SHMRRC Minutes for the Monthly Meeting
Date: September 27, 2022
The meeting was held at Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church, President Jeff Graybill presiding.
Jeff Graybill, President
Warren Ashbrook, Vice President
Dave Bodnar, Treasurer
Rich Aubel, Secretary
Dave Tepe
Dave Murphy
Dave Maynard
Bill Davies
Dale Vilsack
Bud Brock
David Damp
Vince Lilja
John Kolonay
J. R. Kolmer
Liz Kolmer

Presidents Report:
The Club will NOT be attending the Greensburg Train Show in Monroeville on November 5th and 6th.  Div. 2 and our Club were informed that the Show was FULL.  No one is sure what that meant.  

The Club will set up for Mt. Lebanon Light Up Night on the afternoon of Wednesday November 16.  The Show will be open November 17th and 18th from 6 to 9 PM.  There will be a Scavenger Hunt and Dave Murphy will buy a train set for less than $150 for the prize.

Locomotion weekend at the Carnegie Science Center will be January 13th and 14th 2023.  
Scott Township Train show will be in early March 2023.
Treasurers Report:
The total amount in the club treasury is $4,973.75 which includes $4,422.25 in the bank account and $551.50 in cash.

J.R. Kolmer told us about his move to Pittsburgh and the HO items he was selling.  He sold everything he brought to the meeting.

Jeff talked about DCC controllers and associated devices.  Jeff had his MRC Prodigy 5 amp. Controller.  Dave Maynard had his 3 amp. Digitrax controller and some decoders that he showed.  Dale had N scale and HO scale decoders and engines as well as a hand-built controller.  Bud showed his NCE 10 amp. O scale controller.  There was a discussion about the control variables, coding and the use of a programming track.

Next Meeting:
The next SHMRRC meeting will be at the Mt. Lebanon United Lutheran Church at 7:00 pm on October 25, 2022.