President's Monthly Message 

 

PRESIDENT REPORT

OCTOBER, 2017

BLESSINGS FROM FLORIDA

CONVENTION 2018

OUR 2018 CONVENTION WILL BE HOSTED BY LARRY, AB3TY, AND HIS WIFE ANNE.  IT WILL TAKE PLACE IN RONKS, PA.  THE LA QUINTA INN AND SUITES.  THE DATE IS MONDAY JUNE 11TH THRU THURSDAY JUNE 14TH, 2018.  LARRY HAS TWO ACTIVITES THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO PURSUE:  BUS TRIP TO GETTYSBURG WAR BATTLEFIELD AND ANTIQUE TRAIN MUSEUM AND POSSIBLY A 45 MINUTE TRAIN RIDE.    IT SOUNDS LIKE A LOT OF FUN.  PLEASE MAKE PLANS TO JOIN US IN RONKS, PA.  JUNE 11TH, 2018.  REGISTRATION DOCUMENT WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEBPAGE AND THE VOICE, WHEN AVAILABLE.

 

CONVENTION 2019

THE PROPOSAL THAT WAS SUBMITTED TO THE BOARD FOR A CONVENTION IN ALASKA 2019 HAS BEEN PASSED.   ITS OFFICIAL, ROSE; KL7FQQ; WILL BE OUR HOST FOR THIS EXCITING CONVENTION TO BE HELD IN FAIRBANKS, ALASKA.  HOTEL CLOSE TO THE AIRPORT, FREE SHUTTLE TO HOTEL, AND RESTAURANT CLOSE TO HOTEL AS WELL.  MORE INFORMATION AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.  START SAVING YOUR PENNYS, WE HOPE TO HAVE A LARGE TURN OUT FOR THIS GATHERING. 

CONTROL HELP WILL BE NEEDED

WE ARE MOVING TOWARD A FAST APPROACHING HOLIDAY SEASON…SOME OF OUR MEMBERS AND CONTROLS WILL BE TRAVELING TO BE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS.  OUR SYSTEM WILL NEED TEMPERARY CONTROLS TO FILL IN WHEN OUR CONTROLS ARE AWAY.  PLEASE BE GENEROUS WITH YOUR TIME AND TALENT DURING THIS PERIOD.  THE COORDINATORS WILL SEND OUT EMAILS WHEN THE TIME COMES THAT HELP IS NEEDED. OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE MOST IMPORTANT FOR THE DAY TO DAY OPERATION OF OUR SYSTEM.  AS A YL SYSTEM FAMILY WE ALL WORK DILIGENTLY TO MAINTAIN THE FRIENDLINESS OUR SYSTEM IS NOTED FOR, LETS KEEP THE JOY COMING.   ENJOY THE UP COMING HOLIDAYS WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. 

NEW COORDINATOR

PLEASE CONGRADULATE JON, K2LAX.  JON HAS AGREED TO BECOME THE COORDINATOR OF THE (10M, 15M, 40M E&W, 75/80M BANDS).  HE HAS IMPLEMENTED A NEW FREQUENCY FOR 40M EAST, WHICH IS 7.245.00MHZ.  GIVE HIM A VISIT MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 23:00UTC – 7:00PM EST. AND CHECK INTO THEIR LOG.   JON IS DOING AN EXCELLENT JOB WITH HIS BANDS.  THANK YOU JON.

EMAIL DISTRIBUTION

I WOULD LIKE TO REPORT THAT THE BOARD HAS APROVED THE REQUISITION OF A PROGRAM THAT WILL MAKE THE DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION TO OUR MEMBERS MUCH MORE EFFICIENT. LIKE ANYTHING NEW, IT WILL TAKE A FEW WEEKS TO GET IT OPERATIONAL FOR OUR NEEDS.   A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL THE MEMBERS WHO WORKED TO MAKE THIS POSSIBLE.

BLESSINGS,

BOBBIE K4ZGH, YL SYSTEM PRESIDENT

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