NORTH BREVARD AMATEUR RADIO CLUB MINUTES
8 MARCH 2018
1. Call to Order, 7 PM by VP Gary Hayward, Parish Medical Center.
2. Pledge of allegiance.
3. VHF Radio presented to Steve Kluge KN4JYG for becoming an amateur radio operator.
Congratulations Steve! He is pusuing his General Class License.
4. Complements were given to Ricky and team for support of the 5K Charity walk from the
Harriet Moore Museum through neighborhoods and back. Mz Maggie, the Director and her
staff were duly impressed and will be utilizing us in the future. Contact was made with ROTC
Commander Colonel whose troops acted as road guards. He is interested in NBARC
providing satellite comm training. Bob Jones has volunteered his service in that regard.
5. Ricky is looking into an Chain of Lakes walk which we could support.
6. Received application from Bob Jones, N6USP to rejoin NBARC. Will submit to our
president and treasurer for processing.
7. Bob Jones provided a possible opportunity for community service to the Disabled
American Veterans (DAV) in their Standdown for Homeless people. He will provide futher
8. A motion was by Ricky and seconed by Dan to read the mission statement at each
meeting and that was approved by all.
9. Jerry provided information on BEARS Drill EOC with ARES. Many PCARS operators
assisted and Basic ICS 213 message training was provided. Next drill is sometime in May.
10.Mike and Gary are our prime Kiwanis contacts and will keep us in the public eye.
Briefings were given local Police and Fire personnel and were well received.
11.Printing Cards and trifolds material was discussed and Eric will work on that. Please
forward suggestions and submissions to him for consideration. These items can be handed
out to anyone we come in contact with and help spread the news that we are a Public
Service Organization and ready to assist when our services can help in any endeavor.
Gary Hayward, KJ4BOJ, Vice President
Jim Hough, W5ZXO, Secretary
Mike Fontana, N1RFD, Special Ops Director, BEARS Contact
Ricky DeLuco, K4JTT, Technical Director
Eric Lorey, KJ4HSN, Webmaster, Maintenance
Jerry Phelps, KJ4IMP, Assistant RACES Coordinator
Donald Spade, N1DES, Consultant
Daniel McDonald, W4DMD
Michael Ellison, KE4MWZ
Steve Kluge, KN4JYG
Great turnout troops. Good service provided to community with much more to come. As
usual, please provide corrections, additions, deletions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your NBARC Secretary
James R. Hough, Jr. W5ZXO