Minutes for the SARA Meeting on January 8, 2020
|David B. Ritchie||W6DR|
Meeting called to order by Peter Melhus at 19:30
Business meeting started 19:32 (started to give the speaker time to properly setup)
Peter entertained a motion to accept the previous meeting’s minutes as posted on K6SA.NET.
Yin (N9YS) raised the motion
Seconded by John (NU6P)
Yeas: all, Nays: none
Peter discussed the FARS Winter Banquet (Foothills Amateur Radio Society) linked here
February 28, 2020 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Reservations are required
Keynote speaker is Dr. Andrew Cromarty (N6JLJ) with a discussion on Heathkit.
Grand prize raffle prize is: Icom IC-7300 HF Transceiver
Peter then discussed the upcoming credentialing program that Santa Clara County ARES/RACES is launching in 2020. Please look forward to further email, website updates, and other materials if you are interested in emergency communications.
Eric Swartz (WA6HHQ), co-founder of Elecraft discussed their upcoming product, the K4.
Return to the business meeting:
- $5,700 bank balance
- 43 members
- Starting the 2020 renewals
- Trialing a PayPal renewal process
Business meeting adjourned 20:24