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November 2017

2 Nov 2017

The meeting was called to order at 6:30pm by club president, Dick WB4HXF
Reports:
Treasurer:  $220.95
Repeaters are working fine.  We are still trying to obtain batteries for backup.

ARES:
A successful training was held on Oct 28 covering FLDIGI, Winlink and DRats.
The interoperability unit has been installed in the trailer.  Training will be held soon for radio operators.
ARES meeting will be on Tues., Nov. 14 at 6:30pm at the EOC in Jefferson.  Please bring computers for digital training.  Contact Bob KE4JLL for details.

Public Service :
UGA Football home games on Nov 4 and Nov 18.  These are good training for emergency communications.
SOAR  5K on Nov 11, Athens 

Skywarn:  No weather events.

Business:
Elections were held for club officers for 2018.  Thanks to outgoing president  Dick Ashworth WB4HXF for his years of service to the club.
President – Lloyd Gregory
Vice-President – Sean Laker
Treasurer – Frank Charpiat

Discussion – We are looking for the last bit of info on club equipment to be able to insure these items.  Also discussed was moving the listserve from Google groups to groups.IO.   The club is looking at a spring time frame for a tailgate/swap meet, possibly in conjunction with area clubs.  Mark will check on a possible location and we will start exploring possible dates.

The December meeting will be the Christmas social – Dec. 2 at noon at Cabin Creek BBQ in Nicholson.  All are invited.

Motion made and seconded for adjournment at 7:25pm.
Submitted by Janna Tolbert, Sec