2022-02-22 Net Minutes

20:22 😀

Check-ins (15)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Kevin Walton (N4RMF)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • David Bailey (K5DKB)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Robert Carter (NC5R)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

Today is 2022-02-22, and in a little while, it’ll be 22:22:22 local time… Happy “Two’s-day!” 🙂

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Last call: Dr. Edward Harris (N5BZI) /SK
    • Biochemistry professor at TAMU
  • Meeting last weekend
    • thanks to all who were able to attend!
    • no earth-shattering club business, but we did have quorum!
  • There was some good propagation this weekend
  • Special events this week

Vice-President Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)

Proxy Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

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

Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • See above for special day greeting!
  • Great to see everyone at the evening
  • Net Minutes will be sent out as usual

Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

  • Current balance: $7,356.29
  • 38 members so far
  • from Rick Pfeil (W4RDP): had to make emergency run to deer lease
    • hope everything is all right

Announcements / Comments

Question for conversation: What’s the highest power signal you’ve transmitted? What frequency? Why so much power?

Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)

  • repeater is capable of both FM voice and Yaesu Fusion digital mode
    • previously set to auto-in / analog-out
    • changing to auto-in / auto-out
    • this will cause digital “buzzing” noize on analog receivers unless you have tone-squelch (88.5 Hz) enabled
      • unless you have tone-squelch (88.5 Hz) enabled for receiving
    • let me know if you have any questions

Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)

  • to Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ): what’s the address?
    • PO Box 4442, Bryan, TX 77805-4442

Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • W5AC has been doing fox hunts on campus for the last two weekends
    • They hide it, send out an email, and then leave it active all weekend
    • If you’re interested, you can sign up for their email list on their website: http://w5ac.tamu.edu

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