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NB ARC Monthly Meeting

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Event Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 18:15 to 19:45
Event Description: 
NBARC MEETING MINUTES JANUARY 2, 2014 THE NEW BERN AMATEUR RADIO CLUB MET ON THE ABOVE DATE AND THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY PRESIDENT DAVE WARWICK, K4DJW, AT 7:15PM. INTRODUCTIONS WERE MADE FROM THE FLOOR WITH TWENTY-FIVE MEMBERS PRESENT. DISCUSSION STARTED WITH THE UP-COMING NEUSEOK TRAIL RUN. SEVERAL OF THE CLUB MEMBERS WERE ASSISTING WITH THE COMMUNICATIONS AND THE COMMUNICATION TRAILER WAS BEING USED AS A BASE. PRIMARY FREQUENCY WAS THE NEWPORT REPEATER, WITH THE W4EWN REPEATER AS BACKUP. PETE, KA4SXX, REQUESTED FROM THE FLOOR, ANY INFORMATION ON THE CONTROL OF LIZZARDS. APPARENTLY THERE IS A REAL PROBLEM WITH LIZZARDS AT THE REPEATER SITE. BILL ASH, N2GAH, MENTIONED THAT HE HAD TAKEN SEVERAL PICTURES AT THE CHRISTMAS PARTY, AND THAT HE HAD SENT PICTURES TO THE SUN JOURNAL FOR PUBLICATION. A DISCUSSION CAME UP CONCERNING OUR TOWER SPACE FOR THE NEW BERN REPEATER. A LETTER HAD BEEN RECEIVED FROM CROWNCASTLE ASSOCIATES, THE OWNER OF THE TOWER, AS TO INFORMATION ABOUT THE CLUB AND A REQUEST FOR A COPY OF THE AGREEMENT THAT WE HAD WITH WEYERHAEUSER. TREASURER WILL RESPOND. THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 7:20PM. RAY HEMPHILL, KI4SJ, ACTING SECRETARY $200 WAS COLLECTED IN DUES. A CHECK FOR $53.83 WAS WRITTEN TO RAY HEMPHILL AS REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE FEE TO RELICENSE THE COMM. TRAILER FOR 2014.