May 2011 Meeting Minutes

PRESIDENT: MIGUEL GARATE (KJ4YUN)
VICE PRESIDENT: MERRITT BURRUS (KI4GQO)
CORPORATE SECRETARY: JOANNE CARBANA (KG4GKU) (NOT PRESENT)
TREASURER: ESTHER SANCHEZ (KI40TX)
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY: VIRGIL SALISBURY (K4VSC)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

DAVID THOMPSON (WB4DT) (NOT PRESENT)
CARL JAGIELSKI (KA4HLO)
ANDY PICHS (N3PI)
ERNESTO DIAZ (KG4LXH)
RAY VAUGHAN (KD4BBM)

WEB SITE: http:/www.daderadioclub.org

Meeting was called to order at 19:45 with 24 present.

Miguel presided over the meeting and welcomed everyone. A silent Key for John Hall (WD4SFG).

The microphone was passed around the room and everyone took turns and stated their name and call sign. Miguel welcomed everyone again.

Old Business:

Repeaters:

76 – finding a site for it.

Budget $500 for repeater controller. Approved by club for 444.200. Scom 7330 controller.

220 needs a home – sitting at Robert’s house.

Corresponding secretary picked up the mail and delivered to the president.

Treasurer gave her report.

Membership – Miquel would like to lower the cost. WE have 20 paid members currently.

Website – make it more accessible to the board to upload.

Facebook – open a facebook page for the Dade Radio Club.

Board Meeting – May 16, 2011 at 7:00 – 7:30 PM – Miguel, Merritt, Esther, Sam, Andy and Ray attended.

By-Laws are being merged by Virgil, Ernesto, David and Sam.

Ham trailer update by David. It was used for the March of Dimes walk. It is almost completely finished. Still needs an office chair. Will be used at the Coral Gables RACES.

Next meeting we will have a presentation on Slow Scan.

Jason came to talk about the 25th MS Break Away. This weekend we need more volunteers. They want to thank Merritt and John for working the repeater.

Miguel asked if there was any other business. With no other business, Miguel thanked everyone for coming. The DRC meeting was adjourned.

Esther Sanchez for
Joanne Carbana
KG4GKU