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Meetings

2018 Christmas Party and Year-End Meeting

The 2018 HCARS Christmas Dinner will be Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 6:00 PM at the Hendricks County Senior Services Center, 1201 Sycamore Ln, in Danville. Please plan to attend.

Also on the docket for that evening will be officer elections for 2019.

Note: This is the HCARS meeting for December. HCARS will not have a meeting on December 10.

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: October 8, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 15 members and 6 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from September 2018 were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• No Expenses for this month.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Our SET (Simulated Emergency Test) October 5th went very well.
• We will be at the County Fairgrounds participating in the Kids Fair by having a display booth. Hours 12-4p.
• We also will be at McCloud Park to help with their marathon and Fall Festival on October 20th, 9a-4p.

RACES Report :

Meeting Notes: September 10, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 13 members and 3 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from August 2018 were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• No Expenses for this month.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Saturday September 15th, Hospital Net; 147.570 MHz Simplex. The County Health Hams will practice passing a message to a hospital ham.
• Quaker Day Parade will be September 22.
• SET October 5th.

New Business :

Meeting Notes: August 13, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 13 members and 3 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from July 2018 were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• Expenses for this month, Club ARRL equipment insurance and weed killer for the repeater tower area.

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• It was observed recently that the weeds at the repeater site were tall and were weed-wacked down.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Saturday August 18, hospital net. 10:30am on 145.130.

Meeting notes: July 9, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:05 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 15 members and 3 visitor in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from June 2018 were read.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Saturday July 21 is our Monthly Hospital Net on 147.570 MHZ simplex at 10:30am.
• New ARRL Indiana Section Manager is Jimmy Merry.
• Quarterly membership meeting, July 18that 7pm, Senior Services Center.
• SET will be October 5th.

RACES Report :
• Bob Burns will stay on as Hendricks County RACES Radio Officer.

Old Business :
• Field Day discussion.

Meeting notes: June 11, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 14 members and 1 visitor in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from May 2018 were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• Expenses for this month, a power generator to be used at Field Day and other club events.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Saturday June 16th is our Monthly Hospital Net on 147.570 MHZ simplex at 10:30am.
• I.U.West hospital will be expanding their current building and will have to move the amateur radio station’s antenna to another spot on the roof.

Meeting notes: May 14, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 16 members and 0 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :
• Minutes from April 2018 were read.

Treasurer’s Report :
• Expenses for this month, was a donation from the club to the Hendricks County Senior Services Center for allowing us to use the building over the past years.

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :

Meeting notes: April 9, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 17 members and 3 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from March 2018 were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Repeater intermittent interference problem was discussed. The club’s repeater needs a battery backup and surge protector. Erik will search for one to install.

ARES Report : Ron Burke

Meeting notes: March 12, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 16 members and 1 visitor in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from February 2018 were read.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• This Saturday March 17th, Monthly Hospital Net on 147.015 repeater at 10:30am.

Old Business :
• A discussion to modify the club’s repeater and to possibly add 70cm(440 MHz) was mentioned and tabled till next club meeting.

New Business :

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