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Coral Gables Emergency Communications Team

December Meeting Minutes

John Dalnes

Dec. 17 – Jeff
Dec. 24 – No Net
Dec. 31 – No Net
Jan. 7 – Jason

  • 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.
  • First Aid certificates have been distributed.
  • JOB updates – no complaints, everything was wonderful, committee was happy.
  • Felipe – trying to get shirts. Is getting quotes and is trying to get city’s permission.

Nice kit updates

  • Work party was cancelled.

New Business

  • Trailer update – generator is fine. Painting the trailer is mentioned but it would be harder to get the decals back up then is necessary. David will make a trailer wish list for Jason.

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

  • Miami Marathon – Jan 25th
  • Cert class 24th – Class is full at this time
  • Hamvention – 30-31
  • MS150 – March 7&8
  • February Field Training during meeting time.




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