Club Minutes

                     October 11, 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. 

 

Attendance:

The meeting was conducted by Club President Bob, N4CU. There were 18 members present.

  

Secretary Report:

September minutes were posted on the W4AAZ.ORG website.  A motion was made to accept the minutes by Mike, KJ4FNA. The motion was seconded by Jim, AJ4XK 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.

 

Repeater Report:

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

  

Station Report:

Richard, KE4BFX reported the station is working.

  

Training Report:

Ron, KI5FR reported on a training class at the Navarre Fire Station on Sat. 1 Dec at 9:00AM.

  

SYSOP Report:

None

  

Website Report:

The website report was presented by Phil, N6COP who confirmed the website was working.  He is also looking for feedback on the site.

  

ARES Report:

The ARES report was presented by Jerry, N8PXE. Escambia and Walton both participated in the SET.

    

Activities Report:

The Activities report was presented by Chayne, KI4WBN and Cal, W4GMH.

  

Upcoming activities:

Oct. 27th (Sat) – Fall Festival needs 8-12 hams 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Nov. 3rd (Sat) – Cystic Fibrosis 5K need 8-10 hams (maybe less) 7:00am – 9:00am

Nov. 10th (Sat) – Veteran’s Day Parade 8-10 hams 8:30am – 10:00am

Dec. 1st (Sat) – Crestview Christmas Parade 10 – 14 Hams setup at 3:00pm

  

Other activities:

On Aug. 11th Okaloosa EOC attached DRats to reflector 46C

          9:00 a.m. Start VEOC visit

          9:45 a.m. DRATS Presentation

          12:15 a.m. DRATS on FLEOC reflector

          12:30 a.m. End

 

Cal, W4GMH will send out an email with a list of volunteers.

  

3rd Thursday Dec 21st – Tri-Club Okaloosa County Ham Christmas Party.

  

Old Business:

D-Star Repeater Net - Steve, N4GXX Reported participation is falling off for the Saturday night D-Star Instructional Net.  He is looking to get more topics and publicize better.

  

New Business:

Cal, W4GMH reported that the Dorcas Fire Department was looking to do some work on Fire House 42, the site of our meetings.  They would like to see a more compact ham radio area to facilitate more room for their meetings.  They are also looking to pant the floor. More information as firmer plans are made.

  

A motion was made to adjourn the meeting by Mike, KJ4FNA, seconded by Bob, W5RE and carried unanimously to accept the motion with no opposing votes.

 

Submitted by Ron Mahn, KI5FR

Secretary

  

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