Minutes from "Monthly Meeting - 10 April 2014, 6PM ET, at National Electronics Museum" on 04/10/2014 - 18:00

Minutes for:

Monthly Meeting - 10 April 2014, 6PM ET, at National Electronics Museum from 04/10/2014 - 18:00 to 04/10/2014 - 18:00

K3NEM - - W3GR
Amateur Radio Club of the National Electronics Museum
MINUTES of the
10 April 2014
Monthly Meeting


Fred Heath AI3Z Bob Venanzi ND3D
Mike Birdseye K4DUM Alvin Glusick K0IQE
Steve Stitzer WA3ZWC Rich Bumgarner W7HGE
Phil Bernache WQ3K Ted Bauer WA3AER
Zory Glaser KB3VQC Jim Williams K3JTW
Melenie Maule K3ECR Jim Dressler KB3GSA
Jerry Whelan AB3SX Jesse Alexander WB3IFS/3
Ralph Brandt K3HQI Bob Poff WB3AWJ
Jack Dellinger KC3JD Jim Smith AB3CA
T. Wood K7UO Uwe Kulms DF2IR
Annette Kulms DN1IR Rich Reese KR3EE
Jim Nowotarski N3GOO John Cundiff Jr KA3WSR
Iam Bloom Kelly Ester KC3APF
Charles Ester KC3ANJ Tim Titus W1TRT
Mike Warner N3XPD Ted Freedman K3KSA
Keith Elkin KB3TCB
MikeB, K4DUM, chaired the meeting.

2. MINUTES – minutes from the March meeting accepted, approved

(a) Treasurer's Report - - Fred AI3Z
Current balance: $2930.47, including Tube Fund
Tube Fund: 1313.00
Income last month: 54.00 dues
54.00 Tube Fund
Report accepted, approved.

(b) Station Equipment and Operation Reports
Except as noted below, reports were suspended this month to provide time for the Program.
i. Northrop Grumman Family Net, Wed. 3PM
ii. 2M Net, Wed. 7:30PM ET
iii. Station Equipment / Issues
(c) QSL Report
(d) FISTS Report
(e) Training Report - - Operating Class begins April 29, runs 9 weeks. Flyer available.
(f) Special Event Report

• Field Day: MikeB met with UAS. Meeting notes forthcoming. Plan is to use their site at Security Square Mall.


• Announcements:
• Upcoming Hamfests: Dayton, May 16-18.

7. Technical presentations – Suggest or volunteer by contacting Mike Birdseye.
• Subject Presentation: HSMM-MESH presentation by Keith Elkin, KB3TCB.
Due to recent interest in Amateur Wireless Networks, invitations were extended to ARCs in the area. Keith presented material covering HSMM-MESH (using old Linksys WRT45G routers) and backbone networks using commercially available 5GHz Ubiquiti equipment. Use examples presented. Good group discussion followed the main program.

Next regular meeting: 8 May 2014 at 6:00PM local time.
Respectfully submitted by Ted Bauer, WA3AER

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