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January 2022 General Membership Meeting ....

General Membership meetings are open to all MARCA members, guests, and those interested in Amateur Radio.

The next Meeting is Tuesday January 18th 2022 @ 18:30 MST

Meetings are open to anyone interested in Amateur Radio, any particular presentation of interest, MARCA Members of course, any friends and family. There's alway an opprotunity to open a discussion topic on just about any thing related to amateur radio or just plain ol chit chat about the weather.
This will be a Zoom meeting.

 Zoom Meeting connection details:

         Zoom Link: click HERE

Meeting ID:  829 3599 3035
Password:  443050

Check In & collect some ZOOM TIME with Chit Chat Greetings ...... 6:00 PM local MST

Dave, n7zpy, remains our Zoom Net Control Greeting Host [conference administrator / with Brian's, ak7f, assistance].
 click Continue Reading at right ... to read meeting agenda....


Meeting Agenda for 18 January 2022
Zoom Net Control ... Check-In starting abt 6:00 pm-ish; (Dave, n7zpy).
Meeting Call to Order & Welcome [6:30 pm]; (Norm, aa7oo).
Presentation:  Tracking Satellites on a Shoestring Budget (part 1) by Tom Kneisel; NavSpaSur; facilitated by Norm Johnson aa7oo (Ray, k4rmv).
Business Meeting
Minutes:  November 2021 (Norm, aa7oo).
Treasurer's Summary Report: January 2022 (Don Aldridge, wa7rll).
VE Testing Report (Ray, k4rmv).
QSTs (Norm, aa7oo).
  • Hamfests (
  • Yuma Hamfest, 18-19 February 2022, Yuma Az. .
  • Springfest, SARC, 19 March 2022, Scottsdale, Az.
  • DeVry Hamfest, April 2022, DeVry University, Phoenix, Az.
  • Dayton Hamvention; 20-22 May 2022; .
  • <enter new Hamfest here>.
  • AmazonSmiles for MARCA; Within your Amazon Profile, set MARCA as your Non-Profit; then after Checking Out, a percent of purchase is sent to MARCA;  there is no cost to you.
  • MARCA Members: email of record; so we can all communicate.
  • To UPDATE goto  Login>>Contact Us>>Members>>Edit My Profile....
  • Provide the same information to the Treasurer & Secretary; see >> Contact Us .
  • QSTs from the floor.
Old Business (Norm, aa7oo)
  • MARCA Public Relation - Facebook, ADAW editor, web articles (Norm, aa7oo).
  • MARCA Repeater Nets; Net Control; S Mtn Rptr; (Tony, kb7u).
  • 2022 ARRL Field Day; planning status update; (Don, wa7rll).
  • <enter missed old business item(s) here>.
Repeater Maintenance & Problem Status Reports (Norm, aa7oo)
  • DStar update & status; (Paul, kd7kdo; Norm, aa7oo).
  • Packet status; (Paul, kd7kdo).
  • Chandler MOU; (Ray, k4rmv).
  • City of Chandler EOC; (Ray, k4rmv).
  • <enter new item(s) here>.
Project Status (Norm, aa7oo)
  • Mt. Elden - add VARA / Winlink update - On Hold (Ray, k4rmv; Mike, k7urk).
  • <enter new item(s) here>.
New Business (Norm, aa7oo)
  • <enter new business item here>.
  • Open to the Floor.
Close Net; (Norm, aa7oo).