GBARC Meeting Minutes July 2017

Meeting Date: 
July 10, 2017
Meeting Location: 
Main Fire Station, 1111 Church St., Beloit, WI.
Present: 16
 
Brett K9BY – President   Lyndon WA9JLD – Vice President    Dean K9FLO – Secretary
 
Greg K9GJN – Treasure   Chuck WD9BB – Director
 
Introductions of all members and the welcome of newly licensed:  Joe KD9IXE.
 
Secretary Report:   Dean reviewed the minutes of the June 5, 2017 meeting as displayed and the membership approved as read.
 
Treasurer Report:   Greg gave the treasurers report for June.
 
Old Business:  Brett reviewed the results of the very successful 2017 field day which was a result of all the volunteers and good weather ,except for a Saturday night storm. 
 
We had a discussion about the results.  
 
Our point’s total:  Phone 588 , CW 1176 , Digital 204, Total QSO points 1968, plus bonus points and multipliers.
 
Total points claimed to ARRL for Field Day 2017 is  4686 !
 
We had a discussion on safety practices that were performed at the site.  It was determined we need more hard hats available.
 
New Business:  Brett looked for ideas on showing appreciation to the Fire Department.  Brett recommended we create an Inventory list of all the Club equipment.  Dean will create an inventory work sheet.
 
Program:   Brett gave a video presentation on:  The Early History of WHA, a PBS radio station.
 
Next Meeting Will Be August 7 th.
 
Recording Secretary: Dean K9FLO