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July 2013 Meeting

JCARA, Inc. Minutes – July, 2013

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

Presentations:

1.  Kurt, K5KDO presented the 2013 Hurricane Predictions Program based on past weather conditions and history.  Regarding these conditions or any emergency, Dan, AE5JG spoke of the importance of keeping a well stocked first aid kit, crowbar and canned goods with a manual can opener prepared and easy to transport.  Keep cash handy and make sure you have your medicine supplies well ahead.

2.  Field Day wrap up with Charlie, N2PKW – Computer logging versus paper logging was discussed for minimizing dupes.  Rainy weather and a late start up but still a great time and experience!

All Officers Present.

Quorum Declared.

2 visitors:  Dillon and Amy Li.

Sick Call:

Ana K5EYK – broken wrist. Secretary will have a card for all to sign.

Secretary’s Report for June given by Valerie, N9RQX; Motion to accept by Hank, AE5WU, Seconded by Barb, KE5QHZ, motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report given by Dan, AE5JG; Motion to accept by Barb, KE5QHZ, Seconded by Marilyn, AF5DP, Motion carried.

Old Business:

Repeater update by Nick, K5BQJ, New cans to be installed soon.  Charlie, N2PKW, and Kurt, K5KDO are still working with the Mayor of Gautier for installation of both Repeaters.  Nick, KC5OXI has donated the cabinets needed for both Repeaters.

New Business:

Round Island Lighthouse Project with Fred, N5GJ and Dan, AE5JG; donations are needed but should not pose a problem.  All is going well.

Kurt, K5KDO, called for a motion to adjourn, Motion to accept by Barb, KE5QHZ, Seconded by Chuck, N9RRI, motion carried, Meeting adjourned.

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

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