2018-01-02 Net Minutes


Check-ins (18)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Mark Hnatiuk (KG5EYV)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Richard Epting (KG5WIV)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Bob Henglein (W5GC)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Tom Small (N1TOV)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Jim Laird (KF5YY)
  • Doug Cummings (KG5UDT)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)

Happy New Year! (first net of the year)

Officer Reports

President KF5WGJ

  • (did not check in)

Vice-President KG5EYV

Secretary KG5LYE

  • Nothing to report

Treasurer N5GQB

  • Membership Renewals
    • Those turned in at December meeting have not yet been processed
    • 2018 forms have not yet been uploaded
    • Substitute 2017 for 2018 on the existing form
    • renewals also accepted at next meeting

Announcements / Comments


  • ARES Net 20:30 (or following this net, whichever is later) on 443.425 MHz repeater


  • Happy New Year!
  • DMR hangout on local talk group after net
  • Another update for Ty Weaver’s (KG5RKI) Tytera MD380 firmware: audio volume leveling
  • info from Rod (K5BGB): CW Academy


  • Visited ARRL
    • ARRL grants available for Ham Radio Clubs that support a school club
  • Stumbled into Vintage Radio Communications Museum
    • Hands-on telegraph keys
    • 115 Pierson Ln, Windsor, CT
  • Would like to see if we could set up a 6m net sometime

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