Current Agenda

Our next  Meeting is May 16th.  This is our Social Meeting.
Meetings start at 7:30 p.m.  The meeting is at the OARC Building.
2190 4th Street, Slidell, LA 70458

Our Next Hamfest Meeting will be May 16th following the social meeting and May 30th. and please note new times.  They will now begin at 7:30 p.m.

Other business- Dave - K5OZ is hamfest chairman and Ron- Wb5CXJ is co-chairman.

Dave would like to relocate the 145.29 repeater and we need internet at the site for the repeater to work properly.  If anyone lives near the Water Tower on Front Street it would be very helpful if we could use some of your internet to make this work.  Please email us if you can help:

Discussion of the Future Of the OARC and what direction do we want to go.  Repeaters will all go digital in the future and still be able to operate FM mode and there are plans to add another 440 repeater.   More at the next business meeting.

Discussion of Desired Presentation Topics at our Social Meetings: SSB Presentation will be scheduled.   Here is a link.  This Presentation was done by Nick Tusa -  K5EF
Bill-KF5PQ: Attached for your review and presentation to club members are three designs for the T-shirt front and one design for the  back as we discussed at the last board meeting.  The front graphic is approximately 4 in x 4 in and the graphic for the back is approximately 8 in x 8 in.   For comparison, I’m including a photo of our last club shirt design.

Here is the Link that will take you to the graphics. Shirt Graphic's Link

Alternate Link.  Design One      Design Two     Design Three    Design Four

                          Previous Design

Follow up on the shirts; Ron WB5CXJ will go over details.
  • Fellowship - following
Regular Business Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month. The business meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.  at the Emergency Communications Center, 2190 4th Street, Slidell, LA, next to the Court House.

Regular Social Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Same time and same place as the Business Meeting.

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