EAWA Minutes July 13, 2017

The July 13th  meeting of the EAWA was called to order at 7:07 PM by President Chris Stanley N1CJS.
Evie KA1BRA made a motion to accept the June's Minutes as e-mailed. Rob W8HAP seconded the motion. The motion passed. Rob W8HAP made a motion to accept the Treasurer's Report ( Petty Cash $313.57, Savings account $1035.10, VE Account $18.82, and Repeater Fund $92.39) that was seconded by Chris N1CJS. The motion carried.
        EMCOMM                     EAWA
Tuesdays at 7:00PM on 146.910 Repeater    Wednesdays at 7:00PM on the 147.030 Repeater
July 18 Evie Sargent KA1BRA        July19 Scott Grindle KB1ONQ
July 25 Evie Sargent KA1BRA        July 26 Evie Sargent KA1BRA
August 1 Chuck Liebow AC1BS        August 2  Chuck Liebow AC1BS            
August 8 John Peckenham KQ1P        August 9 John Peckenham KQ1P    
                     Old Business
EAWA Web Page -Chuck AC1BS said all was working well!
Field Day Report – Rob W8HAP has sent in the EAWA “glowing” Field Day report to ARRL as follows: 5 satellite, 49 GOTA, 206 SSB, 532 CW  = 783 QSOs. Together with Bonus Points, the claimed score is 3842 points. In 2016 the EAWA had 610 QSOs and 3608 total points. Thanks to all who worked hard to give us such an exciting and successful Field Day 2017!!

                  New Business
147.030 Hulls Cove Repeater – Rob W8HAP spoke to Sam W1JOB about the repeater not functioning properly. Sam will look into it. Evie KA1BRA noticed that the repeater acts up more in the summer than in the winter. Perhaps there is some interference.
Solar Eclipse QSO Party- Rob W8HAP reported that there will be a solar eclipse on Monday, August 21 with an eight-hour operating event. To get the scoop, check out February 2017 QST page 82.

Rob W8HAP made a motion to adjourn  that was seconded by Dick W1KRP. The motion carried. So done at 7:25 PM

                PROGRAM-EAWA By-Laws

There was a lot of discussion about changes to the By-Laws so it was tabled for now. It was suggested that Evie check the ARRL site to see what was there for information about “Standard Operating Procedures” or “By-Laws”. The conversation was that perhaps the EAWA should have a “Club Policy or SOP” instead of drastically changing our by-laws which were written by Bill Fenton, a lawyer and a ham.

Respectfully submitted,
Evie Sargent KA1BRA/