GBARC Meeting Minutes October 2022

Meeting Date: 
October 3, 2022
Meeting Location: 
Main Fire Station, 1111 Church St., Beloit, WI.

Video Conference Meeting!

Virtual Presence: 9

Brett K9BY – President (absent)

 Lyndon WA9JLD – Vice President

Dean K9FLO – Secretary

Greg K9GJN – Treasure

Chuck WD9BB – Officer

Secretary Report:

Dean-K9FLO read the minutes from our September 9, 2022, video meeting.      Recommended for Approval by Chuck-wd9bb and seconded by Dave-AK9F.          

Treasurer Report: Greg-K9GJN reviewed the status of our treasury’s monies /report.      Greg-k9gjn all our bills are paid.    Carl-w9bj donated equipment to the club at the BLVD Hamfest and the club made $30 from the sale (Dean-k9flo has the $30 for the club).    A motion to approve the treasurer report by Chuck-wd9bb Seconded by Kurt-ke9n.

Old Business:         The tower we acquired is 2/3 at Chuck’s-wd9bb QTH and they are painted.   Chuck’s-wd9bb say the towers sections look great.      Lyndon-wa9jld inquired if there were any updates on RACES?       Chuck-wd9bb no meetings at the Fire Dept yet.    Lyndon-w9jld any status on the antennas.      Chuck-wd9bb still waiting to get together.      Greg-k9gjn will contact the FD tomorrow and inquire about resuming club meetings.     Lyndon-wa9jld inquired about the status of using Denny’s for field day location.      Greg-k9gjn said Brett-k9by had not heard from the Manager.     Lyndon-wa9jld what everyone thought of the Hamfest?     Dean-k9flo said he owed money to Kurt-ke9n for a table.    Kurt-ke9n inform us that Bret-k9by paid monies to Kurt-ke9n for tables.      Chuck-wd9bb and Kurt-ke9n resolved their monies to a Honey/ticket resolution.    Chuck-wd9bb, Kurt-ke9n and Dean-k9flo did good at this year’s Hamfest.   


New Business

Dave-ak9f went to Superfest at HRO and at the time he was there he felt the attendance was fair.    Dave-ak9f shared with us a building at 939 Liberty Ave location would be available for club meetings for the next two months.     It has on street parking only.     Lyndon-wa9jld thank Dave on offering the location and will check into it.    Breakfast this Saturday 10/09.      Kurt-ke9n told us about his excursion to Mercer, Wi to take his 70’ tower, antennas down from his former remote QTH.    This was all done in 24 hours thanks for the help of his family (wife, son, grandson).      Kurt now has rotors for sale (Hygain tail-twister & control box).     Ed-kb9nbp inform us Scott Fry is selling Tower and antenna.


Meeting adjourned at 8:42pm

Motion to adjourn by Carl-w9bj seconded by Kurt-ke9n

Program:  none

Next Meeting will be November 7, 2022. 

Secretary: Dean-K9FLO


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