February 2018 – Board Meeting Minutes

By | March 10, 2018

Present were Rob N7QT, Adam K7EDX, Kirk N7UK, Brian N7RVD, Larry K7EKD, Rich W6RS, Walt K7ZQ, Tom NU7J, John
KE7B and Dennis K7DSE.

Rob opened the meeting at 7:00pm PST.

Review/approve minutes

  • The January 2018 minutes were approved by voice vote.


  • The Board voted by majority to not fund the Z32ZM (Z68M) request. The primary reason is that there are a number of active stations in Kosovo. Board members would consider funding directly to a Club if presented with the request.
  • 3C0L sent a video link along with a thank you for funding.

Treasurer’s report

  • The January reports were approved as submitted.
  • Cash balance 01/31/2017: $21,200.05. January income of $775.67 and expenditures of $1,097.24.


  • Membership update was not available for this meeting.

Old business

  • A motion was made and approved to gain access to DNS controls for the website. Adam is to follow up with Brian N9ADG.
  • Silent Key guidelines: Mentioned was that Kip W6SZN could write an article. That transcript could be put in a brochure that would be made available to Club Members.
  • No opinion was yet formulated regarding the ARRL Board of Directors Code of Conduct.

New business

  • Traveling trophy content is needed for the Club Website. Rob will follow up with Mike N7WA. Goals are a potential normalization of point distribution and rule clarification.
  • The Board discussed moving the dinner meeting time from 6:30 to 8:30pm with presentation beginning at 7pm. This would allow people travelling to the meeting by ferry time to view the entire meeting without the necessity of leaving early.

Monthly dinner/meeting

  • The next meeting will be March 13, 2018 at Robs 125 Street Grill. The standard dinner fee is now $25. This is necessary to maintain a meeting site and pay for room rental. Jim Fenstermaker, K9JF will be presenting on Kosovo becoming a new DXCC entity.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:25 PM
Respectfully submitted
Dennis Kourkoumelis, K7DSE