2021-03-16 Net Minutes


Check-ins (27)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Paul Bilke (KF5WGJ)
  • Jim Snell (WA5PMO)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Ron Hambric (N5SBN)
  • Rusty Adams (KI5MNH)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Michael Narcowich (KI5BPO)
  • Garrett Martin (W5HVS)
  • David Barry (KG5UZA)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Jim Hanks Jr. (W5CYN)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Randy Field (K5RLF)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Mark Coppock (KG5PDT)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Jeremy Carter (KF5YAA)
  • Gerald Golub (W5VUI)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Monthly Meeting this Saturday, 2021-03-20 09:30
  • Get on the air!
    • Logged someone from Argentina on 20m
  • Thanks to those who investigated noise on KD5DLW

Vice-President Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)

  • Field Day
    • 2021-06-26 and 2021-06-27
    • No official word on a meal yet
    • Keep eye out for door prizes

Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • Expect minutes at conclusion of net as usual
  • Hopefully everyone has adjusted to the new time shift from last weekend
    • I’m still adjusting 🙂

Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

  • Current balance: 5801.09
  • 36 membership renewals so far
    • hoping there are more in the PO box
    • membership list is now updated on the website, thanks Gerald Golub (W5VUI)!
  • Bryan Amateur Radio Club is on Amazon Smile
    • More info on the website in the sidebar
    • Please support the club and share with friends and family

Announcements / Comments

Question for conversation: Do you have QSL cards? Where did you get them printed?

Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)

  • emailed Phil Gates (N5ZKF) about history learning at Museum of the American GI on 2021-03-26 and 2021-03-27
    • Maybe W5BCS could set up a tent, a table, and a sign
    • Show off radios, how they would’ve talked

Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)

  • pack of 100 QSL cards about 6 months ago
  • sent only about 2 so far
  • from cheapqsls.com

Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)

  • same guy that Dick Zimmer (W5DZ) used
  • on my second package now
  • very inexpensive, but professionally done
  • old-school, but it works!

Bill Rose (K5WTR)

  • have used different people a few times
  • but nowadays, I have a template on my computer
    • print them out one at a time
    • on cardstock

Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • self-made like Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • nice to have your own “mark” and send them out
    • good personal touch

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