Meeting Minutes – June 2018

Meeting Minutes June 12, 2018

Call to order, 7:04PM

10 in attendance

Introductions around the table for the new attendee, Logan Brinks

Five radio technician books “W5Yi by Gordon West“ are ordered and Kent will receive them by our next meeting. Kent collected a list of volunteers to deliver the books to the area libraries. Approx. $125 spent

Treasurers Report: 817.86 – Paid Alvin for repeater purchase.

There are 20 paid members.

Tower project at Badger Camp is being scaled back.  Too expensive.  The donated tower is solid steel, heavy, hard to work with. “Cheaper to put up a new 100’ tower”.

Reminder, new hams will receive a free radio when they join our club.  Pre-programmed and ready to dial into local repeaters!

Dustin will make some free radio flyers that we can hand out to the public at field day.

Dustin will make some fancy flyers, for field day.  He will email a pdf to club members the week of field day.

Field day preparations are similar to last year.

Where: UW Campus

When: June 23 Saturday 1pm to June 24 Sunday 1pm

Chairman: Paul K90T and Larry

Food: Alvin KC9MCC

Publicity & Pop: Kent K9ZMLU

Pictures: Dave KC9YEL

Mobile Trailer: Alvin KC9MCC

Tower Setup: Paul K90T

Club picnic will be at the Rollo Jamison Museums.  5PM July 10th.

Adjournment 7:50PM

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The Hidden Valleys Amateur Radio Club is a small friendly club located in the hills and valleys of Southwestern Wisconsin. Our members participate in Field Day, Wisconsin QSO parties, local community service activities, and also offer ham licensing classes. Many of us are trained storm spotters, some have CPR, and a few have multiple Red Cross certifications.

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