Program: Software Defined Radio
Presenter -Nick Jungels N9STF
Nick Jungels, N(STF has been working in and around electronics for 25 years. He has held positions working as a designer on cellular IC chipsets, high speed optical networking devices, equipment for cinema and broadcast television production, database acceleration, and most recently gets to make radios at Flex Radio writing the digital logic inside of FPGAs and software for the radios. He lives in Mount Horeb with his wife and 4 daughters and new dog.
Called to order by: Sam KG9NG
Meeting Minutes recorded by :Carolyn NQ9A
July 2021 minutes read by: Carolyn NQ9A-no corrections
Treasurers’ report from Andy AC9CB :via e-mail :FLARC Account balance is $6,371.67. Recent transactions : none
Budget preview will be prepared for the October BoD meeting in advance of the November general meeting where Andy will present the budget. Approval to be sought during the December meeting.
Bragging/upgrade call sign changes: none
Announcements/Upcoming Meetings/Programs :
1)Upcoming public Service events looking for Volunteers: The Ride is this Sunday 9-26-2021 Kyle the ham coordinator for the event looking for ham radio operators to volunteer for the event- If interested you can contact Kyle Schaefer KC9SDK at sec4WI@gmail.com
2This year’s August Fox hunt- The winners from the 2019 Fox hunt Matthew KD9DZT and Paul N9VWH hid the transmitter at Garner Park .It was an on foot transmitter hunt. There were 5 teams , including some newcomers. The winner was Thomas AC9BJ .
Programming ideas /people that want to present
- We are looking for topics that members would like to see presented in the next few months or members that would like to present a topic. . We currently do not have a program for October 19th or December 21st . We are looking for presenters for the Spring . April, etc.
- If we do not have an presenter for the October 19, 2021 meeting we will have an open discussion ,asking members to tell us what interesting ham. radio related events they have participated in like :a) public service events this summer , ie Horribly Hilly Hundred, Dairyland Dare, etc. b)on the radio events like Parks on the Air , special event, c)hamfests attended. d)A project they want to talk about.
Upcoming programs- For the November 16th, 2021 FLARC meeting Jeff Fillian KC9UNZ Dane County ARES Emergency Coordinator will present on what Dane County ARES is currently doing
General Question and Answer session for club members on any topic-none