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Regular Meeting Minutes

of the

The Palmetto Amateur Radio Club, Inc.

April 15th, 2019


Palmetto Amateur Radio Club

Meeting Minutes – April 15, 2019

Meeting was held at Davie Womans Club, Davie, FL


 07:55 PM Call to Order

      ·    Meeting called to order by John Kreider WA4YOG

·         Introductions by name and call sign – 15 were in attendance

Secretary’s Report – posted online – minutes accepted


Treasurer’s Report – read and accepted


Old Business

·         Address for club call sign is still incorrect

·         Starting tonight the meeting time has changed from 7 PM to 7:30 PM.  Testing still starting at 6 PM.


New Business

·         One candidate took and passed the General test

·         There was a discussion regarding having donuts and coffee at each meeting.  The cost for a box of coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts is around $14.99 and serves 10.  This includes cups, sweetener and creamer.

·         Cables are available for the television – if adapters are needed we will supply and keep.  Also, a club member will need to hold on to the remote control for the tv.

·         Bill Grumme keeps the club listing for the ARRL site up to date.

·         Bill Grumme mentioned that we may be in violation if using the ARRL logo on our sign-in sheets, etc but Marty Falk said that we are a member of ARRL and therefore may use the logo.

·         The club domain renewal is due on June 10 – cost is $30 for two years.

·         John Kreider mentioned that all club members are free to attend functions of any other ham radio club.

Upcoming Events

·         Saturday April 27, Air Expo at Miami Opa-Locka Executive Airport 9 AM – 3 PM.  For more information go to http://sflairexpo.com/expo/.

7:48pm – business portion of meeting adjourned

Presentation:  Richard Trowell WD4FCI discussed making a cable, transformers, complete frequency units, transmit, counter.

50/50:   Marty Falk KI4IQZ won the 50/50 - $15 to Marty and $15 to the club.

Next Meeting   Monday 5/20/19 at 7:30pm – Davie Womans Club 6551 Orange Drive, Davie, FL

Testing at 6:00pm.  Any questions contact Bill K4WHL at 954-260-4026 or via email to bill1952@bellsouth.net


Respectfully submitted by;


Jeannette Lucado – KM4TMU





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