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ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
OF
SIERRA INTERMOUNTAIN EMERGENCY RADIO ASSOCIATION, INC.

as executed January 26, 1988


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The undersigned, to form a non-stock, non-profit cooperative corporation under Nevada Revised Statues 81.410 through 81.540, certify that:
1. NAME: The name of the corporation is:
SIERRA INTERMOUNTAIN EMERGENCY RADIO ASSOCIATION, INC.
2. PURPOSE: The purposes for which this corporation is formed are:
   (1) The primary purposes are to operate as a non-profit corporation for educational and scientific purposes as follows:
      (a) To organize and train units of licensed amateur radio operators capable of maintaining radio communications, as a public service, during periods of emergency.
      (b) To educate and increase the proficiency of it's members in the science of radio communications.
      (c) To provide for dissemination of information among it's members concerning scientific advancement and progress in the field of radio communications.
      (d) To encourage and sponsor experimental activities in radio communications and electronics, to the end that the skills and experience gained in amateur radio will further the application of electronics to the benefit of the public at large.
      (e) To promote the elevation of both the standards of practice and ethics in the conduct of amateur radio communications.

To assist in carrying out these primary purposes, this corporation maintains, and intends to continue, an active affiliation with the American Radio Relay League, Inc., of Newington, CT, the national non-profit organization of radio amateurs.
   (2) The general purposes and powers are to have and exercise all rights and powers conferred on non-profit corporations under the laws of Nevada, including the power to contract, rent, buy, lease or sell personal or real property, provided, howerver, that this corporation shall not, except to an insubstantial degree, engage in any activities or exercise any powers that are not in the furtherance of the purposes of this corporation.
   (3) No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation and the corporation shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign on the behalf of any candidate for public office.
3. PRINCIPLE PLACE OF BUSINESS: The principal place of business will be 1482 Butterfly Lane, Gardnerville, Douglas County, Nevada 89410. It's initial mailing address will be P.O. Box 1508, Minden, NV 89423-1508.
6. INCORPORATOR: The corporation shall have three (3) incorporators. The name and addresses of the incorporators are:
Richard E. Frost P.O. Box 1508, Minden NV 89423-1508
Ray G. Wilson P.O. Box 309, Minden NV 89423-0309
Robert Grissom P.O. Box 2043, Minden NV 89423-2043
7. VOTING POWER AND PROPERTY RIGHTS: The voting power and property rights and interest of all regular members shall be equal.
8. EARNINGS OF THE CORPORATION: No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributed to, it's members, trustees, officers or other entities or private persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compenstaon for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in the furtherance of the purposes set forth in SECTION 2 hereof.
9. DISSOLUTION: Upon the dissolution of the corporation, the Board of Directors, after making provision for the payment of all outstanding debts and liabilities of the corporation, shall dispose of all of the assets of the corporation in such a manner, or to such organization or organizations operated as defined in SECTION 2 hereof and at such time shall qualify as an exempt organization or organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as the Board of Directors shall determine. Any of such assets not so disposed of shall be distributed to the American Radio Relay League, Inc., if it is then in existence and exempt under the IRS Section 501(c)(3). Any assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by the Ninth Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada, County of Douglas, to such organization or organizations, as the Court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for the purposes defines in SECTION 2 hereof.
 
Executed this 26th day of January, 1988.
/S/ Richard E. Frost
Richard E. Frost
/S/ Raymond G. Wilson
Raymond G. Wilson
/S/ Robert Grissom
Robert Grissom
On 26th day of January, 1988, the above-named people appeard before a Notary Public and sworn to me to be the people naemd in the afore-mentioned Articles of Incorporation of Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association, Inc.
/S/ Sheri L. Nikkels
Notary Public

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