Who Is On-Line:

March 2023 General Membership Meeting
Meetings are open to all Amateurs, Interested Visitors, and of course all MARCA members.
Presentation:  Integrated Software by Tom Morrisse, ke7tm (ke7tm).
License Exam Session: begins @ 5:00pm
pre-register, have FRN, Exam fee $15 [cash only please].
When: Tuesday March 21st, 2023 @ 18:30 MST
Arrive early, say 18:00 MST, order a Denny's Special; or check-into ZOOM early; check-in & introduce yourself. There's always an opportunity to open a discussion on just about any topic related to amateur radio or just plain chit chat about the weather. When arriving early, please be considerate if License Exam Session is in progress.
Where: Denny's 48th & University
Location of both the Meeting & License Exam Session:
(continue to check website and Meeting Reminder email for any Location change) 
Denny's Tempe
825 S 48th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281
ZOOM will be available for those unable to attend In-Person.
Zoom Meeting connection details:
Zoom Link: click HERE
Meeting ID:  829 3599 3035
Password:  443050
Dave, n7zpy, is Zoom Net Control & Greeting Host 
[ZOOM made available by Brian, ak7f].
Click the link below to see Agenda...
Meeting Agenda for Tuesday March 21st, 2023
Zoom Net Control ... Check-In starts about 6:00 pm-ish MST; (Net Control is Dave, n7zpy).
Meeting Call to Order & Welcome [6:30 pm]; (Ray, k4rmv).
VE License Session: update & introductions: (Ray, k4rmv).
Presentation:  TBD ; (Ray, k4rmv).
Business Meeting
  • New Agenda re-Organization: ( Norm, aa7oo ).
  • Approve Minutes: February 2023 Minutes : (Ray, k4rmv).
  • Treasurer's Summary Report: January 2023 ; (Norm, aa7oo).
  • Membership Report: January 2023 ; (Norm, aa7oo).
  • 2023 New Membership Introductions and Approval (Norm, aa7oo).
QSTs (Ray, k4rmv).
  • Hamfests: (http://www.arca-az.org/).
    • Scottsdale Springfest; 18 March 2023; Scottsdale, Az.
    • Tucson Springfest; 25 March 2023; Tucson, Az.
    • Cochise Hamfest; 6 May 2023; Sierra Vista, Az.
    • Prescott Hamfest; 13 May 2023; Prescott Valley, Az.
  • ADAW Newsletter: send any Club activities to (Clark, KI7TU).
  • Amazon Smiles Program Ended February 28; (Norm, aa7oo).
  • As of "March 31st 2023" Dues Renewal changes to Delinquent; (Norm, aa7oo).
  • MARCA Members: update your "email & profile of record" on w7mot.org & then email Treasurer.
  • QSTs from the floor.
Committee Reports; [By-Laws]; (Ray, k4rmv).
  • Website W7MOT.org Committee: (Norm, aa7oo).
    • SMTP Email.
    • Menu / Navigation.
  • Trustee Interference Committee: (Tom, ke7tm).
  • Contest Committee: (Paul, kd7kdo).
    • Field Day 2023.
    • 2023 Field Day Committee Volunteers: (Paul, kd7kdo).
    • Antennas: [80m, 40m 6m, 20m 10m, other, volunteers].
    • Alternative Power: [solar, battery, wind, class].
    • Station Shelters: [more ideas, volunteer].
    • Station Conf: [2A. 1A. 100W, QRP, CW, FTx, Logging, more].
    • Location Recommendation: [Gentry Fire Tower Group Site] 
    • ARRL FD Class Recommendation: [2A, 1A, QRP, CW, FTx, other & some volunteers].
    • ARRL FMT.
  • Education Committee: (<name>, <call>).
    • VE Testing Update: (Ray, k4rmv).
    • W7MOT QSL Card Manager: [Ray, k4rmv].
    • NavSpaSur Gila River Site Visit update; (Norm, aa7oo).
    • MARCA Technology Net; status; (Tony, kb7u).
  • Emergency Committee: (<name>, <call>).
  • Interference Trustee: (Norm, aa7oo).
  • Membership Committee: (<name>, <call>).
  • Nomination Committee: (Norm, aa7oo).
    • Committee Member Nominations 7/1/2024.
    • Election: 11/??/2024.
  • Program Committee: (Tom, ke7tm).
  • Project Committee: (Dave, n7zpy).
    • 24th_St [Chandler Phase 2]; (Paul, kd7kdo; Tom, ke7cli; Dave, n7zpy).
    • OnSimi 52nd Site Relocation; (Paul, kd7kdo).
    • Inventory of Assets; (Norm, aa7oo).
    • Storage Re-Organization & Cleanup: (Dave, n7zpy).
    • Clean Up: 4/17/2023.
    • Scottdale Hamfest: 4/18/23.
  • Publicity Committee: (Clark, ki7tu).
    • ADAW: (Clark, ki7tu).
    • Facebook: (Norm, aa7oo).
    • Membership Initiatives: ideas to increase membership; (Ray, k4rmv).
  • Technical Committee: (Dave, n7zpy).
    • Repeater Site Reports.
      • DStar update & status; (Paul, kd7kdo; Norm, aa7oo).
        • Email Notifications: Registrations, Logs, Errors, Reports.
      • W7MOT-2 Payson 144.390Mhz APRS Digi; (Dave, n7zpy).
      • W7MOT-3 White Tank 144.390Mhz APRS Digi; (Paul, kd7kdo).
      • W7MOT-4 White Tank 445.925Mhz APRS Digi; (Paul, kd7kdo).
      • W7MOT-6 White Tank 145.710Mhz 1200 Packet; (Paul, kd7kdo).
      • W7MOT-8 Mt. Elden 144.390Mhz APRS Digi; (Mark, kc7kmp).
      • W7MOT-8 Mt. Elden 145.010Mhz 1200 Packet; (Mark, kc7kmp).
      • W7MOT-10 Mt. Ord 144.390Mhz APRS Digi; (Paul, kd7kdo).
      • W7MOT-11 Mt. Ord 445.925Mhz APRS Digi; (Paul, kd7kdo).
      • W7MOT-13 Pinal Pk 145.710Mhz 1200 Packet; (Dave, n7zpy).
      • W7MOT-14 24th St 442.975Mhz Voice; (Paul, kd7kdo).
      • W7MOT-15 24th St 927.4375Mhz Voice; (Paul, kd7kdo).
      • W7MOT-24 South Mtn 443.050 Mhz Voice; (Dave, n7zpy).
      • W7MOT-25 South Mtn 927.2125 Mhz Voice; (Dave, n7zpy).
      • W7MOT-37 Scottsdale 443.150Mhz Fusion; (Ron, wb9exl).
      • W7MOT-33 Scottsdale GD 147.340Mhz Voice; (Tom, ke7tm).
      • W7MOT-34 Scottsdale GD 442.025Mhz Voice; (Tom, ke7tm).
      • W7MOT-36 Scottsdale GD 927.3875Mhz Voice; (Tom, ke7tm).
      • W7MOT-44 Payson 442.975Mhz Voice; (Dave, n7zpy).
      • W7MOT-45 Payson 927.4375Mhz Voice; (Dave, n7zpy).
      • W7MOT-52 52nd St 442.050Mhz Voice: (Paul, kd7kdo).
    • Technical Committee Issues List; (Dave, n7zpy).
    • new Technology Committee topic.
Old Business (Ray, k4rmv).
  • MARCA 2023 member dues are still being accepted: (Norm, aa7oo).
  • Attendance Raffle: must be present to win; (Ray, k4rmv).
New Business (Ray, k4rmv).
  • Formal Committees & Chairs; (per By-Laws) (Ray, k4rmv).
  • Tech Committee Issues List; moved >> Technical Committee (Dave, n7zpy).
  • MARCA Meeting dates & Locations (old business?) (Ray, k4rmv).
Open to the Floor.
Close Net; (Dave, n7zpy).