SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
CALL TO ORDER 7:30 p.m.
INTRODUCTION OF MEMBERS AND GUESTS
Sally Campel KG6FOL, Nancy Peregrine KB6LAD, Jack Foster KM6TE, Smitty Smith W6CLG, Gladys Smith KB6IBF, Bruce Anderson KG6SXN, Laurie Wallace KG6FOG, Tim Wallace KG6FOS, Nancy Wilson KG6BIL, Jerry Wilson KF6IBP, Edy Ryan
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
Sally approved standard agenda
APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
New business: The minutes are now being posted on the WEB. Nancy sends them to Gary Wellborn and he sends them to Kim.
December 10th meeting was at the Wilsons for a holiday party.
Minutes read as recovered from the December meeting. The tape recorder was illegible. Jack clarified the December issue that the badges are Disaster Workers Badges not ARES badges. They allow us to go into areas in time of disaster and allow us to work down at the command post if needed. The orange badges we had before are equivalent. The County is paying for the Disaster badges. We would have to pay for the ARES badges. We are working to get them set up in the future.
The Test Equipment fund is $946,and the Bank Balances is 426.75 No. of Members 14, dues need to be paid.
COMMITTEE REPORTS Repeaters, Antennas, Event Communications, Emergency Planning Team
Jack reported there would be a hospital drill on February 21st for the HAMs , a packet check-in group. We will have traffic to pass up to Eureka. Saturday was picked in hopes we would get participation with those who want to get familiar with hospital packet equipment. So the HAMs would be able to run packet if called upon.
Jerry reported on the Emergency Planning Team. All the new HAM equipment is at hand. Due to the lack of heat we had our meeting in the Command Center. Smitty 's loaner antenna f/u. CDF wants us to use an aluminum mast which is very expensive. We will f/u. Considerable time was spent on the CERT training program of Red Cross.Communrty Emergency Repsonse Team, Humboldt Co. is part of the Federal Homeland Security Program and has been granted to train community members in emergency response. Red Cross will carry out this training. The purpose is to give the lay person guidance in how to help in emergency times. Stay tuned.
HAM class coming up in Feb. There will be 8 classes. Tues. and Thur. Call Jack 923-3700 or Jerry 923-2407. The books are going fast. Sally inquired about where the CERT classes would be. There will be announcements over KMUD and in the paper.
The SHARC minutes are now being put on the SHARC Website. SHARC-CA.ORG for those who want to read them ahead of time. Gary Wellborn is writing to 107 Humboldt HAM operators to see if they will be more involved in our club. We will pay for the stamps from the book fund.
DOOR PRIZE All those attending will have their names put in the box for the drawing.
ADJOURNMENT 7:58 p.m.