December 2021 Monthly Meeting Minutes



  • President: Phil Gates (N5ZKF) present
  • Vice President: Rick Pfeil (W4RDP) present
  • Secretary: Matthew Barry (KG5LYE) present
  • Treasurer: Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ) present

Attendees (22)

  • David Bailey (K5DKB)
  • Ernest Laney (K5ENL)
  • Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
  • Ken Reeves (KE5FIV)
  • Bob Christian (KE5GHM)
  • Joshua Cook (KF5TYX)
  • Paul Bilke (KF5WGJ)
  • Jim Laird (KF5YY)
  • Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)
  • Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
  • Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
  • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Bill Preston (KZ3G)
  • Kevin Walton (N4RMF)
  • Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
  • Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)
  • Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
  • Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
  • Gerald Golub (W5VUI)
  • Don Ling (WB5CKO)
  • Kerry Miller (WD5ABC)
  • Connor Farrell (WG1GEM)

Officer Reports

President Phil Gates (N5ZKF)

  • We have quorum! Thanks for being here!
  • New license upgrades:
    • Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)
  • Next meeting will be 2022-01-15 at Cooper’s BBQ off Hwy 6
    • Bring family and guests
    • Llano room
    • Lunch at 11:00
    • Meeting at 12:00
  • Plan to vote on proposed amendments at the January meeting

Vice-President Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)

  • Don is unavailable for presentation; we’ll reschedule for another date
  • Really need help with Field Day committee

Treasurer Lorna Flansburg (KI5FIZ)

Club Merchandise

  • Club logo stickers: $2 ea.
  • Vinyl stickers and window clings
  • Looking for Embroidered patches

Bank Statement

  • Starting 7062.28
  • income 129.91
    • timer build kits
    • memberships
    • $5 donation
    • Amazon Smile
  • disbursements
    • $128 for club merch
  • ending $7064.19

Secretary Matthew Barry (KG5LYE)

  • No official minutes from last meeting

Other Business

Nominations and Ballot Approvals

Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)

  • Current officers are the only people nominated for the positions they currently hold:
    • President: Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
    • Vice-President: Rick Pfeil (W4RDP)
  • motion to accept: Jeff McDowell (KI5CES)
    • seconded Ernest Laney (K5ENL)
    • passes unanimously

Officer Elections

  • motion by Gerald Golub (W5VUI) to proceed with elections
    • seconded by Ernest Laney (K5ENL)
    • passes unanimously
  • motion by Gerald Golub (W5VUI) to dispense with paper ballots for this occurrence and accept officer nominees by acclamation
    • seconded by Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
    • carries by majority
  • motion by Matthew Barry (KG5LYE) to accept the officers as nominated on the ballot
    • seconded by Don Ling (WB5CKO)
    • passes unanimously
  • congratulations (or condolences?) to the “new” 2022 officers!

Callsign Tags

Paul Bilke (KF5WGJ)

  • Made 3D-printed callsign tags for all members on the club roster
  • Come pick yours up

Health and Welfare / Good of the Order

  • How is Bennie doing?
  • If anyone needs help with anything please reach out to the club. You can contact any of the officers at:


  • motion by Gerald Golub (W5VUI) to adjourn
    • seconded by Clark Pennington (KC5BHM)
    • passes unanimously

January Meeting

Next Meeting: 2022-01-15 12:30, Cooper’s BBQ

  • Food starts at 11:00
  • Club meeting starts at 12:00

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