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Message from the President January 2021

Greetings and Happy New Year 2021! I hope that everyone had a very nice holiday season in 2020 despite the extraordinary circumstances of the pandemic and political climate.  Let’s all pray that the USA will get over the pain and suffering of 2020 and rise to new levels of greatness for ALL of its peoples. […]

Posted in: General Meeting, Minutes

GCARA Meeting Minutes 11-NOV-2020

Meeting Date: November 24, 2020 Minutes Submitted by Charlie Artner (KN4VDW) Gold Coast Amateur Radio Association Meeting Minutes I. Call to order (19:00hrs) Melanie Fernandez (KJ4VCT) called to order the regular meeting of the Gold Coast Amateur Radio Association, Inc at 19:00 EDT (23:00UTC) on November 24, 2020 on ZOOM. A quorum was present with […]

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Message from the President December 2020

Greetings my fellow amateur radio enthusiatists! I hope that this missive finds everyone safe and well, in this, one of the most surreal and strangest years we have ever lived through. Since the advent of COVID-19, we have had to practice our skills separately and apart as to opposed in our usual groups and while […]

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Tips for Zoom Meeting Attendees

The following is a collection of Best Practices from many organizations who sponsor Zoom meetings with the goal of being productive, enjoyable, and informative. Adjust camera and is stable at eye level Avoid activities such as shuffling papers Avoid multi-tasking Check internet connection Dress for the occasion Find a quiet space without interruptions / background […]

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GCARA Board Meeting Minutes 10-25-2020

CALL TO ORDER: The Board meeting was called to order at 12:30 pm by GCARA president, Melanie Fernandez, KJ4VCT by Zoom format. The remaining Executive Board was present with the exception of Mike Wolf, K2HXC. Guest resource persons invited who were present were: John Cole N1QFM, Barry Porter KB1PA, and Carol Sjursen KJ4AWB. Not present, […]

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Ham Radio Technician Class

ZOOM Technician Class Starting Soon If you know anyone looking to get their FCC Technician Class license, please let them know about this upcoming Zoom licensing class. We will meet on Zoom on the following dates from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm: Wednesday, November 11 Friday, November 13 Wednesday, November 18 Friday, November 20 Wednesday, […]

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GCARA Meeting Minutes 22-SEPT 2020

GCARA MINUTES OF MEMBERSHIP MEETING September 22, 2020 Call to Order – The regular meeting of the Gold Coast Amateur Radio Association, Inc., was called to order on Zoom on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 7:02 p.m. by President Melanie Fernandez, KJ4VCT, followed by the pledge of allegiance. Attendance – There were approximately 27 members […]