Minutes of the September 10, 2011 meeting of the Weld Amateur Radio Society

Meeting called to order by Willie W5WIW at 9:15 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. Unchanged from last month
  2. 147 still has noise and some noise on the 2m
  3. Both repeaters and IRLP node are up and running
  4. Willie W5WIW- antenna should be finished this week and will see about getting someone to climb the tower to get the antenna put up

Old Business

  1. The bike race was a lot of fun. To those that helped, we would like to say THANKS. Bike riders came by the tent and thanked us for being there. Hope we can get more help next time. We would like to thank Eugene for the good job he did.

New Business

  1. Dave W0EDW-VHF contest (6m and up on sideband) today

Show and Tell

  1. Steve Blois-Fire Safety

Upcoming events

  1. Sept 25 Boulder Amateur Radio Club BARCfest (Longmont, CO)
  2. Jan 14, 2012 NCARC Hamfest at the Ranch

Additional Comments

  1. None
  2. Willie W5WIW Looking for opinions on guest speakers and possibility of working bike races in Greeley

Meeting adjourned at 10:16 am

Next meeting October 8, 2011 at Randy's BBQ 35th Ave and 21st St,  just south of King Soopers. Breakfast at 8:15, meeting at 9