- Trent Owens (AG1TX)
- David Cook (KI5GDX)
- Don Ling (WB5CKO)
- John Walpole (K5ZY)
- Joshua Cook (KF5TYX)
- Tom Small (N1TOV)
- Ralph Cobb (W5RYC)
- Bill Rose (K5WTR)
- Connor Farrell (WG1GEM)
- Joe Napoli (KG5SDF)
- Marshall Walpole (KG5IQY)
- Dick Zimmer (W5DZ)
- Sly Kapchinski (N5GQB)
- Bob Henglein (W5GC)
- Mike Wisby (KA5HIA)
- Bennie Naiser (KA5TWB)
- Harold Turbyfill (KG5SDG)
- Jim Snell (W0PMO)
- Steve Austin (W5SGA)
- Phil Gates (N5ZKF)
- Richard Epting (KG5WIV)
- Avery McIntosh (N7ALM)
- Brian Walpole (N5BLW)
Sadly, Robert Aduddell (W5REA) has passed way and is now a silent key. Funeral service is tomorrow at 12 PM at Calloway Funeral Home.
Unfortunately, our past President, Mark Hnatiuk (KG5EYV) has taken a turn for the worse and is under hospice care. Will keep the club updated as to Mark’s condition.
Quite a bit of HF activity for winter field day and this morning made a contact in Panama on 17M. Bands are difficult but contacts can be made.
CW Ops is running cw academy. Next up is April and May.
Next meeting is February 15, 2020 at 09:30
- American Red Cross, 4244 Boonville Rd, Bryan, TX 77802
- VE Test Session at 08:00 prior to the BARC Meeting.
ARRL made some changes. New CEO Howard Michel. Board elected to not renew Howard’s term. They have formed a committee to find another CEO.
New magazine for new HAMs. (On The Air)[http://www.arrl.org/on-the-air-magazine]
New ideas for what you’d like to see the club do this year. Please email email@example.com with your ideas and will put them into an online survey.
ARRL has several event stations coming soon. Check their website HERE for a complete list.
New amateur extra question pool for July has been released. If you are thinking about upgrading this summer, you’ll need to study the new question pool. (Click Here)[http://www.arrl.org/news/new-amateur-extra-question-pool-released] for more information.
Big thanks to David Cook (KI5GDX) for controlling the Net tonight. Fantastic Job!
If anyone is interested in controlling a net, please let me know! I can set you up to run the net similarly to how David is tonight where I do all the back end data entry and all you need to do is concentrate on the script and the flow of the net.
Still don’t have access to post minutes to the web site to post minutes. Gerald is working diligently to get everything working and our web site secure.
Time to get your dues in if you haven’t already. Take it at the next meeting or you can mail it in with the (renewal form)[https://www.bryanarc.org/join-barc/] on our web site.
New or Renew your ARRL membership through the club as we get a kickback.
Haven’t had time to update the web site to reflect new membership.
Announcements / Comments
- Repeater in Benchley is back on the air. Slot 1 is brandmeister and slot 2 TGIF is 444.125 PL 88.5
- Will be on N1WP repeater in the local talk group following the net.
- Feb 10th -14th W5AC is participating in (School Club Round-up)[http://www.arrl.org/school-club-roundup] and would like to make contact with as many local hams as possible to help boost our score.