2019-12-10 Net Minutes

Net Minutes


Check-ins (15)

  • Trent Owens (AG1TX)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Jonathan Graham (KD5GG)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Bob Christian (KE5GHM)
  • Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
  • Bob Henglein (W5GC)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Bethany L. Owens (N5CQI)

Officer Reports

President KG5EYV

Still recovering….

Vice-President N5ZKF

  • Our next meeting is 21 December at the Red Cross office.
    • We will hold officer elections; However, we still need a nomination for Vice President. Please contact Mike Wisby (KA5HIA) or Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG) if you would like to serve or if you would like to nominate someone you think would be a good fit for the position.
    • Unless there is a special request, there will not be a VE Test Session before the meeting. The next VE Test Session will be before our meeting in February.
  • Save the date of January 18, 2020 as our annual Bryan ARC lunch meeting at C&J BBQ.
  • ARRL has several event stations coming soon. Check their website HERE for a complete list.
    • 12/14/2019 | Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Special Event
      Dec 14, 1700Z-2359Z, NI6IW, San Diego, CA. USS Midway (CV-41) Museum Ship. 14.320 7.250 PSK31 14.070 DSTAR REF001C. QSL. USS Midway Museum Ship COMEDTRA, 910 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101.
    • 12/14/2019 | Christmas in Bethlehem
      Dec 14-Dec 24, 1400Z-2359Z, KC5OUR, Belen, NM. Valencia County Amateur Radio Association. 14.283 7.183 3.883 21.183. QSL. VCARA, PO Box 268, Peralta, NM 87042. Celebrating Christmas in Bethlehem New Mexico. kc5our@arrl.net
  • Put wire antenna up and worked a station on 17M in Los Angeles County who was originally from Port Author, TX. I encourage you to get on the air and exercise your privileges.
  • Worked the Skywarn special event stations.

Secretary AG1TX

  • Having some issues with access to the website in order to post meeting or net minutes. Gerald has offered to meet one evening to work through the issues. I appreciate both of them for the time and effort they put in to helping our club!

Treasurer N5GQB

  • Early renewals starting at the December meeting. Please renew your ARRL membership through the club as the club will get a “kick back”.
  • If you bought in to the $100 raffle ticket special for field day, you will still need to fill out the renewal paperwork.

Announcements / Comments

  • Don Ling (WB5CKO) Was on 146.490 and heard a strong station calling a net somewhere on 449.450. Coming in at a S6. Thought it was skip as that was about the time the front came through.
  • Connor Farrell (WG1GEM) w5AC has several new 2M repeater and components that they will be installing this week. Hoping to get a lot of the gremlins worked out with the new repeater.
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY) Earlier this evening Johnathan worked Tokyo on 20M.

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