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General Meeting Minutes 20-Nov-2018

CALL TO ORDER:
The meeting was called to order at 7:45 PM by President Melanie Fernandez KJ4VCT, who also led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

ROLL CALL
33 people were in attendance. Secretary Roy Neiman KJ4EGN was absent.
SECRETARY NOTES
The meeting minutes of Oct. 23,2018 were presented for approval and accepted.
FINANCIAL REPORT:
Ricki Witte, KJ4FSJ, gave the financial report . A call to approve the Budget Report was made and seconded by the membership.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT:
Joe McGee, NX4T, gave the Membership report prepared by our Treasurer. We have 71 paid members, 31 not paid. Many members updated their fees at the meeting.
VE REPORT:
Four people took the tests and we have 1 new technician, and 2 generals.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Winter Field Day preparations are in the works. $10.00 Food fee, one day event on Jan 26, 2019. Will not be competing so will run on general power. Bring equipment to experiment with. We need operators.

Winterfest Boat parade Dec. 15. Contact Robin Terrell, N4HHP as we still need operators.
The general election was held and since no challengers to any position, the Board remains the same with the following additions: Jeff Stahl K4BH is Director at Large while Jeff Ronner W4AEQ will be the PIO/Director at Large. These two new posts on the Board were voted in two meetings ago and the new published updates to the bylaws appear on the website for perusal.

President- Melanie Fernandez, KJ4VCT
Vice President – Mike Wolf, K2HXC
Secretary – Roy Neiman KJ4EGN
Treasurer- Ricki Witte KJ4FSI
Repeater Trustee – Ricky Eaton- KD4HGR
Joe McGee N4XT will graciously remain the Membership Chair, a non-Board position.
Webmaster – Joe Ruby KJ4OW

The Board has accepted Joe Ruby, KJ4OW ‘s request that we pay the cost of the website from now on. Prices are being researched and will be announced.
TECHNICAL REPORT:
All repeaters are currently working. Boca Repeater timestamp will be removed because of error and need to go on site to change it.
DMR issues might be the WiFi connection between the repeater and the internet. Still being researched.
SPEAKER THIS MONTH:
The speaker this month, Jeff Stahl, K4BH, reviewed method for sending traffic.
50/50 The winner for the 50/50 donated the funds of $31.00 back to the Treasury. Collected $17.00 from coffee fund.
MEETING ADJOURNED:
President Melanie Fernandez, KJ4VCT, adjourned the meeting at 9:56 PM.