JCARA, Inc. Club Minutes, February 27, 2018
Meeting Called to Order by President Lloyd, WB5HUP
Prayer led by Chaplain Chuck, N9RRI
Pledge of Allegiance led by Lloyd, WB5HUP
Program: Laurence, K9EYZ brought us a fact filled program on D STAR. It is a do all, catch all, software program used digitally to allow you to transport files, forms, texts etc. across a narrow piece of bandwidth. It can be fitted in between two FM Repeater transmitters without interference. He gave us a demonstration, sending a file between two units, with the second unit sending a file back in response to the first.
Officers Absent: Treasurer Lee, K5CUB; Past President Marilyn, AF5DP
Visitors: Steven Cress, WA9AYT
Sick Call: Charlie, N2PKW – back at work
Secretary Report by Val, N9RQX; Motion to Accept by Chuck, N9RRI; Seconded by Rod, KC5LCW; Motion Carried
No Treasurer Report
Repeater Report: Nick, K5BQJ says nothing new.
No VE Activity
A Tip Jar has been added to the Coffee Mess to help defray costs
Next Month’s Program: To Be Announced
Participation in the traditional Club Activities was discussed
The JCARA Website is updated! Ham Radio related articles and notices of upcoming Events are welcome for inclusion. President Lloyd, WB5HUP welcomes your feedback.
President Lloyd, WB5HUP Called for a Motion to Adjourn Meeting; Accepted by Chuck, N9RRI; Seconded by Nick, K5BQJ; Motion Carried, Meeting Adjourned.
Respectfully Submitted by
JCARA, Inc. Club Secretary