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GBARC Meeting Minutes September 2019

Meeting Date: 
September 9, 2019
Meeting Location: 
Main Fire Station, 1111 Church St., Beloit, WI.

Present: 14

Brett K9BY – President

Lyndon WA9JLD – Vice President

Dean K9FLO – Secretary

Greg K9GJN – Treasure

Chuck WD9BB – Officer

An introduction of everyone present was done.    We had a new member Dick Burtis who is working on obtaining his license.

Secretary Report:

Dean-K9FLO reviewed the minutes from the August 5, 2019 meeting,   Recommended for Approval by Chuck-wd9bb seconded by Conrad-w9dl approved as read.

Treasurer Report:

Greg-K9GJN gave the treasure report.     Motion to approve Treasurers report by Chuck-wd9bb and seconded by Lyndon-wa9jld.

Old Business:      Brett-k9by we are still looking for a new easier club call sign, if anyone notices a shorter call sign available notify Brett-k9by.     Brett-k9by had a discussion on the possible changes and additions to the club Banner.      It was suggested our banner be 6’X2’ to match a 6’ table length.    It was also suggested adding an American Flag, our founding date (1965) and or ARRL logo.      Another idea was to have a portable flag stand for our logo to hang from.    Brett-k9by suggested everyone think about any-more ideas and we will try to finalize at our next meeting.       

New Business

 Dave-ak9f informed every one of the up-coming Boy Scott Jamboree September 28th at Edgerton Wi will be setting up an active Amateur Radio station for demonstration and use.     Dave-ak9f is in need of radio equipment (hf transceiver, antenna and hardware to make it operational) and two volunteers.   The times will be 9:30am-11:30am and 1:00pm- 4pm.    Please contact Dave-ak9f.

Brett-k9by talked about starting up having Foxhunts this year and it was decided to have our first one October 12, after our monthly Ham breakfast.      We had a discussion about Foxhunting, the antennas and equipment for our new members.  

     Brett-k9by, discussion on up-coming events: Super-Fest 2019 Sept 27 Fri & 28 Sat at Milwaukee and the CFMC Belvedere HamFest Sept 29th.  



Motion to adjourn: Lyndon-wa9jld and seconded by: Chuck-wd9bb.


Chuck-wd9bb displayed a 0-30vdc power supply (requiring a 24vac supply) for $5.75 which he had four for sale.     Brett-k9by had a discussion on the happing’s on Amateur Radio.

Next Meeting will be October 7,  2019! 

Secretary: Dean-K9FLO

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