GBARC Meeting Minutes July 2020

Meeting Date: 
July 6, 2020
Meeting Location: 
Main Fire Station, 1111 Church St., Beloit, WI.

Video Conference Meeting!

Virtual Presence: 18

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 June 1, 2020 meeting on the web.      Recommended for Approval by Chuck-wd9bb and seconded by Greg-k9gjn.

Treasurer Report:

Greg-K9GJN presented the Treasurers report.     Greg-k9gjn all bills are paid and we received $20 dues for Doug Cooper.    Brett-k9by informed us he is still waiting for the $30 table refund from the cancelled Jeff H-fest.  Motion to approve: Chuck-wd9bb seconded by Lyndon-wa9jld

Old Business:        

Brett-k9by no news on pursuing a new club call sign, recommended keep it tabled.       Field Day we have some results, Brett-k9by is in, Kevin-kc9pzi is pending, Chuck-wd9bb is in and Dean-k9flo is in.     The official results will be published in the Decembers QST.      Brett-k9by from what he is hearing the results are looking good.     Brett-k9by thanked everyone for participating, and hoping the ARRL will amend next year’s Field Day to some of this year’s changes.     Brett-k9by had not heard from Al-kc9qqo if he was successful on setting up his solar powered station.      Brett-k9by, Chuck-wd9bb did you hear back from Dave kb9jqb, no,  Dave was inquiring for Steven Jones, if we knew anyone who did tower work (add tower)?    Any known tower installers?  Bock Antenna?


New Business:

Brett-k9by had contact with Bill Kemp representing HERC to have another operational test using WECM at Brett’s QTH July 16th this will be State wide exposure.   Anyone interested in participating let me know.

Brett-k9by The 13 Colonies, event is just about do, did anybody participate?     Brett-k9by made all 13.    Chuck-wd9bb had a record 22 contacts on the senile net.       Kurt-ke9n informed us of a silent key: Steve-k9lli from Rockford.    Dean-k9flo I remember him from the old days at RARA (Great Ham).     The Monthly Breakfast was discussed and it was generally decided we wait till an all safe on Covid-19.      Bob-w9ewz told everyone about his tower, installation, cabling he is planning for at his new rural Clinton QTH also for any input.

Meeting adjourned at 7:40 pm

Motion to adjourn: Greg-k9gjn, seconded by: Conrad-w9dl.

Program:  open discussion!

Next Meeting will be August 3, 2020! 

Secretary: Dean-K9FLO

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