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.

Vice-president’s report: 

President’s report: 

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.