Minutes For NZART Council Meeting held on 3820kHz, Tuesday 2nd November 2010 commencing 8pm with a roll call at 7:55pm
6/1 Roll Call
Chairman: Roy Symon, ZL2KH.
Council: ZL1UD Tony Case, ZL1PK Phil King; ZL1TGC Vaughan Henderson
ZL2HD John Andrews,
ZL3TNT Ann Fraser, ZL2LS Topsy Scott
ZL4QS John Lochhead
Min Sec: Topsy ZL2LS
ZL2AMJ Fred Johnson
ZL2MAX Max Wheatley
6/3 Confirmation of Minutes October 2010
Moved by ZL1UD Seconded by ZL 1TGC Confirmed
6/4 Additional Agenda Items
6/16c Information paper on OSL Bureau
6/5 Action Point from Friday Council meeting June 2010
6/08: ZL1PK to action once response received from WGN VHF Group re their Constitution. Ref paper 6/5 08.
Pending the verification of the legal advice given to Branch 74
ZL2HD wrote to the President of the Wellington VHF group and is waiting for a reply back from them. Action Point against ZL2HD Complete
10: ZL1TGC to report progress back to Council regarding Hibiscus Coast
A special meeting is being organised to consider this. Ongoing
Action Points from Monday Council meeting June 2010
20: ZL2AMJ to commence updating the NZART examination question-bank and the version of the ‘New Zealand Amateur Radio Study Guide’ on the NZART web page and report to Council on progress Ongoing
21: ZL2AMJ to prepare appropriate wording to advise all examiners on the NZART web page that the Wellington VHF Group examination system is available for examinations. Ongoing
22: ZL1TGC to produce policy document for review by Council before publishing, re Digipeaters Will have finished by Next meeting Ongoing
Action points from September Council meeting
01 ZL1TGC to contact ZL4PLM re NZART VHF-SHF Records Update
Programme to edit his document and circulate to Council Ongoing
Action points from October Council meeting
01 ZL2TDM - send an official letter to Warren Harris ZL2AJ advising him of his appointment as ARX2 Complete 02 ZL2TDM - advise Whakatane and Auckland branches that their exam Supervisors were approved. Complete 03 ZL2TDM - pay the Oceania DX Contest costs Complete 04 ZL2KH - to write a letter to Stuart Watchman Complete 05 ZL1TGC - to obtain legal advice as to who owns the copyright on the Study Guide. We have verbal legal advice that there is NO copyright on the Study guide Complete 06 ZL1TGC - to contact World Exchange re them putting a link on the NZART web page. Awaiting reply re wording of article will follow up Ongoing
6/6 Confirmation of New Members October 2010
Moved ZL4QS, Seconded ZL1PK Confirmed
6/7 Ratification of October 2010 Payments
Moved ZL1UD, Seconded ZL3TNT Ratified
6/8 Monthly Reports
a) QSL Bureau monthly report
b) Monitoring Service Report
d) ALO report October 2010
A,B,D Moved by ZL2LS Seconded by ZL1PK
C The final recommendations be adopted Moved by ZL2HD Seconded By ZL1TGC Carried
6/9 Examination Supervisor Application
a) Ross Meban ZL2RWM – Gisborne
b) Peter Scott ZL1AAM – Suburban Amateur Radio Club
c) Dennis Seymour ZL1UET – Suburban Amateur Radio Club
Moved by ZL1UD Seconded by ZL1TGC Approved
A/P Debby ZL1TDM to notify the Branches concerned and inform them that the Examination supervisors have been approved
6/10 Establishment of ARTANZ
Invitation received by ZL2AMJ
Fred to be asked togive full report back to council from meeting, Council will then take action if needed after that.
6/11 Conditions of Use – NZART Examination system
A/P ZL1UD/ZL1TGC to review the Conditions of use document and discuss at the next ‘on air’ meeting.
6/12 Application for Moderator of Members Reflector
a) Jamie Pye ZL2NN
This to be put with the other applicant ZL3AI and when we decide if we are going to go with the reflector we will then vote on who Council would think be best suited for this position at the face to face meeting in February.
A/P Debby ZL1TDM to acknowledge Jamie’s letter and let him now that this will be considered at the face to face meeting in February.
A/P Debby ZL1TDM to advise the other applicant ZL3AIthat this will be discussed at the face to face meeting.
6/13 Call Book missing call signs update – ZL1PK
Intention is to produce a sheet with all missing call signs for the November / December Break In
6/16 Information Papers
a) Tauranga Branch visit – ZL1UD Pleasant meeting Thanks Tony
b) Financial issues IARU R 3
A/P ZL4QS to respond to Jay Oka re Council decision ASAP
c) QSL Bureau
6/17 Leave of Absence
ZL3TNT will be away on leave from Monday 15th to Friday 19th November
Will have no email contact
ZL1TGC will be out of the country for about 10days from Saturday 6th November limited email coverage also
6/18 General Business
ZL1UD ask for approval to send the situation vacant off for Break in and to also include the moderator position for another month.
There being no further business President Roy closed meeting at 21.17 hrs
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