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General Member Meeting June 2021

BRARA minutes for 1-June-2021

The BRARA monthly association meeting was held via Zoom conference. The meeting was called to order by the President KO4XL at  7:15 pm. Attending: 23 Zoom participants. Each attendee checked in with name call and location.  Officers and directors provided an update of their club related activities.

Directors and Officers Present

Bruce KO4XL, Ralph W1DAR, George WA2VNV Jeff K4BH, Jay N2ELG, John N1QFH, Lou K4LA, Bonnie KC2JVS, Mike K8BQ

Secretary Mike K8BQ

Mike reported that the minutes for the May meeting are on the web site. Jay S made a motion to accept the minutes as posted, seconded by Jeff S.  The motion carried. Mike then presented a membership update revised from the database. 130 Active, 23 Family, 6 Life , 3 Associate 162 total. 6 pending on the database, 2 silent keys this year.  We have collected from all but one of the buyers from the Auction.

Treasurer; Bonnie KC2JVS

Bonnie presented the Treasurer’s report for the month of May 2021. She filed BRARA taxes in May.

Director at Large: Jeff S. K4BH

  • Hurricane season officially started
  • Get non-perishable stuff now – avoid the rush
  • Hook up with local ARES
  • Looking to restart Gold Coast testing in person. Contact him for information
  • Going to talk with local charter school about an amateur radio program

Director at Large; John N1QFH

Added updated links to the web site.  Let John know if you know of one that should be added.

Director at Large; Lou K4LA

Draft of anti-discrimination policy was discussed at the Board meeting. Several revisions were suggested. Also going forward with Shack reopening this weekend.

Director at Large; Jay N2ELG

Almost everyone picked up their stuff from the auction on the first day.

Director at Large; George WA2VNV

June VHF/UHF Contest June 12 and 13.

Old Business

Bruce will check on the results of Winter Field Day. John checked on the web site and put a link on the home page.

New Business



Motion to adjourn by Jay S N2ELG, second by Jeff S K4BH.  Business meeting adjourned at 8:08 pm.


Rich Ladisky WB1J provided a presentation on his experiences travelling in Asia at the start of the pandemic.

Respectfully submitted,
Mike Greenfeld K8BQ, Secretary