January 2005 Club Meeting Minutes
Murray State University Amateur Radio Club
Vice President Randall Winchester WD4HVA began the meeting with introductions at 7:15PM. Those present were asked to introduce themselves, and also to comment on what their favorite operating activity is.
WD4HVA presented ham bits, starring power pole connectors.
KJ4W presented a report on the new Echolink Repeater system.
The business meeting was called to order @ 8:16 PM. In attendance were:
Unknown. (Mark, K4SDI, cant find the sign in sheet.)
Minutes of the Dec meeting had been e-mailed to the member list. There being no objection, they were accepted as presented.
Treasurer Bill KJ4W Reported current balance as $2068.14. Also reported that 2005 Dues are due. Report accepted.
University Advisor John KO4ZE, was absent, but a report was passed that the MSU IT approved use of the MSU network for the echolink project.
Systems Bill KJ4W All systems were working well, including the new echolink. It was noted that although we have not received formal approval from SARA for the Hamlin repeater coordination, it is listed in the SARA journal as being a coordinated repeater.
LBL Horse race - No new information known
Echolink - KJ4W expressed his concerns over the control and command of Echolink, and a policy was discussed but not decided on. Bill discussed a sort of open control, where anyone should close the link if they disagree with the content.
Field Day A field day committee was started with Mark Garland and Whipple Walker. More to come.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:57PM.