Meeting minutes Sep 2022

Orlando Buzzards

Minutes for September 2022 Meeting

This meeting was held on September 3 at the Ft Christmas field and called to order at about 1000 AM by president Raed Elazzawi.  Approximately 16 members were present.

Minutes of the August meeting were read and approved.

The Treasurer’s report was presented by Lewis Gray, there are 41 members on the club roster.

Old Business  

Club web site problems were brought to Gordon Buckland’s attention.  He eventually resolved the issues.

Raed repeated the offer from Rob Blakeslee that he can arrange access to Lake Pickett for float plane flying.

Mickey Nowell conducted an informal E-2meter RES-F5J style contest at our field on August 13.  This was a relaxed, fun event that was won by Doug Leonard.

Raed mentioned that Tangerine is coming up on Nov 18-20 and helpers are needed.

New Business   

The St Augustine club is hosting the next ALES contest (FSS 7&8) on Sept 10 and 11.

The rocket group plans to conduct launches in the sailplane area on Sept 17.

The Buzzards and the Pompano club will conduct an ALES contest (FSS 9) at our field on Sept 24.

FSS 10 (F3RES) will be conducted at our field on Oct 8.

All present were reminded that when calling for emergency help at our field to be sure to use the actual field address posted in the procedures and note that we are across the street from the Fort Christmas Park.

A work party is planned to lay grass seed in the power area later this month.

The meeting was adjourned at about 1025 AM.

Minutes submitted by Tom Galloway

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