2022-02-15 Net Minutes


Check-ins (19)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • John Walpole (K5ZY)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • David Bailey (K5DKB)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Jim Hanks Jr. (W5CYN)
  • Robert Carter (NC5R)
  • Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Kevin Walton (N4RMF)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Jim Laird (KF5YY)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Meeting this weekend!
    • 2022-02-19 09:30
    • come for donuts and coffee, stay for the meeting 🙂
    • American Legion Post 159
      • Other events are planned there, so get there early to get a parking space
    • no special plans afterward
      • have been hoping to have a VE session, but haven’t been able to get in touch with Gerald Golub (W5VUI)
    • Field Day planning
  • Special events this week
    • N4DAB – 2022 Speed Week Daytona 500 Special Event
      • active already this evening
    • K4US – George Washing
    • W3V/W4A/W8O – Voice of America 80th Anniversary
    • School club round-up also going on now
    • ARRL Int’l DX CW Contest this weekend

Vice-President Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)

  • Let us know if you have ideas for additional after-meeting presentations

Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • Happy late Valentine’s Day!
  • Expect Net Minutes as usual

Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

  • Current balance: $7,272.29
  • 33 members so far
  • Will check PO box later this week
  • Looking forward to seeing everyone at the meeting this weekend!

Announcements / Comments

Question for conversation: Do you regularrly participates on any nets?

Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • W5AC net
  • DMR Texas DMARC net
  • TGIF DMR net
  • was able to check into the Alaska Morning Net while in Galveston using Echolink repeater

Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)

Robert Carter (NC5R)

  • Really enjoying retirement
  • Check into several nets
  • on All-Star
    • Morning Brew
    • Professional Loafer’s Net
    • 7290 Traffic Net
    • SSB Gulf Coast Net

Bill Rose (K5WTR)

  • (to Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)): hum on transmission
    • could be power supply
    • let me know if you need help

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