Club Minutes

                     July 12, 2012


This meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Club Vice President Jerry, N8PXE followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and the invocation. 



The meeting was conducted by Club President Bob, N4CU. There were 12 members present.


Secretary Report:

June minutes were posted on the W4AAZ.ORG website.  A motion was made to accept the minutes by Sharron, KJ4TPQ. The motion was seconded by Steve, KJ4RWR and carried unanimously by a show of hands to accept the motion with no opposing votes.


Treasurer Report:

The Treasurer report was presented by Dave, WB4EWS. There is approximately $2,400 in the account.


Repeater Report:

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


Station Report:

Richard, KE4BFX reported the station is working. In addition, the inventory requested in June is complete..


Training Report:

No Training report this month


Website Report:

The website report was presented by Ron, KI5FR who confirmed the website was working since the online minutes were checked. 


SYSOP Report:

The SYSOP report was presented by Sharon, KJ4TPQ as her last act as SYSOP.  D-Star repeater is working fine.  Many members took the opportunity to thank her for all her hard work to bring the system online.


ARES Report:

The ARES report was presented by Jerry, N8PXE.  He is working to restart the Monday night ARES net on the W1NN (Eglin Amateur Radio Society) 147.12 + repeater (100hz tone).  It will begin either 16 or 23 July at 7:30 PM.  He is also is looking to do a Tech night at the EOC  


Activities Report:

The Activities report was presented by Chayne, KI4WBN.

Upcoming activities:

  • Testing session at the PARC clubhouse (1st and Church St, FWB) 14 July 9:00AM


  • Milton hamfest July 20-21 Fri-Sat.


  • Okaloosa Digital Operators Group (O-DOG), meeting at the PARC clubhouse (1st and Church St, FWB) 2 Aug


Old Business:

Inventory complete on club station (see station report)


New Business:


Jerry, N8PXE said he has many copper connectors so if we could come up with ½” copper pipe, a little plexiglas and a coax connector, we could make J-Poles


Crestview Fire Chief would like NOARC to man the Crestview alternate EOC at Station #3.  No motions made. 



After a round table, a motion was made to adjourn the meeting by Richard, KB4BFX, seconded by Dave, KB4EWS and carried unanimously to accept the motion with no opposing votes.


Submitted by Ron Mahn, KI5FR



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