Minutes of Regular Meeting of Members
Coppell Amateur Radio Enthusiasts
Date: June 18, 2019
Location: William T Cozby Public Library, Coppell TX
The meeting was called to order by Darryl, KG5MDS, at 7:01 PM.
Aaron, K8AMH, provided a financial report for April. Current equity is $979.89 as we had one new member join. Treasurer reports are available on the website’s About Us page.
The water tower construction appears complete when viewed from the outside, and it appears to have an antenna on top, but we have not received any official updates from the City. There is repeater equipment going in at a Coppell school, and this could serve as a backup repeater for communications if the CARE repeater is offline. This second repeater is not owned or managed by CARE.
July 4 Parks and Recreation event
We have not received any updates from the City on this event.
Korky, KG5NNA, verified we are on the City’s calendar, but there are 4 different calendars available. For now, we are only on the one calendar.
Field Day discussion
We will arrive at the Biodiversity Center at noon to begin setup and start operating at 1pm. We will operate as a 3A station, meaning we will have 3 stations operating at any one time using off-grid power, such as generators. Different amateur radio operators will bring various gear and other supplies for us to operate with, and this planning was discussed for the majority of this meeting’s time.
With no other matters before the membership meeting, the meeting was adjourned at 8:39 PM.