Palestine/Anderson County Amateur Radio Club
County Amateur Radio Club – K5PAL
The regular monthly meeting of the PALESTINE/ANDERSON COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB - K5PAL was called to order at 7:00pm Tuesday, September 5th, 2023, by President, Charlie McReynolds, W5IAK. This was a potluck dinner meeting. Gary Grimes, W5GEG, led the club in the Pledge of Allegiance. There were ten (10) members and one (1) guest, for a total of eleven (11) persons present.
The Minutes and Treasurers Reports were posted from the last monthly meeting. The current Treasury Balance is $3935.05
There were no applications for membership,
October 2nd Jeff Montgomery, WB4WXD
October 9th Charles McReynolds, W5IAK
October 16th Ken Vickery, KI5JR
October 23rd Chris Claytor, K5OOL
October 23rd Louie Downey, AI4SW
Elvin Espinoza, AG6C, is using a Sinad meter and a TinySA spectrum analyzer to check receiver performance.
Ken Vickery, KI5JRY, is now using the FT8 Grid Tracker application.
Chris Claytor, K5OOL, is contemplating the construction of a 5 band portable cobweb antenna for field day operations.
Jeff Montgomery, WB4WXD, discussed the annual
VE: Jeff Montgomery, WB4WXD reported VE Sessions can be set up for needed new licenses or upgrades by notifying the VE team.
BUILDING MAINTENANCE: Charlie McReynolds, W5IAK, said that the lawn was not growing due to the lack of rain we have been having.
FIELD DAY: Winter Field Day is the last weekend in January, the 27th and 28th. Chris Claytor, K5OOL, reported we will be looking at location for this upcoming event, and that the rules have not been published by the new organizers. If you have a suggestion, please let Chris know.
TUESDAY PROJECT NIGHT: Project Night meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. There were no meetings this month.
OLD BUSINESS: Picnic-In-The-Park,
(PITP), was not held August 27th in
NEW BUSINESS: None at this time
Club patches are available at $3.00 each.
Randy Bell, N5RSB, presented the club with window decals the club can use as a fundraiser. The suggested donation is $5 per decal. They are multi-color and are based on our cloth patch.
The next Meeting will be on October 3rd, and will not be a dinner meeting. Ken Vickery, KI5JRY, made a motion adjourn and Louie Downey, AI4SW, seconded it.
Meeting adjourned at 7:30 pm.
Jeff Montgomery, WB4WXD
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