Meeting of May 27th, 2008
Called to Order at 7:30 pm on 146.79 MHz by Pres. Jack km6te
Nancy P kb6lad
April 2008 Meeting Minutes read & adopted.
This year we have about 55 club members.
Checking: $ 1164.39
$ 319.15 ( Equipment )
Eq Fund CD:
$ 515.17 CD started last year with $500.00
Committee Report & Old Business:
MHz - Saw Mill Road Site.
UHF link radio
to Shelter Cove 146.94 MHz is at Jack's shop.
RF circuit component
noise is being troubleshooted.
- Grasshopper Site
stand-alone repeater worked flawlessly during the Ave of the Giants Marathon on May 4th.
estimated the machine was TX at full power for 1 hour during the 5 hour event .
Repeater - Pratt Mtn Site
functional. Radio is OK with 45W output & excellent sensitivity.
or antenna problem.
Miranda & Shelter Cove license classroom exams.
Possible new testing
June 21st for
those that failed license test the first time.
ARRL Convention in Ferndale has moved
to a September 27th date.
Possible SHARC table at event.
FWRA Picnic in Scotia September
25th Disaster drill exercise during OES meeting.
CalFire Station on Alderpoint Rd.
participated in drill with fire & windy weather.
June 14th - Garberville Rodeo Parade June 14th. Volunteer
Traffic control help from 10:30 to
noon. Will use a simplex channel.
Dennis Sullivan is parade coordinator.
FWRA Insurance Issue: SHARC pays $250. / year. This year is OK
Possible idea is for SHARC officers to join FWRA .
Dues = $ 20. / year due now. Include call letters.
P. O. Box 3381
Eureka, CA 95502-3381
This is liability insurance, not an injury policy for FWRA with a
"policy pool" of four local clubs.
Conflicts might arise if SHARC drops-out of the group policy.
Warren k7gdw has moved to Fortuna assisted living
Meeting adjourned around 7:55 pm