Club Minutes

                     May 10, 2012


This meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Club President Bob, N4CU followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and the invocation.



The meeting was conducted by Club President Bob, N4CU. There were 16 members present.


Secretary Report:

April minutes were posted on the W4AAZ.ORG website.  A motion was made to accept the minutes by Glenn, K4GAG. The motion was seconded by Mike, KJ4FNA and carried unanimously by a show of hands to accept the motion with no opposing votes.


Treasurer Report:

There was no treasure report.  However, Bob, N4CU mentioned there were still 2 folks needed to sign signature cards for signing over the checking account.


Repeater Report:

The repeater report was presented by Steve, N4GXX.  The repeater was working fine.


Station Report:

No Report


Training Report:

The Training report was presented by Ron, KI5FR.  A second attempt at a satellite demo for gifted student would be made on 11 May 2012.


Website Report:

No Report


SYSOP Report:

The SYSOP report was presented by Sharon, KJ4TPQ.  New version of software appears to be stable.  The reflector 30C appears to not be unlinking.  Still investigating the issue.


ARES Report:

The ARES report was presented by Bob, N4CU.  Jerry, N8PXE is the new Okaloosa Co. emergency coordinator (EC).  He has started a Yahoo site, this does mean to exist so there is de-confliction to be done. 


Activities Report:

The Activities report was presented by Chayne, KI4WBN. Upcoming activities:

Dayton Hamfest May 18, 19, 20

Field Day June 23 - 24

Milton Hamfest July 20-21 Fri-Sat.


Old Business:



New Business:

A request from the local REACT chapter to include a reciprocal web link on our web site.  There was discussion including concerns this was close to a commercial endorsement.


Mike, W4RH made a motion to not include a reciprocal link from the local REACT chapter.  The motion was seconded by Steve, N4GXX and carried unanimously by a show of hands to accept the motion with no opposing votes.


There was discussion about Field Day and preliminary assignments were discussed:

Ron, KI5FR and Jerry, N8PXE will run the GOTA setup.

Ron, KI5FR will attempt the satellite contact

There will be 3 stations.

Meals to be determined


After a round table, a motion was made to adjourn the meeting by Steve, N4GXX, seconded by Glenn, K4GAG and carried unanimously to accept the motion with no opposing votes.


Submitted by Ron Mahn, KI5FR



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