August 2013 Meeting

JCARA, Inc. Minutes – August, 2013

JCARA, INC. Minutes, August, 2013

Meeting called to order by President Kurt, K5KDO
Prayer led by Chaplain Chuck N9RRI
Pledge of Allegiance led by Kurt, K5KDO

Program by Chuck, N9RRI who stressed proper grounding procedures and soldering techniques.

Officer Absentees: Dan, AE5JG

No Quorum, no voting on anything

Visitors:  Lilly Burns

Secretary Report by Valerie, N9RQX

Treasurer’s Report by Charlie, N2PKW

New Business:

Round Island Lighthouse Project update by Fred, N5GJ; absence of Glen, K2FF – family emergency – letters appealing for sponsorship have gone out.  Charlie, N2PKW spoke of a Fund Raising Committee. Advertising plan has been set up.  Things are moving forward.

Old Business:  Repeater Status by Nick, K5BQJ, new “cans” have been installed with the old “cans” held in reserve.  N5OS Antenna repaired.  Charlie, N2PKW and Kurt, K5KDO are to contact Gautier Mayor for concrete arraignments concerning the correct installation on the water tower behind Lowe’s for the other two Repeaters.

VE Activity:  Charlie, N2PKW has testing scheduled next week, the first Tuesday of the Month, held at the St. Martin Community Center.  VE Training might be something the Club needs to check out.

Next Club Meeting September 24.

Meeting Adjourned by Kurt, K5KDO.

Respectfully Submitted by Valerie, N9RQX
JCARA, Inc. Club Secretary

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