Minutes of the November 12, 2011  meeting of the Weld Amateur Radio Society

Meeting called to order by Willie W5WIW 9:05 am

Introductions around the room

  1. Name and Call Sign
  2. Are you planning to make any changes in your radio shack next year?

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 is looking into a different location for the repeater to get the repeater higher and out of the noise.

Old Business

  1. Thanks for voting to have the club pay for the speaker breakfast.
  2. Thanks to Rex Blaine for his talk about APRS.

New Business

  1. Help is needed for the Hamfest. Contact: Charles Hess KD0GMW, 970-667-4357
  2. Also need volunteers to man the W.A.R.S. Dave suggested combining the W.A.R.S table with his VHF plus table and he can handle both.
  3. Do you want to have Christmas party next meeting? Was agreed to just have regular meeting.

Show and Tell

  1. Randy Long about ARES changes
  2. Berry N0OYM Echolink and IRLP presentation

Upcoming events

  1. Jan 14, 2012 NCARC Hamfest at the Ranch

Additional Comments

  1. Willie ordered a new W.A.R.S badge. if you would like one, they are 10$ each

Meeting adjourned at 10:26 am

Next meeting December 10,2011 at Randy's All American Grill, 35th Ave and 21st St,  just south of King Soopers. Breakfast at 8:15, meeting at 9