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General Meeting Minutes 26-Feb-2019


CALL TO ORDER:
7:35 President, Melanie Fernandez KJ4VCT & lead the Pledge of Allegiance

SPEAKER THIS MONTH: Ralph Boyd KK4GUB

Ralph gave an interesting presentation on the aspects of Radio Astronomy.

He first said that “HAMS like to avoid receiving noise” —in Radio Astronomy, they seek noise for evaluation. He was able to access his system & demo some of the graphs. He checked into the SE Florida Traffic Net the next evening & said that the signals that came up during the meeting were from the Christmas T Nebula.

ROLL CALL:
There were 31 in attendance

SECRETARY NOTES:
The 50/50 was won by Melanie KJ4VCT. She donated it back to the club. Thanks, Melanie

Joe Ruby was given an engraved mug & a thank you for his managing the web site & posting the minutes of the Board & General meetings.
Robert Walters will also receive his engraved mug at our Board Meeting on March 2 for his past support as treasurer.

FINANCIAL REPORT:
None given at this meeting.


MEMBERSHIP REPORT:
No report available at this meeting

VE Report:
Jeff Stahl tested 1 -Todd upgraded to General

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

The address for our Facebook page is:
Gold Coast Amateur Radio Association (print name of club in the look-up section) It is maintained by Mike Wolf, K2HXC


TECHNICAL REPORT:
The 146.61 Repeater and the DMR Repeaters are both working well. Ricky and Eric plan to install new coax in the near future.


MEETING ADJOURNED:
The meeting was adjourned at 8:55 PM EDT by President, Melanie Fernandez,

KJ4VCT.
Respectfully submitted by Roy Neiman KJ4EGN, Secretary.