2021-07-20 Net Minutes

Net Minutes


Check-ins (20)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Garrett Martin (W5HVS)
  • Chris MacCannell (K5WTX)
  • Ron Hambric (N5SBN)
  • Ken Reeves (KE5FIV)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Robert Carter (NC5R)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Pierre Catala (WA1UAT)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • David Cook (KI5GDX)
  • Rich Rychetsky (KI5QNR)
  • John “Pocat” Walpole (K5ZY)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Meeting last Weekend
    • Thanks to Lee Lance (KK5QO) for sponsoring us at the American Legion Post 159 this weekend
    • Special guests
    • Presentation by Matthew Barry (KG5LYE) on NetLogger
    • More presentations are in the works
      • Let us know if you have any ideas or requests
  • New antenna seems to be working very well!
    • Thanks to everyone who helped with the process!
    • 88.5 Hz CTCSS tone is now being transmitted on repeater output
    • New Antenna and Field Day photos have been posted on the club website
  • Get on the air:
    • 20m is open to Canada, Europe, and Northern Asia

Vice-President Rick Pfeil (KI5DUJ)

  • Planning for Field Day 2022 already
    • we’ll set up a committee in December
    • please consider helping out

Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • Minutes will be sent out as usual
  • Neat to see a good turnout on NetLogger!
    • Forgot to mention Function > Download Latest Club Profile menu option

Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

  • Current balance: $6,802.30
  • 65 members
  • Reminders:
    • ARRL membership can be renewed through the club, and we get a small bonus
    • Amazon Smile also gives us some income

Announcements / Comments

Question for conversation: Have you ever worked anyone aboard the ISS?

Ron Hambric (N5SBN)

  • D-STAR net on local KI5MMC repeater at the conclusion of this net
    • keep the enthusiasm going!

Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)

  • if CTCSS tone squelch is enabled on your receiver, you will not hear the repeater ID
    • repeater has an option to not use the tone when transmitting the ID

Chris MacCannell (K5WTX)

  • Upgraded to Extra!

Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)

  • Special thank-you to everyone, especially the officers, for making the club what it is!
  • The last couple months have been great!

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