20-11-10 Net Minutes

Net Minutes

date 2020-11-10

opened 20:00

closed 20:47

Check-ins (29)

  • Trent Owens (AG1TX)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Garrett Martin (W5HVS)
  • Gina Miller (K5GKM)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Ken Reeves (KE5FIV)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Ron Hambric (N5SBN)
  • Jim Snell (WA5PMO)
  • Rick Swaims (W5RTF)
  • Randy Field (K5RLF)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
  • Keith Castleberry (KC5KOX)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Dominick Adamo, Jr. (KG5JRA)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Bob Henglein (W5GC)
  • Lance Smith (KI5ETF)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Vic Pears (KX8V)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Pierre Catala (WA1UAT)
  • Jeremy Carter (KF5YAA)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates


  • Creation of the continental Marines
  • • Tomorrow is Veterans Day!
    • Take the time to thank our Veterans as they have sacrificed a lot for us.
  • I heard some HF Traffic this weekend. Clark Pennington was hearing long path from Australia!!
  • Club Election next month: Please be thinking of nominations for club officers.
    • Need a slate this month so we can have a ballot next month.
  • Zoom meeting for the officers soon.
  • Prompt: What is the longest distance contact on VHF and HF you have gotten?

Vice-President Rick Pfeil

(KI5DUJ) Unavailable..

Secretary Trent Owens


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

Treasurer Sly Kapchinski


  • All quiet on treasurer’s end.
  • 3 Renewals in the PO Box.
  • Early renewals start in December.

Announcements / Comments

Sly Kapchinski

(N5GQB) * Longest HF was from my truck to Antarctica * VHF: Southeastern side of FL.

Bill Rose

(K5WTR) * HF: Christmas Island in the west pac with 5W on CW * VHF: Just east of Mexico City FM

Ralph Cobb

(W5RYC) * HF: Long path to Australia on 20M

Phil Gates


Bennie Naiser

(KA5TWB) * HF: Japan * VHF: Mexico

Pierre Catala

(WA1UAT) * HF: Antarctica and New Caledonia

Vic Pears

(KX8V) * HF: Australia and NZ * Just finished working all 50 states on 20 and 2 states left on 80M

Buy / Sell

Vic Pears


  • I have a mobile antenna to give away to a good home:
    • 2M/440 antenna Jetstream
    • 936-203-1444

Dick Zimmer

(W5DZ) * Still have 2 extra lab grade oscopes HP 1741A and Techtronics $100 each * w5dz@arrl.net

Lorna Flansburg

(KI5FIZ) * vintage kenwood ts430s, AT 250, ps30 ps, st430 external speaker. All functioning and good condition: $500 * ki5fiz@arrl.net

Information Exchange

Nothing Heard…

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