2021-01-12 Net Minutes

Net Minutes


Check-ins (32)

  • David R. Cook (KI5GDX)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Gina Miller (K5GKM)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Joshua Cook (KF5TYX)
  • Clint Loggins (KG5OQV)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Jim Snell (WA5PMO)
  • Pierre Catala (WA1UAT)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Randy Field (K5RLF)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Ron Hambric (N5SBN)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Garrett Martin (W5HVS)
  • Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Dwayne Walters (W5DPW)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • KG5SDT
  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Larry Wiggins (N5LNO)
  • Mark Coppock (KG5PDT)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Jeremy Carter (KF5YAA)
  • Terry Field (KM5TDF)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Clark Pennington (KC5BHM)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Silas “Cotton” Freeman (N5AVK) silent key
    • Share any thoughts or memories in the “Announcements / Comments” section below
  • Special events this weekend:
    • North American QSO Party, SSB Edition
    • ARRL January VHF Contest
    • KL7RST: Alaska RST QSO Party

Vice-President Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)

  • As usual: ideas for presentations?
  • Nothing else to report

Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • Minutes sent out after net

Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

  • Passing torch from Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
  • Memberships coming in
    • Please download, fill out, and (snail) mail PDF with membership dues to the PO box.

Announcements / Comments

Question for conversation: Did you take any snow precautions? Did you get any antenna damage from snow?

Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)

  • As mentioned, Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ) is now official!
  • is annual meeting (which would normally be scheduled this weekend) still on?
    • Completing 2020 year-end summary, which would normally be turned in on that date

Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Thanks to Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ) and Matthew Barry (KG5LYE) for stepping into new officer positions
  • Yes! Meeting this Saturday, 2021-01-16 09:30 over-the-air

Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)

  • minor electronic damage due to nearby lightning strike

Ron Hambric (N5SBN)

  • minor damage to antennas due to snow and wetness

Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)

  • How do I renew ARRL membership through club
    • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ): make check out to Bryan Amateur Radio Club, need to fill out special ARRL form (not published to club website), and club will forward info to ARRL

Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

  • Had a chance to meet Cotton Freeman some time ago. Truly will be missed

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