Present: Gary M0YIG, Geoff G8EKG, Roger 2E0CLP, Mike 2E0EZG, Mike G4HZG, Barry 2E0ZAI
Next Meeting 12th April
Summer BBQ. Date set a 12th August. Geoff (& hopefully Bruce TBC) to take care of cooking
It will be open door with the goal to get lots of people into club to see what radio is all about and hopefully encourage new members.
Prizes (Bruce to see if his manufacturers can give a prize?)
Quiz - Barry
Corporate giveaways - Mike
Women, Cakes stall
Radio Talk in Geoff to get NoV for GB3ALE
Setup a station in the garden/hall to demo and get people using it.
Mike to notify RSGB for news
Mike to notify Burton Mail See if we can get a live reporter down, maybe a piece in paper
Mike to notify Radio Stations
Geoff to go through QRZ and provide Mike with contacts to send out email invites to attract people to website.
Mike to reach out to local clubs to invite to BBQ
It was agreed that each member is able to have an email forward of @burton-arc.co.uk
Question? should we look to encourage the CB'er community into club. What are your views?
It was agreed that Mike would purchase some plastic storage boxes for the stowage of contesting gear.
It was agreed that if we arent using the trailer antenna for the VHF contest on 4th April then as a minimum Mike would go to Geoff's house to get some practice at contesting.