Alpha Sigma Delta Radio Society – W5TC

Amateur Radio at the University of Oklahoma

Meeting Minutes 3.26.2013

Starts at 7:03 pm

Reminder to pay dues.

11 members present (one from SCARS!)


Carey gave an update on the weekly net

  • 5 check ins on first try
  • Receiver issues/sensitivity issues
  • Will fix


Ham Holiday

  • Carey
  • Email list for ham holiday flyer


Social is next meeting

  • May 4th, Saturday before finals
  • Dr. Elmore’s house
  • Hamburgers, chips, hotdogs
  • Must elect officers for school year
  • President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer
  • President: Megan K5MEM; Carey N5RM
  • VP: Connor WX5CJK; Rachel KD0QYA
  • Secretary: Victoria KF5TTZ; Sterling KF5PMG
  • Treasurer: Peter N5UWY
  • Elections will be held at social


HamCom, June 7-8 Plano, TX

  • Informational board
  • Smaller version of facebook page, webpage
  • How to get ourselves out there
  • Must be done before June
  • Victoria, Rachel Reeves volunteered to tackle trifold in the three weeks between finals week and HamCom
  • Money for supplies


Howdy week/ Sooner orientation table

  • Table at Walker Adams Mall
  • Use HamCom info board
  • T-shirts!
  • Banner in cross
  • Similar to E-club week; get table at their week
  • Presence in METR 1111
  • Can contact Dr. Fagan in Geography


Treasurer’s Report

  • Two bank account:
  • OUFCU beginning balance $533.45 (off by $0.01 last month).
  • TFCU had no transactions, so balance remains $978.05.


New Radios/Equipment for Club:

  • DSTAR to lend out to members
  • HF Radios present
  • Megan will attending Dayton, Ohio where we already have an account on file with a certain vendor as a student club with a discount
  • 51A’s
  • 91/92 also have VHF capability (cheaper)
  • desktop charger for a 31 in the forecast office to communicate with those in NW
  • Ham mic.


Station with UHF/VHF capability

  • Interfere with weather operations
  • How to not interfere, contact Rick Smith
  • Base station antennas



  • To be done over the summer
  • With a nicer design


Victoria Ford


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