2018-10-23 Net Minutes


Check-ins (20)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Jeff French (KM5TW)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Mark Hnatiuk (KG5EYV)
  • David Barry (KG5UZA)
  • Joshua Cook (KF5TYX)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • John "Pocat" Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Rick Swaims (W5RTF)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Taylor Becken (KI5BOP)
  • Bob Henglein (W5GC)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Connor Farrell (WG1GEM)
  • Brent Anderson (WW5OBA)
  • Jim Snell (WA5PMO)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Karsten Pearce (KG5YRX)

Switch to 146.820 MHz FM (W5AC) repeater due to noise on 146.680 MHz FM (W5BCS) repeater.

Officer Reports

President KG5EYV

  • Good meeting this weekend
    • No quorum, but still got some stuff done
    • Breakfast Social 2018-11-10 at IHOP in Bryan
    • Discuss elections
    • Open Forum: What would we like to do as a club?
      • 70 members on Roster
      • 30 “active” members

Vice-President N5ZKF

  • Thanks, W5VUI for VE presentation
    • No more presentations scheduled due to impending club business
    • Pick it up next year.

Secretary KG5LYE

  • N5BRZ SET Exercise this weekend
    • check into 443.425 MHz FM repeater
    • activate hospitals, Red Cross, and DDC
    • anyone willing to check in is welcome!
    • Sending and receiving Winlink messages
    • Operating simplex on repeater input frequency (no PL tone)

Treasurer N5GQB

Did not check in.

Announcements / Comments


  • Thanks, N5ZKF for organizing all of the presentations this year! Great job!


  • Connor, W5AC Vice President
  • Ongoing status updates
    • Have been trying to reconnect Echolink to UHF
    • ID morse going very slowly; investigating
    • 2m repeater has some suffixes being added
      • Might need to be re-tuned
      • High SWR on antenna

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