Meeting minutes from December 2012
Jerry McDonald W7FVB
Hannah Mohr- Guest
Don Wilson KC7EWZ
Allan Schrum AI4RO
Jim Hall AA8Y
Bruce Walker KE7SJZ
Don Godward N7FLT
Cyrus Smith NU7Q
Harley Leach KI7XF
Jerry Gregoire KD7WLX
Ted Hundtoft KA7QCY
Todd Gahagan WA7Y
Rich Michau KF7LVE
Eric Anderson KF7OLR
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH
KD7WLX called the meeting to order. After roll call, it was determined that there was not a quorum for the 3rd time.
∑ Discussion as to why lack of attending members
Treasures report: Presented by KF7OLR, Balance $2,327.72 No activity
∑ Reminder: Dues are due in January for 2013
Quorum met! 14th member showed up!
ERA-no activity, Link to 8A works good, 72 Horsebutte repeater is in the process of being moved to the fire station.
SAR- Several events including; missing lady, several hunters, avalanche rescue at Lava Lake, injury at Frazer Lake. Portable repeaters were deployed @ Woodchuck and Languor. Don Wilson, KC7EWZ, is in the process of reprogramming radios to narrow band.
School Club- Ralf has been doing the electricity projects. Don N7FLT is working on the HF with the kids. Usually 12-14 students attend.
88 Net -KC7EWZ-been good, about 4-5 Hams
Snow foxes-none have been planned as of this time
HF-has been good/bad
Christmas Party The Christmas party will be held later January on a Sunday, possibly the 20th or 27th. Theresa Schrum (AI4ROís wife) has volunteered to plan. Possibilities of locations; Mint Bar in Belgrade, Land of Magic in Logan, Oasis in Manhattan
January meeting presentation: Fred Cady on January 3rd
∑ Snacks will be brought by Falicia Anderson, KF7TAH
Officers voted in
Treasure- Eric Anderson KF7OLR
President- Allan Schrum AI4RO
Vice-President- Jerry Gregoire KD7WLX
Secretary-Vivian was absent will correspond with her at a later time to see if she would like to continue
Unofficial Minutes were read by Jerry, KD7WLX and approved
Greater Yellowstone Cycle A committee was formed Jerry Gregoire, KD7WLX. He will lead committee. Don Wilson, KC7EWZ and Falicia Anderson, KF7TAH, will help starting in January.
Discussed the possibility of opening up the Ham meetings online, wth a program like Skype or Google hang.
Discussed possibilities for getting new Hams involved in meetings; bringing in HTís for new hams to explore, explaining and showing how HF and HF contesting works, programs/presentations/demonstrations, (nothing fancy just fun) and have food!
Website-The club will need someone to take over, clean up and make simpler, organize and maintain, to post pictures of events, etc. on the website. There was discussion about possibly hiring an outside company to do this or possibly have it one of the officerís jobs. Cyrus Smith NV7XF has offered to help. Thank you Allan Schrum, AI4RO for maintaining our site.
KF7LVE moved the meeting be adjourned. It was seconded by N7FLT. The motion passed.
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH