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Metro DX Club Meeting Minutes

June 21, 2012

The meeting was called to order by N9LAH at 7:43 PM.

Old Business

a.)    Health and welfare: Jess, AI9L, and Patti, AF9H, are doing OK in Arizona. Roger, K9RB, is having some lung problems.

b.)    May meeting minutes approval moved by N9TK and seconded by K9TP.

c.)    Treasury Report: Balance is $1784.71 No expenses incurred. Income was for one WUST Award to N9JV. A donation of $400 was received from K9NU from the W9YYG estate.

d.)   Contesting: N9LAH showed the nice plaque he received for first place in the 2012 CQWW-RTTY contest. K9CJ brought in three first place certificates for 2012 CQWW and 2012 ARRL DX.

New Business

a.)    A Dayton update was given by N9ORD and others.

b.)    K9CJ to look into getting password for internet access at Tinley facility.

c.)    Club Flag: WB9Z asked if the club had a flag to fly at the upcoming DXpeditions. Discussions were held and it was decided to order a 2 x 3 flag with club logo printed on both sides

d.)   DX donations: Votes on donations to FT8Z, N8A and KG4 expeditions were postponed until the next meeting.

e.)    Upcoming Contests: Field Day and the CQWW VHF Contest

f.)     50/50 split the pot was not held.

g.)    Jess and Patti called into the meeting on the phone to wish all well.

h.)    We had one visitor, WB9LSH. Welcome!


Meeting closed at 8:35

Refreshments by N9TK

Video was ZL9HR Campbell Island 2012.

There were several lively discussions after the meeting closed.


Attendees: N9TK, K9TP N9LAH, K9DRS, K9CS, N9ORD, K9CJ, K9BWQ and Delores, and guest WB9LSH.

Submitted by K9CJ, recording secretary.