October 2019 Meeting Minutes

October 2019 Minutes
October 3, 2019

Bruce Walker KE7SJZ President
Gary Gramer KI7QVZ
T Rozenbroek KB2BCG
Renee Reger KF7DER
Jerry Gregoire N7JGG
Matt Cloninger KJ7CTH
Leon Helms N6VS
Laurel Pruess KI7ZVG
Paul Stiles KF7SOJ
Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS
Ralph Bergantine
Scott Bechtle KJ7DLC
Stan Horst KA6ZFL
Chad Oster KJ7HFX
Mark Kramer KJ7EUO
Cyrus Smith NU7Q
Aiden Moon

Call to Order: Bruce Walker KE7SJZ President, called the meeting to order @7:00 PM. Followed by introductions.
Treasurer’s Report:
Ham test:
ERA: ERA is looking to fill their secretary position for 2020
-Highflats is on battery backup
-Mandiville: Saturday rebuilding UPS for Mandiville. Mandiville is on battery backup. Pat Sands AE7NZ donated an antenna
-Bridger Repeater Site: 911 have gotten there stuff done, 88 is running good per Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS
-MRLA is looking for donations. It is working good
SAR: No activity
88 Net:
DMR: will mesh with own settings
Gardiner repeater/NYARC:

Old Business:
• Website Updates: Emails on website could not be found. Training classes for licenses(how to contact if they still have them)
• Belgrade Fall Fest: Norm Reger KD7TQM-September 21st Went well
• Blazing Saddles: restarting

New Business:
• Field Day: Bruce’s old house
• Winter Field Day:
• Elections in December

• Paul Stiles KF7SOJ, New Section Manager: ours is not listed on the AARL
o Montana Section Manager contact info: Paul Stiles Kf7SOJ, 5427 Deadwood Drive Billings, Montana 59105. phone: 406-671-7092 email: kf7soj@arrl.net
• Holiday Dinner: Don Wilson KC7EWZ-Farmhouse Café possibly
• John Kludt K4SQC is a ham from Big Sky, he would like to do an ARISS contact with the Ophie School in Big Sky
• Next Ham Meeting is November 5th

Meeting Adjourned @ 7:44 P.M.

• November:
~ If you’d like to do a presentation please talk to Norm Reger KD7TQM or bring it up at the next meeting

GHRC 2019 EVENTS Schedule
• No upcoming events

Minutes respectfully submitted by Falicia Anderson KF7TAH

W7ED Club Information:
Gallatin Ham Radio Club address: GHRC, PO Box 4381, Bozeman, MT, 59772
W7ED Website: gallatinhamradio.com
Facebook: Montana Ham Radio
Email group (yahoo group)/Reflector: w7ed@yahoo.com

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