June 2018 Minutes

June 2018 Minutes

Bruce Walker KE7SJZ President
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH Secretary
Eric Anderson AC7V Treasurer
Don Godward N7FLT
Wayd Walker WA7YD
Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS
Harley Leach KI7XF
Todd Gahagen WA7U
David Hohmann AG7DF
Gary Gramer KI7QVZ
Cyrus Smith NU7Q
Rich Michau W7AMT
Jim Hall AA8Y
Skeet Archer
Ralph Bergantine KC7PFH
Darrell Brooks KI7JLH
Dale Bartholomew W3MN
Norm Reger KD7TQM
Renee Reger KF7DER

Call to Order: Bruce Walker KE7SJZ called the meeting to order @7:00 PM. Followed by introductions.
Minutes: Accepted
Treasurer’s report: There was no activity reported. Balance carries over; $1,751.45
Ham test: There will be tests on June 9th and on Field Day, June 23rd at 1 P.M.
-Bridger Building-Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS; The building will be torn down on June 24th. By July 24th concrete will be poured. Completion hopefully by August
SAR: Don Godward N7FLT-One event, a broken ankle at Palisade Falls
88 Net: Wayd Walker WA7YD- Going good
Foxhunt: There was a hunt in Belgrade
HF: Don Godward N7FLT- 6 meter was fantastic. VHF contest this weekend
MSU Ham; Nothing reported

Old Business:
• Gardiner/Livingston/Paradise Valley repeater-The lease should be finished this week and then passed by the end of June or July
• Website Updates: David Hohmann AG7DF-Info will be added to the website about Prepper/Ham Fest
• HOA Bill: The bill is being held up
• Field Day-June 23-24, @ Dale Heidners house; 178 Heidner Lane, Belgrade. Pig Roast/Pot luck between 5 and 6 P.M.
• Ham Fest- Ray Harbeck KG7RAU; September 15, 2018

New Business:
• Cycle Greater Yellowstone: Ron Glass WN7Y, is needing help
• Library Ham Books- Don Godward N7FLT-ARLL books are on order. This will cost around $300
• W7ED trailer has been maintained by Don Godward N7FLT and Don Wilson KC7EWZ. Rent has been paid.
• Prepper Fest/Ham day radio raffle- Ray Harbeck KG7RAU-Please sell tickets beforehand. The radio raffled will be determined by the amount collected before the purchase before The Prepper/Ham Fest. You can check Facebook and the website for raffle information

• Bob Leo W7RL- Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS and Todd Gahagen WA7U  took Bob to his house to make his last contact for his
WAC Award (Worked All Continents). There will be a get together Sunday at 2P.M. for Cobi at the Senior Center
• Ham N’ Eggs-Is now meeting in Belgrade at the Ice Center 8 A.M.
No Ham Meetings in July and August

Meeting Adjourned @ 7:44 P.M.


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

GHRC 2018 EVENTS Schedule
• Field Day-June 23-24
• Bridger Ridge Run-August 11
o Control- Ralph Bergantine KC7PFH
o Start-Bruce Walker KE7SJZ
o Baldy-Eric Anderson AC7V
o Bridger- Neil Ramhorst KL7JGS (Curtis? Todd?)
o Ross- Jerry Gregoire KD7WLX
o Finish-Falicia Anderson KF7TAH
• Belgrade Fall Fest- September 15; Norm Reger KD7TQM
• Ham Fest-September 15; Ray Harbeck KG7RAU