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October 2017

NORTHEAST GEORGIA RADIO CLUB

Minutes
5 Oct 2017

The meeting was called to order at 6:35pm by Pres. Dick Ashworth WB4HXF
Reports:

Treasurer: $220.95
Minutes from previous meeting were approved.
Repeaters are working fine. We are looking for batteries to provide backup power in case the
power goes down.

ARES:
  • Banks Co. EMA appreciated the damage assessment done by ARES members after
  • hurricane Irma.
  • Oct 7 – SET – stations can check into various nets.
  • Oct 28 – Digital training will be offered in Gainesville at the Hall Co EOC. Winlink, FLDIGI
  • and DRATS are offered. Reservations are needed . Contact Bob KE4Jll for details and
  • RSVP
  • Nov 14 – Next ARES mtg
  • The communications van will soon have interoperability capability with new equipment
  • being installed.
Public Service:
  • We had a good turnout for the Warrior Run on Sept 30.
  • Oct 14 - UGA vs Missouri
  • Oct 21 – Jamboree on the Air. Volunteers are welcome to help set up stations and help get scouts in contact with other scouts and with Amateur Radio. It will be held in Jefferson at the First Baptist Church. Bob KE4Jll has details.
Skywarn: Watching the progress of tropical storm NATE. Net will be activated, if needed.

Business: Several matters relating to the club were discussed – the possibility of holding VE sessions, a
google phone tree for keeping members and others informed of events, elections that will be coming up
in November and plans for the Christmas social.
Next meeting on Nov 2, 2017 6:30pm at the Commerce library
Motion made and seconded for adjournment at 7:20pm
Submitted by Janna Tolbert, Sec