Maui Amateur Radio Club – Jan 14, 2015 Minutes – Maui EOC Wailuku, HI
President Tom Worthington called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
Meeting minutes and treasurer’s report were approved, and accepted by acclamation.
19 members and guests attended.
New Officers were considered, however, all the old officers were reelected for the new year. Anita-AH6AH has offered to participate as an assistant to the treasurer.
K6GSS-John: New TV. Fun operating W1AW portable. Skywarn checkin. Bigger FD score goal.
NH6Y-Tom: W1AW portable activity. 2035Qs SSB/RTTY. Worked all states. Wants contesting & CW skills.
N0DQD-Bob: Went to China. Lots of parts. Interested in getting parts for projects.
KH6H-Mel: Skywarn active during wind storm.147.02-lots of kerchunking. 6M opening in QST
KC7ASJ – Dave: Working helping with taxes. Repeater working in Lahaina.
NH7U- Robin: Not a lot of radio. 10M contest for 6hr. 76 countries confirmed. JT65 favorite. More contesting. Need to update radio firmware.
AH6AH- Joe: Listening for RACES activity during the storm.
KH6RG-Jeanie: Interested in emergency communications. Trying to get HF antenna up.
KH6PO-Diane: Had 70MPH wind, antennas ok. Worked W1AW portable. Wants HF power. Cuba, Reunion Island QSOs. Rotor problems
KH6HTV – Jim: Back on island. Has Diamond mobile antenna equipment for sale. HDTV new mode.DVB-T. Experimenting with HDTV
AD6E-(KH6TU-club call) -Alan: 10 Meter contest. SSB contest this weekend. W1AW portable.Future: 70’ crankup tower. Got Steppir antenna.
W1TEC-Jack: Interested in TechSun HF radio.
KH6CJJ-Kent-Interested in contesting for the year. Improving antenna system. NACQ contest.
KH6HTV-Jim: Back from Colorado. Using PSK31. Wants to redesign TV repeater for HD.
KH6AH-Ron: On HF in the afternoon. Using K3 remote system.
KH6RSB-Shawn: Wants to upgrade to General class. Not on radio much. Website activity.
KH6REO-Ed: Some activity, surprised at QRP
WH6EAV-Marvin: Wants to be better prepared for emergencies.
Pete Thompson- Has Icom 700TY HF antenna on sailboat with SSB capabilities. Wants to get radio working on boat. Asking for help.
This month’s discussion: Detecting noise Tom built a magnetic loop antenna for sensing a noise source.
Meeting adjourned 9:05 PM.
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