2018-11-13 Net Minutes


Check-ins (24)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • David Barry (KG5UZA)
  • Mark Hnatiuk (KG5EYV)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Richard Condie (KG5ZUA)
  • Karsten Pearce (KG5YRX)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Marvin Lowman (KG5MCN)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Bob Henglein (W5GC)
  • Michael Narcowich (KI5BPO)
  • Brent Anderson (WW5OBA)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Rick Swaims (W5RTF)
  • Jim Snell (WA5PMO)
  • John "Pocat" Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Richard Epting (KG5WIV)
  • Trent Owens (AG1TX)
  • Kevin Phillips (W5TTY)
  • Brian Walpole (N5BLW)

Officer Reports

President KG5EYV

  • 12 people at pancake breakfast
    • Field Day, Army connections, off-roading groups, games and such
    • definitely worth the effort; should do it again sometime!
  • Richardson repeater club net on 444.050 MHz
    • very active: 225 members
  • 2018-11-17 09:30 – Monthly meeting
    • VE Session 08:00
    • Events for next year
    • nominations for elections
    • need ideas and volunteers for presentations and activities
  • Light net next Tuesday: Happy Thanksgiving if you don’t make the net

    Vice-President N5ZKF

  • Working with Heart of Texas ARC (Waco, TX)

    • 802.11-type mesh network
  • One pending presentation for stealth (HF) antennas

    • Scheduled for early next year
  • New info on website for DMR: https://www.bryanarc.org/new-dmr-information/

    • TGIF is now its own network
    • New DMR repeaters in Temple and Belton area

Secretary KG5LYE

  • Happy (late) Veteran’s Day to all our ham veterans!
  • Had the chance of a lifetime with the F-35s at Easterwood from this weekend’s flyover
    • On Saturday:
      • watched flyover from Easterwood Tower
      • several low passes over the runway
    • Today:
      • shook hands with all the pilots
      • got up close and personal with the planes on the tarmac
      • took photos from the tower during takeoff (had the nice camera and a photographer friend this time)
    • Shared Google Photos album (more photos from today coming soon): https://photos.app.goo.gl/rnNzd6qsr4HEwyPa7
  • Moved into a new office building at work

Treasurer N5GQB

did not check in

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