- Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
- Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
- Kevin Walton (N4RMF)
- Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
- Jim Hanks Jr. (W5CYN)
- Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
- Don Ling (WB5CKO)
- David Bailey (K5DKB)
- Bill Rose (K5WTR)
- Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
- Rich Rychetsky (KI5QNR)
- Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
- Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
- Robert Carter (NC5R)
President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
- Haven’t been on the air lately, but I hope you have been!
- Kuwait is on the air right now on 14.258 MHz
- Still getting suggestions for club activities/events to host
- will send an online poll out eventually
- Bring them up on the net or send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any ideas
- Field Day raffle tickets are available to purchase for $10 ea.
- Send me an email if interested; can meet you somewhere (work at Research Park)
- Get on the air
- Armed Forces / MARS Interoperability Exercise (60 m; listen for “channel 1 net” on 5330.5 KHz)
- “Armed Forces Day” cross-band exercise on 2022-05-14 13:00Z/22:00Z
- Pentagon Callsign: WAR
- Also check out other special events this week
Vice-President Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)
Proxy Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
- Field Day door prize items needed
- Send ideas to myself or other officers for after-meeting presentations
Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
- Expect minutes at conclusion of net
- Today is the last day of classes
- Final exams begin this Friday, and town should clear out nicely by the end of next week
Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
- Current balance: $6,186.32
- Currently 46 members
- Next meeting will be on 2022-05-21, the actual Armed Forces Day!
Announcements / Comments
Question for conversation: Did you volunteer for the MS 150 Bike Ride?
Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
- Monthly ARES net tonight at 20:30 or after conclusion of this net
- 443.425 MHz FM repeater
Kevin Walton (N4RMF)
- participated in MS 150
- worked evening shift with Jim Hanks Jr. (W5CYN)
- pretty quiet before the event
- interesting event: “ham net” was supposed to come up around 03:00, but didn’t happen
- couple of ambulance runs
- looking forward to next year!
Jim Hanks Jr. (W5CYN)
- if you have to stay up all night long, Kevin Walton (N4RMF) is the guy to have with you!
- piqued interest in All-Star: Amateur Radio VoIP DMR
Kevin Walton (N4RMF)
- To Dick Zimmer (W5DZ): Were you working on a DMR thumb drive thing last week?
- Dick Zimmer (W5DZ): Was working with DVMega, which just uses computer to work D-STAR and DMR. Won’t work with All-Star; need BlueDV