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Coral Gables Emergency Communications Team

November Meeting Minutes

John Dalnes

Nov. 12 – Jason
Nov. 19 – David
Nov 26 – TBD
Dec.3 – Felipe
Dec. 10 – Jeff

  • Coral Gables Zone Net on Wednesday 7pm usually on 147.150 (+) pi 94.8.  Main net will be on the 146.760 until further notice.
  • Remember, Net Controls must check into the Wednesday night Main Net at 7:30pm to give the Net count to the Main Net Control operator when he/she asks for Coral Gables
  • Please email net report to Jeff
  • Please remember to follow back-up procedures if the primary person does not show.

Old Business

  • Current Copy of License/ARRL Training Certificates – Jeff must have from everyone. Please make sure to keep your personal information updated with Jeff and Lissette including amateur license and any training certificates.
  • ID Cards – Any problems? Call Martha 305-460-5424. Justin and John pending at this point.
  • Shirt updates – Felipe will be checking on the shirts.  Jeff will follow up.
  • Freedom Ride Updates: It was an amazing event!  Achilles cyclists had a blast.  Raised a ton of money for wounded warrior.  Raised enough to purchase 3 hand cycles for the Achilles Foundation.

Nice kit updates

  • Switching to the new trickle chargers. Takes a longer time to charge the batteries with these chargers, but are smaller. We are rebuilding and replenishing the kits.

New Business

  • Status of147.150 – Running just fine.
  • Trailer update – Trailer is in good shape.
  • First Aid training scheduled for the August meeting. Bring $10 for supplies and cards.

Continuing Education – Online FEMA Courses

  • – FEMA Website
  • – Coral Gables ARES/RACES Website
  • All Active Members of the Coral Gables ARES/RACES team must have IS 100 and 700.  IS 200 and 800 are optional, but are highly encouraged.
  • When you receive your certificate, please make a copy and hive it to Jeff for placement in your file.
  • Members may take as many of the online FEMA courses as they wish beyond the required ones for membership.  All of the courses are free and easily reached through the able website addresses.

Upcoming Events

  • Testing November Meeting
  • UM Free Flea Nov. 15th
  • Tour de Cure Nov 23rd
  • JOB Parade Nov. 30th
  • Miami Marathon




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