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January 2015

North East Georgia Amateur Radio Club


The meeting took place on January 8th 2015 in the Board Room of the Commerce Library.


President opened at 6:40 pm


TREASURER REPORT was read and the following noted: General Fund $526.11. Repeater Fund $1178.20


Announcement made that all annual dues are to be paid in January 2015. The following persons paid at the meeting.


Gary and Darlene Griffin $35 by check

Frank Charpiat $15

Jim Mitchell $15

David Farquhar $30

Janna Tolbert $15


In addition we have a brand new member R. Mark McCoy (Mark) paid $30


Total Collected on behalf of Treasurer who was not present  $75 Cash $65 checks = $140


Please Mail your dues to NEGARC, PO Box 556, Commerce, GA 30529


Of course you may bring to the meeting on Feb 5th.


REPEATER REPORT:


Jim said working fine and in good order. He also stated that due to health issues we must get a new manager for this ASAP.


PUBLIC SERVICE: Bob Herrin  told us about the following:


Formidable Footprint exercise to prepare for Tornadoes in this area held at the EOC Church.

March, the Winder District Recovery for Rural areas.

MLK 5 K run Athens GA

On 1/24/15 ARES meeting in Forsythe County

Red Cross would like HAMS to set up at designated shelters for communications.


7:30 Net on Tuesdays Commerce Repeater

Skywarn  Stay tuned to weather for possible bad situations. 146.625

Regional Tri Co Repeater if warning or active event


BUSINESS NEW:  Gary Griffin did a great job with the club website. Thanks to him.

NEGARCSKYWARN.COM  site is down.


A suggestion was made to have a 50/50 drawing each month $1 or 6 for $5. Club to split proceeds with the winner.


OLD BUSINESS: We almost beat Athens club on field day, missed by very few points.



CW ruled on FIELD DAY


2015 Trailer  and Tent would be great and need Community Center Kitchen again for our meal as well as the front parking lot.


Transceiver is still for sale.  It need to be promoted and sold or traded in on a new CW machine.

Roofing filter needed for the new CW rig.

All CW users should bring a suggestion for a new rig. What we could best use! Be ready to discuss at FEB. meeting.

Committee to consist of Dick, Jim and Gary then to decide on our purchase from all suggestions.


Minutes from DECEMBER meeting were read and a motion made by Janna Tolbert to approved, 2nd by Gary Griffin and voted to accept.


Motion to adjourn was made by Bob Herrin and 2nd by Chip at 7:30.


Meeting Adjourned.