Minutes for July 28, 2020 Meeting of Wilderness Road Amateur Radio Club
Meeting was virtual via Dennis’ Zoom account. (Thanks Dennis!)
Meeting called to order by President Mike May at 19:31.
Attendees: 0 guests, 13 members: Dennis Weiskircher (K3KZU), Ken Douglass (KY4KD), Scott Cooper (KN4ZNX), John
Wulf (K4FT), Mike May (KF4FMQ), Doug Collins (KA4SWT), Peter Rock (KJ4ND), Russel Chaney (KN4OHD), Bill
Waldschmidt (W9WA), Joel Haberman (KU4KD), Chris Galbreath (KG4UQL), Dave Jewitt (KN4ZOA), Andy Rose (KI6SEP)
Previous meeting was June 23, 2020. Motion by Doug to accept Minutes of that meeting as published (3rd version, 2nd
revision), Dennis 2nd , passed by acclimation.

Treasurer’s Report. (Note: numbers were not discussed during meeting due to security concerns and were provided
separately after the meeting)
 Starting balance

 Rebate from Post received and deposited to Club’s checking account. (This is based on the number of Club members as of June every year.)
 U.S. Post Office: stamps
 Ending/Current balance

Activities Report: none – George not in attendance
 Next TALARC: August 3, Monday
 June TALARC D-STAR Net 38 check ins from 12 States and 1 Canadian Province. (See appendix in last month’s
Minutes for details.)
 July TALARC D-STAR Net 33 check ins from 10 States. (See appendix in last month’s Minutes for details.)
 The report for the TALARC will now be titled “American Legion D-Star Net (TALARC)” for improved clarity.
 Encourage Club members to join August 3rd’s and all TALARC nets in via D-Star or by EchoLink: our Club is the
host for this national net! EchoLink is free software for PCs, MACs. iPhone, iPad, Android.
 Ken stated this Net has the most participants of any American Legion Net (see appendix in last month’s Minutes
for list of all such nets.)

Old Business:
VE Session July 25 cancelled.
Bourbon Chase 2020 cancelled: Ragnar, the event organizer, has cancelled all 2020 races including this one.
Club/Post membership renewal: underway  Ken
 Change: pay all Dues by check, not by cash – nothing in person/minimal personal contact.
o Make checks out to “American Legion Post 46”
o Associate member dues are $30
Full Legion Members $30
SAL Members $20
Annual dues cover January 2021 through December 2021
 Mail checks to Ken: (mailing address also on QRZ)
Kenneth A Douglass
108 Chandler Dr
Danville, KY 40422
 Please remember to send check to Ken!
New Business

Dan Lubinski (KD0HYA) is a Silent Key. Private service took place in Camp Nelson. Condolences will be sent on behalf of
Club.
Field Day occurred 4th Saturday in June, 6/27 & 28. Everybody worked from home.
Kentucky QSO Party Certificate Received (Party was June 6):
 694 contacts and 35 Counties, 13 Bonus Stations.
 Total score of 186,656 points
Dennis received his Thirteens Colonies Contest certificate.
Post remains closed; Post leadership will review this policy in 2 weeks.
Looking for people to make presentations at future meetings: please contact Mike if you would like to present or have
suggestions of topics.

Adjournment
Adjourned at 2004 following Motion made by Dennis & seconded by Scott.
After Meeting: discussion of end fed antenna performance at various member’s homes.