The Enid Amateur Radio Club (EARC)
MINUTES OF MAY 2019 MEETING
The Enid Amateur Radio Club held the May monthly meeting Thursday evening, May 16, 2019, in the
Salvation Army Fellowship Hall, 220 W. Pine Avenue, Enid, OK.
MEMBERS and guests present: MURROW/K5AO, J. SCOUTEN/KG5CWV, B. KECK/K5ECI,
D. PLANK/KE5PQY, F. CROUCHER/KF5BZR, J. THOMPSON/K0KJT, E. MURPHY/KG5ZTF, B.
NOKES/W5EIY, R. SUMMERS/KF5KGJ, V. SANDERS/W5FMF, A. FOX/KD5BA.
J. Scouten, 2018 Club President, called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m..
Health and Welfare--
J. Scouten asked for Health and Welfare concerns. K5AO's mother has been hospitalized and isn't
feeling well or eating.
Minutes of previous meeting--
• Motion by B. Nokes second by D. Plank [CARRIED, unanimous] to accept the minutes of the
April meeting as distributed and as posted to the EARC website. (ARCLight-20190418.pdf).
Club Treasurer advised financial status.
• Motion by A. Fox second by F. Croucher[CARRIED, unanimous] to accept the Treasurer’s report.
Red Dirt Barbecue Friday April 26th. Volunteers that helped with the event were T. McAnally, B.
Keck, A. Fox, C. Conrady, E. Murphy, D Locke, R. Murrow, V. Sanders, J. Scouten. Thanks for a
great turn out in support of the event.
The club anticipates receiving a donation from the Red Dirt Barbcue Event for our support provided the
The recommendation by the Board of Directors to move the election date from August through
November to February though May was voted on and approved unanimously at this May 16, 2019
meeting. As approved Club Officers will serve from June 1 to May 31. The Board of Director term
will be for a period of five years from June of the year elected through May of the fifth year.
In addition the following individuals were elected during the May monthly meeting.
V. Sanders/W5FMF, President
E. Murphy/KG5ZTF, Vice President
B. Keck/K5ECI, Treasurer
R. Murrow/K5AO, Club Secretary
G. Spillman/KF5CUT, Board of Directors (2023).
All newly elected Officers terms begin 1 June 2019.
2019 Field Day, Saturday 22 June 2019, will be held at the Crosslin Park Pavilion. V. Sanders/W5FMF
is coordinating Field Day with ARRL for 2019. The Club paid a $75.00 fee for the use of the
All Field Day participants are encouraged to notify V. Sanders so a head count can be determined and
food purchased. Participants may start setting up Saturday morning at sun up.
We need club volunteers that can help with the 4 of July Enid Lights Up the Plains at Meadowlake Park
which is a choreographed fireworks event with the orchestra.
J Thompson advised the fees for the revised Club Web page is $16/month or $80/year. The Web page
is being updated and has a new look that will hopefully attract new interest in the Club. It can still be
accessed at www.enidarc.org .
Motion by B. Nokes seconded by D. Plank [CARRIED, unanimous] to adjourn at 7:58 p.m..
Rick Murrow/K5AO, EARC Secretary