December 2nd Meeting Minutes

December 2021 Minutes
December 2nd, 2021

Norm Reger KD7TQM President
Ronnie Woods AI7DK Vice President
Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS Treasure
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH Secretary
Eric Anderson AC7V
Gary Gramer KI7QVZ
Don Wilson KC7EWZ
Leo Helms N6VS
Bruce Walker KE7SJZ
Erich F Lah
Jim Hall AA8Y
Todd Gahagan WA7U
Spencer Shuman KJ7SSS
Matt Hopkins K3HOP
Ralph Bergantine KC7PFH
Larry Springer K6PJ

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: ~Thank you to Spencer Shuman KJ7SSS, Spencer will be taking over the position of secretary.
Treasurer’s Report: Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS-Ending Balance $1607.80 after due income and trailer rent. A new account has been opened and QuickBooks will be used
Ham test: Bruce Walker KE7SJZ-this Saturday’s session is full
SAR: Matt Hopkins K3HOP-There has been 3 events
ERA: Neil Ramhorst KL7SJZ-$3,713.48. Almost $1,800 came from donations from the estate. Neil has been selling them, there is still more stuff to be sold. Contact Neil if interested
MRLA: Ronnie Woods AI7DK- couldn’t hear very well had to switch back and forth
88 Net: Ronnie Woods AI7DK-not a lot of check-ins. 3-5 people
Foxhunt: Nothing Reported
HF: Matt Hopkins K3HOP- 20 meters has been rocking
DMR: Todd Gahagen WA7U-All up and working
APRS: Nothing Reported

Old Business:
• GHRC Christmas Party-January 7th @ 7pm (No Jan meeting)
Z”S Café in Manhattan, $45/plate, BYO alcohol, RSVP to Bruce Walker KE7SJZ by Christmas. Bruce is also handling the money.

New Business:
• 88 Repeater Repair discussions. If anyone is interested in repeater maintenance please contact Harley Leach KI7XF. Harley would like to pass on his wealth of knowledge and “hand over the reins”
• New Officers 2022
 President- Matt Hopkins K3HOP
 V-President-Ronnie Woods AI7DK
 Treasurer- Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS
 Secretary- Spencer Shuman KJ7SSS
~Thank you to everyone who held office positions in the last year and or last years. Your volunteered time and skills are much appreciated. Thank you to our new officers

Announcements/Reminders/Comments: No January meeting. The Christmas Dinner Party will take its place for January

Presentations: Thank you to Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS for a great presentation on Practical Grounding Part 1. This will be a three part presentation
~ February presentation: Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS-Practial Grounding Part 2

GHRC 2021-2022 Event Schedule
• Bozeman Ice Fest (December)
• Winter Field Day-(end of January 2022)

Meeting Adjourned @ 7:44 P.M.

Next Meeting: February 3rd, 2022 @ 7p.m. in the SAR building

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

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, 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