September 2011 Meeting Minutes

PRESIDENT: MIGUEL GARATE (KJ4YUN)

VICE PRESIDENT: MERRITT BURRUS (KI4GQO) (NOT PRESENT)

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) (NOT PRESENT)

ANDY PICHS (N3PI)

ERNESTO DIAZ (KG4LXH) (NOT PRESENT)

RAY VAUGHAN (KD4BBM) (NOT PRESENT)

 

WEB SITE: http:/www.daderadioclub.org

 

Meeting was called to order at 19:40 with 19 present.

 

Miguel presided over the meeting and welcomed everyone. Everyone took turns and stated their name and call sign. Miguel welcomed everyone again. We have a quorum. Miguel reminded everyone present tonight to sign in.

 

The minutes were not posted and are tabled until next month.

 

Repeaters:

 

147.000 – It is not working. It is turning itself on and off. Due to site access, we cannot go and repair it. As Merritt had said before, once the 000 dies, it dies. We are not allowed on the tower. They recommended the Metro Zoo tower, but it’s only 150 feet.

 

147.760 – Up and running. Ray has to go and fix it with supervision.

 

224.200 is not working.

 

444.200 – works fine and needs visitors to talk to.

 

1291.80 and 56.660 – nothing was said.

 

Digipeater 144.39 – it’s not showing as per Tom Morris.

 

Old Business:

 

The October Picnic was discussed.

 

Hamfest – The building was sold. A mini hamfest/lea was discussed for March 12, 2012.

 

Ham class last month was a huge success.

 

New Business

 

University of Miami wants us to set up a Ham shack.

 

David and Jeff are here from the ARRL to present an award.

 

MS Committee is doing a race.

 

Ben Nemser will do next month’s presentation.

 

Lee gave a presentation on surplus military radio PRC Bravo. Informative presentation. Thank you Lee.

 

Miguel asked if there was any other business. There was none.

 

Miguel thanked everyone for coming.

 

The DRC meeting was adjourned at 21:00.

 

Esther Sanchez

KI4OTX for

Joanne Carbana

KG4GKU