Minutes of the May 14th 2011 meeting of the Weld Amateur Radio Society

Meeting called to order by Willie W5WIW at 9:09 am

Introductions around the room

  1. Name and Call Sign

Minutes from last meeting approved

Treasurer's report Berry N0OYM

Repeater report Berry N0OYM

  1. 147 still has noise
  2. Both repeaters and IRLP node are up and running
  3. Status unchanged since last montha

Old Business

  1. Having our meetings at a restaurant. Bill K6UPE-Randy's is still closed, not sure when it will open again. Will have next month's meeting and testing session at the Egg & I on 23rd St
  2. Willie will pay for the food at Field Day and will split expenses with club members

New Business

  1. Field day June 25th and 26th, will need help for setup and tear down
  2. Willie W5WIW-thought it would be good for each member to write a short piece for the newsletter about themselves and why they became a ham

Show and Tell

  1. Willie W5WIW -gave lecture on defensive driving

Upcoming Events

  1. Weekend of June 3 Wyoming State ARRL Convention (Cheyenne, WY)
  2. June 4 Montrose ARC 10th Annual Tailgate Party (Delta, CO)
  3. June 18 Kid's Day
  4. June 25th and 26th Field Day (Ft Collins)
  5. July 16 Pike Peak Radio Amateur Assc. Megafest (Monument, CO)
  6. Aug 5-7 Taos, New Mexico Rocky Mountain Division Convention
  7. Aug 21 Denver Radio Club Hamfest (Golden CO)
  8. Sept 25 Boulder Amateur Radio Club BARCfest (Longmont, CO)

Additional Comments

  1. Willie-thanks to everyone who worked the marathon in Ft Collins

Meeting adjourned at 10:35 am

Next meeting June 11, 2011 at Randy’s BBQ 35th ave and 21st St, just south of King Soopers. Breakfast at 8:15, meeting at 9.