May 2013 Minutes
Allan Schrum AI4RO President
Eric Anderson KF7OLR Treasurer
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH Secretary
Bob Leo W7LR
Dale Heidner W7NAY
Todd Gahagan WA7U
Wayd Walker KF7LVF
Don Wilson KC7EWZ
Harley Leach KI7XF
Bruce Walker KE7SJZ
Jim Hall AA8Y
Don Godward N7FLT
Larry A. Springer K6PJ
Rich Michau W7AMT
Allan Schrum AI4RO called the meeting to order @ 7:02 PM. Followed by introductions
~ Rich Michau W7AMT approved, seconded by Allan Schrum AI4RO
Treasurer's report: Presented by Eric Anderson KF7OLR
Collected $60.00 paid out $124/ PO Box, $250/ERA, $250/MARLA, Ending Balance of $2,218.72
~Reminder: Dues are $20 for Individual, $25 for family.
VE Testing: Next session June 8th and on Field Day (Field Day is June 22-23rd, 2013)
~ A special session was held last week, 2 passed, 1 did not
ERA: Balance of $1,900.00
~$600 and something was given to Harley Leach KI7XF for antennas
~Web page is mostly accurate except for the board members; Harley will look web page over
~Would like to keep ERA files in ham room
SAR: Not much lately
School Club: School club is over for this school season.
~Thanks to everyone for helping out with the year end for hunt.
~Thank you to everyone who ran the club throughout the year.
88 Net: Normal 1-4 check-ins
~Reminder: The 88 Net is held every Tuesday night at 8pm on 146.88 –offset 100mghrtz tone. Anyone is welcomed to check in!
Foxhunt: One was held, there will be training tomorrow and one on Saturday in Townsend
HF: Flux is high again-sporadic
Roster: Falicia Anderson KF7TAH will email roster to all hams with an email on the roster
~This has been done; if you did not receive an email (recently) with the roster please email Falicia @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Greater Yellowstone Cycle Jerry Gregoire KD7WLX has been in communication with the Billings coms
~Reminder: prepare to help in August, we need at least 6-7 hams per day, our com area is from West Yellowstone to Gardiner
Field Day: June 22-23, 2013
~Discussion was held
~Same drill, same place, same time!
~Please, if you are available to help set the antennas and tents up on FRIDAY that would be much appreciated
Public Service Event, Bozeman Triathlon we will not do as a club, you can still do as an individual
Walk MS We do not support this as a club, too short of notice, agreed upon by the club; you can still do as an individual
Blazing Saddles signup sheet was passed around
All Events Todd Gahagan WA7U will periodically send out reminders
Club Picnic Coordinator: Don Wilson KC7EWZ, will be held on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
Repeater + offset repeater is back in service, Thank you Harley Leach KI7XF
~ Don Wilson KC7EWZ motioned for the club to donate $ to Harley, motion was seconded by Bruce Walker KE7SJZ and approved
~+147.48 146.28 88-
GHRC EVENTS Schedule
· Can anyone offer to bring snacks for next month? They can be bought; they don't have to be homemade snacks.
Meeting adjourned at 8:53 PM by Allan Schrum AI4RO
~ Rich Michau W7AMT motioned, Larry A. Springer K6PJ seconded
Thanks to Wayd Walker KF7LVF for a great presentation on his new radio transmitter
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH