. Perhaps a Private FB Page. We also have a BB on HCRA
Need to assist and develop Elmers
NT1K planning a Ham Class this fall. Plans Need to be developed
W1MOR Packet for VE exams
AA1YW put Ed on checks.
N1KXR get total memberships from secretary at Sept meeting
W1AST BOD T-shirts Dark, Black or Navy Blue. Order Name badges
NT1K publish May & June minutes To send us a group message to give us access to check out BB
WA1MOW Send list to secretary from Frandy of those who get hard copies of ZB
WM1B get minutes out to BOD