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January 2016

NORTHEAST GEORGIA RADIO CLUB
Minutes

7 Jan 2016
Meeting called to order  at 6:30pm by Dick WB4HXF with introduction of members and guests
The program was presented by Bob KE4JLL with some interesting videos on The Story of Ham Radio and the Year in Review.  It was interesting to see how radio has changed over the years and remember earlier faces and voices.  Thank you.

Treasurer:  $136.89
 Records were transferred to the new treasurer.  Dr. Joe Tiller was remembered for his many years of faithful service to the club.  He is missed.

Repeaters  are working fine.  The 440 repeater is good for digital use and we’ll try to get it listed on the C4 FM digital users website.
ARES –  The state ARES meeting will be held in Forsyth  on Feb 13.  All are welcome to attend

Public Service events –
Jan 16  Jaycees Jog  5k and 10.2k
Jan 30  Snowflake 10k
The school presentation for Benton Elementary School’s 4th grade class went well.  Thanks to Bob and Frank and those standing by on their radios.

Skywarn:  There have been no weather events.  Mention was made of a new weather reporting program with Channel 11 that will include ham radio.

Business:  New officers were installed for the new year.  Many thanks to outgoing officers.
Pres – Dick Ashworth WB4HXF
V. Pres – Bob Herrin KE4JLL
Sec – Janna Tolbert  KJ4ESB
Treas – Frank Charpiat N4KP

National Parks on the Air – Dick will compile and distribute list of possibilities for working these stations.


Next meeting on 4 Feb, 2016 @6:30pm
Motion made and seconded for adjournment at 7:55pm
Submitted by Janna Tolbert, Sec