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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 9, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 12 members and 2 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from August were read.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly Hospital Net, has been moved early due to the SET to September 14th, on 147.570 MHz simplex.
• SET will be on September 14th.
• Several other events for HCARES during the month of September were mentioned.

RACES Report :
• Halloween Patrol on October 31st.

Old Business :

Meeting Notes: August 12, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 14 members and 3 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from July were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• No expenses during the period;.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly Hospital Net, Saturday August 17, on 147.570 MHz simplex.
• SET will be on September 14th.

Old Business :
• My story series this month was by Ron Burke KB9DJA, next month will be Bill McCleary KG9QJ.

Meeting Notes: July 8, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 11 members and 0 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from June were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• Expenses during the period; 48.77 for loading ramps for club generator and siphon pump to remove fluids out of club generator.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly Hospital Net, Saturday July 20, on 147.570 MHz simplex.
• July 27 Tailgate-Hamfest at the Aviation Institute of Maintenance.

Old Business :

Meeting Notes: June 10, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 14 members and 3 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from May were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Repeater interference problems. The saga continues.
• Brian Dickerson sprayed the weeds around the tower site.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly Hospital Net, Saturday June 15, on 147.570 MHz simplex.
• July 27 Tailgate-Hamfest at the Aviation Institute of Maintenance.

RACES Report :

Meeting Notes: May 13, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm by Club Vice President Mike Rollins.
There were 12 members and 4 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from April were read.

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

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Repeater interference problems. JES & Sons did a rundown of the club’s repeater. Findings were bad Repeater radio receiver, and possible duplexer errors.
• Brian Dickerson will work on the weeds around the tower site.

ARES Report : Ron Burke

Meeting Notes: April 8, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 12 members and 5 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from March were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• Expenses for the period: WB9IIV plaque.

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Repeater interference problems.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly Hospital Net, Saturday April 20, on 147.570 MHz simplex.
• Our S.E.T. will take place sometime in October.
• Packet Radio in Hendricks County is growing with more hams getting involved.

RACES Report :

Meeting Notes: March 11, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 17 members and 2 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from February were read.

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

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Repeater interference problems.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly Hospital Net, this Saturday on 147.570 MHz simplex.
• March 7th we participated in County Health’s exercise.
• Packet Radio in Hendricks County is growing with more hams getting involved.

RACES Report :

Meeting Notes: February 11, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 12 members and 1 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from January were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly Hospital Net, this Saturday on 147.570 MHz simplex.
• March 7th we will participate in County Health’s exercise.

RACES Report :
• ID pictures are being taken for those who want to operate in the County EOC.

Old Business :
• My story series this month was by Mike Rollins WA9NCF. Next month Rick Burdan WB9DPN.

Meeting Notes: January 14, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 14 members and 3 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from November 2018 and the Christmas Dinner were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• Expenses for the period: for Christmas Dinner, balance of the County Fairgrounds, for business checks, for new Technician Class book.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Ron is pushing Packet mode amateur radio by having a radio station built and that later the hospitals and the County EOC will have Packet radio stations up and running.

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