GBARC Meeting Minutes August 2021

Meeting Date: 
August 2, 2021
Meeting Location: 
Main Fire Station, 1111 Church St., Beloit, WI.


Video Conference Meeting!

Virtual Presence: 8

Brett K9BY – President

Lyndon WA9JLD – Vice President

Dean K9FLO – Secretary

Greg K9GJN – Treasure

Chuck WD9BB – Officer

Secretary Report:

Dean-K9FLO reviewed the minutes from the July 12, 2021, meeting on the web.          Recommended for Approval by Chuck-wd9bb and seconded by Lyndon-wa9jld.

Treasurer Report:

Greg-K9GJN is on vacation.

Old Business:        

Field day total 5248, second best score since 2007, partly do to the increased CW and FT8 contacts.

Brett-k9by thanked everyone for updating all the Field Day photos.     Brett-k9by I did not get a chance to reach out to the Fire Department about resuming in-person meetings.      Will try next week to see if we can have it for our next month’s meeting.

New Business:

Congratulations to Ed-KB9NBP for passing and upgrading to an Extra class!          Ed-kb9nbp is pursuing becoming a VE for the area.    Chuck-wd9bb brought up about having a sabbatical for 2 months, but virtual meetings have changed our meetings.     Dean-k9flo our next month meeting will be on a holiday (Labor Day).   Brett-k9by we could move it out or have virtual.      Dean-k9flo also we have Hamfest at Jefferson on Aug 7, 8am-1pm and BLVD Hamfest will be Sept 26th.       Brett-k9by hoping to do the BLVD Hamfest and having tables.      Dean-k9flo said Kurt-ke9n said he is planning on having tables inside and if we would be interested in having them together.   Brett-k9by we will need the cost.     Dean-k9flo what do we want to do about the September meeting and suggested we do a virtual meeting September 6th, so we can plan on what we will be doing for the BLVD Hamfest.      We could take October as a vacation month.     We voted to have a Virtual meeting on September 6th.      Dean-k9flo if Brett has scheduling issue, we could reschedule the Virtual meeting.        Brett-k9by any thought on a club member event (picnic, xmas party).    None at this time do to low attendance.


Due to the audio issues these minutes are not guaranteed to be accurate, just close!

Meeting adjourned about 7:30pm

Motion to adjourn by Lyndon-wa9jld seconded by Chuck-wd9bb

Program:  none

Next Meeting will be September 6, 2021. 

Secretary: Dean-K9FLO

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