MDXC July 10, 2018
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Meeting Minutes for July 10, 2018
MDXC MEETING DATE: 07-10-2018
Members Present: 15
Guests Present: 0
Secretary’s Report: Minutes from previous meeting read and accepted.
Treasurer’s Report: $ 408.16
DX: XW4XR, V6J, FP/KV1J, PYOF
Repeater: Working with noise
Skimmer: Working , with FT8 spots producing as much as 17,000 callouts in a day.
DX Cluster: Working (W9BG)
Website: Working (Madisondxclub.org)
Email Reflector: Working
Swap Reflector: Working
Scholarship: Now a separate entity.
General Member Info:
N9NNN working to increase his CW speed. Many VHF tropo openings. N9LB scoring well in VHF contests.
IARU championship and ARRL VHF contests next weekend.
Solar cycle may have bottomed according to several sources.
Old Business: Roster updating. Please remember to pay your dues.
Our annual picnic will take place on the 2nd Tuesday in August at the home of KA9GPY and N9CHN.
New Business: $25 contribution to N9CHN for club picnic expenses was voted and approved.
Submitted by Jim Hugo, MDXC Secretary/Treasurer, July 10, 2018