Recent Meeting Minutes

Cloud Peak Radio & Electronics Group
Minutes of Meeting August 2, 2022

Meeting commenced at 6: pm at Perkins

Justin, KZ7A, Vice President and now acting President, presided over the meeting. Ryan, WY7RDC, tendered his resignation effective midnight August 15th.

Those present:, Ryan Curry (WY7RDC), Chris Smith (NX0E), Susan Smith (KA7NNX), Justin Carlson (KZ7A), John Todd (W7JBT), John Lundberg (KG7KZK), Randy Urick (KY7RF), Troy Robason (K0DTR),Bruce Edwards (N7QIY), Marge Carter (WA1VLF), Steve Schilling (K7VU), Jim Marchese (KI7MES) and Aaron Whiting (KI7UPR)

Guests:: Amy Urick, Kathy Lundberg, Jessicca Whiting and Jesse Ludikhuize (SCEMC) with his son Bryce

OLD BUSINESS:

Airport Disaster simulation went well per Jesse and may plan another one in the future.

Tech night on DMR on July 28th was very informative. John, W7JBT provided good information. About 4 members showed up..

NEW BUSINESS:

MS Bike Ride: Bruce spoke to Mike of MS Corporate and the MS Staff will be in Town Thursday August 12th and will meet to discuss fire dangers, protocol, assignments, repeater frequencies and more. Ryan will be getting fire extinguishers for each rest area. Club is responsible for them. You can go to the MS Bike website to get a printout of the route map. Ryan will have assignments ready in a few days.

Third Thursday: Justin passed out a sheet for those to sign up for the early or late shift. Event runs from 5pm to 9pm. Early shift covers setup at 4pm thru 6:30 pm. Late shift is 6:30 to 9pm and covers tear down. Items needed are a canopy, tables, main booth, 2m antenna, club banners, ARRL flyers, door prizes and Club Business cards. Chris donated a battery to use. Ryan asked for $30 to get 250 cards made up. John seconded request, Club approved.
EVENTS:

August ___ Meteor shower.

August 8, 2022, 5pm parking lot below Red Grade. Additional training on the Communication Tower and the Solar Trailer. The repeaters are getting an upgrade on August 9th. The tower or solar will be available during the upgrades if needed.

August 13 &14, MS Bike Ride.

August 18th, Third Thursday.

September 12th at 10am at the Courthouse. Doing a test of the FCC Wireless Emergency Alert System. The test is using a mile and half radius around the courthouse as their testing area. Will be given an access code to enter to complete a survey

October 7 – 9, 2022..Rocky Mountain Division ARRL Convention in Cheyenne.

TECH NIGHTS:

Justin coordinating…No tech nights set at this time.
Meeting Adjourned at 6:40 pm
Respectively Submitted,

Marge (WA1VLF), Secretary

Previous months meeting minutes

Cloud Peak Radio & Electronics Group
Minutes of Meeting July 5, 2022

Meeting commenced at 6: pm at Perkins

Those present:, Ryan Curry (WI7RDC), Chris Smith (NX0E), Susan Smith (KA7NNX), Justin Carlson (KZ7A), Grace Carlsom (KJ7IEF) John Todd (W7JBT), John Lundberg (KG7KZK), Randy Urick (KY7RF), Troy Robason (K0DTR),Bruce Edwards (N7QIY), Tom Schnatterbeck (N7NS), Marge Carter (WA1VLF), Steve Schilling (K7VU), Ron Stanker (KI7BJO) and Jim Marchese (KI7MES)

Guest: Amy Urick, Kathy Lundberg and Star Maple K9JNY
OLD BUSINESS:

CW Zoom Gathering……..Justin, Grace, Marge and Paul C. shared their experiences with CW.

Field Day……. was deemed a success.13 Hams and 5 Guests for a turnout. Thank You Troy (K0TDR) for the use of your land. A lot of contacts were made. Harry (KJ6PCW) worked voice on 20 meters. Paul (K7SHR) worked 123 stations on CW, Justin (KZ7A) worked CW and Chris (NX0E) worked voice.. Thank You to Ryan (WY7RDC) for coordinating and providing lunch and to all that participated great job and great day.

Third Thursday…….The Club will be set up on August 18. Hours 5 to 9 pm. Will Have 2 shifts. First shift will do set up and second will do tear down.. Justin mentioned the table price was increased from $30 to $40. Club voted to accept the increase. More discussion at the August meeting.

NEW BUSINESS:

Chris has been paying the fee of $40 for a two year term of the website domain. It is now time for the Club to take over the responsibility. Chris will pay in late August with his credit card and the Club will reimburse him, voted and accepted. Steve Butler has been paying the Web Hosting fee. Need to get in touch with Steve to find out the cost..

 

EVENTS:

July 28, 6pm at EMIT tech night on DMR. John Todd will host the meeting.

August ___ Meteor shower.

August 13 &14, MS Bike Ride. Bruce handed out a flier on the MOA (Memorandum of Agreement) Bruce said the last 2 paragraphs needed to go away, John T. seconded and it was accepted as a group.

October 7 – 9, 2022..Rocky Mountain Division ARRL Convention in Cheyenne.

TECH NIGHTS:

Justin coordinating…

August, Date, time and place TBD..Meteor scatter and solar cycle with Buck??
Meeting Adjourned at 6:49 pm
Respectively Submitted,

Marge (WA1VLF), Secretary