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Meeting Agenda for Tuesday September 20th 2022
[agenda is final when meeting is 'Called to Order']
Zoom Net Control ... Check-In starts about 6:00 pm-ish MST; (Dave, n7zpy).
Meeting Call to Order & Welcome [6:30 pm]; (Norm, aa7oo).
Presentation:  [unplanned, open topics & discussion] ; (Ray, k4rmv).
“Search for the Optimum Loop Antenna” by John Portune, W6NBC
Business Meeting
  • VE Testing Report: Testing Resumes 5:00PM Sept Meeting at Denny's (Ray, k4rmv).
  • Approve Minutes:  August 2022 (Norm, aa7oo).
  • Treasurer's Summary Report: August 2022 (Norm, aa7oo).
  • Membership Report: (Norm, aa7oo).
QSTs (Norm, aa7oo).
Don & Becky's Celebration of Life; 3PM Friday 9/23/22 ; see Announcement for details.
Hamfests (http://www.arca-az.org/).
    • Alamogordo ARC Hamfest; 3 Sept 22; https://www.qsl.net/k5lrw/hamfest.htm
    • Show Low Tail Gate; 17 Sept 22; show Low, Az. (free).
    • Tucson Autumn Hamfest; 24 Sept 22; 8711 E Speedway, Tucson, Az. (free).
    • TARA Ham Swapfest; 1 Oct 2022; Payson, Az; (free); https://n7tar.org/
    • Arizona State Convention; 29 Oct 22; 16000 N Maricopa Rd. Circle, Maricopa, Az.
    • Harkfest; 5 Nov 22; escapees, 30625 S Hwy 89, Congress, Az. (free).
    • Oro Valley Hamfest; 12 Nov 22; 11285 Grier Rd, Marana, Az.
    • SuperFest; 2 Dec 22; Mesa Community College, Mesa, Az.
    • <enter new Hamfest here>.
ADAW Newsletter: (Clark, KI7TU)
Amazon Smiles for MARCA; please set MARCA as your Amazon Non-Profit.
MARCA Members: update your email of record.
goto ... https://www.w7mot.org and Login;  >>Contact Us>>Members>>Edit My Profile....
or send update to Secretary; see >> Contact Us .
QSTs from the floor.
Old Business (Norm, aa7oo)
    • MARCA Repeater Nets; Net Control; S Mtn Rptr; (Tony, kb7u).
    • Membership Initiatives ... VE Testing, ZOOM Tech Net, Repeater Tech Net; (Ray, k4rmv).
    • W7MOT QSL Card Manager: [Ray, k4rmv].
    • <enter missed old business item(s) here>.
Committee Reports (Norm, aa7oo)
    • Membership: (Ray, k4rmv).
    • Tech & Repeater: [Majdi, n0rmz).
    • Public Relations: (Clark, ki7tu)
    • Facebook: (Norm, aa7oo)
    • ADAW editor:  (Clark, ki7tu)
    • Field Day 2023: (Paul, kd7kdo).
    • Website: (Norm, aa7oo).
    • <enter new item(s) here>.
Repeater Maintenance & Problem Status Reports (Norm, aa7oo)
    • DStar update & status; (Paul, kd7kdo; Norm, aa7oo).
    • Chandler Repeater Site: Status (Norm, aa7oo)
    • <enter new item(s) here>.
Projects & Status (Norm, aa7oo)
  • W7MOT.org upgrade, security, presence, and function. [Norm, aa7oo].
  • Field Day Preparation Projects: (Paul, kd7kdo
    • Antennas: [80m, 40m 6m, 20m 10m, other, volunteers]
    • Alternative Power: [solar, battery, wind, class , volunteer]
    • Station Shelters: [1 Top Cover Purchased, more ideas, volunteer]
    • Station Configurations: [2A. 1A. 100W, QRP, CW, FTx, Logging, more, & need volunteers]
    • Location Recommendation: [TBD volunteer] 
    • ARRL FD Class Recommendation: [2A, 1A, QRP, CW, FTx, other & some volunteers]
    • Winter Field Day: [Ideas wanted, interest, & volunteers]
    • <enter new item(s) here>.
New Business (Norm, aa7oo)
  • <enter new business item here>.
Open to the Floor
Close Net; (Dave, n7zpy).