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Minutes of the SARA Meeting

SARA MEETING MINUTES - November 10, 2010 (approved January 12, 2011)  

Call to order: 7:30 PM 

Presiding: James Boswell KA5SIW 

A moment of silence for our GI's was observed. 




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ARES: Vern Leavitt and Bear Albrecht attended a meeting in Albuquerque on statewide interoperability for emergency operations. At that meeting they learned that the State of New Mexico was purchasing three communications trailers (@ ~$200k each) to be shared among the state's seven preparedness areas. Socorro will share a trailer with Bernalillo, Valencia, Torres and Sandoval counties. Delivery of the trailers is anticipated this Spring (2011).  

Hamfest: Kálmán Oravecz reported that there were 21 test takers at the VE session held in conjunction with the SARA/TARA Hamfest. Oravecz has compiled statistics on the administration of VE sessions over the last 19 years. Those in attendance expressed a group thank you to Kálmán for his dedication over the years. 

Festival of the Cranes Special Event Station (N5B): SARA will operate a Special Event Station in conjunction with this year's Festival of the Cranes at the Bosque del Apache. Plans are to set up for operations on Saturday (11/20) and Sunday (11/21). A signup sheet was circulated.

New Business

Announcements: None 

Comments from the Floor: Dave Johnson inquired about the December meeting. It was announced that the social gathering will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, December 8 at Socorro Springs. Adjournment: 8:15 pm

Dave Johnson, KB5YIW 
on behalf of Doug May, Secretary KF5AVG


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