October 2021 Meeting Minutes

October 7, 2021

Norm Reger KD7TQM President
Ronnie Woods AI7DK Vice President
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH Secretary
Eric Anderson AC7V
Gary Gramer KI7QVZ
Larry Hayden KF7L
Todd Gahagen WA7U
Bill Noble KJ7HPC
Don Wilson KC7EWZ
Harley Leach KI7XF
Ralph Bergantine KC7PFH
George Siverts AG7YP
Leon Helms N6VS
Gabriel Harrison KN6BRD
Sally Ellestad KJ7WFN
Tom Rozenbroek KB2BCG

The GHRC September meeting was held in person at the SAR building. GHRC President Norm Reger KD7TQM directed the meeting.

Call to Order: Norm Reger KD7TQM called the meeting to order @7:00 P.M.
Minutes: Minutes approved. Minutes can be found on Gallatin Ham Webpage: gallatinhamradio.com. If you have any corrections to the minutes please email Falicia Anderson KF7TAH at kf7tah@yahoo.com or bring the changes to attention at the next meeting.
~Thank you to Matt Hopkins K3HOP. Matt will be taking over the position of secretary in the next few months.
Treasurer’s Report: Nothing reported
Ham test: Saturday
SAR: Don Wilson KC7EWZ-been quiet
ERA: Nothing reported
MRLA: Nothing reported
88 Net: Nothing reported
Foxhunt: Harley Leach KI7XF-someday
HF: Spotty on the 80 m
DMR: Todd Gahagen WA7U-All up and working
APRS: Nothing Reported
MRLA: Dues/donations would be greatly appreciated
Repeater Info:
ERA: work at Greycliff needs to be done
Quinn: needs new antenna and feedline
Three Forks: fluctuating power
Eagles Nest (Gardiner): linked to Mamoth. 200 hours have gone into that project. 11 sites need to be maintained. Please help and or take over the maintenance. Please talk to Harley Leach KI7XF
Livingston Meyer Flat: 146.92 -100

Old Business:
• Ham trailer discussion
• Winter Field Day

New Business: Nothing Reported

Announcements/Reminders/Comments: No Announcements/Reminders/Comments

Presentations: Thank you to Tom Gasta WR7AGT for a great presentation on DMR
~ November presentation:

GHRC 2021 Events Schedule
• Belgrade Fall Fest: Norm Reger KD7TQM-Did not happen, not enough volunteers
• Winter Field Day-(end of January 2022)

Meeting Adjourned @ 7:22 P.M.

Next Meeting: November 4th, 2021 @ 7p.m. in the SAR building

Minutes respectfully submitted by Falicia Anderson KF7TAH
• All minutes can be found on W7ED Website: gallatinhamradio.com

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, mail is best; GHRC, PO Box 4381, Bozeman, MT, 59772
– ERA Dues; Suggested annual $30, can be paid online with PayPal or sent to the Eaglehead Repeater Association, POB 4381, Bozeman, MT 59772-438
-MRLA Dues; Donation based: suggested annual due of $50. Paid to Harley Leach KI7XF or sent to Montana Repeater Link Association, c/o Harley Leach, 4620 Conestoga Circlle
Bozeman, MT 59715

2021 GHRC Officers:
President: Norm Reger KD7TQM
Vice President: Ronnie Woods AI7DK
Treasurer: Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS
Secretary: (Falicia Anderson KF7TAH) Matt Hopkins K3HOP