Jackson County Amateur Radio Association

Jackson County MS. W5WA – 145.11Mhz tone 123hz.

May 2018 Minutes

JCARA, Inc. Club Meeting Minutes, May 29, 2018

Meeting Called to Order by President Lloyd, WB5HUP

Prayer led by Chaplain Chuck, N9RRI

Pledge of Allegiance led by Lloyd

Officers Absent: Treasurer Lee, K5CUB

Quorum Declared

Visitors: Delisa Albrecht, KG5AZL; Brent Albrecht, KG5AZM; General Dailey, KD4VVZ; Annis Dailey, KD1VVZ; Jimmy Simmons, K5OP; Rebecca Simmons

Sick Call: None

Secretary Report by Valerie, N9RQX; Motion to Accept by Chuck, N9RRI; Seconded by Marilyn, AF5DP; Motion Carried

No Treasurer Report

Old Business:

  1. Repeater Report: Nick, K5BQJ says nothing new

  2. No VE Activity

  3. Next Meeting is June 26, 2018

New Business:

  1. Marilyn, AF5DP volunteered to take over the Coffee Mess for a couple of months from Teresa, KF5PPK

  2. Field Day: Location secured at Vancleave High School’s Gazebo. Antenna set up at 8:00 AM Saturday, June 23rd. Pot Luck Picnic combined with Field Day on Saturday.

President Lloyd, WB5HUP Called for a Motion to Adjourn Meeting, Accepted by Richard, AF5AQ; Seconded by Laurence, K9EYZ; Motion Carried; Meeting Adjourned for Program.


General, KD4VVZ enthusiastically shared his experiences in Ham Radio and did a presentation on, “System Fusion” a new development in the hobby. He played a video which explained how the system provides total integration of digital and conventional FM communications, automatically, on the same repeater. Yeasu is the pioneer of System Fusion.

Respectfully submitted by

Valerie, N9RQX

JCARA, Inc. Club Secretary

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