Meeting Minutes

Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club

April 1, 2023

President Ron Patten, KG6HSQ, called the Zoom meeting to order at 1500 hrs.

The pledge of allegiance was conducted by Ron, KG6HSQ.

Captain John Choi of the North County Fire Protection District gave a presentation on the
design, dangers and fire characteristics of Lithium-Ion Batteries.

Brent, KJ6UMY, gave the following financial report.

Checking Balance February 28, 2023 $7,311.59
Petty Cash Balance February 28, 2023 $179.81
Total $7,506.40

Hat Sales $12.00
Membership Dues $40.00
Total $52.00

None $0.00
Total $0.00

Petty Cash Balance February 28, 2023 $194.81
Cash Additions $32.00
Total $226.81

Checking Balance March 31, 2023 $7,331.59
Petty Cash Balance March 31, 2023 $226.81
Total $7,558.40

Ron, KG6HSQ, announced that the last meeting of the Avocado Festival committee was
cancelled and no new information on the event was available.

Ron, KG6HSQ, reported that we had a bootlegger (monkey) on 2m and 440 last evening. He
represented himself as Martin a radio amateur from Portland with a call sign of WFBNA114
(clearly not an amateur call) and transmitting on the THREE meter band. His signal from several
observers indicates he is in Fallbrook. He proceeded to make some additional comments and
play music on 2m and 440.

Hayden, KG6YVD, is looking for a Yaesu MH-26 or MH-27 microphone. If you know where to
obtain one, please contact him directly.

President Ron Patten, KG6HSQ, adjourned that meeting at 1626 hrs.

Brent Dussia, KJ6UMY
Fallbrook Amateur Radio Club