Gold Coast Amateur Radio Association Meeting
June 27, 2017
CALL TO ORDER:
@ 7:30 PM by President, Melanie Fernandez KJ4VCT who lead the Pledge of Allegiance
SPEAKER THIS MONTH:
No speaker this month. Instead a discussion on Field Day was led by President Melanie
Fernandez, KJ4VCT. 100 points for running on battery power. 80 & 160 were open at sundown. Fort Myers had a 5A station for Field Day
Roll Call: 30 in attendance.
Secretary Notes of May 23, 2017 were approved as posted on the website.
Sheriff Scott Israel presented an award to the GCARA. Roy to write thank you note.
The members agreed to make Robin Terrill an honorary GCARA member. Robin has, for years, secured ALL the shelters for the various club shelters for Field Day.
The 50/50 ($49.00) was won by Don AF4NR
The Raffle winners were: Mickey AA4AC won the Anytone Radio & Steve KM4DWC won the VOM Dirk N1AN won the flashlight
Ricki Witte, KJ4FSJ gave the monthly financial report.
Membership Report given by Ricki Witte, KJ4FSJ. Currently, there are 12 Life Members, 57 members paid up for 2017, 1 Honorary Member. 83 ARRL members, 40 unpaid members. (7 members paid up at the meeting)
Jeff Stahl tested 1 Tech. Congratulations!
The 40 Donuts now cost $42.71
Ricky Eaton, KD4HGR, is still working on the club repeater with the help of Joe Nunemaker, KD3VR. They are going to straighten out the repeater room so there will be room to work and will start working on repairing a back up repeater. The board approved the purchase of a power supply to replace one that is no longer working.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:34 PM EST by President, Melanie Fernandez, KJ4VCT.
Respectfully submitted, Roy Neiman Secretary.