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June 2014 Meeting

JCARA, Inc. Club Minutes – June, 2014 Minutes



Meeting called to Order by President Charlie, N2PKW
Prayer led by Chaplain Chuck, N9RRI
Pledge of Allegiance led by Charlie, N2PKW

Program:  Charlie, N2PKW gave more detailed information about the upcoming Field Day Event. Setup on Friday, June 27th and starting at 1:00 P. M. Saturday, June 28th and ending at 1:00 P. M. Sunday, June 29th.    Equipment, antennas, operating frequencies and modes were all discussed and assigned locations at the site.  Message handling was stressed.   Tables are provided – bring your own chairs, food, head sets, keying devices and personal products.  A sleeping area is provided.  Charlie advises all operators to watch the band plan edges that we stay within our frequencies!  Help is needed for setup and tearing down as well as cleaning up before we leave.

Officers Absent:  Past President Kurt, K5KDO – on duty
Quorum Declared

Visitors and New Members:  Norm, N1RFK and his brother, Lu;  New Members Lloyd, WB5HUP and his wife, Sandi Kirk

Secretary Report by Valerie, N9RQX;  Motion to Accept by Chuck, N9RRI;  Seconded by Hank, AE5WU;  Motion Carried.

Treasury Report by Charlie, AG5CC;  Motion to Accept by Chris, K5MOZ; Seconded by Rod, KC5LCW;  Motion Carried.

VE Activity:  1 new General, Gary, KE5ZDW

Old Business:

  1. Repeater Committee – Charlie, N2PKW postponed the update this month.
  2. Hamfest – Chris, K5MOZ has 2 Vendors from last year combining their tables this year.

Meeting next Month is Tuesday, July 29th

No New Business

Sick Call:  Nick, K5BQJ;  Dan, AE5JG;  Ernie, W5OXA – lost his son

A big thanks to Chris, K5MOZ by the JCARA, Inc.  for obtaining the June Meeting facilities and for getting us the Field Day Facilities!

President Charlie, N2PKW called for a Motion to Adjourn Meeting;  Motion Accepted by Chris, K5MOZ;  Seconded by Amy, KF5YRP;  Motion Carried,  Meeting adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted by,

Valerie, N9RQX
JCARA, Inc. Club Secretary


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