Mar 2013

Minutes from 3-7-2013 Meeting

Meeting was back at Police Precinct.

28 Attended All board members and officers present.

Meeting started at 7:00 p.m.

President Dennis Foster introduced folks around room.

Reminded folks to sign in and pay dues to John Parish.

Approved minutes as posted on web site. Motion by Ned Savage 2nd by Richard Martin.

Approved treasurer report by John Parish. Motion by Lance Morris, 2nd by Jeff Krause. Parish mentioned dongle sales last month and estate we are currently selling. Status is 11,900 in checking and total for club of $37,681.11 in bank.

Brignole gave quick update on status of estate club is selling. Mentioned great prices and additional 10% discount for club members. Mentioned what doesn’t sell at FreeFest and Dayton will go on Ebay.

Ned Savage mentioned arrangements for John Leflar (KE4AQY who always checked into the nets as “Honest John”) – graveside service March 27 at Forest Park.

Pat Lane showed sample of broken guy wire due to galvanic corrosion.

Update on FreeFest, encouraged all to get tables early. Covered prize list and mentioned ticket strategy. Joe Lowenthal mentioned that local Chic-fil-A will give free sandwich coupon to those who buy extra tickets. 1 per customer up to 500 folks.

Old business – Roger Schlichter asked Foster status of patches. Foster has been busy and will try to get update by next meeting.

Brief break for 10 minutes prior to program

Program by Bill Stevens and David Campbell on Slow Scan TV. Showed examples and mentioned programs etc that work. Showed several excellent examples. Talked about differences in digital vs. analog slow scan.

Adjourned at 8:05 motion by Schlichter 2nd by Hilliard.