2019-07-16 Net Minutes


Check-ins (23)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • James Cravey (KG5ZTZ)
  • Connor Farrell (WG1GEM)
  • Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • John Graesser (KC5DWD)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Lance Smith (KI5ETF)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Jonathan Graham (KD5GG)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Ernie Pyle (KI5WG)
  • Michael Narcowich (KI5BPO)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Bob Henglein (W5GC)
  • Jim Snell (WA5PMO)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Richard Epting (KG5WIV)

Officer Reports

President KG5EYV

In hospital for brain tumor!

Vice-President N5ZKF

  • Mark Hnatiuk (KG5EYV) has been in hospital since Sunday
    • Diagnosed with brain tumor
    • Have been keeping in touch with Hnatiuk family
    • WB1E visited and found him in good spirits
    • WR5DE has sent his best wishes
    • Treatment from this point is unknown
    • Please keep family in your thoughts and prayers!
  • Meeting 2019-07-20
    • American Red Cross, 4244 Boonville Rd, Bryan, TX 77802
  • Unable to attend; will be working from Chile
  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE) will take control of meeting
  • Presentation by Ron Hambric (N5SBN) on amateur television
  • Special Events: Turn on your radio!
    • Apollo 11 50th anniversary
    • Grand Forks ARES (N0GF) this weekend

Secretary KG5LYE

  • I still need someone to take over my roles before I leave 2019-08-18
    • No takers yet
    • Net Control Operator; maybe David Barry (KG5UZA)
    • Secretary

Treasurer N5GQB

  • Look forward to seeing everyone at the meeting
  • Donuts and kolaches, bring a few bucks for the tip jar
  • Finishing Field Day results
    • Will have report for Saturday‚Äôs meeting
      • Points
      • Contacts
      • Monies

Announcements / Comments


  • Data to send to Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
    • Eagle newspaper clippings
    • GOTA logs
  • DMR get-together on the local talk group


  • Coffee at meeting?
    • Last two times at red cross, N5ZKF has brought coffee.
    • N5ZKF Will bring supplies to KG5UZA to bring

Buy / Sell


  • Still have 160 W portable solar panel
    • Dropped price to $300


  • Looking for Gin Pole

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