The DFMA Board of Directors under our President’s leadership has been developing a list of activities to stimulate renewed interest and member activity in the DFMA and to attract new members.
The list of activities, presented below, will be discussed at the August 14th meeting. Please come prepared to comment on these activities and express your interest in leading or participating in them. Additional ideas will be welcome.
Publish a calendar of activities and events – on the website and in the newsletter.
-Events include operating events, e.g. Armed Forces Day, Museum Ships, Kids Day, Simulated Emergency Test, Boy Scouts JOTA
-Satellite windows and opportunities to work the space station
-Contests with possible club scoring
MCU based activities
Community events, e.g. Hog Day, Festival On The Eno, picnics/festivals
Visit schools to support teacher’s science units
Boy Scout Jamborees
Open-house for club and guest operators
Participating in contests, e.g. NC QSO contest, County Hunters
Supporting races – foot, bicycle
Scout meetings to spark interest and support merit badge training
RTP events, RARS events
Supporting fundraisers for other groups – be an attraction
Practice exercises with Homeland Security, Civil Air Patrol, DurhamEOC
DFMA Family Day
Visits to local radio museums
Bus/Car Pool to Shelby and other nearby hamfests
Teach licensing classes