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July 2020 General Membership Zoom Meeting ....  Probability High


The next Meeting is Tuesday July 21st 2020 @ 18:30 MST.


Note the TIME for Chit Chat n Greetings is ...... 6:00 PM local MST

Note the TIME for Business Meeting ... call to order ...... 6:30 PM local MST

July's meeting format will be done using Zoom. This meeting is open to all MARCA members, guests, and those interested in Amateur Radio. Follow the instructions below.

The VE Testing Session are on HOLD for near future.  Keep checking here .... for updates on MARCA's VE Program & Schedule. Status will also be posted on ARRL website. 

Why Zoom? May was a successful meeting including an enjoyable presentation.

Never used Zoom? I'll post below the essentials for joining the meeting.
Brian McCarthy, ak7f, has offered his Zoom account to host the MARCA June Zoom meeting. Thank You again, Brian.
To join ... a Zoom Meeting is simple, from your PC, click on the link below. If you have never participated in a Zoom video conference, just trust the instructions on screen, a few applications will be added to your PC, just allow them, then enter the Meeting ID and Pwd. Mute your Audio ( there is an icon for that to click). Don't panic when things don't happen instantly, be patient with the process of getting started. If you are first to connect, it will be lonesome whith nothing happening. The magic starts when flickers of light and a face appears followed by "hello".....
Zoom meeting Link: {place holder for june link}
Meeting ID:  {place holder for june ID} 
Password:  {place holder for june pwd}
Dave, n7zpy, is our Zoom Net Control [conference administrator / with Brian's assistance].
Meeting agenda is below.
Click the "Read More ....  link at right" to see the full Meeting Agenda

Meeting Agenda

Zoom Net Control ... Welcome; (Dave, n7zpy).

Check-In; (Dave, n7zpy).

Business Meeting

Approve Minutes:  July 2020 (Dave, n7zpy).

Treasurer's Report: July 2020 (Don Aldridge, wa7rll).

VE Testing Report (Ray, k4rmv).

QSTs (Dave, n7zpy).

  • Hamfests (
    • Tucson Fall Hamfest, 26 September 2020, location TBD, Tucson, Az.
    • Copafest, 24 October 2020; Ultrastar at Ak-Chin Circle, 16000 N Maricopa Rd, Maricopa, AZ.
    • Cochise Hamfest, Reschedled Date; 7  November 2020, 2756 South Moson Rd, Sierra Vista, AZ
    • Oro Valley Hamfest, 14 November 2020, Marana Middle School, 11285 West Grier Road, Marana, AZ.
    • Superstition Superfest; 5 December 2020; Mesa Community College, 1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ.
    • <enter new Hamfest here>
  • MARCA Members housekeeping: email of record; communications to members.
    • Inconsistent method to send all active members email notices.
    •; update or register, make sure your profile is current; phone, postal Address, email.
    • Provide the same information to the Treasurer & Secretary; see contact info,
  • QSTs from the floor.

Old Business (Dave, n7zpy).

  • W7MOT DStar Gateway Server Project; updates (Paul, kd7kdo).
  • MESH Node Chandler Proposal; Status updates; (Ray, k4rmv & Gary, ac7r)
  • Field Day 2020 Individual Logs and MARCA Log status (Don, wa7rll)
  • <enter missed old business item here>

New Business (Dave, n7zpy).

  • <enter new business item here>
  • From the floor.

Open to the Floor

Presentation: TBD by <you all know me>, <callsign>; (Norm, aa7oo)


Close Net; (Dave, n7zpy)