2019-08-27 Net Minutes

Net Minutes


Check-ins (27)

  • Trent Owens (AG1TX)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • David R. Cook (KI5GDX)
  • Ernie Pyle (KI5WG)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Jon Taute (W5MNK)
  • Tom Small (N1TOV)
  • Jonathan Graham (KD5GG)
  • James Cravey (KG5ZTZ)
  • Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
  • Bob Henglein (W5GC)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Jace Nelson (KE0MXN)
  • Bill Peterson (KZ3G)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Jim Snell (WA5PMO)
  • Parker A. Ammar (KI5GBV)
  • Richard Epting (KG5WIV)
  • Joshua Cook (KF5TYX)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Andrew Byorth (KG5JDJ)

Officer Reports

President KG5EYV

Still recovering….

Vice-President N5ZKF

  • Mark Hnatiuk (KG5EYV) is healing well and his wife Sallyanne is also very pleased with his progress. Starts chemo soon. Their daughter is still in town so they dont need help at the moment.
  • Stealth antenna notes and resources from the August meeting are up and on the website.
  • Membership information is also on the website under the “About Us” tab.
  • Surveying options for club meeting location. Will contact the CS library as a backup. Currently we are grateful to be using the Redcross facility on Boonville Rd.
  • Online survey for dinner social will be coming out soon along with a tailgate social for a TAMU home football game with W5AC.
  • 40M was very active due to the Kansas QSO Party
    • W5AC worked the Kansas and Hawaii QSO Parties this last weekend and were looking for volunteers. Sign-up on their website to get their emails.
  • Special event stations coming up:

Secretary AG1TX

  • Appreciate Matthew Barry for continuing his support in helping me with the methods and processes he developed for the secretary position.

Treasurer N5GQB

  • Couple new members and a couple renewals in the mail.
  • Reminder to aquire or renew your ARRL membership through our club W5BCS as we get a portion of the dues that way.

Announcements / Comments

Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
Contacted the CS Library via email on behalf of W5BCS. The furniture for the library has arrived and they need help starting Thursday 2019-08-29 wiping down shelves and putting up furniture and books. Would be good if the club could help.

Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
Gerald W5DUI putting together a Texas QSO Party event at his house for Sept 14-15. More details to come.

Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
Will be on N1WP DMR repeater after the net.

10M Net 28.450 if you dont have DMR.

Buy / Sell

Information Exchange

Jon Taute (W5MNK)
Is looking for discussion group and wanted details on the informal Saturday morning meeting at a local mexican food restaurant.
Phil Gates (N5ZKF) Provided net control clarification as to the question.
Mike Wisby (KA5HIA) Saturday morning group meets 07:30-07:45 at Coco Loco on Welsh near SW Parkway. Sit on right side of door as you come in.
Phil Gates (N5ZKF) 1804 Welsh in College Station.

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