September 2022 Minutes

September 14, 2022

The meeting was called to order by Gary Sundstrom KE5JTL, President, at 7:03 pm.

Introductions: There were 13 members present.

New Members: There were none.

Minutes: A motion to accept the minutes of the August 10, 2022 meeting as received was made by Jack McGuire WJØTM and seconded by Steve Bouck KDØSB. Motion passed.

Standing Committee Reports

  • REPEATER: Gary Sundstrom KE5JTL reported that the 2-meter repeater is working fine, just need more people to use it.

    TESTING LIAISON: Steve Bouck KDØSB reported that last month one tested for Tech and passed. No one is testing tonight.

    WEB PAGE: Jack McGuire WJØTM reported that the webpage is up and working. If you have any information for the webpage, just let him know.

    POTA: Steve Eden KØSRE was not at the meeting to report. Frank Estabrooks reported that he tries for POTA every day. He is also interested in Summits On The Air (SOTA). It was also mentioned that the Space Station will respond on 2 meters.

    EMERGENCY NET: Ernie Venus WØLTC was not at the meeting, but it was reported that there were 3 check ins on 146.730 at 10 am and 2 check ins on 146.955 on Wednesday, September 14.

    10 Meter Net: There were 28 check ins on 28.410 at 9 pm on Tuesdays in August 2022 (Larry Ciccinelli K3PTO).

    2 METER NET: There were 45 check ins on 146.73 at 9 am on Saturdays in August (Steve Frakes KAØSF).

September Net Control: Jack McGuire WJØTM

October Net Control: Larry Ciccinelli K3PTO

November Net Control: Need a volunteer

December Net Control: Need a volunteer

OLD BUSINESS: There was none

NEW BUSINESS: Gary Sundstrom KE5JTL reported that the Nominating Committee is in the process of preparing for the upcoming 2023 election of club officers. If approached by one of them, please listen to them because they have a mission. Steve Bouck KDØSB reported that there are three positions that we are interested in filling. If you are interested, contact him, Bruce Bramon AEØIQ or Cheryl Bland KDØEYQ. You may also contact Gary Sundstrom KE5JTL if interested in a position. Elections will take place at our November meeting since there will be no December meeting because of our dinner. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor at the November meeting.

Sickness and Injuries: There was none.

Ham Equipment for sale or swap: There was none.

Announcements: There was none.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:17 pm.

Respectively submitted,
Cheryl Bland, KDØEYQ