November 3, 2021 meeting

A turnout of eighteen people: Dave AB3TE, Kyle K3KRG, Jim W3BBE, Val W3VAL, Bud W3LL, Kurt WA3TOY, Marty KC3PPV, Jon KC3PAN, Chris AK3B, Don N3FQC, Russ N3YI, Hale N3NYC,, Frank K3/BG5AAF, Stephan KC3ILL, Bill N3UKI, Jim WB3DJU, Henry KB1PE, Neil W3ZQI.

Club President Hale N3NYC opened the meeting and did introductions.

Treasurer Dave AB3TE reported a number of deposits, mostly annual dues. Marty KC3PPV will now assist Dave with mail pickup. Secretary Neil W3ZQI read the prior meeting minutes. Fiscal year 2022 annual memberships fees are now due.

Old Business: Elections were held for Vice president, Treasurer, and one Member-at-Large. Bill N3WD remains as Vice President, Dave AB3TE remains as Treasurer, and Jim W3BBE was elected as a Member-at-Large .

New Business: Jim WB3DJU is donating a 100 watt PA amplifier for our hamfests. A microphone issue is being resolved. Jim to also contact Repeater Chairman about some free repeater test equipment offered.

Informal: Chris AB3K (ex.N3QXX) was welcomed after a long time absence. Jim WB3DJU told of a complete Collins station available at a very low price. Frank BG5AAF’s radio programming issue was resolved. Several members own the Big Shot slingshot for antenna raising–all pleased. There were mentions of other popular raising methods.

— Neil W3ZQI Secretary