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Meeting Minutes

East Tennessee DX Association

June 17, 2024

CALL CQ  -.-.  --.-  THAT’s WHAT WE DO!

 

The July meeting of East Tennessee DX Association (ETDXA) was held on 7/15/24.  Our President Tim Berarducci, AJ4HW, called the meeting to order at 1800 hours.

 

Attendance:

Members in-person: 11    Members on Zoom: 0

Guests in person:0    Guests on Zoom: 0

Total attendance:

 

Health and Welfare: Don Prater, W4TO, remains in hospice.

                Brice Umstead, close friend of Willard Sitton, W4HZD, recently passed away.                                                                   

 Old Business: Nothing discussed.

  

Treasurer’s Report:  There are sufficient funds in the treasury to support future DXPeditions. A donation of $100 was made in June to the Lord Howe DXpedition, VK9LA,

 

New Business: Ham radio license change procedure has been changed by the FCC.   

 

DX Report: Mike, N4MIK, reported that a dxpedition to Sao Tome Island will take place in November.  A $200 donation was voted on and approved.  The Lord Howe, VK9LA, dxpedition is now on the air.  The American Samoa dxpedition is also on the air.

 

Hamfest: Nothing discussed.

 

Program: A very interesting and informative video was presented explaining the origins and history of ham radio callsigns starting from the very beginning all the way up to the present. 

 

Door Prize: There was no door prize drawing.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 1655 hours.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Tony DiGeorge, KU4NY

Secretary/Treasurer

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