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Minutes of the SARA Meeting

SARA MEETING MINUTES - July 11, 2007 (approved August 8, 2007)

Call to Order:  The meeting was held in the Emergency Operations Center, 198 Neel Avenue, Socorro, and called to order by President Vern Leavitt at 7:30 PM.  Eighteen attendees signed in.  Twenty-one were counted as attending.  The presence of several attendees were noted: Erwin Haynes (KI4TBD), a member from Georgia traveled furthest; James Lommen (KC7QY), a new member recently from Colorado; Jim Boswell (KA5SIW); and Joel Domschot, a prospective amateur radio operator. 


Guest Speaker: Ed Wood (KD5MFS) presented a valuable orientation on the use of various kinds of maps and the popular coordinate systems used to locate features on maps.

Approval of Minutes: Minutes of the June meeting were amended and accepted with a change in the reference from "MOU" to "contract" for the agreement that SARA has with Socorro County.  

Treasurerís report the checkbook balance last month was $3735.68 of which $280.08 is earmarked for TARA .  SARA funds amount to $3455.60.


ARES/LEPC: The core plan is progressing towards completion and should be ready to send to the NM Dept. of Public Safety for review in about a month. 

Old Business:

New Business:

 Adjournment:  The meeting was adjourned at 8:37 PM.

 David B. Johnson KB5YIW

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