Meeting called to order: 6:32PM
Meeting minutes for November posted, Accepted
Treasurer’s Report: Received and accepted:
Opening Balance: $ 1,969.75
Dues: $ 60.00
PayPal Dues: $ 290.00
Amazon: $ 28.91
RPU: $ 48.69
Meeting Food $ 26.98
Paypal charges $ 10.21
Misc Gift $ 30.00
Closing Balance: $ 2,232.78
Opening Balance: $ 9,822.51
Interest: $ 0.08
Closing Balance: $ 9,822.59
Total: $ 12,055.37
Technical Committee: 5 attendees
DSTAR: Still working on internet connection
255 Repeater: Nothing new. Wait for 2023
820 Repeater: Battery Serviced
625: Nothing mentioned
Laptops: Used for SET. May be short if laptops need to be sent to field.
Could use UPS power, may want more desktops.
125Live: Coax probably not run, some antennas mounted.
Drone sale: Price negotiation, looking for buyer!
Motorola Repeater vs Kenwood, not going to get KW repeater. Keep Motorola and Duplexers. W0STV would like to purchase for his trailer.
Second duplexer set; KA0MYG may have another repeater that could be used in ARES trailer.
Public Service: Unknown at this time (winter)
Contesting K4IU: Ten meter contest went well. Send logs in! Canadian QSO party on December 17th. Straight Key Night on New Year’s Eve.
Field Day: Taylor. 2023 is coming up! Would like to start getting a group together to coordinate. Looking at alternate sites, taking ideas.
ARES: SET in November, operated in conjunction with EOC, Red Cross activation. Lots to build on!
This Saturday is ARES meeting, 9AM at EOC room. “Ribbit” is the word.
Old Business: 125Live – Everything is there, just waiting to get everything set up.
Early spring completion is the hope.
Drone: Plan to sell by January 10th meeting. Contact KF0S.
Webmasters: Pat/Taylor discussing reworks. Note discrepancies / suggestions to them.
Christmas Party: Need to make decision (See Newsletter)
$30/plate, $24/plate, $15 menu item. $24/plate decided on by group.
Motorola Repeater: Can’t trade for the Kenwood one. Club is selling to W0STV for $500.
Introductions, closing meeting 7PM
Election for Vice President: KA0RTM and WB0RSJ candidates. Taylor WB0RSJ won vote.
Announcement: N0SPN Dodge County: Spent most of the summer working with son to get Kasson brewery started, running great. Been enjoying POTA. Trying Beer On The Air! Installing 20m/40m and VHF/UHF antenna. Corner with plugins, USB, and sockets for VHF and HF! Should be ready February/March.
Program: NanoVNA use of , Mel KC0P