The January 11th meeting of the EAWA was called to order at 7:04 PM by President Chris Stanley N1CJS . Evie KA1BRA made a motion to accept the December Minutes as e-mailed. Rob W8HAP seconded the motion. The motion passed. Dick W1KRP made a motion to accept the Treasurer's Report that was seconded by Chuck AC1BS. The motion carried.
EMCOMM NETS EAWA NETS
Tuesdays at 7:00PM on Simplex 146.565 Wednesdays at 7:00PM on the 147.030 Repeater
January 16 Chris WeaverAB1PZ January 17 Chris WeaverAB1PZ
January 23 Evie Sargent KA1BRA January 24 Evie Sargent KA1BRA
January 30 Chuck Liebow AC1BS January 31 Chuck Liebow AC1BS
February 6 Dick Small W1KRP February 7 Dick Small W1KRP
(Evie KA1BRA wanted those interested in doing nets to know that he/she does NOT have to do both Tuesday and Wednesday nets. Feel free to volunteer for either or both.)
Phil N1EP presented a power point presentation and talk on Kidz Radio Active. This is a program designed by Phil et al to get our youth interested in science and ham radio. For more information, please go to www.kidzradioactive.com.
Slate of Officers to be voted upon:
The Nominating Committee (Evie KA1BRA, Chris AB1PZ, Chuck AC1BS) presented the following slate to be voted upon:
President Chris Stanley N1CJS
Vice-President Dick Small W1KRP
Additions from the floor: Co-Secretary/Treasurer Joan Hildreth W1DLC & Evie Sargent KA1BRA
Board Member Jeff Hanscom KA1DBE
All in favor; none opposed.
Field Day Committee – Dick W1KRP suggested that a Field Day Committee be appointed before we get much further into 2018. Those “volunteering” to be on that committee are Chuck AC1BS, Dick W1KRP, and Chris N1CJS. John KQ1P added that depending on the location Mary and Margaret KB1TPE would be willing to help Evie KA1BRA with the cooking—great cooks and lovely ladies!
Thanks, John, for volunteering them!
Winter Field Day – Winter Field Day will take place on Saturday, January 27th from 1:00-5:00PM. We will use the club station. Please bring snacks/whatever to share.
Donated Equipment: Burt Lowry K7HUN made the motion to give radio equipment that was donated to the EAWA by Barb Murnane WB1EHS and can be used by the Kidz Radio Active program to N1EP.
I missed who seconded the motion, but it passed.
Club Station W1TU- Dick W1KRP reported that the club station has been cleaned up and is operating. The new battery needs to be charged and stored. The station does need a power strip.
W1TU License Renewal- The W1TU FCC License is up for renewal by May. As club Trustee, Rob has done the renewal for us and it is in his name. He wanted to know if the EAWA wanted him to remain Trustee for the club call with the FCC. Chris N1CJS made a motion for Rob W8HAP to continue as Trustee and to please do the FCC license renewal. The motion was seconded by Burt K7HUN. The motion passed. Thank you, Rob!
Winter Fest In Augusta -Phil N1EP mentioned that Winter Fest would be held Saturday,February 24th
For more information: http://www.1tlc.org
Symposium and VE Session - Phil N1EP will host a VE session and Symposium on Saturday,
May 19th. The symposium will be held at Meadow View Apartments IV Community Room,
25 Tweedie Lane, Ellsworth. Mega Builder Robots will be present. The symposium will consist of digital communication, robotics, etc.
Rob W8HAP made a motion to adjourn that was seconded by Burt K7HUN, Jeff KA1DBE, Galen KB1NJC, and several others. So done at 8:08PM.
Respectfully submitted ,
Evie Sargent KA1BRA