Wayne Radio Amateur Emergency Team Meeting November 9, 2018
Published: February 07, 2019
Wayne Radio Amateur Emergency Team
Meeting Minutes for 11-9-18
Welcome and start of meeting – Joe K2JVS
The meeting started at 7:44 pm. Joe moderated the meeting. It began with a flag salute followed by discussion of agenda items.
Club Business Meeting Topics (Members Only Discussion)
Approval of Meeting Minutes October 12 - Carver W2TFM
Minutes approved by majority vote.
Monthly Net report – Aly – AL0Y
The net is held on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 8 pm on the WRAET 2M Repeater. Did not attend meeting.
No net October 24. Next net will be Wednesday November 28 on the 2M repeater.
Web Site – Aly AL0Y
Did not attend meeting.
Membership – Allan K2AJB
Did not attend meeting. Prospective member Chris, KD2OLL did attend the meeting and was introduced to the group. Welcome! Allan continues working with Rob, NNJ Section Manager, to get email addresses.
Proposal to select and start on the Scouting Radio Merit Badge and the Communications Merit Badge Jack KB2LNO and Jim N2RBJ were not at the meeting.
ARES/RACES Drill – Mike KD2NCN
Did not attend meeting.
Field Day 2018 Award Certificates were forward by Jack KB2LNO to Baggo Mileski – Head, Security and Liz Asani, MD – Medical Director, Saint Joseph Wayne Hospital.
Field Day 2019 – Seeking chair. Matt, W2ORT, reaffirmed he volunteered to participate and possibly chair the event although Jack, KB2LNO has not contacted him he advised. Dave, K2NEC also volunteered for Field Day. Jack should also talk with him. Jack, KB2LNO still needs to send Matt all the press releases, notes, participants, scripts, checklists, safety brief, etc. Further discussion will take place after that.
There was also the suggestion of using a simpler call sign for our next Field Day.
Open Chair position which require a volunteer are: Program Chair (meeting programs) still required. Also, Hamfest and Social Events chairs are required.
WRAET Jackets Dave, K2NEC received few responses to an earlier request of interest in jackets. Joe, K2JVS, has a local vendor in mind and agreed to make arrangements for the vendor to come to our next meeting and show samples with prices.
Mayor/Council recognition of WRAET Club Joe, K2JVS – still pending
EchoLink proposal to Wayne OEM for funding – Joe K2JVS Joe, K2JVS – still pending.
Program – There was no program nor appointed Program Chair.
Other Member business proposed from the floor
Steve, KD2PJK, announced that he has set up a WRAET Facebook page.
GUEST/PUBLIC PORTION There was one guest at the meeting - Chris KC2OLL.
Meeting adjourned at 8:19 pm. Next meeting will be Friday, December 14, 7:30 pm.
Joe Scuralli K2JVS
David Pandoscak K2NEC
Stan Ekiert K3KKH
Steven Brodkowitz KD2PJK
Rob Arms N2RDA
Carver Washburn W2TFM
Jason Findlay W2PX
Gary Kantor WA2BAU
Matthew O'Neill W2ORT
Chris Luccrelli KD2OLL