PARC Minutes for May 5, 2009




  • Meeting called to order by Pres. Gene Shaner, KD5FSJ at 7:15 P.M.
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Visitors: K5WOP Alan Ventil
  • Minutes were approved for the April meeting, Motion by Bill W5WPL, 2nd by Shawn KE5FJU




  • Read by Jimmy Turner K5JTJ
  • Balance: $2,012.17
  • Motion to accept by Patty W5BOV 2nd by Fernand KC5EOM




Repeater Committee - None


Activity Committee - Rick KE5ORA


  • May 16: Club Picnic
  • May 30: Tailgate Sale @ Pearland High School North Parking Lot
  • June 13: FD Promotion @ Walmart - may be a problem, Walmart says no generators.  How will we operate with no power? David W5QDF will check with Walmart I-35 and Lowes on 518.
  • June 27-28: Field Day Volunteers, Ann Carroll W5TLB to organize food – Jimmy K5JTJ will bring five chickens




  • Rick KE5ORA reported triathlon went well, done by 11 a.m.




Community Support


  • JOTA will be held October 17.  This is a 24 hour communication event involving Boy and Girl Scouts around the world.


Stress and Distress


  • Dennis' W5DAG father in PA had open-heart surgery; all went well and he’s home now and recovering nicely.


  • Rick’s son-in-law still in army repairing helicopters.


50-50 Raffle:


  • Amount: $13.50
  • Winner: Leo Bricker W5DAJ


Next Month:


  • Eat before the Meeting - Dragon Buffet




  • Motion to adjourn by Bill K5CSB  2nd Maggie N5RSU