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.
The meeting was conducted by Club President Bob, N4CU. There were 18 members present.
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.
The Treasurer report was presented by Dave, WB4EWS.
The repeater report was presented by Steve, N4GXX. The repeater is working.
Richard, KE4BFX reported the station is working.
Ron, KI5FR reported on a training class at the Navarre Fire Station on Sat. 1 Dec at 9:00AM.
The website report was presented by Phil, N6COP who confirmed the website was working. He is also looking for feedback on the site.
The ARES report was presented by Jerry, N8PXE. Escambia and Walton both participated in the SET.
The Activities report was presented by Chayne, KI4WBN and Cal, W4GMH.
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
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.
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.
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