Meeting held on 3820kHz, Tuesday 4th October 2011 commencing 8pm. Roll call at 7:55pm.
05/1 Roll Call
Chairman: Roy Symon, ZL2KH.
ZL1TGC Vaughan Henderson ZL1PK Phil King, ZL1TPH Stephen Hayman
ZL2AMJ Fred Johnson, ZL2HD John Andrews, ZL2AJ Warren Harris
ZL2TW Stuart Watchman, ZL4TAE Terry Thomas
ZL4PLM Simon Lewis
Min Sec: Topsy ZL2LS
05/3 Confirmation of Minutes September 2011
Moved by ZL1PK 2nd by ZL1TPH Confirmed
05/4 Additional Agenda Items
5/15 New Entrants/NZART membership
Action points from September 2010 Council meeting
01 ZL4PLM - NZART VHF-SHF Records Update Programme to edit his
Document and circulate to Council by July Council meeting.
ZL4PLM Has emailed the document this week to be discussed further by email Ongoing
Action points from Feb 2011 on air Council Meet
05 ZL2HD report from the Appeal to the Environment Court regarding Wellington City Council District Plan Change 74 on behalf of NZART and the Wellington and Tauranga Branches.
NZART and the Wellington branches are proceeding to the Environment Court against the Wellington City Council over the lattice tower provisions in District Plan change 74. NZART and the Branches are due to submit evidence by the 7th of October and a hearing date is to be advised. Ongoing
Action points from June 2011 Face to Face Friday meeting of Council U/H
01 ZL2HD and Council to prepare amendments to the Constitution
Regarding charitable status.
John ZL2HD is talking to the Charities Commission about the NZART Constitution and changes we may have to make to gain charitable status. The current constitution will be sent to them for suggestions before we submit it formally after the membership agrees to the proposed changes via a remit. A message is to be sent out via info line explaining what we are doing and requesting any comments or questions so that we can cover these issues before we send out a remit to the members.
A/P ZL2HD to do a sample text and send to ZL2KH, then for inclusion in Info-line
03 ZL2AJ/ZL2AMJ to cooperate with WIA to develop a Trans-Tasman training manual. Ongoing
06ZL1TGC to write “Requirements of a Councillor”, updating e-handbook and send to Alan ZL1AMW for placement on the web.
This is being proof reed now and will be circulated in the next few days
07 Evan to consult with Alan ZL1AMWregarding a web drop box for Council information. Ongoing
Action points June 2011 Face to Face Monday meeting of Council U/H
07 ZL2DL to circulate to Council the proposed list to whom a letter will be sent for promoting NZART so they can purge Silent Keys etc.
ZL2DL still waiting to hear from the RSM Ongoing
Action Points from August 2011 Council Net
01 ZL2HD: To report progress on IBM Grant Ongoing
Action Points from September 2011 Council Net
02 ZL2HD to pass onto the Chairman of FMTAG that ZL4TAE has offered to fill this position and the Chairman to contact Terry
Motion: That NZART Council accept FMTAGs recommendation of the appointment of Terry Thomas ZL4TAE to FMTAG
Moved ZL2HD Seconded ZL1PK Carried
A/P ZL2HD to contact FMTAG that the appointment of ZL4TAE to the FMTAG committee has been approved has been accepted.
03 ZL2KH to email IARU committee regarding the delegate to attend WRC and circulate response to Council. Complete
04 ZL2AJ to lead email discussion regarding the formulation of a business
working group to discuss options for the future of NZART HQ. Ongoing
05ZL2DL notify the Mercury Bay Branch representative, of Council’s decision to seek approval from the AREC National Director for the formulation of an AREC section in their area. ZL2DL has received all the relevant information re this. Complete
05/6 Confirmation of New Members September 2011
Moved ZLTW Seconded ZL1TPH Confirmed
05/7 Monthly Financials September 2011
a) Ratification of Payments September 2011
Moved ZL1TGC 2nd ZL1TPH Payments ratified
b) Actuals versus Budget September 2011
Moved by ZL1PK 2nd by ZL2TW Carried
Thanks be given to both Debby and Evan for all the work put into these reports.
05/8 Monthly Reports
a) Monitoring Service Report – ZL1GWE
b) QSL Bureau report July/August – ZL2RR
Moved by ZL1TPH 2nd by ZL2AJ Carried
05/9 Release of NZART Question Bank to all ARX’s – ZL2AJ
Motion: That NZART makes its question bank available to all ARX’s as per RSM’s request
Moved ZL2AJ Seconded ZL1TGC Carried
This is the question bank only not the Study Guide
05/10 GAOC Exam in NZ – ZL2AJ
This is to be handled by email during the week
05/11 APRS license fee review – ZL2AJ
Motion: That NZART request that the ALO be instructed to seek a single frequency multiple site licence category for APRS digipeaters
Moved ZL2AJ Seconded ZL4TAE Carried
A/P ZL2AJ to contact Don Wallace re a single frequency multiple site licence category for APRS digipeaters.
05/12 NZARD March 2012 – ZL2AJ
The day has been set for NZARD Day, and that will be the 2nd Saturday of March 2012 between 1000 and 1400 hours
A/P ZL2AJ to do the publicity for this in Break In and Info-Line regarding NZARD day.
05/13 IARU Liaison Committee – ZL1TGC
Motion: Tthat the Council ratifies the persons named in the current Who’s Who as being members of the IARU Liaison Committee for the 2011-2012 term.
Moved ZL1TGC Seconded ZL1PK Carried
05/14 WRC delegate
Motion: That Peter Lake ZL2AZ is supported by NZART as our representative to WRC 2012
Moved ZL2HD Seconded ZL2AMJ
Voting 3 for, 6 against Lost
Second Motion: That Council adopt the recommendation of the IARU Liaison Committee supporting the attendance of Don Wallace ZL2TLL, NZART ALO, as part of the New Zealand Administration's delegation to the WRC 2012 Conference."
Moved ZL1TGC Seconded ZL2AJ
ZL2AJ moved that two above motions be ratified. Seconded by ZL2TW
Voting 6 for 3 Against Carried
ZL2HD and ZL2AMJ both voted against this motion
A/P ZL2KH to notify the IARU Liaison officer of the decision of the above motion and ask for an updated budget
05/15 New Entrants/NZART membership
A/P ZL4TAE to prepare motion(s) to clarify our position with new members/amateurs, update documentation to align our offer with actual practice.
05/16 Information Papers
05/17 Leave of Absence
Debby Morgan – 10th October 2011 to 21st October inclusive .
05/18 General Business
No General Business
There being no further business the meeting was closed by the President ZL2KH at 20.53 hrs
Thanks to all who sent me their motions and information, due to a 20 plus noise level I could not hear most people so thank you for doing that
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