July 7, 2023 meeting

A turnout of twelve people at our Zoom meeting: Dave AB3TE, Bill N3WD, Kyle K3KRG, Bud W3LL, Mike K2TPZ, John KD3H, Al WA3SFR, Stephan KC3ILL, Yuriy (first time attending), Jim WB3DJU, Chris KC3VIO, Neil W3ZQI.

Treasurer Dave AB3TE opened the meeting.

Secretary Neil W3ZQI read the prior monthly meeting minutes.

Treasurer Dave AB3TE gave the treasury balance.

Old Business:

Hamfest: Dave AB3TE: The hamfest did well; many pleased attendees. Thank you to Kim for design of the hamfest banner and T-shirts. Motion to buy more T-Shirts passed. Jim WB3DJU moved (motion approved) that volunteer T-shirts remain a color unique from non-volunteers. Dave AB3TE to seek prices. Neil W3ZQI: MailChimp served us well. Dave AB3TE and Neil W3ZQI returned the hamfest supplies/tables/prize drum/etc. to storage. Discussion on adjusting published hours of the event. Kudos to Hamfest Chairman Dave AB3TE for a successful event!

Webpage: no report

Facebook: no report

New Business:

John N3VN: to report next month on possible use of Mastodon as alternative to Twitter.

Neil W3ZQI: The National Electronics Museum is now settling in at their new location in Hunt Valley although not yet re-opened. The museum ham radio club is restoring their amateur radio station at the museum.

— Neil W3ZQI Secretary