[FRC] FYI... Florida Repeater Council Information

Frank Echanique ki4ijq at flecom.net
Sat Oct 8 11:43:23 EDT 2016

I have nothing personal against Nilo, but as far as south florida hams not
fighting against the frc, I tried man, I really did, but they have an
incredible way of doing nothing that's incredibly frustrating...

I don't know if the FRC is salvageable, it's been barely functional in any
capacity for quite some time now

On Sat, Oct 8, 2016 at 10:57 AM, Bryan Fields <Bryan at bryanfields.net> wrote:

> Gentleman, Let's refrain from ad-hominem attacks.  Secondly, this incident
> was
> 15+ years ago, no?  I'm not saying it did or did not happen, but bickering
> about it will not move us forward with today's problems.
> I think there is a quite a bit of common ground here between Nilo and Frank
> regarding the current dysfunction of the FRC.  Can we agree to let the
> past be
> the past and work on the future?
> On 10/8/16 9:56 AM, Nilo Hernandez wrote:
> > 1. Because they admitted a Ham from D2 to run against rules; 2. Because
> they
> > ran an election in an odd year against the rules; and 3. Anyways, another
> > Latin or Cuban won the election and because he was Latin, the election
> was
> > nullified. These are the real reasons, but if you have other stories...
> come
> > up with it.  Because they don't follow the Rules themselves. They don't
> know
> > them or plainly they run a dictatorship. The discrimination and illegal
> > activities from those bad Directors destroyed the largest and most
> productive
> > District.
> If the board is refusing to follow the rules of the FRC, they open
> themselves
> up to personal liability.  As a member or the FRC you would have standing
> to
> sue them in court and get a judgement for specific performance.
> A non-profit cannot engage in discrimination, and it's a serious problem
> if it
> does.  I can really see the benefit of having a diverse group of amateurs
> on
> the board and as directors.  Certainly having a few Spanish speakers in a
> district where Spanish is 50% of the populations 1st language would be a
> good
> thing, no?
> > But, Hams in Dade do not care to act or fight....
> “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do
> nothing.”  Apathy is a problem.
> Remind yourself, the FRC is not the directors.  It's _OUR_ organization!
> We
> can reform it by consensus of the members at a meeting, or other legal
> means.
> > A group was formed and we were ready to form a new Coordinating body,
> but some
> > in the group didn't want to work much. Time and efforts are needed to
> get it
> > done. We bought the program and were ready to start, but as I wrote
> > before....????? This Miami-Dade County should had started their own
> > Coordinating body long ago, and spread around the State. I am not
> interested
> > in being a Director, but I am willing to help in forming one that will
> clear
> > all of the flaws of the FRC.
> We can reset the FRC and call for a constitutional convention if we
> wanted.  I
> think there is much wrong with the current bylaws and we need to reform
> them.
> Term limits would go a long way to prevent this, along with delegating much
> less to the board.
> I've certainly thought about it, but I'm going to reform the FRC, or at
> least
> try.  I'm a member and quite disappointed in how it's run from a members
> perspective.
> Nilo, Frank, would you be willing to work to reform the FRC with us?
> 73's
> --
> Bryan Fields
> 727-409-1194 - Voice
> http://bryanfields.net
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