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July 2017 Meeting Minutes

Northeast Wyoming Amateur Radio Association Inc.
PO Box 2208
Gillette, Wyoming 82716
Call to order
A meeting of North East Wyoming Amateur Radio Association was held at Silver Creek Steak House on July
1, 2017.
Attendees 11
Reports
Treasurer Jack Robison : Annual review has been completed and is attached to these minutes.
The treasurer asked that we consider changing the bylaws to only require 1 signature on checks for approved
expenses. Discussion was made and the item was tabled till the annual meeting.
The regular account was given as 1020.77
Repeater account: 481.66
Cash on hand: 160.00
Secretary: Minutes from the last meeting were read
Rob Underwood motioned that both reports be accepted as read, Wade Watson 2nd motion was carried by the
members present.
Unfinished business
Volunteers were asked for the Eclipse Special event in downtown .
Reminder of the upcoming MS bike ride in Sheridan
QSL card for Eclipse special event. RheaAnn to design
A motion was made to purchase card stock for the cards, was made by Wade Watson, 2nd Rob Underwood
motion carried. Garth Crowe will purchase after the event.
JOTA October 15 at the fire station.
New business
Discussion was made concerning the Gillette repeater upgrade, it was discussed that the interface for the link
system needs a secondary controller and due to using Arcom ADR it was decided to purchase an RC 210
controller.
Robert Underwood made a motion to purchase the controller, Wade Watson 2nd motion carried by the members
present.
Discussion was made for entering the tower trailer in the annual Christmas parade, and volunteers to decorate
and submit ideas for decorating the trailer were asked for. Further discussion will be had at the next meeting.
Discussion was made concerning painting the lightning bolts on the trailer as well painting the trailer, the
members discussed a painting party before winter.
Discussion was also made concerning the roof repair of the trailer, a motion was made to purchase rubber
Northeast Wyoming Amateur Radio Association Inc.
PO Box 2208
Gillette, Wyoming 82716
membrane materials from Manards. A motion was made by Wade Watson and seconded by Rob Underwood.
The motion was carried by the members present.
A motion was made by Wade Watson and seconded by RheaAnn Crowe to adjourn the motion was carried by
the members present.
Respctfully
Secretary Garth Crowe Date of approval

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