GBARC Meeting Minutes October 2018

Meeting Date: 
October 1, 2018
Meeting Location: 
Main Fire Station, 1111 Church St., Beloit, WI.

Present: 20

Brett K9BY – President (absent)

Lyndon WA9JLD – Vice President

Dean K9FLO – Secretary

Greg K9GJN – Treasure

Chuck WD9BB – Officer

An introduction of everyone present was done.    

Secretary Report:

Dean-K9FLO read the minutes from the September 10th meeting,   Recommended for Approval by Conrad-W9DL seconded by Bob-K9BNR and the membership approved as read.

Treasurer Report:

Greg-K9GJN gave the current treasurer’s report.    The Club did very good in sales at the CFMC Ham-fest at Belvedere thanks to the efforts of Chuck-wb9bb, Greg-k9gjn and Brett-k9by.  Motion to approve Treasurer Report by Bob-K9BNR and seconded by Kevin-KC9PZI.        

Old Business:     

Greg we are still waiting to hear from W5YI about our Club call application.    


New Business

There was a discussion of all the goodies everyone bought at the Ham-fest and the HRO 2018 Super-fest.




Announcements:     none



Mark-wb9qzb gave an excellent presentation on digital radio.   Mark-wb9qzb did a detailed Discussion on the different technologies: D-STAR, DMR and System Fusion.     Mark explained the differences between the types, advantages, dis-advantages, cost and the future changes of technologies.     Mark-wb9qzb followed with a general discussion and provided hand-outs for everyone.    Thanks again Mark, great presentation.

Next Meeting will be  November 5, 2018!

Secretary: Dean-K9FLO

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