Meeting Minutes - August 13, 2018

Meeting called to order at 7:05pm on August 13, 2018

Old Business:

  • Sounding Rockets for All Students
    • Had a though debriefing from one of the teams on how the camp went
    • All had a good time
    • Already working on improvements including maybe a rolling camp to better incorporate those that have never built a rocket and those that are more interested in the payload
  • Treasurer’s Report
    • Currently $1265.88 in the account between member dues and motor order repayments
  • Club motor order
    • Will be placing the order on Aug. 13 after the meeting
    • The online repayment system seems to be working well

New Business:

  • Upcoming Launch Competitions
    • Helicopter Recovery Competition
      • August 26, 2-5pm (Sunday afternoon)
      • Grant Town Launch Site
    • Highest on a Cricuit Tube (same body tube)
      • September 29, 10am-1pm (Saturday morning)
      • Grant Town Launch Site
    • October 27, 10am-1pm (Saturday morning)
      • Grant Town Launch Site
    • Suggestion that for most of TARC season to move launches to Sundays in order to deconflict with other activities
  • Junior HPR Program
    • The Junior HPR Participation Program is offered to Junior and Leader members ages 14 – 17 in order that they may fly rockets using H and I class motors. The program follows the same basic procedure used for the HPR certification for Senior NAR members. However, due to legal restrictions pertaining to the purchase and possession of high power rocket motors, ejection charges, and related items, there are additional requirements.

Meeting adjourned at 8:25pm. Next meeting is September 10 at the Evansdale Black Bear.

Meeting Minutes are available in PDF format here.