2020-02-11 Net Minutes

Net Minutes


Check-ins (20)

  • David R. Cook (KI5GDX)
  • Trent Owens (AG1TX)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Bob Christian (KE5GHM)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • James Cravey (KG5ZTZ)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • James Rosser (AA5W)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Richard Epting (KG5WIV)
  • Michael Narcowich (KI5BPO)
  • Dominick Adamo, Jr. (KG5JRA)

Officer Reports

President N5ZKF

  • School Club Round up. Help schools out, most especially, W5AC.
  • Friday 14th is Valentines Day. Don’t forget your special someone!
  • ARRL has several event stations coming soon. Check their website HERE for a complete list.
    • 02/12/2020 | 2020 Daytona 500
      Feb 12-Feb 16, 0000Z-2359Z, N4DAB, Daytona Beach, FL. Daytona Beach CERT Amateur Radio Team. 14.255 14.076 7.255 7.076. Certificate & QSL. Steve Szabo, 536 Central Park Blvd, Port Orange, FL 32127-1136.
    • 02/15/2020 | 16th Annual “Freeze Your Keys” Winter Operating Event
      Feb 15, 1400Z-2200Z, W0EBB, Leavenworth, KS. Kickapoo QRP Amateur Radio Club. 14.058 CW 14.325 SSB 7.035 CW 7.240 SSB. QSL. Gary Auchard, 34058 167th Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048. SASE required for return of a QSL card.
    • 02/15/2020 | Ice Station W0JH (Frozen Lake Portable)
      Feb 15-Feb 17, 1600Z-2300Z, W0JH, Stillwater, MN. Stillwater (MN) Amateur Radio Association – SARA. 21.360 14.260 7.260 3.860. Certificate. Shel Mann, N0DRX, 1618 Pine St. West, IceStation2020@radioham.org, Stillwater, MN 55082. W0JH is operating portable from a frozen lake in Washington County, Minnesota (Grid Square EN34). In a meager attempt to drive away the remainder of Minnesota winter, the Stillwater Amateur Radio Association (SARA) will be generating as much RF as possible over the President’s Day long weekend. The club’s youth are planning to independently operate throughout the event. Certificates will ONLY be sent via email in PDF format. (Send requests with standard QSL confirmation info to: IceStation2020@radioham.org). There is no need to send a QSL card.
  • Next meeting is February 15, 2020 (This Saturday) at 09:30

## Vice-President KI5DUJ

  • Bring any ideas for after meeting programs.
  • Collecting door prizes and raffle prizes for field day.

Secretary AG1TX

  • If anyone is interested in controlling a net, please let me know! I can set you up to run the net similarly to how David is tonight where I do all the back end data entry and all you need to do is concentrate on the script and the flow of the net.
  • Net and meeting minutes have now been posted to the web site. Big thank you to Gerald Golub (W5VUI) for taking excellent care of and securing our website.

Treasurer N5GQB

Unavailable Tonight..

Announcements / Comments

Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Paul Bilke (KF5WGJ) will be doing our presentation this Saturday on a new digital hf communication mode
  • Will be on N1WP DMR local talk group tonight after the net.

Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)

  • Need a source for small gears. N5ZKF: Grainger sells bearings and bearing sets with metal and white gears. Also American Science Surplus may have some. Maybe modeling supply companies.

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