March 2019 meeting minutes

March 2019 Minutes
March 7th

Bruce Walker KE7SJZ President
Norm Reger KD7TQM Vice President
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH Secretary
Eric Anderson AC7V Treasurer
Harley Leach KI7XF
Don Godward N7FLT
Jerry Gregoire N7JGG
Gary Gramer KI7QVC

*Quorum not met
*sign in sheet has been misplaced. If you were at last month’s meeting and your name is not above please tell Falicia, Thanks

Call to Order: Bruce Walker KE7SJZ called the meeting to order @7:00 PM. Followed by introductions.
Minutes: Quorum not met
Treasurer’s report: Beginning balance; $1,465.00 Income from dues; $125.00 Expenses; $0.00 Ending Balance; $1,590.00
Ham test: Saturday, March 9th. There’s a new electronic format for testing. Please bring your tablet
ERA: Harley Leach KI7XF –Bridger Ridge User Group is having a meeting this Monday about their financial situation
-Bridger Building:
SAR: Don Godward N7FLT-A lot of snowmobile related rescues in West Yellowstone, one snowmobile related rescue in Olson Creek. A a stuck vehicle up 16 Mile
88 Net: Nothing reported
Foxhunt: Harley Leach KI7XF-The fox is hibernating
HF: Propagation has been marginal. Getting somewhat into Europe
DMR: Nothing reported
APRS: Nothing reported
 Gardiner repeater-

Old Business:
• Website Updates: David Hohmann AG7DF- Over 600 pictures grouped into galleries. The galleries have funky names so if you’d like to rename or identify them that can be done by contacting David @
• Tour DE Cure: Jerry Gregoire N7JGG-Waiting on information. TDC will be a lot smaller this year. They are having trouble getting volunteers to coordinate
• MRLA is working except for Pompeys Pillar. The inner mount inner tie to Las Vegas Net will ask specifically for MT check-ins. Remember to hold the button for a few seconds before speaking. There are a lot of links to connect
• North Yellowstone Armature Radio Club-

New Business:
• GHRC Christmas Dinner; No new info.

• Presentations- GHRC is in need of people to volunteer for presentations! Please consider doing something! It doesn’t have to be big; a slide show, a ham related interest, a demonstration, etc. Please contact Norm Reger KD7TQM or any officer if interested
• Summer Field Day: Skeet Archer W7LFX is working on a spot
• Remember dues! GHRC and ERA

Meeting Adjourned @ 7:27 P.M.

Presentation: Thanks to Harley Leach KI7XF for a great slide show on repeater locations and maintanance
~ If you’d like to do a presentation please talk to Norm Reger KD7TQM or bring it up at the next meeting
March: Harley Leach KI7XF-MRLA
April: Harley Leach KI7XF-Repetor work & how
May: Don Wilson KC7EWZ-Coax and rope coiling
June: Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS

Minutes respectfully submitted by Falicia Anderson KF7TAH

W7ED Club Information:
Gallatin Ham Radio Club address: GHRC, PO Box 4381, Bozeman, MT, 59772
W7ED Website:
Facebook: Montana Ham Radio
Email group (yahoo group)/Reflector:

Yearly Due Information:
-GHRC Dues; $10 for student, $20 for single member, $25 for family. Please give check or cash to
Eric Anderson AC7V GHRC Treasurer, there is no PayPal account at this time
– ERA Dues; Suggested annual $30, can be paid online with PayPal or given to Ray Harbeck
KG7RAU ERA President
-MRLA Dues; can be paid to Harley Leach KI7XF

GHRC 2019 EVENTS Schedule
• Field Day: June 22-23
• Bridger Ridge Run: August 10th
• Belgrade Fall Fest: