20-10-20 Net Minutes

Net Minutes

date 2020-10-20 opened 20:00 closed 20:35

Check-ins (30)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Garrett Martin (W5HVS)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Ron Hambric (N5SBN)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Terry Field (KM5TDF)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Joshua Cook (KF5TYX)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • James Cravey (KG5ZTZ)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Trent Owens (AG1TX)
  • Randy Field (K5RLF)
  • Ken Reeves (KE5FIV)
  • Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
  • David R. Cook (KI5GDX)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Jeremy Carter (KF5YAA)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Dwayne Walters (W5DPW)
  • Lance Smith (KI5ETF)
  • Gina Miller (K5GKM)
  • Jonathan Graham (KD5GG)
  • Jeffrey Carouth (KI5LNQ)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates


  • Thanks to all who checked in to the meeting (via RF and Zoom)
    • Presentation by Paul Bilke (KF5WGJ)
    • Miutes posted to the website
  • B-29 “Fi-Fi” was in town at Easterwood!
  • Get on the air!
    • Good propagation lately!
  • Midtown park
    • No one really enthusiastic about it…
    • Perhaps submit something in writing.
  • Topic for discussion: When working DX, how do you do it? Do you contact DX nets or orchestrate encounters? Do you just wait in line for the pile-up?

Vice-President Rick Pfeil


  • Door prizes when we eventually get back together

Secretary Trent Owens


  • Just arrived back in town.
    • Thanks to all who helped while out of town!
  • If anyone is interested in controlling a net, please let me know!

Treasurer Sly Kapchinski


  • “The books are quiet”
  • Thanks to recent new members and those who submitted renewals
  • Can also renew/join ARRL membership through club
    • Just send forms and check to PO Box

Announcements / Comments

Bill Rose


Buy / Sell / Trade

Phil Gates


  • Still have paired Baofeng BF-888S available
    • Willing to program them for local frequencies

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