2022-05-10 Net Minutes


Check-ins (17)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • David Bailey (K5DKB)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)
  • Robert Carter (NC5R)
  • Paul Bilke (KF5WGJ)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Vic Pears (KX8V)
  • Kenneth Gray (AA5VF)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Rich Rychetsky (KI5QNR)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Still getting suggestions for club activities/events to host
  • Next club meeting 2022-05-21 09:30
    • American Legion Post 159
  • 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
    • 2022-05-14 Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-band Exercise
    • This weekend Portuguese Navy Day
    • Canadian Prairie QSO party
    • W7G Golden Spike Special Event Station commemorating completion of Transcontinental Railroad in 1869
    • NI6IW USS Midway commemorating Coral Sea
    • K3FBI National Police Week next week
    • Also check out other special events this week

Vice-President Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)

  • Get your raffle tickets!
  • Field Day door prize items needed
    • bring them to the club meeting or to Field Day
  • Send ideas to myself or other officers for after-meeting presentations

Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • Classes are done for the semester!
  • Expect minutes at conclusion of net

Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

Proxy Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Any late membership renewals? Contact treasurer@bryanarc.org
  • Set the Bryan Amateur Radio Club as your Amazon Smile charity of choice

Announcements / Comments

Question for conversation: Do/have you participate(d) in any award programs?

Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • not actively working on any award programs
    • have almost worked all 50 states
    • worked all 13 colonies (plus bonus) at special event

Vic Pears (KX8V)

  • filling out applicaton for renewal as we speak!
  • Awards:
    • OMISS net
    • Worked all states on 20 m, need 2 more states on 80 m
    • Military, First Responder

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