20-10-27 Net Minutes

Net Minutes

date 2020-10-27 opened 20:00 closed 21:02

Check-ins (30)

  • Trent Owens (AG1TX)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Garrett Martin (W5HVS)
  • Gina Miller (K5GKM)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Lance Smith (KI5ETF)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Bob Henglein (W5GC)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Ken Reeves (KE5FIV)
  • Randy Field (K5RLF)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Ron Hambric (N5SBN)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Jeffrey Carouth (KI5LNQ)
  • Jim Laird (KF5YY)
  • Terry Field (KM5TDF)
  • Jeremy Carter (KF5YAA)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Paul Bilke (KF5WGJ)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Pierre Catala (WA1UAT)
  • Vic Pears (KX8V)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates


  • Watch the Tropics: Hurricane Zeta targeted for the Gulf coast, LA area.
  • Pandemic news is not good. Gov Ab’s new order still doesn’t leave us with a good option. Take precautions.
  • ARRL has several event stations coming soon. Check their website HERE for a complete list.
  • A lot of great opportunities for contests coming up! Visit Contests.arrl.org for a complete list.
  • TAMU vs Arkansas is in town and this weekend, along with halloween so me aware.
  • Early voting through this Friday.

Prompt for this evening: What got you started in amateur radio?

Vice-President Rick Pfeil


  • Nothing this week!

Secretary Trent Owens


  • If anyone is interested in controlling a net, please let me know!

Treasurer Sly Kapchinski


  • Unavailable this evening…

Announcements / Comments

Don Ling


  • Spaceweather.com says there is a big sunspot. HF could be a happening place!

Phil Gates


Buy / Sell

Vic Pears


  • I have 2 mobile antennas to give away to a good home:
    • 2M 440 antenna
    • 80 40 20 plus a couple other HF Bands

Information Exchange

Vic Pears


  • I’ll be on 2m ssb 144.225 after the net.

Bennie Naiser


  • Need someone with a good working knowledge of HF antennas or antenna tuners to bounce some ideas off of.
    • please call me: 979-402-0237

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