President's Desk



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Often at the Reading of he Treasurer's Report 
Members think, wow ... We have Lots of Cash!
NOT SO, 

Our Associations Savings Account
 is Not a Slush Fund, 
It is a Reserve in case we have a  Repeater Failure ...

The cost of replacing a damaged or disabled
 2 meter R
epeater 
Installation / Equipment 
can be very high today

                          • $350+ for a 2 meter 
Repeater Grade antenna

                          • $430+ SCom Controller (7330)

                          • $1,700+ for a 2 meter Repeater (current Yaesu DR1)

                          • $2,000+ for RX-TX Duplexer 
 (Cans)
 

                          • $3,000+ For Hardline Low/Loss Coaxial Cable 
                             can run between $2 & $6 PER FOOT.
Considering length needed to - Exit Repeater Building,
Reach Tower and then go up Tower and connect to antenna.

And these Costs Do NOT Include:

• Hiring a Certified Insured Repair Person
( the Days of a HAM Volunteer are almost Gone)

• or Misc. Supplies Needed such as Sealant, clamps etc

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Our Associations Checking Account
 is Used for Our Yearly Expenses

                        • Insurance -  
We are required to carry Independent coverage
for ANY / ALL Activities & Events we attend or host .
To protect our Membership, Association property 
& Others Attending Event on our behalf or as Guests.

                        • P.O. Box rental

                        • Website Domain Name

                        • Repeater Council Membership (Required)

                        • ARRL Membership (Required)

                        • Association Hamfest Event Costs

                        • ARRL Field Days Event Costs

                        • Other Event Costs

                        • And Other Yearly repeating Fees...


Thanks To Cambria Fire Company,
The Lockport Amateur Radio Association
now has a Centralized Storage Area
for our Inventory of Equipment.

It is the Executive Board's Plan to
Prepare for an Emergencies by 
creating a working ready-to-go resource inventory.

• Crash Case Protected - Complete Radio Sets by band

• Deployable Antennas with Masts and/or Tripods

• Site Support Equipment Inventory

AS WELL AS A  "Resource Library" 
• Loanable Hand Held radios
• Loanable Mobile Antennas
• Training Books / DVD's
• Event Support Materials
• Etc..


Every Donation of Equipment to the 
Lockport Amateur Radio Association
Saves the Association a Cost and allows us to
focus limited monetary resources elsewhere.

To Donate Equipment to the 
Lockport Amateur Radio Association
Contact Our President 

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Or Email Association at  lara.w2rui@gmail.com
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Remember, Even parts or Incomplete Units
can be used to upgrade and Maintain Equipment...
So before you Trash Equipment .... drop us an E-Mail
to See if we have a Use for it.

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