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May 2014 Meeting

JCARA, Inc. May, 2014 Minutes



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


  1. Kurt, K5KDO  presented a composite of weather trends and conditions leading up to the present, in order to establish a prediction for the 2014 hurricane season.  It could be a mild season, considering some conditions.  Keep an eye on any developments in the Gulf.
  2. Field Day:   Charlie, N2PKW spoke about the location for Field Day.  It will be at the Vancleave Sports Arena, E. O. C. Building.  He described the facility and showed pictures of it’s interior. The dates of the Event are June 28 and 29.  Computer logging will be used.  Charlie said he will be putting up a sign – up sheet.

All Officers Present
Quorum Declared
Visitors and New Members:  Brian Camp – a new Ham; Bryan Rogers – visitor

Secretarial Report by Valerie, N9RQX;  Motion to Accept by Chris, K5MOZ;  Seconded by Hank, AE5WU;  Motion Carried.

Treasurer Report by Charlie, AG5CC;  Motion to Accept by Amy, KF5YRP;  Seconded by Dave, AF5DQ;  Motion Carried.

Old Business:

  1. Repeater Committee:  Nick, K5BQJ is anticipating having all three Repeaters in service.  The 440 Repeater will be on the same tower as the W5WA Repeater, up 340 feet.  N5OS is to go up in a prime location in East Jackson County.
  2. The location for the June Club Meeting will be determined after the June 3rd Election.

VE Activity:  Two more new Techs, one of which came tonight.

Next Club Meeting is scheduled for June 24th

No New Business

Nick, K5BQJ as Repeater Trustee, requested contact information on the Club Members from the Club Secretary.  The Secretary will comply.

President Charlie, N2PKW called for a Motion to Adjourn;  Motion to Accept by Nick, K5BQJ;  Seconded by Kurt, K5KDO;  Motion Carried;  Meeting Adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted by,

Valerie N9RQX
JCARA, Inc. Club Secretary


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