November 2019 Minutes

November 4, 2019


Eric Anderson AC7V Treasurer

Falicia Anderson KF7TAH Secretary

Gary Gramer KI7QVZ

Matt Cloninger KJ7CTH

Jim Hall AA8Y

Larry Hayden KF7L

Aaron Thies KI7SZY

Scott Bechtle KJ7DLC


Stan Horst KA6ZFL

Mark Kramer KJ7EUO

Cyrus Smith NU7Q

Harley Leach KI7XF

Larry Springer K6PJ

David Hohmann AG7DF

Jim Halfpenny K9YNP



Call to Order: Jim Hall AA8Y called the meeting to order @7:00 PM.


Treasurer’s Report: Eric Anderson AC7V Treasurer; Starting Balance of $1,482.10, income of $250 from Ridge Run, -$250 donated to ERA ending balance $1,482.10

Ham test: One test session was held, all passed. Next one is in December

ERA: Harley Leach KI7XF; Got news, got use permit for Buckridge repeater site. There is no charge for HAM or SAR use

            -ERA; Regained tax exemption

SAR: Scott Bechtle KJ7DLC; Not a lot of activity. Curtiss is looking into changing bylaws.

88 Net: Gary Gramer KI7QVZ reported twelve check-ins last week

Foxhunt: Harley will get started again




NYAR/Gardiner repeater:

Old Business:

  • REMEMBER: Elections in December; President needed. Secretary and Treasurer are up for grabs too!
  • Cycle Greater Yellowstone: Jim Halfpenny K9YNP-asking for help for next year’s ride. CGY will take place sometime in August.

 New Business:

  • Holiday Dinner: Don Wilson KC7EWZ is checking into Farmhouse Café


  • Next Ham Meeting is December 5th   

Meeting Adjourned @ 7:16 P.M.

Presentations: Harley Leach KI7XF- Repeater sites and how they work. Thank you Harley!

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

GHRC 2020 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:

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 

KG7RAU ERA President

-MRLA Dues; can be paid to Harley Leach KI7XF