History

Club officers 2003

  • President ... John Brown,  KE4HIE
  • Vice-President... Larry Richards,  WA4LR
  • Treasures ... Billy Liles, KE4UAD
  • Secretary .. Debra Brown, KF4BOR

Club Trustees 2003

  • Call sign WC4M & Repeater Trustee ... Bart Gowan,  WA8YPX

JANUARY

Happy New Year!


FEBRUARY

Bob sullivan W5RE became a member of SARC at the February SARC club meeting.  Welcome to our club Bob.

Malcolm Reed KG4IDV went to the Pensacola testing session and passed his morse code test.   Congratulations Malcolm!  Good luck with your theory tests.


MARCH

Malcolm Reed KG4IDV went to the PARC testing session March 8th and passed his General theory class.  Congratulations Malcolm!  Enjoy your new general liscense priveledges.

Club members discussed plans for Field Day 2003 and selected the site for this year's filed day activities.   Club members decided to hold Field Day activities at Frank Jackson State Park near Opp, Alabama for this year.  

APRIL

Mr Gary Beeler from NWS Mobile conducted a SKYWARN Spotter trainng April 17.  23 People attended this class.


JUNE

SARC members participated in Field day activities at Frank Jackson Park in Opp, AL.  12 Amateur operators participated in Field day.  Covington County Commissioners Greg White and Glenn Powell visited with SARC members Saturday afternoon.  25 family members and guests helped make our field day activities a success.

JULY

At the July club meeting, members voted to accept three new members into the South Alabama Radio Club.   New members are

SEPTEMBER

SARC Members met at the new repeater site to assist James,  KD4BWQ with the installation of the antenna and coax.  The repeater seems to be hearing fairly well without the preamp installed on the receive antenna.

DECEMBER

The SARC Christmas party was held at the QTH of Larry WA4LR.  Despite the rainy weather during the gathering, everyone enjoyed the fried fish, french fries, baked beans, cole slaw and hot dogs.  This was followed with a variety of deserts.  Thanks Larry and Mary for the great hospitality.

The December Club meeting was the Annual Business meeting where new officers were elected for 2004.   There being no nominations for opposition, the following members were elected to serve as officers for 2004.

  • President ... John Brown,  KE4HIE
  • Vice-President... Larry Richards,  WA4LR
  • Treasures ... Billy Liles, KE4UAD
  • Secretary .. Debra Brown, KF4BOR