20-11-03 Net Minutes

Net Minutes

date 2020-11-03

opened 20:00

closed 20:27

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


  • Results are in for 2020 field day.
    • 297 contacts with 1850 points
    • 39 total participants, including those who operated from home.
  • ARRL urges members to oppose FCC fees. Check web site for instructions.
  • 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.
  • Prompts: Trained weather observer and have you reported weather to the national weather service?

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

Ron Hambric

(N5SBN) * ARES: We normally have an ARES net on first Tuesdays. However, we wont have it tonight. This Monday at 8:30 will be our monthly meeting.

Don Ling

(WB5CKO) * Dx Maps 6M is real good down to South America right not on FT8

Buy / Sell

Vic Pears


  • I have mobile antennas to give away to a good home:
    • 2M 440 antenna
    • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Mrs Hnatiuk, Mark Hnatiuk (KG5EYV /SK) ’s widow, still has some of Mark’s gear:
    • Dentron clipperton L amp. Full limit amp: $400
    • heathkit sa 2060a tuner $250
    • kenwood ts140s HF $250
    • Kenwood MC85 desk mic $25
    • Tool box with solder and other basic stuff: Offer
    • If you need her contact please email me: n5zkf@arrl.net

Information Exchange

Nothing Heard…

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