Meeting Minutes – May 2018

Meeting Minutes – May 2018 – 12 in attendance

Treasurer: Alliant donation of 250 has been received

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Larry KC9CSQ reserved the field day site.

Book Update:  “W5Yi by Gordon West” are available mid-May.  Kent K9ZMU will bring the books to our next meeting in June.  Previous motion passed was to spend $100 on purchasing 5 new radio technician question books.  Discussion made on which local libraries to donate to.  Lancaster, Platteville, Cassville, Cuba City, Darlington

The museum has been very good to us, hosting our yearly picnic.  Motion to donate $100 to the museum, Passed.

Badger camp tower update: Hap KC9BGA contacted Brent, he will provide some measurements on the 4x 20 foot sections of tower.  Brent has an estimate to erect the tower.  Discussion made on how to reduce the bill.

We invited John Hansen to speak to our group after our October 9th meeting.

Discussion made on how to reboot the hospital repeater without having physical access to the radio room after hours.  The room is secured and locked.

Let us know if you have complaints about the current repeater setup.

The next fox hunt will be hosted by Dubuque.

Adjournment 8:10PM

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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.

Our club meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM in the lower level of the Southwest Health Center in Platteville Wisconsin. We have a weekly Sunday night net meeting at 7:30 PM on the N0WLU repeater on 146.895Mhz 114.8 pl. All check-ins are welcome.

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