October Regular Club Meeting Minutes
Jackson County Amateur Radio Club Meeting Minutes, 10/12/19
Really late meeting minutes this time! I just got sidetracked and totally forgot to send them out.
Brad Arnold, K4NHA called the meeting to order.
Richard Arnold, KB4RMA gave the Treasurer’s report for September
Donations - $120.00
Dues - $12.00
K4NHA called the meeting to order.
K4NHA told the assembled members about the new (to us) EMA/ARES/CERT Mobile Command Post/Communications trailer secured by Felix Jackson for the use of all 3 groups and the club for events such as Field Day, WinterField Day, etc.
K4NHA told of improvements and repairs made to the trailer by KB4RMA.
K4NHA then asked the assembled members to commit to up to $500.00 to be used for improvements and further repairs. After much discussion a motion was made, seconded and passed.
KK4UWF and K4NHA then described an Allstar node and the operation of such.
John Grider, KF4HAB then asked the group for opinions on a good HF radio which brought on an active discussion of the various radios available, and their advantages and disadvantages.
Ben Lowe then told of microwave operations at 10gHz and of 10M operations from years past.
K4NHA called for a motion to adjourn, a motion was made, seconded and carried.
After the meeting was Adjourned Ron alley tested and passed his Technician exam.
Members present this month were:
Brad Arnold, K4NHA
Richard Arnold, KB4RMA
Brad Ivey. KK4UWF
Byron Lauderdale, KN4QVD
Ben Lowe, K4QF
John Grider, KF4HAB
Mark Pierson, KN4JXL
Jerry Rossano, N4JR
Jim Clifford, NK3V
Janet Lauderdale, KN4WZU
Mel Bartlett, KD4PID
Guests this month were:
Ron Alley - tested
Club website: http://jcar.us
Club Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/JacksonCountyAmateurRadio/