Ham License Testing- Farmington- Nov. 16

Interested in becoming a ham radio operator? Want to upgrade your license?

The next test will be November 16 at the Sycamore Park Community Center, Farmington, NM 87401

More information to come!

Please make sure that you have the following materials with you for the test:

  • Photo ID
  • Pencil
  • Simple Calculator (Optional)
  • A photocopy or printout of your current license (If upgrading a current license)
  • CSCE or Letter from the FCC to show eligibility for previous test credit (if applicable)
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TARC Meeting Minutes for August 8, 2019

Totah Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

08 August, 2019

Club Officers

President Donnie KJ5GQ

Vice President Bill KK5ZH

Secretary Scott KG5VBX

Treasurer Bobbie N5XDQ

Trustees

Dave K5AVO 2yrs remaining

Paull NM5PH 1yrs remaining

Paul KE5FBN 3yrs remaining

NEXT MEETING OF THE TARC IS 07 September, 2019 At Rio Vista Park

Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7:30pm of most months at the Farmington Fire Station #6 on the west end of Farmington NM on the South side of Main Street (US 64).

The meeting was called to order by Donnie KJ5GQ, at 19:30.

There were 13 attendees.

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer’s report for was read by Bobbie N5XDQ.

July, 2018

Beginning Balance $3160.87

Income:

Dues $ 20

Interest $ .03

Expense:

$ 0

Ending Balance $ 3180.90

Motion to accept Treasurer’s Report made by Paull NM5PH, Seconded by Bill KK5ZH, Motion Passed.

Secretary’s Report

Motion made by Bill KK5ZH to accept the minutes as posted, Seconded by Bobbie N5XDQ Motion Passed.

Old Business:

  • Field Day – Our Field Day this year was successful, with many contacts made even though the weather was cold and wet.
  • Hwy Cleanup – The Highway cleanup was successful. Thank you to the Harveys for helping out!
  • Tailgate, Picnic, and Potluck – Our annual get together will be on Sept 7th this year at 10am. We have the park reserved until 1pm. Bring an appetite and a dish to share; we hope to see you there.
  • VE Testing – There are two upcoming test sessions
  • Sept 14th in Durango at 1:00 pm at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 495 Florida Road, Durango, CO 81301.
  • November 16th in Farmington at 9:30 am at Sycamore park.

New Business

  • Albuquerque Tailgate– Bill went to the tailgate in Albuquerque and said that it was good and a good time was had by all.
  • Duke City Hamfest – The Duke City Hamfest is scheduled for September 20th – 22nd in Albuquerque. Don’t forget to mark your calendar.
  • Club Jackets – Inspired by a question from Sturge, Don asked the group if there was any interest in getting club jackets and possibly hats made. Bobbi says she does not know who did it before.
    • Some possible sources mentioned included:
      • Springtee (An internet business)
      • A new shop in town across from west Walmart.
      • Advertising Ideas
      • Various other vendors accessible by internet search, in order to comparison shop
      • An embroidering service ran by Alan Hall who Mike KG5WYJ has done business with in the past
    • It was also mentioned that reasons for going with local vendors could include convenience and being able to order one item at a time after the initial run.

Motion to Adjourn was made by Bill KK5ZH and seconded by Bobbie N5XDQ and was passed at 7:54 pm.

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TARC Meeting Minutes for July 11, 2019

Totah Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

July 11, 2019

Club Officers

President Donnie KJ5GQ

Vice President Bill KK5ZH

Secretary Scott KG5VBX

Treasurer Bobbie N5XDQ

Trustees

Dave K5AVO 2yrs remaining

Paull NM5PH 1yrs remaining

Paul KE5FBN 3yrs remaining

NEXT MEETING OF THE TARC IS August 8, 2019 At Fire Station #6 on the west end of Farmington NM on the South side of Main Street (US 64)

Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7:30pm of most months at the Farmington Fire Station #6 on the west end of Farmington NM on the South side of Main Street (US 64).

The meeting was called to order by Donnie KJ5GQ, at 19:34.

There were 8 attendees.

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer’s report for was read by Bobbie N5XDQ.

June, 2019

Beginning Balance $3160.82

Income:

Interest $0.03

Ending Balance $3160.87

Motion to accept Treasurer’s Report made by Paull NM5PH, Seconded by Bill KK5ZH, Motion Passed.

Secretary’s Report

Motion made by Bobbie N5XDQ to accept the minutes as posted, Seconded by Sarah KB5SPX. Motion Passed.

Old Business:

  • FieldDay – Fun was had, Brad KD0UED, Darryl KE0PX, and Ray KG0V had stations set up. Visitors showed up and got treated to information and a wonderful view of nature.
  • Highway Cleanup  Happened. Local Hams did it on the way from Farmington to Colorado for field day
  • Tailgate & Picnic – The Upper Rio Vista Park is reserved for September 7th For our annual tailgate and picnic.

New Business

  • Memorial Service for Jay KC5YTY – July 20th at 10:00AM at Brewer Lee & Larkin Funeral Home on Ute St. Donnie sent an email out and is waiting on more information
    • If anyone wishes to send sympathy cards the known mailing address for Jay’s family is:
Melody Myer4704 Baltic AveFarmington, NM 87402
  • Farmington VE Testing Session – November 16th
    • Sycamore Park Community center near Sycamore Park in Farmingon NewMexico
    • Will post a map online.
  • Durango VE Testing – Durango testing is scheduled for July 27th and September 14th.
  • Farmington Tailgate – There will be a tailgate at Upper Rio Vista Park on August 3rd.
  • Picnic in Durango –Scott will ask Jess for whether it is the 20th or 22nd And send information out to everyone with the minutes. (2019-07-12 – Update: Jess confirmed that the Durango ham picnic will be held on Saturday July 20th Location and directions will be emailed along with the minutes).
  • Free Hat available – A club hat (one hat) is available for free to the first person who wishes to have it. If you are interested please contact Donnie KJ5GQ.

Motion to close made by Bill KK5ZH, and seconded by Paul NM5PH. Motion Passed.

Meeting adjourned at 19:57.

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TARC Meeting Minutes June 13, 2019

Totah Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

June 13, 2019

Club Officers

President Donnie KJ5GQ

Vice President Bill KK5ZH

Secretary Scott KG5VBX

Treasurer Bobbie N5XDQ

Trustees

Dave K5AVO 2yrs remaining

Paull NM5PH 1yrs remaining

Paul KE5FBN 3yrs remaining

NEXT MEETING OF THE TARC IS July 11, 2019 At Fire Station #6 on the west end of Farmington NM on the South side of Main Street (US 64)

Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7:30pm of most months at the Farmington Fire Station #6 on the west end of Farmington NM on the South side of Main Street (US 64).

The meeting was called to order by Bill KK5ZH, at 19:32.

There were 6 attendees.

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer’s report for was read by Bobbie N5XDQ.

May, 2018

Beginning Balance $ 3160.82

Income:

Dues $

Interest $.02

Expense:

Item1 $

Ending Balance $ 3160.84

Motion to accept Treasurer’s Report made by Paull, Seconded by Jess, Motion Passed.

Secretary’s Report

Scott KG5VBX noted that he needed to amend the minutes for last month due to a typo he noticed during the meeting. The minutes should have stated the amount and recipient of the reimbursement for paying the annual corporate dues for the club.

Motion made by Bobbie N5XDQ to accept the minutes as amended, Seconded by Jess KD0MLS, Motion Passed.

Old Business:

  • Jay’s equipment Jay’s equipment went to Donnie’s garage and we will be looking through it at some point in the near future.
  • Jay’s Obituary Scott submitted Jay’s obituary to Alden Oyer AG5S
  • 50K run We will, unfortunately, not be helping with a 50K run due to them not needing radio communications so much as general help and most of the posts being in areas which the majority of the club members would have difficulty accessing.

New Business

  • Durango pot luck and fox hunt 20th next month, all are welcome!
  • Abq tailgate American Legion Post in Albuquerque on June 29th . Anyone with questions should ask Bill KK5ZH
  • Durango Laurel training It was reported that the training and testing in Durango is going well and they have helped to make several more hams and upgrade others.
  • HighwayCleanup – The Semi-Annual highway cleanup hasn’t happened yet since some of the involved parties without health or physical concerns are trying to work out a time when they can show up.

Motion to adjourn was made by Jess KD0MLS, and seconded by Paull NM5PH, Meeting adjourned.

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TARC Meeting Minutes for May 9, 2019

Totah Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

May 9, 2019

Club Officers

President Donnie KJ5GQ

Vice President Bill KK5ZH

Secretary Scott KG5VBX

Treasurer Bobbie N5XDQ

Trustees

Dave K5AVO 2yrs remaining

Paull NM5PH 1yrs remaining

Paul KE5FBN 3yrs remaining

NEXT MEETING OF THE TARC IS June 13, 2019 At Fire Station #6 on the west end of Farmington NM on the South side of Main Street (US 64)

Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month at 7:30pm of most months at the Farmington Fire Station #6 on the west end of Farmington NM on the South side of Main Street (US 64).

The meeting was called to order by Scott KG5VBX, at 19:30.

There were 6 attendees.

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer’s report for was read by Bobbie N5XDQ.

April, 2019

Beginning Balance $ 3120.79

Income:

Dues (X2) $ 40.00

Interest $ .03

Expense:

$ 0

Ending Balance $ 3160.82

Motion to accept Treasurer’s Report made by Paul KE5FBN Seconded by Jess KD0MLS, Motion Passed.

Secretary’s Report

Motion made by Paul KE5FBN to accept the minutes, and reimburse… as posted, Seconded by Paull NM5PH, Motion Passed.

Old Business:

  • Evening Net Opening – Jess Will try to take Monday evenings and Scott will take Tuesdays
  • Roster – Scott needs to send out new roster adding Jess

New Business

  • Club Equipment for Sale  The Durango Amateur Radio Club has some equipment for sale – Devon will email Scott with the details so that Scott can get that info out

Reminders

Motion to Adjourn made by Devon KD5NMX and seconded by Jess KD0MLS @7:49

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