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GERATOL Net Board Mtg Minutes

Below are the minutes from the GERATOL Board meeting held on 10/29/17 as submitted by AA0ZP; Frank; Secretary of the GERATOL Net.

The GERATOL Board of Directors Meeting was called to order by the Chairman on 30 Oct at 0100 UTC.
Present were W0FP, AA0ZP, KJ8V, KJ8W, N1KL, N0HD, and AI4IL. Absent was WX4H.

Responsibility for maintenance of the Web Page has been transferred to N1KL (from AE2T). A motion was made to issue a check in the amount of $63 to cover the cost of the Web Page. Following some discussion, a vote was called:

The motion was passed unanimously.

Another motion was made and seconded to eliminate the statement that the contact was made on GERATOL Net with EQSL’s and that the frequency to four digits needed to be placed the Comments field of the EQSL in the preamble of the net.

This motion also passed unanimously.

A third motion was made to allow LoTW use for GERATOL endorsements, but not for the basic.

This motion passed unanimously.

The chairman adjourned the meeting at 0113UTC>

Respectfully Submitted, Frank Taylor – AA0ZP, GERATOL Secretary

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October Board Meeting

The October board meeting of the GERATOL Net was held on 3.668Mhz at 0100UTC (8PM CDST) on 29 Oct 2014.

Present were: W0FP, KJ8V, KJ8W, AI4IL, WV9O, WX4H, and AA0ZP. A quorum was present.

The Chairman asked if there was any old business; there being none, he asked for any new business.

There were two items: first, W0FP is making changes and updates to the Net Information Packet.

Second, AI4IL is updating and making changes to the Net Preamble.

There being no additional business, the Chairman asked for a motion to adjourn. AA0ZP so moved and KJ8W seconded the motion. The motion was unanimously passed and the meeting was adjourned at 0104UTC.

Respectfully submitted, Frank Taylor – AA0ZP, Secretary-GERATOL Net

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Elections

W0FP called a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the GERATOL Net to order at 1900 CST on 3 January 2014 for the purpose of electing Officers for the new year. Present for the meeting were: Chairman-W0FP, Vice-Chairman-VE3SIQ, Secretary-AA0ZP, Awards Secretary-KJ8V, Treasurer-KJ8W, Publicity Officer-N1KL, NCS Coordinator-N8OR, and QSL Bureau Manager-WX4H. Absent were:AI4IL and K7OC.

W0FP read the list of nominees for elected offices: Chairman-W0FP, Vice-Chair-VE3SIQ, Secretary-AA0ZP, and Treasurer-KJ8W. He then asked if there were and further nominations: there was one for Vice-Chair-WV9O.

A motion was made to close the nominations. The motion was seconded and by vote was unanimously approved.

By unanimous vote all of the nominated individuals were approved with the exception of the office of Vice-Chairman. A run-off vote between the two individuals will be held and decided by submitting member votes to AA0ZP by the end of January 2014. Votes must include the candidate being voted for, the voting members call-sign and GERATOL number and be submitted by midnight (Eastern Standard Time) on 31 January 2014. The vote may be via eMail, US Mail in the form of a postcard or QSL, or via a written/typed personal note. The votes will be tallied and the count announced by the Chairman on the Geratol Net the evening of calendar date 31 January 2014.

A motion to adjourn was made by AA0ZP and seconded by N1KL. The board unanimously approved the motion. The Chairman closed the meeting at 1904 CST.

Respectfully submitted, Frank Taylor, AA0ZP-GERATOL Net Secretary

Frank’s email is aa0zp@juno.com

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, 24 FEB

MINUTES OF THE GERATOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING, 24 FEB 2013, 3.668 MHZ

1. THE MEETING CALLLED TO ORDER BY CHAIRMAN (W0FP) AT 1901CST (0101UTC) ON
24 FEB 2013. PRESENT AT THE MEETING WERE:W0FP, VE3SIQ,
AA0ZP, N8OR, AI4IL, KJ8W AND KJ8V. A QUORUM WAS IN ATTENDANCE.

2. W0FP PROPOSED A MOTION TO CREATE A “W.A.S. COORDINATOR” POSITION. THE
MOTION WAS SECONDED BY AA0ZP. A UNANIMOUS VOTE APPROVED
THE MOTION. W0FP ASKED WR8O, RON GALLO, IF HE WOULD ACCEPT THE
POSITION. HE DID. PART OF THE RESPONSIBILITY IS TO FORWARD UPDATED
NET INFORMATION TO THE NET INFORMATION OFFICER AND TO PROVIDE A
“QUICK-START” PACKAGE TO NEW NET MEMBERS TO ASSIST THEM IN
WORKING TOWARD A GERATOL NUMBER.

3. THE CHAIRMAN ASKED IF THERE WAS ANY FURTHER BUSINESS WHICH SHOULD BE
ADDRESSED BY THE BOARD. THERE BEING NONE, A MOTION TO
ADJOURN WAS REQUESTED AND SECONDED. THE MOTION WAS APPROVED.

4. THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 1904CST (0104UTC), 24 FEB 2013.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED
FRANK TAYLOR, AA0ZP, GERATOL SECRETARY

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Minutes of the BOD Meeting – 30 Oct. 2012

The Chairman (W0FP) called the meeting to order at 2041 CST, on 30 Oct 2012.

A roll-call was taken with the following board members being present: W0FP, AA0ZP, KJ8V, KJ8W, N8OR, and AI4IL. Members absent were: VE3SIQ, W4WDH, and K7OC. A quorum was present.

W0FP made a motion to allow remote operation for the purpose of working numbers for endorsement purposes only. AA0ZP seconded the motion. The board was asked if there was any discussion; there was none. Following a roll-call vote, the motion was passed by unanimous vote.

Motion to adjourn was made following a call for any further business. AA0ZP seconded the motion and all present voted to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 2044CST .

Respectfully submitted, Frank Taylor, AA0ZP, Geratol Net Secretary.

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MINUTES OF THE GERATOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS SPECIAL MEETING

MINUTES OF THE GERATOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS SPECIAL MEETING
0032 HOURS, 24 MAY 2012, 3.668 MHZ

MEETING CALLLED TO ORDER BY CHAIRMAN-W0FP: IN ATTENDANCE WERE:
W0FP, VE3SIQ, AA0ZP, N8OR, AND AI4IL. KJ8W AND KJ8V WERE ALSO THERE.

1. W0FP OPENED THE SPECIAL SESSION EXPLAINING THE REASON FOR THE MEETING: WITH THE RESIGNATION OF THE TREASURER AF9H DUE TO HEALTH RELATED ISSUES THE BOARD WAS REQUESTED TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION UNDER ARTICLE 15 OF THE CLUBS BY-LAWS. W0FP SO MOVED AND AA0ZP SECONDED THE MOTION. THE MOTION PASSED 5-0.

2. W0FP THEN PRESENTED A RESIGNATION REQUEST FROM THE AWARDS/ENDORSEMENT MANAGER AI9L, CONCURRENT WITH AF9H’S RESIGNATION. W0FP MOVED AND AA0ZP SECONDED A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION.THE MOTION PASSED 5-0.

3. W0FP THEN PRESENTED A MOTION TO APPOINT KJ8W, SANDY ERTEL, GERATOL NUMBER 2594, AS THE NEW GERATOL NET TREASURER. AA0ZP SECONDED THE MOTION. THE MOTION PASSED 5-0.

4. W0FP NEXT PRESENTED A MOTION TO APPOING KJ8V, DAVE ERTEL. GERATOL NUMBER 523/2595, AS THE NEW GERATOL NET AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENT MANAGER. THE MOTION WAS SECONDED BY AA0ZP. THE MOTION PASSED 5-0.

5. FROM PREVIOUS CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN W0FP, AI9L, AND KJ8W/KJ8V, FUNDS AND MATERIALS WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE NEW BOARD MEMBERS.

6. W0FP REQUESTED A MOTION TO ADJOURN; AA0ZP MOVED TO ADJOURN AND KJ8V SECONDED THE MOTION. THE MOTION PASSED AND THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 0040.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED
FRANK TAYLOR, AA0ZP, GERATOL SECRETARY

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