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The DRC President's Monthly News Letter

Here is the Newsletter for December, 2017:

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By Gerry Villhauer - WØGV

Hello DRC Members,

When I wrote my president’s message in October it was 80 degrees. As I write this month in November, it is 75 degrees. We are getting unbelievable weather patterns. With all the severe storms in Texas and elsewhere, it seems to me there is little doubt we are in for big weather changes in the future.

At our November meeting Paul Olsen (K0WSU) was elected to a board position vacated by Jason Smallwood (AC0UA). Jason resigned his position due to his work schedule. Thanks to Jason for his years of service to the board. Thanks and congratulations to Paul for stepping up to serve in this important DRC position.

We are two weeks from our annual DRC Holiday/Christmas Party. If you have not mailed your reservation, PLEASE do so TODAY! Go to our website or see the printed form in this edition of the Round Table. Don’t miss the Fellowship, Food, Program, Prizes and Fun at our new-very spacious venue. Please get your reservation mailed today! Speaking of our program, we will have Jeff Irvin (KB0CHT) the Executive Director of the JCECA and a DRC member as our guest speaker. That is the Jefferson County Emergency Communications Authority; Wow, that is a mouthful! Jefferson County is about to go live with their new communications center. The center will handle 911 and dispatch operations for most agencies in Jefferson County including Police, Fire/Rescue and EMS services. Jeff will be telling us how that all goes together in this new ultra modern facility; which is housed in the West Metro Fire Headquarters building. Whether you are a Jefferson County resident or not, I am sure you will find his presentation very interesting and informative.

Thanks to Paul Olsen (K0WSU) for a very interesting program on Traffic Engineering which was presented at our November meeting. Paul showed us the progression in traffic engineering from the early days of automobiles to what we can expect with automation in the future. Many questions were generated, which is always an indication of an informative program. Thanks Paul!

Thanks to our new members for making the DRC “Your Club”. Please come to meetings and other events and stay active. Your name and call will be listed in this issue of the Round Table.

And a reminder, the last day to mail your reservation for the Holiday/Christmas Party is December 11th - Please Make The Holiday Party Reservation NOW!

73 for now,

Gerry, WØGV
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