TARC Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Totah Amateur Radio Club will be on January 10th, 2019.

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

 

All are welcome, see you there!

 

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

TARC Meeting Minutes for November 8th 2018

Good evening everyone!

It’s that time already. Meeting time club officer election time as well. Our next meeting is this Thursday. We’ll hope to see many of you there! The meeting minutes from last time are both attached in PDF format and pasted below.

Totah Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

November 8, 2018

Club Officers

President Dave K5AVO

Vice President Bill KK5ZH

Secretary Scott KG5VBX

Treasurer Bobbie N5XDQ

Trustees

Ryan KG5RGN 3yrs remaining

Paul NM5PH 2yrs remaining

Paul KE5FBN 1yrs remaining

NEXT MEETING OF THE TARC IS December 13, 2018 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 Dave K5AVO, at 19:30.

There were 9 attendees.

Treasurer’s Report

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

October, 2018

Beginning Balance $3154.64

Income:

Interest $0.02

Ending Balance $3154.66

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

Secretary’s Report

Motion made by Dave to accept the minutes as posted, Seconded by Bill, Motion Passed.

Old Business:

  • Road Cleanup 10 bags were collected. Thanks for all those who helped out!
  • Subject 1 – Devin is back in town, welcome back!
  • Christmas Party Dave is unable to host. Anyone who is able is welcome to take that over. We might cancel, but Devin might offer to host if he can. He will check on that and the date.
  • Road Apple Rally Went Well without problems. Paull stated that we had no function being at the event. The event staff already knew all information before we relayed. The event staff had county radios and cell phones. The county had a dispatcher in the command center. We used to do many events, but since cellphones have become popular we are doing fewer.

New Business

  • New years brunch Jan 5th at the Walkers’
  • Election of Officers Dave will not be volunteering to be president and Bobbie is offering her job to anyone who wants it. Voting.
  • We would like to encourage our new members to vote and/or volunteer for offices.
  • Insurance Insurance needed to be paid. Devon motioned to pay it and Donnie Seconded. The motion passed.
  • Testing – We don’t know when the next testing session and Donnie hasn’t been able to get a hold of the club in Durango December 8th 1pm in Durango @ Christ the King Lutheran Church.

Motion to adjourn made by Bill and seconded by Devin, motion passed at 7:59pm

Posted in Minutes | Comments Off on TARC Meeting Minutes for November 8th 2018

Fall 2018 Highway Cleanup

The fall 2018 Highway cleanup was a success. We collected 10 bags and got our small stretch of highway back into shape. Thanks to all those who were involved!

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fall 2018 Highway Cleanup

TARC Meeting Minutes for October 11th, 2018

Last month’s meeting was a bit sparse and informal compared to what our meetings normally are, but it was still productive. Sorry for posting the minutes later than normal.

Don’t forget to join us on November the 8th for our next meeting!

Click here for the PDF, or simply read the plain text below:

=====================================================

Totah Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

October 11, 2018

Club Officers

President Dave K5AVO

Vice President Bill KK5ZH

Secretary Scott KG5VBX

Treasurer Bobbie N5XDQ

Trustees

Ryan KG5RGN 3yrs remaining

Paul NM5PH 2yrs remaining

Paul KE5FBN 1yrs remaining

NEXT MEETING OF THE TARC IS November 8, 2018 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).

In the absence of both the president and vice president The meeting was held in an informal manor at 19:30.

There were 7 attendees.

Treasurer’s Report

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

September, 2018

Beginning Balance $ 3154.58

Income:

August Interest $ .03

September Interest $ .03

Ending Balance $ 3154.64

A corrected Treasurer’s report for August was also presented by Bobbie N5XDQ and reads as follows:

August, 2018

Beginning Balance $ 3174.58

Expense:

Reimburse Dave

Jordan for park

$20

Ending Balance $ 3154.58

New Business:

  • Testing Donnie will find out about testing so that we cn determine the next time and place which would be good.
  • Highway Pickup The Highway pickup will be on the 27th at about 9am after breakfast.
  • Pot Luck There will be a pot luck at 9am on January 5th.
  • Election Election of club officers will be held during the December meeting.
Posted in Minutes | Comments Off on TARC Meeting Minutes for October 11th, 2018

TARC Meeting Minutes for September 8th, 2018

The last meeting and tailgate were fun. The minutes are below in both plain text and PDF format.

Anyone wanting to help with the Road Apple Rally this year please contact Bobbi, N5XDQ.

Don’t forget to meet us on September 8th for our next meeting!

Click here for the PDF version of the minutes

=====================================================

Totah Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes

September 8th, 2018

Club Officers

President Dave K5AVO

Vice President Bill KK5ZH

Secretary Scott KG5VBX

Treasurer Bobbie N5XDQ

Trustees

Ryan KG5RGN 3yrs remaining

Paul NM5PH 2yrs remaining

Paul KE5FBN 1yrs remaining

NEXT MEETING OF THE TARC IS October 11th, 2018 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 Dave K5AVO, at 10:30.

There were 11 attendees.

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer’s report for was created by Bobbie N5XDQ and read by Scott KG5VBX.

August, 2018

Beginning Balance $3179.58

Income:

Interest $??? (No bank statement was available before meeting)

Expense:

Dave Jordan (Reservation for park) $ 20

Ending Balance (Approximate) ~$3159.58

Motion to accept Treasurer’s Report made by Don KJ5GQ Seconded by Bill KK5ZH, Motion Passed.

Secretary’s Report

Motion made by Darryl KE0PX to accept the minutes as posted, Seconded by Sturge WA5K, Motion Passed.

3 New members Casey Spigner, Bobby Spigner, and Alan Moraza (All without callsigns as of yet) were voted into the club unanimously. A welcome email will be sent so that they know.

Old Business:

  • Road Apple Rally Since we have Lost Doug and Betty, we need any volunteers we can get If you are able and willing to volunteer then please get in touch with Bobbi by October 6th.
  • Duke City Hamfest The Duke city Hamfest will be 21st-23rd at the Isletta Casino.

New Business

  • New Years Get Together A date will be discussed soon. Sarah KD5SPX and Don KG5GQ were gracious enough to volunteer to host the event.
  • Christmas Get Together A date will be discussed soon for a Christmas Get Together at Northside Church of Christ.

A motion to adjourn was made at 10:54 by Bill KK5ZH, and seconded by Paul KE5FBN

Posted in Minutes | Comments Off on TARC Meeting Minutes for September 8th, 2018

TARC Meeting Minutes for August 9th, 2018

The last meeting was productive and the minutes are below in both plain text and PDF format. Don’t forget to meet us on Saturday September the 8th for a fun tailgate picnic and meeting!

Click here for the PDF version of the minutes

=============================================

Totah Amateur Radio Club
Meeting Minutes
August 9th, 2018

Club Officers
President Dave K5AVO
Vice President Bill KK5ZH
Secretary Scott KG5VBX
Treasurer Bobbie N5XDQ

Trustees
Ryan KG5RGN 3yrs remaining
Paul NM5PH 2yrs remaining
Paul KE5FBN 1yrs remaining

NEXT MEETING OF THE TARC IS at the tailgate picnic on September 8th, 2018. The tailgate will be located at Upper Rio Vista Park just off of Huntzinger Ave in Farmington. Please see https://www.totaharc.org for a map.

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 Dave K5AVO, at 19:30.

There were 13 attendees.

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer’s report for was read by Bobbie N5XDQ.
July, 2018
Beginning Balance $3159.56
Income:
Dues $15.00
Interest $00.02

Ending Balance $3174.58

Motion to accept Treasurer’s Report made by Bill KK5ZH, Seconded by Paul KE5FBN, Motion Passed.

Secretary’s Report

The secretary posted the minutes on the website, but still needs to email them out. Motion made by Bobbie N5XDQ to accept the minutes as posted, Seconded by Tom Harper N0MKC, Motion Passed.

Old Business:

    • Tailgate in Albuquerque – There will be a tailgate in Albuquerque. Come early

 

    • Tailgate in Farmington – Bring food to share and stuff to sell! Our tailgate is being planned for September 8th, which is the Saturday after Labor Day weekend, at Upper Rio Vista Park. Dave has made a reservation for 10am – 2pm – Our September club meeting should be at that time and place as well. A map will be posted on our website.

 

    • Park reservation – In order to reserve the park for our tailgate $20 for Dave K5AVO paid $20. A motion to reimburse the $20 was made by Bobbie N5XDQ and seconded by Bill KK5ZH and passed.

 

    • Duke City Ham Fest – The Duke City Ham Fest will be September 21st to 23rd at Isleta Casino

 

    • There will be hams there from four states.

 

    • Some folks from Durango will be staying at the same place as last year.

 

    • Reservations can be made at the casino.

 

    • VE Testing – We will do another test next month – There will be more information on this soon.

 

    Road apple Rally – The Road Apple Rally will be held on the 1st Saturday in October – we will be stationed on the route in the glade and use the local area repeaters. This event usually goes from about 7am to about 12pm at the latest.

New Business

    • New applications – There are 3 new applications (Bobby Spigner, Alan Moraza, Casey Spigner) and we will vote on them next month.

 

    Highway Cleanup – Lee will be leaving and we will need someone to take over the hwy cleanup. The next cleanup should be somewhere near the time change, possibly mid-October. We will Pick a weekend next month to pick up trash. Trying to call the state is hard. Lee, last time, mailed the report to them.

A motion to adjourn was made by Bill KK5ZH and seconded by Ryan KG5RGN and passed.

Posted in Minutes | Comments Off on TARC Meeting Minutes for August 9th, 2018