METRO DX CLUB MEETING MINUTES
Bob Adamitis, K9MDO called the meeting to order at
and then led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. Secretary/Treasurer Jack Nienhaus, W9NJB read the minutes
of the last meeting and the Treasurer’s report.
These were approved
by the members present, who then introduced themselves with name and callsign.
Holmes, W9ILY gave a contest and DX report:
special event station W9M was operated on October 3rd and
made 113 contacts. The
participation of members could have been better.
We worked only 3 DXCC entities compared to our Special Event in 2005 when
we logged 206 QSOs and 20 DXCC entities. This is an indication of the
dramatic difference in conditions between 2005 and 2009. A sample of the
certificate that will be sent was passed around for the members to view.
K4M DXpedition from
the contesting scene, Metro had three entries in the CQWW-RTTY this year, W9ILY,
AI9L and K9PY, so we qualified for a club entry. Upcoming contests include the
H&W: Dot Truhlar, N9ALC continues to have problems with good and
bad days. Jack W9NJB has chest
pains on a daily basis. Roger K9RB
will have surgery on his remaining left foot.
The father of N9MKZ, Bob Ellison, has passed away.
K9MDO: New officers are needed for 2010. The present officers have been in office for a long time and
new people with new ideas are needed to take over to continue to keep this club
vibrant and alive.
VII – Nomination and Election. The Metro DX Club By-Laws states;
and election will take place during the November meeting each year.
The officers elected will take office at the January meeting.”
membership approved the Ashford House for our January Winterfest Banquet.
K9MDO will make the arrangements for January 15, 2010.
this evening were provide by Bob, N9AKR.
Rick W9NKV will furnish refreshments for the November meeting.
program this evening was presented by Metro club member Jerry Rosalius, WB9Z who
had a highly
interesting DVD of the K5D
and guests present were: K9MDO, W9ILY, N9LAH, K9BWQ, WB9Z & guest
Brenda, AF9H, AI9L, K9PY, N9AKR, N9ORD, W9NKV, KC9IRV
(guest of W9NKV),
WG9J, WF9V, W9OA, and W9NJB.
submitted by Jack Nienhaus, W9NJB Secretary/Treasurer