President Tom Worthington called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
The treasurer’s report were approved, and accepted by acclamation. 18 members and guests attended.
Next year for field day, Sun Belt rentals will need the cost of the equipment listed on the insurance policy. Need to follow-up on the thank you letters for Field Day.
KC7ASJ-Dave: Monitoring repeaters, not much activity
AH6AH: Anita yields her time again!
AH6CU –Joe: 600 KHz offset not working on his home radio.
WH7EZ – Everett: Getting back into radio, lots of new equipment offerings, interested in digital.
WH6FAM – Tripp: Started studying for exam.
WH6EX-Bill: CW course, lots of monitoring on hurricane watch. Passed general exam.
AD6E-Alan: KH6TU. SOTR single operator, two radio. Hard to get going. NA QSO party, 400 Qs. CW class completed.
K6GSS-John: DX maps, some 6M activity.
KH6RSB-Shawn: Storm prep got me going again.
David: Passed general exam
KH6CJJ-Kent: Operated 6 hrs in NAQP CW contest. 100W, difference in antennas! SteppIR antenna vs G5RV. Big difference in receive. Phone Fray- worked a lot of contacts. 20M SSB.
Won low power Oceania contest.as announced in QST.
NH6Y-Tom: Worked a few contacts IOTA European stations. Worked above Artic circle.
Islands on the Air. Purchased FerroResonant Transformer. Missed the 6M opening.
AH0A-Joe: Section manager, looking for news, wants to inform clubs about amateur radio.
KH7HO-Clem: Met with Anna from Maui CD. Have visited all islands.
KH6JAY-Jay: Off island for a while. Going to Korea. Wants to go for CQWW RTTY contest.as HL2ZED.
Riley-Took tech and general exam in August, Looking forward to learning
Jeff- Passed tech exam, interested
This months discussion:
Clem Jung -KH7HO: ARES Presentation – Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator
Works with Emergency Management, state Civil Defense. ARES started with the Big Island and began later in other islands. Offered to all amateur radio operators. Training available. Volunteers are needed.Items to cover: Equipment and skills. ICS213 messages. Disaster psychology, encouraged to take CERT. EMCOMM team courses are available. Skywarn and CERT. MT63 1KL digital format. FLDigi. Makani Pahili exercise July 10. Simulated Emergency Test Oct 1, 2016. 118 Hawaii hams are in ARES. HawaiiAres.info is the information site. 5 Maui hams are registered with ARES. Rick Ching state frequency coordinator has coordinated repeater list.
CERT classes info through Maui CD
Hawaii QSO party coming up later this month.