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Board Meeting 26-March-2022

Date: Saturday March 26, 2022   Location: via Zoom   

Directors and Officers present:  Bruce KO4XL, John C N1QFH, George WA2VNV, Mike K8BQ, Bonnie KC2JVS, Jeff S K4BH

Members present: Walt W4WCD, Henry WA2ROA, Elaine N2GET

President Bruce KO4XL called the meeting to order at 10:06 am local.

Officer Reports

President’s Report, Bruce – No specific report other than Walt found a key in the gate padlock.

VP Report, Ralph –Found a duplicated key number B28 in his list. Discussion on retrieving keys from non-renewed members as well as the A keys that are still out. What about Radiator Grille? Henry is willing to run it with help. Bruce and Ralph will be away. Tentative date 4/30. Need to contact John KE4IDW to see if he is willing to cook. Discussion on holding a concurrent swap meet and should we charge for it. John C made a motion to hold a free tailgate concurrent with the Radiator Grille. Second George. After discussion, John C withdrew the motion. It was decided to plan a swap meet as part of the fall Radiator Grille. Do a “Save the Date” for 11/1

Secretary’s Report, Mike – Motion to accept Minutes for Board meeting on 03/09/2022 made by John C, seconded by Jeff S. The motion carried.  Jerry Z has not yet renewed, Bruce will reach out to him.

Treasurer’s Report, Bonnie – FCC announced start of license fees as of April 17. Read cash flow report since February. Expenses in March are for a gate lock, SWR Bridge, and club liability insurance, total $1008.76. Most major expenses have been paid for the year.

Director and Chair Reports

John C – Keeping website up to date as well as Mailchimp.

George – Not seeing emails from the @director email address. Plan to tune duplexer early next week. What about CPR and AED training.  Jeff S responded that if we want a CPR class it will need to be set up at a training center. AEP training can be scheduled at the Shack. No status change to the satellite project. We need to find someone to lead it.

Jeff S – Hurricane season is approaching. Need help working at shelters in Broward County. Gold Coast started testing again twice a month.  Bruce asked if he would reach out to the Palm Beach CERT net to answer some of Rob Adams questions.

Walt – Found unnumbered key in padlock. Different color than the ones that were handed out. Possibly a copy. Showed video of workbench installed in the Shack.

Old Business


New Business

Masks. The County has eliminated the mask requirement in most buildings. John C made a motion to alter the mask policy at the Shack to make masks optional at the individual’s discretion. Second by Jeff S. George suggested adding if fully vaccinated. After some discussion John C called the question. The motion carried.

Miscellaneous Discussion

Elaine requested that the club hold a memorial for Mike Siegel, W2RT. It is planned to be a the Shack on April 2 as well as on Zoom. She asked if maybe we could use Mike’s rig and have a special event as well.  She is also looking for any videos people might have of Mike.

Motion to adjourn Jeff S second John C. Motion carried. Meeting adjourned at 11:30 am local.

Respectfully submitted

Mike Greenfeld K8BQ/ Secretary