The meeting was attended by 11 members and guests:
WA5ROE Bob Alpine W5NPR Bill Alpine N5NYM Allen Alpine W5DWI Dick Alpine W5JUW Lora Alpine KA5PVB Chuck Alpine KB5R Rusty Alpine KE5OG Bill Alpine N5MVV Angie Fort Davis KG5BMK Chuck Terlingua KG5OQJ Maria Alpine KG5OJT Monte Alpine Beau Alpine KD5KBU Jim Fort Davis KE5WCP Stephen Fort Davis K5AHI Bob Alpine
The minutes of the June meeting were read and approved.
Angie N5MVV presented the Financial Statement, reporting an end-of-month balance of $3,651.91. She also reported that Liability Insurance would be due soon. Bill KE5OG moved to approve Financial Statement, Rusty KB5R seconded, motion approved.
It was reported that the trailer at Barb’s KM5VM house had not been moved. Bill W5NPR agreed to move trailer and Bob WA5ROE agreed to help.
It was reported that the batteries for the Christmas Mountain 146.82 repeater had been purchased, but not yet installed.
Bob WA5ROE reported that meal income for Field Day was $764.00, expenses $605.21. He had deposited $800.00, which also included $36.00 for payment of dues.
It was reported that a test session had produced 3 new hams.
A test session to be given at a later date for General Class license was discussed, as was the source of test preparation materials.
The program was presented by Bill KE5OG. He reported that this year’s Field Day had yeilded approximately 300 fewer contacts than last year due to fewer contacts on the GOTA Station and totally dead 6-meter propogation, as well as poor propagation on 15-meters. Although official Field Day results will be not be released until December, it is believed that Midland ARC was the high scoring West Texas station.
The meeting adjourned at 7:50 PM.
Bill Roberts W5NPR, Secretary