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NB ARC Monthly Meeting

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Event Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 18:15 to 20:00
Event Description: 
NEW BERN AMATEUR RADIO CLUB MEETING NOTES, MAY 1, 2014 THE REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF NBARC, WAS HELD ON THE ABOVE DATE AND THE MEETING WAS OPENED BY PRESIDENT DAVE WARWICK, K4DJW. DINNER WAS SERVED AT 6:30 AT THE COURTYARDS DINING ROOM. AS THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER INTRODUCTIONS WERE MADE FROM THE FLOOR, WITH 27 SIGNATURES ON THE ROSTER. ROSTER ATTACHED LISTING THOSE THAT ATTENDED THE MEETING. GUESTS OF THE MEETING WERE SANDY RAPPAPORT, KARL BOWMAN W4CHX, AND STACY BLIZZARD KM4APF (NEW HAM), JOHN KEATING, KB1KW, AND KEITH STROUD, KK4PLI. GUEST KARL BOWMAN, FROM RALEIGH, IS THE NEW SM FOR NC FOR ARRL. HE WAS PRESENT ON BEHALF OF THE ARRL, TO PRESENT AN AMATEUR APPRECIATION AWARD TO MARK RAPPAPORT. THAT PRESENTATION WAS THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE MEETING, AND RECEIVED A STANDING OVATION FROM THE CLUB MEMBERS. SEVERAL COMMENTS WERE OFFERED BY MEMBERS MAKING VARIOUS COMMENTS WITH REGARD TO AMATEUR RADIO, AND THE OPERATION OF THE KF4IXW REPEATER THAT THE CLUB WAS NOW USING. THE DOOR PRIZE DRAWING WAS SOME COAXIAL CABLES THAT WERE WON BY BILL OLAH, KR4LO. $15.OO WAS REALIZED FROM THE DRAWING. THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 7:30PM. RAH Robert Melle, AJ4XS, Secretary