Matt Walsh AC9IG President opened the meeting at 7:00 PM.
Chris Brewer AC9GN not reported a starting balance of $4443.32, an income of $149.27, expenses paide of $50.30 for the data line and an ending balance of $4542.24. 77 paid members were reported.
Matt AC9IG thanked those who participated in the MS walk and encouraged members to help with the upcoming public service events.
Will resume in September. SARC in the Park takes it’s place during the summer months.
Rob N9MVO thanked those involved with the MS walk. He reported that the weather cleared up quickly and that the MS walk management appreciated our tracking of the last gropu through the course.
Upcoming events: Hoffman Estates Fourth of July parade. Only an HT is necessary for this event. Our task is to make sure all of the units for the parade are where they belong before the parade start so we can get them out in order and have the parade go in an orderly fashion. We also report late or missing units.
RHG – Radio Hill Gazette
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Kent W9KAO reports the UHF repeater was offline for a short while due to a failed attenuator. He has made a temporary repair and will be making a final repair after parts are purchased at Hamvention in Dayton.
John K9WIC reported details of the deployment for the Chicagoland Marathon on May 20th. Due to Hamvention in Dayton, the May EMCOMM meeting has been cancelled.
Robert W9RKK reported the details of three options for the SARC family Picnic. The membership voted for Lou Malnati’s (9). Fudruckers (4) and Chandlers (3) also being options. A motion was passed to provide the $50 refundable deposit. The picnic will take place at 5pm on September 8, 2018 at Lou Malnati’s, 1 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg.
Leo N9NBH reported we have a confirmed space at the Hoffman Estates Library for our general-level license class starting on September 8. Look for it to be published on the library’s web site and mailing in the coming months.
No testing team members present to report.
Next examination date: June 2, 2018
April and May’s programs will be a discussion of field day equipment and logistics.
Matt AC9IG reports there are a few more nets to check in to before the raffle drawing at Field Day dinner. Every check in gets you an additional entry in the raffle.
None to report.
None to report.
Adjourn 7:34 PM
Submitted: May 26th, 2018. Matt Walsh President on behalf of Cliff Sowka K9QD Secretary (not present).