Due to the sudden departure of the Vice President and Club Secretary from the organization, special elections were held at the March meeting to fill those positions. Tom Ingle, K7TCI, was elected as the new VP and Robin Marks, AC7LX, (your webmaster) will fill the secretary seat for the remainder of the year.
As noted in the popup on the home page, the club repeater is currently off-line due to issues at the site. The current issue is not without some history and, when combined with the occasionally difficult access to the site, has resulted in consideration to perhaps relocating the repeater. However, the current priority is to get the system back on the air.
Bobby Aquilera, KA7WDR, is now an offical member of the organization! Welcome Bobby!
In addition to the club's weekly 2 meter and 40M nets, the 10M net is an apparent success and participation is growing. The intention here is to have fun and, provide Technician class operators the opportunity to get active on HF/SSB.
Not quite the virtual intercom status of 146.5800 simplex, people are nevertheless popping in and out on 28.400 throughout the day and evening.
Due to concerns related to the Corona Virus, John Simpkins, KD6GNP, has suspended the weekly Hams and Eggs breakfast until further notice.
In his own words, John stated that he would "rather be safe than sorry" which, under the current situation, is completely understandable.