HCARS is a family of amateur radio operators dedicated to helping others. This is especially true during natural disasters or other emergencies. Many of our members are affiliated with ARES, RACES, and SATERN. The club owns and maintains the 147.015 repeater located near Belleville, Indiana. The club call sign is N9HC. HCARS is a member of the Indiana Radio Club Council, Inc.

2014 Christmas Party and Year-End Meeting

The 2014 HCARS Christmas Party will be Tuesday, December 3, 2014, at 6:00 PM at the Hendricks County Senior Center, 1201 Sycamore Ln, in Danville. Please plan on attending. Tom Hansen WA9YI will be the program director.

Also on the docket for that evening will be officer elections for 2015.

2015 Brownsburg Hamfest

4th ANNUAL BROWNSBURG HAMFEST

Saturday, February 14, 2015

HAM RADIO, COMPUTER, ELECTRONICS FLEA MARKET

Sponsored by Hendricks County Amateur Radios Society

Advance Setup: Friday, February 13, 3:00 PM until 7:30 PM
Day-of-Show Setup: 6:00 AM

Open to the public: 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM

AMERICAN LEGION POST 331, 636 E Main St, BROWNSBURG, IN 46112

2014 Officers

President: John Farmer N9CQ
Vice President: Mike Rollins WA9NCF
Secretary: Ron Burke KB9DJA
Treasurer: Wayne Fox N9XBO
Repeater Trustee: Harold Davis K9PZ

HCARS Regular Meetings

Regular meetings of the Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society are held the second Monday of the month at 7:00pm at the Hendricks County Government Center in Danville.

Everyone is welcome!

Meeting notes: September 8, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:01pm by President John Farmer. There were 20 members and 4 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes of the August report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee’s Report :
• Repeater is working fine.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Gordon Cotton is setting up for a Blood Drive, needs 27 volunteers.
• S.E.T. OCT. 18th, Quaker Day Fest Sept. 20-21, ARES membership meeting Sept.15th.
• Gordon is working on the ARES Training classes for 2015.

Meeting notes: August 11, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President John Farmer. There were 20 members and 5 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes of the July report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee’s Report :
• Repeater is working fine.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Some of the hospital ham’s participated in an L.E.P.C. exercise event earlier today.

Meeting notes: July 14, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:03pm by President John Farmer. There were 19 members and 2 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes of the June report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee’s Report :
• Harold Davis had a fall after the Brownsburg Parade on the 4th.
• Repeater is working fine.
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ARES Report : Ron Burke
• We want to thank the club for allowing us to participate in this year’s Field Day at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds.

Meeting notes: June 9, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President John Farmer. There were 27 members and 1 visitor in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes of the June report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• No expenses for the month.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• We will have an ARES membership meeting this September. After this we’ll have quarterly meetings.

RACES Report : Bob Burns
• The Park to Park Relay is this Saturday, June 14th.

Old Business :
• Mike Rollins passed out a copy of the rules for the Hilltop Contest Sept.27, 2014.

Meeting notes: May 12, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President John Farmer. There were 21 members and 17 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes of the April report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• No expenses for the month.

Trustee’s Report :Harold Davis
• Repeater is doing fine.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• The monthly hospital simplex net will be this Thursday at 9:30am on 147.570
• The ARES leadership is working on some ideas for the ARES Field Day booth this year.

RACES Report : Bob Burns

Meeting notes: April 14, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President John Farmer. There were 15 members and 13 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :
• Minutes of the March report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :
• Was read.

Trustee’s Report :
• Repeater is doing fine. Both Harold Davis and Jay Wright have been in the hospital.

ARES Report :
• The monthly hospital simplex net will be this Thursday at 9:30am on 147.570

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