DX CLUB MEETING MINUTES
The meeting was called to order at
The meeting was called to order atby President Bob Adamitis K9MDO. The minutes of the last meeting and the Treasurer’s report were read by Jack Nienhaus W9NJB the Secretary/Treasurer. They were approved by the members with one correction. K9ORD was added to the members present at the October meeting.
by club members was discussed:
Holmes W9ILY exhibited the plaque he received from the Southeast DX Club for
in their 2008 – 50th Anniversary Contest.
B. The results of Field Day scores showed that Metro DX Club placed 4th in
results of the 2007 CQWW-CW were read and K9CJ won first place high power on 40
meters in the 9th call area. A
total of six club members participated and the club finished #37 out of 52.
club event was also discussed. Should
it be held as a group at one location or perhaps an intra-club competition from
member’s home QTH? The Colvin’s
indicated that it could be held from their QTH if that is what the members
decided. This will be a topic to
resolve at the DECEMBER meeting.
Winterfest Banquet and a location were discussed.
John W9ILY did a large comparison of restaurants on an Excel worksheet
that was of great assistance in helping the members make a decision on the
location. The members were unanimous
in selecting THE ASHFORD HOUSE restaurant located at
accordance with Article VII of the Club Bylaws nominations for 2009 officers
were opened. In discussion before
voting, president K9MDO told the group that it may be time to inject some new
blood in the people running the club and that he, Jack and John are ready to
step aside for new officers. No one
seemed anxious to run for office and KM9M made a motion to retain the present
officers for 2009. The motion was
seconded by N9LAH and unanimously approved by the members.
meeting was adjourned at
Members present were W9ILY, K9PY, WG9J, AF9H, AI9L, N9ORD, KM9M, N9LAH,
K9MDO and W9NJB.
presented a program entitled “K9AY Loop Antenna”. It was informative.
submitted by Jack Nienhaus W9NJB Secretary/Treasurer