February 2013 Minutes

Allan Schrum AI4RO President
Jerry Gregoire KD7WLX Vice President
Eric Anderson KF7OLR Treasurer
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH Secretary
Don Wilson KC7EWZ
Jim Hall AA8Y
Cyrus Smith NU7Q
Harley Leach KI7XF
Rich Michau W7AMT
Don Regli KI7OJ
Todd Gahagan WA7U
Larry Hayden KF7L
Jack Myers K7ODN
Wayd Walker KF7LVF
Ralf Bergantine KC7PFH
Bruce Walker KE7SJZ
Ted Hundtoft KA7QCY
Jim Shelden K7ORA
Larry Springer K6PJ
Leif Sundeen KG7AEG
Hannah Mohr Guest

2013 Officers:

President- Allan Schrum AI4RO
Vice-President- Jerry Gregoire KD7WLX
Treasurer- Eric Anderson KF7OLR
Secretary-Falicia Anderson KF7TAH

Allan Schrum AI4RO called the meeting to order @ 7:00PM.

Old Business:
Minutes approved with minor call sign adjustments

Treasurer's report: Presented by KF7OLR
Collected $480 in dues
Liability insurance paid $320
Ending Balance of $2,527.72

~Reminder: Dues are due for 2013. $20 for Individual, $25 for family.

VE Testing: Saturday March, 9.

ERA: Nothing Reported.

SAR: No events in the last month. Don Wilson KC7EWZ, is still in the process of programming public radios to narrow band, trying to change regulation for heli with victim below.
FYI-Conibear traps are widely being used beside public trails, for those with dogs learn to release these traps.

School Club: School Club Roundup will be next week. Help is needed and much appreciated! Sign up sheet was passed around.

88 Net: Small group check ins.

Snow foxes: Harley Leach KI7XF, 80 meter hunt on Saturday for interference.

HF: Nothing reported.

New Business:
Old version of roster was available for update. This roster will be available at next meeting for more updates. You can also email Falicia Anderson KF7TAH @ kf7tah@yahoo.com to update your information.

Webmasters: Larry Hayden KF7L w/ the help of Cyrus Smith NU7Q.

~Please add contact info and class dates for Larry Springer K6PJ to the webpage .

Greater Yellowstone Cycle:
Planning committee: Jerry Gregoire KD7WLX, Todd Gahagan WA7U, Don Wilson KC7EWZ and Falicia Anderson KF7TAH

Event Participation for the GHRC Discussion took place about the type of events that the GHRC should and should not participate in. Conclusion: Its up to the individual.

Events the GHRC participate in currently/yearly. Approved with no objections. Don Wilson KC7EWZ motioned to pass, Ralf Bergantine KC7PFH seconded. Motion passed.

May 5th, 2013 Walk MS

June 23, 2013 Bozeman Tritons Triathlon

July 6, 2013 Bangtail Divide 38k

July 17-21, 2013 Gallatin County Fair

July 20th, 2013 Paydon Memorial Bike Ride

July 28, 2013 Hyalite Triathlon

August 10, 2013 Bridger Ridge Run

August 18, 19, 20, 2013 Cycle Greater Yellowstone

September 14, 2013 Tour DeCure

September 14, 2013 Belgrade Fall Fest


MARLA Donations are being accepted, $30 typically. Thank you from a gentleman for supporting Bill B148 (antenna)

GHRC Dinners Christmas Dinner was great at the Land of Magic! There is interest in having more dinners throughout the year maybe on different days of the week.

Anyone willing to organize one or more?

Ham Fest There will be no Ham Fest this year, no official vote, just agreed upon.

Emergency Communications A gentleman is requesting a talk of this topic.

Jammer on the Police Frequency Please listen for this, If you hear it get the signal level and send to Tom Lewis AB5CK, seems to be random. Frequency uplink 155.67 downlink 154.725.

Snacks Allan Schrum AI4RO offered to bring snacks for the March meeting.

Thanks to Todd Gahagan WA7U and his wife for the yummy lemon bars!

Adjourned at 8:12 by Allan Schrum AI4RO

Respectfully submitted,
Falicia Anderson KF7TAH