Lapeer County Amateur Radio Association
Meeting Minutes- September 12, 2017
The meeting was called to order at 7:30 pm by our President Gerret KD8YUK. There were 11 members and guests in attendance.
Congratulations and welcome to Doug KE8HSF for obtaining his technician license and good luck for his upcoming general examination.
No additional nominations were received for the Association’s leadership positions. By unanimous acclamation of the membership present, the following were re-elected.
- President- Gerret KD8YUK
- Vice President- Kevin KB8TAR
- Treasurer- Bill KD8VP*
- Secretary- Lee N8LJ
*This will be Bill’s last year as treasurer. It’s time for someone to step up and prepare to take over this position. The position is not hard and doesn’t require much time. Remember no Treasurer, no association.
Bill KD8VP is recovering from a double knee replacement. We wish him our best during his recovery.
FLdigi training will be held September 13th and 20th at 7:00pm. The frequency will be 145.010 Mhz. September 30th will be a state wide SET exercise.
Mike KN8Z submitted our repeater information to the MIARC database. The committee to study an upgrade to digital technology had no report.
The official meeting ended at 7:44pm followed by “Ask Elmer” discussions
Ask Elmer discussions
FT-8 digital modes, Recommendations for mobile FM transceivers, Mesh system interfaces, Ask Elmer session ended at 8:45pm
Note: Due to some technical difficulties, the October Waveguide is delayed. To support the October club meeting, the minutes are being published here separately. The Waveguide will be out later this month. -Gerret, KD8YUK