TCDXA MEETING MINUTES
Meeting Called to Order: Date 2/17/2004 Time 6:49pm .
Members in Attendance: 18 .
Guests: 1 . Mike Paskeuric, NØODK
Health and Welfare: None
Old Business: None
New Business: Meeting called to order by Bill, WØOR.
Thanks to Lou, ACØX and Bob, WØBV for the updates to the TCDXA Website.
KØJUH, Jim discussed the results (so far) of the Club membership drive – 18 responses to letters sent out, with 17 positive responses. The applications for the 17 respondents were reviewed in-mass. A motion was made and seconded to approve the applicants for membership, and a vote was taken and passed by members present.
Raising Dollars for DX – Guidelines for donations to DXpeditions prepared by Larry, NØXB, were reviewed and discussed by the membership. Questions raised and discussed – should the guidelines be made part of the Club bylaws? Motion made by Tom, WØZR and seconded by Mark, KØKX NOT to use the guidelines – motion passed. Lou, ACØX made a motion to form a committee to review request for donations for DXpeditions. Motion carried. Bob B., WØEK, Bob G., WØBV, Lou S., ACØX, and Ron D., NØAT volunteered to be committee members to determine which DX groups should receive donations. Committee recommendations will be voted on by membership at next meeting.
Lou, ACØX, made a motion to donate $150 to the upcoming 3B9C DXpedition. Discussions followed, and Pat C., KØPC made a motion to increase the donation to $300 – this motion carried and was approved. Club secretary to send check to 3B9C group.
Donation committee to review request for donation by T33 Banaba Dxpedition.
Motion made to adjourn – seconded – meeting adjourned.
Raffle Prizes: First ticket drawn to Jim, KØJUH for FREE dinner, second ticket to Gary, KØGX split the raffle pot $18.
Meeting Adjourned: Date 2/18/2004 Time 7:40pm .
Presentation: Mike Paskeuric, NØODK, gave a talk with slide show on his 1999 DXpedition to Vietnam. Mike made the trip VERY shortly after getting his Ham ticket!