President's Desk

This Page Has Been Created as A Way to Reach the LARA Membership
With Items of Interest or Importance From Our Association's President 
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Please Remember : 
This association belongs to All  of it's Members, we all must work together 
to Preserve and Grow the Hobby and this association for future 
generations of Amateur Radio Operators (Hams) 

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Reminder to Last Year's Members 
Our Associations DUES Cycle is  
September Meeting to Following Year's September Meeting (not January to December)

If You have not yet, paid your dues for the 2017-218 Membership year 
you have until November 29th Meeting to RENEW

After that you will be removed as an Association Member and have to Reapply as a New Member

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JOIN LARA NOW !


This Raffle is Open To Members in Good Standing 
of the Lockport  Amatuer Radio Association.

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READ BELOW TO LEARN HOW TO GET 

CHANCES TO WIN THIS NEW RADIO. 

(ZASTONE V-2000 DUAL BAND RADIO WITH PROG CABLE)

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ENTRIES ARE BASED UPON  EACH MEMBER'S ACTIONS 

WITHIN ASSOCIATION

       1.   EXISTING MEMBERS MUST PAY THEIR
             DUES RENEWAL 
BEFORE NOVEMBER 1ST, 2017

        2.  NEW MEMBERS AUTOMATICALLY GET ENTERED UPON 
             DUES PAYMENT & ACCEPTANCE TO MEMBERSHIP

HERE ARE WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES TO WIN:

        3.  ATTEND MEETINGS.  
             EVERY TIME YOU SIGN IN  ON THE MEETING’S                       
             ATTENDANCE LIST, YOU GET ANOTHER CHANCE TO WIN.

        4.  KEEP WATCHING FOR THE SIGN-UP LISTS
             T
O PARTICIPATE IN LARA ACTIVITIES,
             EACH EVENT  YOU 
 PARTICIPATE IN,  
             EARNS ANOTHER
 CHANCE TO WIN.

        5. The Assoc. will be Creating a
            "LIST OF NEEDS & WANTS" 
 ANY USABLE DONATION
             MADE TO ASSOC. TO FILL THOSE  "NEEDS / WANTS",
  
             EARNS ANOTHER CHANCE TO WIN.

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THE DRAWING WILL BE AT THE LARA PICNIC 
 WHICH IS OUR LAST GATHERING FOR THE YEAR!

DONATIONS to ASSOCIATION
To Donate Equipment to the 
Lockport Amateur Radio Association
Contact Our Vice-President 
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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
                             and considering length needed to exit Repeater building,                              Reach Tower and then go up Tower and connect.
And these do not include misc parts, connectors etc.
OR Cost of a Certified Installer for Tower Work

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So as any NEEDS & WANTS
of the Association which may be discovered 
by the Executive Officers, Board of Directors and Membership

That can be fulfilled by DONATIONS of ITEMS
it greatly helps our Association maintain its 
Equipment Replacement Accounts.
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Any NEEDS & WANTS  will be posted here 
after approval by Executive Board
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