2022-11-08 Net Minutes


Check-ins (20)

  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • David Bailey (K5DKB)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Christian Hurst (W5FCH)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Kevin Walton (K5BTX)
  • Ken Reeves (KE5FIV)
  • Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Michael Mertes (KZ5M)
  • Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)
  • Vic Pears (KX8V)
  • Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Bill Rose (K5WTR)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Brad Snyder (KG5SDE)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • Lunar eclipse this morning
    • Next one will be in 2025
  • Still looking at some tropical activity
    • (soon-to-be) Hurricane Nicole heading toward Florida`
  • Special events this week
    • (across all operating modes)
    • Heddi Lamar’s Birthday
    • Birthday of US Marine Corps
    • Veteran’s Day
    • Museum Ships on the air
  • November Club meeting in 2 weeks
    • 2022-11-19 09:30
    • American Legion Post 159
    • Will be finalizing nominations for next year’s officers

Vice-President Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)

  • Please send any ideas for after-meeting presentations
    • Something you’d like to present —OR— would like to see presented

Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • Will send out minutes after net as usual
  • Have some radio transmission issues to diagnose

Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

  • 59 members
  • Current bank balance: $8,261.93
    • Reminder: please set Bryan Amateur Radio Club as your charity on Amazon Smile before doing your Christmas shopping 🙂
  • Mark your calendar for Winter Field Day
    • 2022-01-28/29

Announcements / Comments

Question #102 for conversation: What aspect of amateur radio would you most like to learn about?

Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)

  • Reminder about time change:
    • be sure to change the batteries in your smoke alarms
    • (editor’s note: or replace them if the sensor is getting weak)

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