Minutes of the Feb 2, 2006 GHRC
Meeting called to order 7:05 by Chair
Dave Ford KE7CAP
Corrections to last meeting Minutes:
Rick (KB7KB) was there
AC7NC (Mitch Hobish was present
Don Regli KI7OJ was there
John Morrison was “Roberts friend”.
Laura moved to accept the minutes as
amended and Jeff 2nd. Minutes were accepted.
Expenses: trailer batteries paid for
N7FLT paid for his requests approved at
the last meeting.
“School Club Roundup” will be from Mon
February 13 thru Friday February 17. Sign up for a shift to help oversee the
kids’ operating times. The station will be located across the hall from the
class 11 people
23rd in the evening, 25 all day 28 eve,
need support first evening.
Come share your aspect of ham radio
Jack will be ordering books next
Tuesday with a close of registration on the Monday before.
Ray AC7RB - repeater net - Ray does
first two Tuesdays and would like some volunteers to help with the rest of the
month, sign up with Ray or Vivian
Dave Ford - this weekend - an astronaut
space suit with a ham radio and other equipment will be jettisoned from the
space station. N7UB is interested if anyone monitors overpasses. Freq 145.990. 9
min transmission. See the following URL for more information and links to over
club: There appears to be a good group of kids. We are currently working on
“School Club Roundup” and its activities.
SAR- Meeting next week .
Dave Red Cross is sponsoring a local
review of aircraft accidents. Feb 7th 5:30
6:30 at EOC conference room.
Insurance Harley- Looks like the
approximate $320 from ARRL beats the rest of the quotes Laura and I were able to
find. Motion to go with ARRL insurance for the club by KI7OJ, 2nd by AB7RB. And
Float trip - Robert - nothing much
happening, contact Robert if you are interested in going. Preliminary discussion
is for the 3rd week of June on about 120 miles of the Missouri from Coal Banks
to Fred Robinson Bridge.
KI7XF - fox hunt - since 5th of march
there have been 20 hunts, involving 8 hams. After the hunt the group meets for a
after hunt treat at a restaurant. The cost so far has been $129.00 Is this
something the club wants to endorse to continue. The club discussed the issues,
motions made, 2nd and passed by voice vote with a minority voting against.
Has invited IEEE to Field Day. They will join the club for the SAT night picnic.
In other Field day news, Dale will not be there but we are welcome. He said he
would provide camper for GOTO station. Field day is the 4th full weekend in
Brought up the proposal by Bill Jameson KC7UPK to do a propagation study for
local area repeaters. His software needs some specific information to work with.
Several trustees looked at the list and will get information to him.
KI7XF - Ask current status of Ed
Lozano. Situation with ongoing RFI complaints by his neighbor. The situation was
KI7XF - Brought up some changes that
the Board of Glacier Waterton Ham fest is proposing. Mostly regarding catering
meals with compenserate increase in fees to cover the expenses. Harley was urged
to vote his conscience.
AA7GK: Shared that there appears to be
plans to install a 100,000 watt TV station and a 50,000 watt radio station on
the “Pea Cannery grain elevators on OAK just west of Rouse. This could have
adverse effects on several radio repair shops in the area as well as the
communication capabilities of the various EOC communication entities. Jeff will
keep us posted on the list.
Dave A message from section manager
Doug Dunn K7YD about some proposed changes to rules regarding bands and
sub-bands. A comment period is coming to an end.
Program: AA7GK Jeff IRLP
Don Wilson KC7EWZ