SOUTH FLORIDA FM ASSOCIATION January 13, 2003 MINUTES OF MEETING
PRESIDENT RONNIE HAIK KG4DBI
Meeting called to order at 19:45 with 37 present
Robert says 220 works and he's still talking to himself
Photos are available on the SFFMA website under Meetings
Collections for 147.000 cabinet are being taken over the next few months Julio's company donated $300. Thank you, Julio! This take us to just under $700 in the fund. Please help if you can, because we need about $3000. We need a 23"x23"x54" cabinet. It can be a little taller. It needs a door in the front and back access as well.
Someone at the Everglades club may be able to get us a cabinet. We'll keep you posted.
Hamboree is next month We are going to attempt hourly updates of photos of the event on the website We still need volunteers. If you want to volunteer, contact Jason Swift. If you are a volunteer, see Jason for your credentials and assignments.
Tell people about this event Testing will take place on Saturday, starting at 9 a.m.. If you are a VE, they need your help. To get a swap table, e-mail email@example.com
DCAT camping trip
Junior Orange Bowl Parade
Red Cross list of classes are available online.
March of Dimes
Dues are due. It is $30. For family membership, add $5 per family member. The
dues help to pay for the club insurance and events. We also need to get an
official roster so we can change the autopatch
Certificates and pins were sent to those who helped out the Red Cross in New York on September 11. Roger, Robert, Ronnie, Jeff, and William; Thank you again for your help in the time of need.
CERT advisory board meeting is Thursday, January 16 at 7 p.m. at the EOC. They will be electing new officers and voting in a new structure for the advisory board. Brendan and JoAnne are running for office.
There will be a rocket launch on January 26 in Florida City. If you want to
go, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. No one under 13 will be allowed. If
you do not contact Jeff beforehand, you will be
President: Ronnie KG4DBI
Shortening the top of the hour message on the 147.000
Robert brought a 1.2 gig color surveillance camera with transmitter and receiver that he purchased for $45 It takes a 9 volt battery Picture is good for about 200 feet. He just got it and will keep us updated on the video quality
Ernesto brought in the Tiny Trac 3 for APRS. It has a new board with RF
suppression. It has a power-save mode, MIC encoding, ability to program smart
beaconing, and corner pegging. It costs
Meeting closed at 21:30
It has been a pleasure serving as your secretary over the last year. Thank you for making it such a great experience for me.
On behalf of the membership of the SFFMA, Thanks you WENDY and Jason for an
excellent job. The SFFMA would appreciate your paying of the club dues. I also
welcome james KF4OUI our new Treasurer. As of Jan 01, according to a change in
the Bylaws, the month of January is when the new schedule takes effect. Our club
year is now from January 01 thru December 31. The club has some heavy expenses
that must be paid. When paying your dues, put in a little extra as a donation
for the new cabinet. If you have any news of interest, please let me know. JOE