Paducah Amateur Radio Association
Minutes for PARA Meeting
May 8, 2023
Club President KD4GCY-Garry presided and called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. and led the membership in the Pledge of Allegiance to the US Flag. 28 Members and Guests were in attendance.
Club Treasurer KC4WPS- Roger read the financial report to the membership. Approval was requested to reimburse Jeff KB9BVL, $402.80 for the purchase of 20 Baofeng Portable radios. A motion was made by Jeff KM4LDP and seconded by Brian KK4OKW to authorize the payment. The motion was voted on and carried.
ARRL Field Day is June 24-25. A discussion was started concerning liability having Field Day at a personal residence. A motion was made by Don KC4DR and seconded by Danny to move back to Keiler Park. The motion was voted on and carried.
Paul, ND4X, made a motion to allocate $450.00 for Field Day expenses. The motion was and seconded by Jeff KM4LDP and voted on and carried.
Paul, ND4X, made a short presentation about the KY QSO party scheduled for June 3, 0800-2000 local time. Anyone interested in helping can go to http://kyqsoparty.org.
The Iron Mom Half Marathon will be held Saturday, May 13th. Amateurs will be manning the greenway trail only. We are to meet at7:30 am at the skate park in Nobel Park. Talk in will be on the club repeater with 443.00 as a backup.
President Garry led the membership in discussion on the following topics:
Club Scribe: We need a person to take over the duties of Club Scribe in the absence of KN4TIP- Michael.
Net Control Operator assignments were made, and the formal portion of the meeting was adjourned at 2025
May 14 – KW4DI – Ken
May 21 – Neal – WD4OKO
May 28 – KY4LDS – Frank
June 4 – KN4TIP – Michael
June 11 – KB9BVL – Jeff