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November 2014

NORTHEAST GEORGIA RADIO CLUB

Minutes
Nov 6, 2014    
The meeting was called to order by Pres. Dick Ashworth, WB4HFX, at 6:31 pm with 10 members and guests present. 

PROGRAM:
Program was presented by Dick, WB4HXF on ELSIE, CAD  software for designing filters and understanding components.  Different filters were shown and discussed that could help eliminate transmission problems.  Thank you to Dick for sharing his expertise.

COMMITTEE REPORTS:
TREASURER:  General fund   $658.04              Repeater fund $1178.02
REPEATER:  No problems
               
MINUTES:  Approved.

ARES:   Luke Bryant concert participation was good.  Jackson Co. EMA and ARES shared the communications trailer – a good trial run
 
PUBLIC SERVICE – Radio volunteers are welcome.
Nov 8 – SOAR 5K  8:00 am
Nov 15 – UGA Football
Nov 8 – Technician hamcram to be held in Athens at 8AM

SKYWARN:  There have been no weather activations. The Banks/Jackson skywarn net will be at 7:30p on Tuesdays. Fall severe weather season is beginning.  Regional net is held on the tri-county repeater.
 
BUSINESS: 
Welcome back, Joe, KD4VHX
 
No response yet on sale of ICOM 718 radio.  Will look at other sites to list.
 
Christmas meeting and social will be on Thursday, Dec 4, 6:30pm at the library.  Joe will coordinate food list.  You are welcome to bring unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items for donation.
 
Our website provider is non-functional.  A committee was formed to look into options and design a club webpage.  Committee members:  Charles W4CLE, Bob KE4JLL and Gary WT4Y
 
                Proposed slate of officers for 2015 to be voted on at Dec. mtg:
                                President:  Dick Ashworth
                                Vice President: 
                                Secretary:  Darlene Griffin
                                Treasurer:  Joe Tiller
 
 
Meeting adjourned at 7:25 pm.