New News Letter
August 2019 Edition
Aug 12th 2019
Roll call 26 present
President Gary Eiff said the Hamfest was a great success
and that many people commented on how good it was and
how it was well ran. Our insurance had lapsed but now we
are in compliance, and also have loss insurance on the trailer.
This upcoming weekend is the Huntsville Hamfest
VP Steve Rickerson: deferred to Mike Farmer who talked about
the beginning of a new tech class on Sat, Aug 31.
Discussion was had as to how to get more young people involved,
what events were possible a good area to help with getting our
name in front of a younger audience
Secretary Chan Patrick asked if there were any corrections or
additions to the minutes, afterwards the minutes were accepted.
Treasurer Mary Ann Eiff read the treasurers report from July. 51
paid members currently. Motion to accept treasurers report passed.
Old Business: Net committee still has no chair
Activities committees reports: Oct. 5, 2019 picnic at the pavilion
at Regional Park from 10 am-5 pm. Josh Guthrie asked if we
would help with the Pumpkin Run on Sept. 28. Motion to help passed.
Repeater committee: No Pone is working, but there is a noise
that they are working to see what it is.
Hamwatch: not much has been done since the police each has been started
New Business: Oct. 9 and Nov. 6 there will be a drill at Watts Bar.
There will be a new group to start working on JSA. Monday night
net is still up, Tuesday night net will start back in Sept. Discussion
brought up if since we are a non-profit group if we should be using
our equipment for for-profit groups-discussion was tabled until next month.
The meeting was adjourned.
The presentation for the evening was on Wires X by Jim Tofflemire.