WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA REPEATER
July 20, 2003
The WPRC meeting was called to order at 13:50 hours by Vice
Chair Denny N3EJY. The meeting was held at the
American Red Cross Building, Altoona PA. Introductions were made around the room and visitors were
PRESENT: KR3P, N3EJY, N3WMV, N3XAR, W3BZN, W3ERF, WB3EFQ, N3ZQY,
K3JE, K3EDD, K3YV, KB3FUM, WA3FET, K3CM,
Minutes of the April meeting were read, corrections were noted
and accepted by John W3JXP and seconded by
Chuck K3CM. Motion carried.
Treasurer's Report was given with a balance of $2,876.34.
A motion by Tom W3BZN and seconded by Ed K3EDD
to accept the Treasurer's Report was made. Motion carried.
Coordination: A Coordination Report was given by Joe KR3P
with 14 items acted upon (12 New), 9 Final
Coordinations (0-WPA, 9-Other); 1 Initial Coordination; 2 Proposed Coordinations; 2 Recoordinations,
0 Voids (0 out of state); 0 On-Air Notices Received; and 0 Surveys (no change or minor change). To date
the survey reports are 315 out of 373 equaling an 84.4% return rate to date. As of July 20, 2003, all
items have been acted upon including bad surveys and coordination claims. Frequency coordination for K3EDD
was hand delivered.
Technical Standards Committee: Discussion on terms of Technical
Standards versus Guidelines. commenced.
It was determined after a debate that the word Guidelines will replace the word Standard in the headline,
i.e., "WPRC Recommended Technical Guidelines". A motion to accept the Guidelines was made by John W3JXP and
seconded by Jim WA3FET. Motion carried.
Old Business: None
New Business: Email server is up and running again. Trustee
changes were requested on numerous repeaters.
WPRC Standard was discussed with written changes needed to change trustees on coordinated repeaters. See
attached Technical Guidelines.
Next Meeting: The next meeting is scheduled for October 19,
2003, at 1:30 PM at a site to be determined.
Upon confirmation of meeting site, it will be posted on the website and in the Newsletter along with
directions. Election of Chairman and Treasurer will be held.
Motion by Tom W3BZN and seconded by John W3JXP. Motion carried.
Meeting was adjourned by Vice-Chairman
Denny N3EJY at 14:57 hours.
Denny N3EJY, Acting Secretary
Please note that these meeting notes do not become official until reviewed and voted upon at the next