TARC Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Totah Amateur Radio Club will be on March 12, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

Please join us at Fire station #6, at the west end of Farmington.

3100 W. Main St. Farmington, NM 87401

All are welcome, see you there!

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Ham License Testing-Pagosa Springs- March 21, 2020

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

The next test will be at 9:00 a.m. March 21, 2020 at Pagosa Bible Church, 209 Harman Park Dr. Pagosa Springs, CO.

(A map is below)

Register by emailing Doug, KE0ABS, HERE

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

  • $15 (Test fee)
  • 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)

Walk-ins are welcome, but in order to have enough materials and examiners, please register by emailing Doug.

Please bring exact change.

A good online place to study for all levels, if you don’t have the book, is hamexam.net.

If you have any further questions write to me at: ps.ke0abs.ham@gmail.com

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Ham License Testing-Durango- March 28, 2020

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

The next test will be at 1:00 p.m. March 28, 2020 at La Plata County Administration Building 1011 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 8130

Find the complete information on the Durango Amateur Radio Club website: http://durangoarc.org/?page_id=18

Testing starts promptly at 1:00 PM. Please plan on arriving at 12:45 to complete registration. No applicants will be accepted after 1:00 PM.

(A map is below)

Register HERE 

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

Walk-Ins
It is preferred that walk-in candidates obtain their FRN in advance (see instructions in the “Durango VE Team Test Instructions” file).

If walk-in candidate requires assistance to obtain an FRN, help will be provided only IF the candidate has a valid EMAIL address that can be accessed via internet from the exam site AND VEs have time to assist. If you need help with an FRN, arrive early to allow time for registration..No walk-ins accepted after testing begins.

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)
  • Your FCC ID (FRN)

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-Durango- June 27, 2020

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

The next test will be at 1:00 p.m. June 27, 2020 at La Plata County Administration Building 1011 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 8130

Find the complete information on the Durango Amateur Radio Club website: http://durangoarc.org/?page_id=18

Testing starts promptly at 1:00 PM. Please plan on arriving at 12:45 to complete registration. No applicants will be accepted after 1:00 PM.

(A map is below)

Register HERE 

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

Walk-Ins
It is preferred that walk-in candidates obtain their FRN in advance (see instructions in the “Durango VE Team Test Instructions” file).

If walk-in candidate requires assistance to obtain an FRN, help will be provided only IF the candidate has a valid EMAIL address that can be accessed via internet from the exam site AND VEs have time to assist. If you need help with an FRN, arrive early to allow time for registration..No walk-ins accepted after testing begins.

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)
  • Your FCC ID (FRN)

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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TARC Meeting Minutes for January 9, 2020

Totah Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

January 9, 2020

Club Officers

President Donnie K6QQT

Vice President Bill KK5ZH

Secretary Scott K8OIP

Treasurer Bobbie N5XDQ

Trustees

Dave K5AVO 1yrs remaining

Paull NM5PH 3yrs remaining

Paul KE5FBN 2yrs remaining

NEXT MEETING OF THE TARC IS 13 February, 2020 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 K6QQT, at 19:33.

There were 7 attendees.

Treasurer’s Report

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

December, 2019

Beginning Balance $3211

Income:

Donation from estate of W5UAU $ 100

Interest $ .03

Expense:

Insurance $320

Ending Balance $ 2991.03

Fiscal Year, 2019

Beginning Balance $2834.71

Income:

Donation from estate of W5UAU $300.00

Dues (28 Members) $ 560.00

Interest $ .32

Expense:

Operating Expense $504

Donation $200

Ending Balance $ 2991.03

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

Secretary’s Report

Minutes were eventually posted via email and Devin KD5NMX was kind enough to post them to the website last minute even though they should have been put out sooner.

Motion made by Bill KK5ZH to accept the minutes as posted, Seconded by Tom N0MKC, Motion Passed.

Old Business:

  • Equipment – Thanks to Paull NM5PH we now have inventory on record of what we own.
  • Dues – Bobbie has collected dues based upon the $20 amount discussed earlier. Vote was made to determine if dues should remain at $20 Paull NM5PH Motioned, Bill KK5ZH seconded, and motion to stay at $20 passed unanimously.

New Business

  • Audit – 2 of 3 trustees did not attend meeting, 2 volunteered to Donnie K6QQT and were approved. Audit letter was read by Paull NM5PH and Records were in good order. Motion to accept was made by Bill KK5ZH and seconded by Tom N0MKC
  • Club picnic A motion to set date for our club picnic as Sept 12th was made by Sarah KB5SPX and seconded by Tom N0MKC, Motion passed, Donnie will need to get the park reservation arranged.
  • Ham test – A ham test will talk next month for the Colorado club.
  • Application was turned in for Barry Adams. Next month there will be a vote to let him in.

Motion to adjourn made by Bill KK5ZH and seconded by Paull NM5PH and was passed at 19:58.

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