Ham Picnic and Tailgate- Sept. 7

Join us September 7 at Rio Vista Park for a picnic and swap meet.

More details to come!

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Ham License Testing-Durango- Sept. 14

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

The next test will be at 1:00 p.m. September 14 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 495 Florida Road, Durango, CO 81301.

(A map is below)

Walk-ins will only be accepted until 2:30 PM

Register HERE 

Preregistration is encouraged in order for the proper paperwork to be prepared.

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)

There is no cost for testing.

To reserve your spot and for more information on testing please email:
DurangoVETeam@gmail.com.

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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 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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