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Club Meeting

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 19:00
Event Description: 

Minutes of the meeting, NOVEMBER 6, 2014; taken by Ray, ki4sj, in the absence of the secretary.
Meeting called to order following dinner at the Courtyards dining room, in New Bern, at 7:30pm. There were twenty-three members in attendance. Introductions were made from the floor. The president, Dave, K4DJW, had several comments to make. He spoke of the Jamboree on the Air activities conducted at the scout camp located in the Catfish Lake area, in which he and Bob, AJ4XS, participated. He had a few questions that he usually renders, and was surprised that most were correctly answered by club members.
The annual board election was held, which resulted in reappointing each officer to their respective position. In addition to the present board, the club voted to fill two additional positions of NBARC: Craven County EC was filled by Ed Wafford, W4EDW. Repeater Trustee, was filled by Cameron Watts, KI4HRV.
The speaker for the evening was Ed Wafford, W4EDW. He spoke on advantages and emphasis of Win-Link, an updated communication linking system between EOC’s. Ed provided a hands-on demonstration of making a connection. He also made an impressive win-link e-mail connection to John Boyd’s cell phone. John was seated in the room about 25 feet away.
Several other members made comments on various club activities. Jim Sheer made some follow-up comments on a previous talk concerning Software Defined Radio. Don Oltz, K8ZAB, mentioned that he had a vintage transmitter for sale and had it on display. Ray, Ki4sj, mentioned that it was time to remind members that dues would soon be due, and that the club had voted to raise the dues to $30 Also be sure when you pay your dues make sure that it shows up, in a day or two, on the right hand side of your roster listing. Arrangements have been made that Jerry Weigh, K4GEW, will be working with Phil Imhof, K1PHI, webmaster, to edit the club newletter.
The door prize was 50 feet of RG8U coax that was won by Al Parker, W8UT. The amount collected for the door prize was $22. Meeting was adjourned at 8:15pm.

Respectfully submitted, by Ki4sj.