2023 June Minutes

Marinette & Menominee Amateur Radio Club

Regular Monthly Meeting Minutes

Thursday June 8, 2023


Meeting was called to order at 7:03 pm at inVenture North in Marinette by club president Jim Callow, K8IR.

Motion to approve the May meeting minutes was made by Tim Mellenthin, WN6KHG and seconded by Dan Nyman, W9DLN. The motion was accepted and carried.

Treasures Report: Mike Lemke, KD8FUE reported a balance at the end of May of $7,026.16.

Correspondence: The DAR asked that we pack up the radios at the DAR radio station and store them away while they are not in use.

K8IR received paperwork from the Upper Peninsula Amateur Radio Repeater Association to renew the coordination of the club’s repeaters.

Committee Reports with Michigan

ARES Report: KD8FUE reported the communications will need to be pulled up to Powers in July for National Night Out. The trailer is at Plutchak Fabricating to get a quote to install the telescopic mast to the trailer. The repeater and antennas need to be installed at Pinecrest in Powers.

Fundraiser Report: Nothing new to report

Yacht Report: Ed Engleman, KG8CX reported they are doing well. One of the Yacht members was awarded the Great Lakes Division Youth of the Year.

ARRL/Webmaster Report: no report

New Business



Old Business

UHF Amp: No update

Picnic: The club picnic will be held Sunday August 13th at Pavilion #1 in Henes Park

Field Day: The list of items needed for Field Day was reviewed and assignments were made. Setup will be after 1:00 pm Friday. The Field Day rules were reviewed.


There will be no July or August club meetings. A business meeting could be held at the picnic if needed.

Motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Paul Sorensen, NS8V and seconded by WN6KHG. The motion was accepted and carried. Meeting ended at 7:58 pm

12 members present: N9GLT, WN6KHG, KD8OVR, KW5AS, KG8CX, KA9WAR, KD8FUE, W9DLN, K8IR, K7CHZ, W8AWF, and NS8V. K8XM was also present.


Minutes respectfully submitted by John Goldschmidt – Secretary