20-07-07 Net Minutes

Net Minutes


Check-ins (30)

  • Trent Owens (AG1TX)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Jonathan Graham (KD5GG)
  • Ron Hambric (N5SBN)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Joshua Cook (KF5TYX)
  • Jeremy Carter (KF5YAA)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • James Cravey (KG5ZTZ)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Jim Snell (WA5PMO)
  • Lance Smith (KI5ETF)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Ken Reeves (KE5FIV)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Pierre Catala (WA1UAT)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Gina Miller (K5GKM)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • David Barry (KG5UZA)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • K7CBI
  • Bethany L. Owens (N5CQI)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • We have had a couple people from the club contribute from home as a class C, D or E station during Field Day. Please check website for instructions on how to do that.
    • CLICK HERE for instructions on sending your contacts to ARRL.
    • I also sent an email with instructions to the club’s listserv.
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Vice-President Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)

  • Thank you to everyone who came out, participated and/or helping with field day. Looking forward to next year.

Secretary Trent Owens (AG1TX)

  • If anyone is interested in controlling a net, please let me know! I can set you up to run the net similarly to how David is tonight where I do all the back end data entry and all you need to do is concentrate on the script and the flow of the net.

Treasurer Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)

Unavailable this evening..

Announcements / Comments

Jonathan Graham (KD5GG)

  • 6m was open early today. Wide open to the north.

Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)

  • ARES Net this evening at 8:30 or after this net.
  • Also hearing some of our intermod. We turned the encode on for this repeater when the noise subsided. However, if it continues, we’ll turn it off.

Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Made a 10M contact this weekend in Illinois via our local 10M / UHF crossband repeater.
    • I’m not sure which tone corresponds to which frequency but here are the details:
      • 10M Crossband Repeater
        • 29.600 Mhz
        • 29.500 Mhz
      • Tones:
        • 156.7
        • 167.9
      • UHF Frequency
        • 443.525 Mhz

Ken Reeves (KE5FIV)

  • Could Saharan dust cloud affect propagation for over the air TV? OR any HAM radio bands?

Buy / Sell

Nothing heard..

Information Exchange

Lance Smith (KI5ETF)

  • Does anyone know if the FCC is working or know how long it’s taking for new licenses to update.

Phil Gates (N5ZKF): Packet was sent to ARRL the Monday after Field Day and I believe we have confirmed delivery. Should be any day now.

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