June 2006 – Board Meeting Minutes

By | June 28, 2006
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WWDXC Board Meeting 2006-06-26

Attendees:
Denny W7SNH
Jim K7WA
Joe W7QN
Pat W7GTO
Elsie N7YX
Dick K7BTW
Marina N7LSL
Brian N9ADG

Minutes
The minutes from May were accepted

Correspondence

Notification of the annual William Bennet W7PHO memorial
scholarship receipient was received — this year’s recipient was
Alan Rutledge, KE6OMO

A Ham in Tikrit, Iraq, Mitch Gill, is going to be looking
for QSOs this fall, and any help to make more. He’s running QRP
right now, would like to improve his antennas. He’s looking to make
nearly 40000 QSOs in a year.

WWDXC received a thank you from VE3TW Stan Leschinsky for
his salmon run award and smoked salmon. He’s also apparently very
popular at parties where Washington ex-pats can be found, as he can
recite all washington counties by heart.

Treasurer’s Report
The repeater site rental is going to be paid in June

Membership Report
104 members have renewed, and 6 new members have joined, the
club is at 110 paid members

Old Business
W7DX repeater – No changes to report
Salmon Run – the Salmon run committee is selected and at the
ready for this year’s Salmon Run
` Promotional or affiliation items – no change
Club subscription to the ARRL information mailing list – Pat
W7GTO is our information officer and will be subscribing to the
ARRL’s email distribution list
BEARS club presentation – Denny and Jim are picking a date
to do a presentation to the BEARS

New Business
Field Day 2007 – FD2006 was reviewed and plans being made
for FD2007. Consideration is being made of adding a GOTA station,
and better inter-station networking (or ‘any’ inter station
networking). The scores were still being tallied and statistics
being collected.

DX Convention – August 10,11,12 2007 – WWDXC will be hosting
this next year. Venue is in process of being picked, and the
convention gears are starting to turn. Planning meetings will
commence in earnest at the end of July.

2006 WWDXC PICNIC – August 12

REMINDER – No July Board Meeting
No August regular meeting – come to the picnic!