Coppell Amateur Radio
A Corporation Not-for-Profit
Board Meeting Minutes
June 18, 2019 | Post-Membership Meeting | William T Cozby Public Library, Coppell TX
Attendees: Darryl Briggs, Aaron Hulett, Jonathan Sheets, Korky Kathman, Kurtis Rutter
After the Annual Membership Meeting concluded, the Regular Board meeting was called to order by Darryl, KG5MDS, at 8:41 PM.
Approval of last Board meeting minutes
Aaron, K8AMH, presented the May board meeting minutes. Kurtis, K5KLR, moved to approve the minutes, Korky, KG5NNA, seconded, and all were in favor.
Aaron reviewed the May treasurer report and Korky moved to approve. Jon, N5JBS, seconded this motion, and all were in favor.
The water tower construction appears complete when viewed from the outside, and it appears to have an antenna on top, but we have not received any official updates from the City. There is repeater equipment going in at a Coppell school, and this could serve as a backup repeater for communications if the CARE repeater is offline. This second repeater is not owned or managed by CARE.
Article for Coppell Gazette
The article was published, and we hope it will drive attendance at Field Day.
Korky, KG5NNA, verified we are on the City’s calendar, but there are 4 different calendars available. For now, we are only on the one calendar.
We will arrive at the Biodiversity Center at noon to begin setup and start operating at 1pm. We will operate as a 3A station, meaning we will have 3 stations operating at any one time using off-grid power, such as generators. Different amateur radio operators will bring various gear and other supplies for us to operate with, and organizing who will bring what was discussed at the Membership Meeting. Darryl will have a banner made that we can display during the event.
Parks and Rec July 4 event
We have not received any updates from the City on this event.
Aaron is moving to Forney, TX and will not be able to assist with CARE from such a far distance. He regrettably submitted his resignation from all of his CARE positions and responsibilities, effective July 5, 2019.
With no other business before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 8:52 PM.