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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: March 13, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 pm by Club President John Farmer
. There were 18 members and 4 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from February were not read due to the special club program.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Installed the club’s new Yaesu Fusion Repeater.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• NVIS event April 22. Maybe the club would sponsor a part of the event of checking antennas.

RACES Report : Bob Burns

Meeting notes: February 13, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club Vice President Mike Rollins
. There were 20 members and 4 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from January were read and approved with one amendment of having the wrong date for the start of the Ham training class.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• No hospital net this month, next one will resume March 18.

Meeting notes: January 9, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 pm by Club Vice President Mike Rollins. There were 21 members and 2 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from November and the Club’s Christmas business meeting were read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• The club’s new Yaesu Fusion repeater has been updated.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Hospital Net to resume this year on the third Saturday of every month at 10:30am. This month it will be January 21. Frequency is: 147.570 MHz.

Meeting notes: December 10, 2016

The annual HCARS Christmas dinner and election of officers for the year 2017 was held at the Hendricks County Senior Services Building in Danville, IN. Chicken, Mashed potatoes, Green beans, dessert, and drinks, were provided by the club. 31 total in attendance with 23 members.

The dinner started at 6pm with the meeting at 7:20pm. Club President John Farmer called the meeting to order.

Since there were two candidates running for Vice President this time, a paper ballot was used.

Meeting notes: November 14, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 7:02 pm by Club President John Farmer. There were 21 members and 6 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes from October were read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• Total balance were read

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• The repeater is working fine.

ARES Report : Ron Burke

Meeting notes: October 10, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer. There were 25 members and 2 visitors in attendance. The meeting was held at the Hendricks County Airport

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

Treasurer’s Report :John Farmer

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• The repeater is working fine. Weeds within the fenced in area are gone. Gate code has been changed.

ARES Report : Ron Burke

2016 Christmas Party and Year-End Meeting

The 2016 HCARS Christmas Party will be Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 6:00 PM at the Hendricks County Senior Center, 1201 Sycamore Ln, in Danville. Please plan on attending. Food will be provided.

Also on the docket for that evening will be officer elections for 2017.

Meeting notes: September 12, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 pm by Club President John Farmer. There were 23 members and 6 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :John Farmer
• Total balance of accounts were reported

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Emergency Preparedness Fest 2016 will be held at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds Expo Hall. Time will be noon-7pm. Different local, county and state agencies will be on display.

Meeting notes: August 8, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer. There were 24 members and 5 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :John Farmer

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• The repeater is working fine.
• Sprayed for weeds last week, will work on removing little tree stumps within the grounds.
• Working on to program the repeater soon.

ARES Report : Ron Burke

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