06/1 Roll Call
Chairman: Stuart Watchman ZL2TW
Council: Phil King ZL1PK, Neill Ellis ZL1TAJ, Howard Buxton ZL1BXA, Max Wheatley ZL2MAX, Malcolm Wheeler ZL2UDF, Don MacDonald ZL3DMC, Phil Holliday ZL3PAH
Minute Sec: Phil Holliday ZL3PAH
Alex Gordon ZL4ARG, Topsy Scott ZL2LS (minutes secretary)
06/3 Minutes of Council meeting October 2015
Approved / Carried
1. Note to Debby ZL2DL – although minutes are published on the NZART website shortly after a Council meeting they are interim until approved at the next Council meeting. There needs to be a comment on the minutes stating this.
2. 05/5 Item 1 should read ZL2TW/ZL3PAH
06/4 Additional Agenda Items
06/5 Action Points
Action Points Council Meeting December 2013
1 ZL2TW/ZL1PAH to look at Debby’s ZL2DL contract then follow with review, and
update job description. Discussion ongoing with Debby. The latest response from Debby was discussed by Council and ZL2TW will reply.
Action Points Council Meeting Friday 29 May 2015
1) ZL1TAJ/ZL2MAX consideration of a logo for promotional purposes for NZART.
2) ZL2TW to contact ZL4TAE regarding ETEC and NZART
Action Points Council Meeting Monday 1 June 2015
1) ZL4XYZ/ZL2UDF/ZL2TW – to report back to Council on progress regarding remit 1
and tapping into resources from branches. Ongoing
2) Upgrade of the Examination software for newer versions of Windows.
ZL2UDF to write requirements specification for developer. Then consult with ZL3PAH on document and then publicise. Ongoing
3) ZL4ARG/ZL3PAH/ZL3DMC New NZART website
ZL3PAH discussed the proposal for selected web developer for the new website with current webmaster and with ZL1AMW and is currently waiting for a response from the e-mail list manager ZL2IA.
Following this ZL3PAH will put a budget forward via email which will be sent out to Council. Ongoing
Action Points Council July meeting 2015
01) ZL2TW has written to the building owner re the security issues brought up by the
Business Manager. (concerns need for a security light at the rear entrance)
The building owner is currently overseas and no response has been received by ZL2TW, another letter has been sent. Ongoing
02) ZL4ARG/ZL2UDF to look into options for a simple security camera at HQ.
Camera has been sent to Malcolm but has not been received.
ZL2TW will send a reminder to ZL4ARG. Ongoing
03) ZL2TW - DATV WN VHF Group Ch 25 DATV Test
ZL2TW writing to ZL2TAR and ELG Ongoing
04) ZL4XYZ to put training DVD’s on You Tube, ensuring NZART receives publicity.
This is progressing well. Ongoing
Action Points Council September meeting 2015
01 ZL3PAH/ZL1PK/ZL2TW to review budget and report to next meeting.
02 ZL3PAH/ZL2DL to look into purchasing a suitable printer for HQ.
ZL3PAH has identified a model that NZART can purchase to replace the printer before the
Sharp contract expires in December, and will discuss this with Debby.
(Contract does not conclude until 2016) Deferred to 2016
Action Points Council October meeting 2015
01 ZL1TAJ is working on beacon maps Complete
02 ZL1BXA to contact ZL1DD to clarify exactly what ZL1DD is requesting of NZART with regard to the Sangster shield. Complete
06/6 Confirmation of New Members October 2015
Confirmed / Accepted
06/7 Monthly Financials October 2015
a) Payments Accepted
b) Actuals v Budget Accepted
06/8 Monthly Reports
a) AREC Financial report -emailed Accepted
b) QSL Bureau Report October 2015 Accepted
c) ELG Report – nil report, advice received as follows – 434.000 repeater TX,
439.000 for repeater RX has been allocated by ELG for the D Star repeater at Mt Threave for Branch 13 HBARC. Accepted
d) LGLO report October Accepted
e) Auckland Unitary Plan Accepted
06/9 Vacancies for Solicitor and Marketing Officer
Advertise for NZART solicitor in Break In. Ongoing
Vacancy for Marketing Officer – Council discussed and decided not to progress this further Complete
06/10 Council Travel arrangements for 2016 Council
All Councillors to ensure travel arrangements booked by next Council meeting to ensure most economic rates obtained. All but two who will be flying have made bookings and will have these made by next meeting. Ongoing
06/11 Examiner application
Raymond Barlow ZL2RB - Hastings Branch Approved
06/12 Kordia Service Agreement expiry June 2016
Deferred to April 2016 Complete
06/13 ZL2TW Auckland visit
A successful visit was made by the President to Auckland branch to make a presentation to Logan Nicholl ZL1LMN, the Young Amateur of the Year. Complete
06/14 Request from ZL1TPH for a right of reply in Break In
Debby will advise that a letter should be sent to the Break-In Editor. Complete
06/15 Titahi Bay Br 42 Examiners
Ken Pattle ZL2TKY & Brice Officer ZL2BCO – NZART members approved as examiners to use the NZART examination and ARX system. Complete
06/20 Leave of Absence
Debby ZL2DL absent on 17th & 24th November
06/21 General Business
ZL2TW visiting Otago Br 30 when they open their new clubrooms on the 28th November
06/22 Information Papers
a) IARU R3 News Release form 16th Conference Bali
b) WIA Official News
c) Thank you from Auckland Branch re Logan Nicoll ZL1LMN
No further business meeting closed at 8.36 pm
Acting On Air Minute Secretary