Hi all. We had another very productive meeting this month. Regarding old business, discussed were the radio classes at Grayson County College by Lee - N5SLY. Also discussed were the plans that James- KW5CW has in the works for our new website. It will be located at the new URL of www.graysoncountyarc.org. He plans on demonstrating the website at the March club meeting on the 16th and then plans to make it live on the internet after the demo. The URL is pretty much the same, except it will be changed from .com to .org. Also under old business for the evening, the discussion continued about moving the meeting from Friday to an alternate night. A research committee of 5 members was formed after a unanimous vote from the members to look further into the possibility of changing the club meeting date, moving it from a Friday to another day, possibly Tuesday. The committee will report their findings at the next meeting.
A unanimous vote was also taken to have two people qualified each month to sign checks for the club when needed, that being the acting Treasurer and myself as President.
Also, it is essential that whoever is interested in what’s happening with the new website, that they attend the next meeting on March 16. As your President, I profess that it is mandatory for you to attend if you desire to learn the ins and outs of our new website. Not all of the features will be turned on and available the first day, but consider the website as ‘a work in progress’. With only two months into the new year, I feel that we are getting started to experience an awesome year for the club. I am looking forward to seeing everyone that attended this month and others interested in our club activities to show up for next month’s meeting. Also, I have a question that I would like to ask the membership at the next meeting, so if you wonder what it may be, then I expect that you will be there to find out.
There are a few more things to mention here. I hope that anyone who hasn’t paid their yearly dues for membership, show up at the meeting and pay up. Annual dues are due on January 1. Also, remember to bring in your filled out order forms for GCARC clothing apparel you want to purchase. If you do not have a way but still interested in acquiring items, then use the order form that is supplied in the newsletter this month.
Trevor Reed GCARC President