[FRC] Florida Repeater Council Information
wd4mrr at bellsouth.net
Mon Oct 3 09:35:56 EDT 2016
I have nothing to do with the FRC
On 10/3/2016 8:56 AM, ad4c wrote:
> Please, take me off the list, this morning I have my comcast email
> inbox on my cell phone, tablet, laptop, PC flooded with dozen of
> emails that I am not interested to receive or read.
> In my side I am in good terms with the FRC, every time I have request
> help, they have responded within a day and filled all my needs.
> Hector Padron
> Repeater trustee and owner of
> 145.230 mixed mode DMR and analog
> West Palm beach.
> Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Ken Wolfe <kwolfe at co.okaloosa.fl.us>
> Date: 10/3/16 8:46 AM (GMT-05:00)
> To: 'Florida Repeater Council Discussion' <frc-info at lists.keekles.org>
> Subject: Re: [FRC] Florida Repeater Council Information
> Take me off of this string email. It’s flooding my email box.
> Ken Wolfe, MSM, CEM
> Okaloosa County Public Safety
> Emergency Management
> 90 College Blvd E
> Niceville, FL 32578
> Office: 850-651-7150
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> Therefore, this written e-mail communication, including your e-mail
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> *From:*FRC-Info [mailto:frc-info-bounces at lists.keekles.org] *On Behalf
> Of *Bryan Fields
> *Sent:* Sunday, October 02, 2016 9:22 PM
> *To:* frc-info at lists.keekles.org
> *Subject:* [FRC] Florida Repeater Council Information
> Greetings and welcome to the Florida Repeater Discussion List,
> I am Bryan Fields, W9CR.
> I’m involved in amateur radio in the Tampa Bay area, with membership
> in four local clubs and chairman of the Technical Committee for my
> local group.
> Professionally I am a Network Architect with a major telecom company.
> I’ve been a licensed amateur since 1995 (over 2/3 of my life), hold a
> GROL+Radar and have a background in cellular/microwave networks.
> Fellow Amateurs, the FRC is an organization run amuck. Incompetent
> directors are managing it, flouting the bylaws, violating Florida Law,
> and ignoring member needs. I am asking for your proxy for the upcoming
> FRC meeting.
> It has failed in its ability to coordinate operations of amateur radio
> repeaters in the following ways:
> * Remove the current directors for gross incompetency and exposing
> the organization to liability:
> o Ray Kassis, N4LEM
> o Dana Rodakis, K4LK
> o (Glenn) Mike Fletcher, NI4M
> o Chuck Lavender, W4CLL
> * Demand new elections for existing directors in compliance with the
> * Establish a bylaw committee to rewrite the bylaws and change the
> organization structure to better serve all amateurs in Florida.
> * Establish a development process for new policies from the membership
> * Encourage input from the membership based on sound technical policies
> * De-centralize coordination by having a web enabled database be
> accessible to the public showing all history of an application
> through coordination.
> * No one person should be the gatekeeper of the database.
> * Make all records of the FRC open to the public, as any non-profit
> serving the public interest must be.
> I will make a motion to accomplish this at the next meeting at the
> Melbourne Hamfest meeting. To make this happen, I am asking for your
> proxy, if you’re a member of the FRC. You will need to print out
> this form and sign it, then send a scan or legible picture of it to me
> via email or text message. If you can attend the meeting, please do so.
> It’s $10 to become a member on the FRC website and it buys the right
> to have a say in the future of amateur radio in Florida.
> I fully expect to be shouted down by the board, but as members we
> cannot be ignored. I wish to resolve this via the membership, but if
> ignored I do intend to comply the board, by any legal means, to follow
> the bylaws and FS 617.
> I need your proxy by the Friday, October 7, 2016.
> 73’s and see you at Melbourne,
> Bryan Fields, W9CR
> P.S. Please feel free to discuss this on list. If you wish to not be
> a part of this discussion you can remove yourself using the link at
> the bottom. I'm happy to oblige your wishes via direct email as well
> if you have any questions.
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