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Reminder: April 2015 General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, April 21st, 2014 @ 6:30 PM (3rd Tuesday of the month)

Presentation: Fusion GD Project by Ron Peters, WB9EXL
Meeting location: Denny's, 1343 Broadway, Tempe, Az 85282
                                This is on the SE corner of Broadway & Priest.
                                Parking lot is just east of the restaurant.
                                We are in the meeting room.

Meetings start at 6:30 pm and are typically 2 hours in duration.

Come early, socialize, and have a bite to eat.

Agenda: (Have a comment or item for this agenda: contact Paul, ky7kj, President, or Norm, aa7oo, Secretary)

Call to Order (Paul, kj7ky)

Introductions (Paul, kj7ky)

  • Members & Guests

Program: Fusion GD Project by Ron Peters, WB9EXL (Dave Hall, n7zpy)

Break (5-10 minutes)

Business Meeting

Approve Minutes for March 2014 (Norm, aa7oo) (select "Preview" to read or "Download").

Treasurer's Report for March 2015 (Don Aldridge, wa7rll)

QSTs (Paul, kj7ky)

  • Hamfests:
    • CARA Hamfest - May 2nd 2015, Serria Vista
    • White Mountains Hamfest - June 6th, 2015 ; Show Low
    • ARRL Field Day 2015 - June 27-28 2015
    • ARCA – Williams Hamfest – July 24-26th, 201
    • CopaFest 2015 – October 17th, 2015 ; Ultra Star Center at Harrah's Ak-Chin (tenetive)
    • Mohave ARC Hamfest & Az State Convention, October 23-24 2015, Kingman
    • Harkfest Tailgate - November 14th 2015, Congress
    • Other happenings ???
  •  
  • Reminder to Members to Register on website www.w7mot.org QSTs from the floor

Old Business (Paul, kj7ky)

  • Membership Report (Don, wa7rll)
  • Website Update:
    • Members, update your profile with current email, phone, address, and other information.
    • MARCA contact list downloadable by members only.
    • Member Contact Information;
      • Email is a link to "email form"
      • "Published Phone" only if member provides, else blank.
    • MadenHead or Grid Square in profiles.
    • Logon & Logoff : Logon only on Home or Login buttons ; Logoff button execute button to Home page.
    • MARCA icon eliminated on many pages; provides more reading space on topic pages.
    • Repeater Map & Listings (need help with content, review, and corrections)
    • About Us
    • Membership Application
    • Club Presentations
    • Calendar
    • Input - Comments & Suggestion welcome.
  • Promoting MARCA (Paul, kj7ky)
  • Elmer Programs (Norm, aa7oo) 
    • Elmer List
      • SDR - Norm, aa7oo
      • APRS - open
      • Mesh BBHamnet - Tenitive Norm, aa7oo
      • DX - open
      • CW - open
      • FMT - Norm, aa7oo
      • Emcom - open
      • CERT - open
      • License Training Elmers - open
  • MARCA presence at hamfests; table; chairs; demos; sell
  • <new item here>

New Business (Paul, kj7ky)

  • Field Day 2015 - (Don, wa7rll)
  • Software order 2015
  • ADAW Arizona Desert Aire Waves to promote MARCA (Paul, kj7ky)
  • 2nd Fusion Project discussion; S Mtn or 52nd St, or White Tanks, or other (Norm, aa7oo)
  • Amateur Radio License Training Program (Norm, aa7oo)
  • Chandler Hospital - Winlink; admin n7isr (TD, n7isr)
  • Repeater for Mercy Gilbert Hospital - Proposal (TD, n7isr)
  • From the floor

Technical Committee (Majdi, n0rmz)

  • Chair Report (Majdi, n0rmz)
  • Repeater Documentation (Majdi, n0rmz)
  • Repeater Reports (Site Managers)
    • South Mt 440 - Jim, ac7fn
    • 52nd St - Rod
    • Hayden - Tom, kd7dca
    • Mt Elden - APRS - Mark, kc7kmp
    • Flagstar APRS - potential solution - Mark, kc7kmp
    • WT Digi – Paul, kd7kdo
    • Dstar - White Tanks - 192 Users - Paul, kd7kdo 
    • Chandler Hospital - TD Kenard, n7ism
  • Project Reports
    • Chandler Relocation – TD Kenard, n7ism
    • Yaesu Repeaters for Hayden  – (Norm, aa700; Ron, wb9exl)
      • Yasue DR-1 install Hayden – Ron, wb9exl
      • Yasue DR-1 being configured.
      • Installation date and work party.
  • <enter new item here>

Open to the Floor

Adjourn