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August 2016

NORTHEAST GEORGIA RADIO CLUB
Minutes
4 Aug 2016

The meeting was called to order at 6:37pm by President Dick Ashworth with introduction of the 11 members and guests present
Bob KE4Jll presented a program on Tropospheric Ducting and finished with a look at some of the vintage radio equipment that was popular in years past.  Thanks, Bob.

Reports:
Treasurer:  no report

Repeaters – The repeater is working well.  The 440 repeater doesn’t get used much and suggestions were made as to how to re-purpose it.  Also, repairs need to be made to the repeater shack.

ARES – There will be an ARES meeting on Tuesday, Aug 9 at 6:30pm at the Jackson County  EOC.  Mike Riemann, Disaster Program Manager for the NE GA Chapter of the Red Cross will be there.  We will also discuss the results from the Hospital Exercise that was conducted recently.

Public Service – 
Aug 13  Coach Mike Run – Athens YMCA
August 27  Primal Rush 5k, 10k and 20k - Crow’s Lake, Jefferson
Sept 10  UGA football – noon kickoff
Sept 17  Josh’s Run
Skywarn:   There were no weather events.

Business:
Motion was made and carried to make David McElhannon the new license holder and repeater trustee.  A huge thanks goes to Jim K4CLP for his 20+ years of service with the repeater and the club.
Next meeting on Sept 1 2016 at 6:30pm 
Motion made and seconded for adjournment at  7:45pm
Submitted by Janna Tolbert, Sec