Recent Meeting Minutes

CLOUD PEAK RADIO & ELECTRONICS GROUP
Minutes of Meeting January 7, 2020

Meeting commenced at 6:32 pm.

Those present: Tom Schnatterbeck (N7NS), Wally Wolfe (KF7EB), Chris Smith (NX0E), Susan Smith (KA7NNX), Jim Marchese (KI7MES), Bob Pierson (KE8EWM), Ron Stanker (KI7BJO), Nancy Stanker (KI7DTH), Justin Carlson (KD7QOO), Grace Carlson (KJ7IEF), Troy Robason (K0TDR), Dave Hamaker (N9NLP), John Lundberg (KG7KZK), Anderson Murray (KI7SRI), Michael Murray (KG5GZT) and Marge Carter (WA1VLF) via phone.

TREASURER’S REPORT: $xxx before dues.

OLD BUSINESS:

Club Christmas Party: The Club Christmas Party held at Bruce Edwards’ was deemed a success with 24 in attendance. Thank you Bruce for hosting.
New Officers Confirmed:
President: Tom Schnatterbeck
Vice- President: Chris Smith
Treasurer: John Lundberg
Secretary: Marge Carter
VE Test: Was held November 16, 2019. Gene Hale passed the Technician Test. Congratulations Gene! Also passing Tech was Kem Price – good job! Bob Pierson (KE8EWM) upgraded to Extra – Congratulations!
Nets Reminder: CPREG Net Wednesday night at 8pm 147.255 MHz, Sunday morning: Pony Express Net on 3923.5 kHz (LSB) at 8:00 AM and the Wyoming ARES Net on HF 3923. 5 KHz (LSB) at 8:30 AM. Cowboy Net is M-F (local) at 0045 Z also on 3923.5 (LSB).

NEW BUSINESS:

2020 Dues: Individual $20/Family $30. Please remit said dues to John Lundberg. Make checks out to John and drop off or mail to Big Horn Trading LLC, 933 Werco Avenue, Sheridan, WY 82801.
Jim Creek Repeater: Is up and running. DMR and C4FM as well as analog. 448 MHz (-5 MHz shift) and no tone. Ron discussed the project to the members.
Banner: Tom has asked AlphaGraphics to design a new banner with our logo on it. It will be 6 x 3 and have grommets. Cost approximately $100.
Membership: Tom asked if anyone had ideas on how to generate new membership or funds for the Club. Tom motioned sending prepaid postcards to the many hams living in Sheridan and the County. They would announce our club and have info regarding meetings, membership, etc. John Lundberg seconded the motion, approved. Cost approximately $35.00, expenditure of up to $50 approved.
April 7, 2020 Meeting: Reminder: Start application for Third Thursday.
EVENTS:
January 15, 2020: a tech night will be held at Ron’s office, Carbon Creek Energy 1662 S. Sheridan Ave. at 6:30 pm. Discussing Radio Emergency Preparedness. What is in your Go-Bags?
January 25, 2020: Winter Field Day, 9am at the Sheridan Information Center on 5th St. east of I-90.
February, 2020: Date TBD Tech Night. Discussing either Morse Code or Fox Hunts.
Meeting Adjourned at 7:07 pm.
Respectively Submitted,

Marge (WA1VLF), Secretary