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October 2016

NORTHEAST GEORGIA RADIO CLUB
Minutes
6 Oct 2016

The meeting was called to order  at 6:30pm with the introduction of members and guests present.
A presentation on space weather and how it affects radio communication was given.  Dr. Tamitha Skov has a website – spaceweather.tv – for anyone wanting to explore this topic further.

Reports:
Treasurer:  $215.30

Repeaters :  No problems 
ARES :  There will be a meeting held in Nov.    Jackson County EMA got a grant that included $2700 to be used for equipment to upgrade the public safety trailer.
Public Service :  Several opportunities to provide communications for community events.
Oct 15 – UGA vs Vanderbilt
Oct 22 – In Their Shoes cancer walk –Athens
Nov 5 – SOAR  to benefit Special Education
Nov 12, 19, 26  UGA home games
Skywarn:  Don’t forget the net on Tuesdays at 8:30pm on the NEGARC repeater

Business:
  • Need to transfer the repeater trusteeship.  Thanks to Jim K4LCP for his years of service.
  • The repeater shack needs roof repairs.  Estimates have been published to the listserve and response is needed from the membership.
  • The website has a new page for projects and the first one has been posted.  Check it out.
  • Elections to be held in Nov.  
Next meeting on  Nov 3
Motion made and seconded for adjournment at 7:30pm
Submitted by Janna Tolbert, Sec