Skip to Content

Meetings

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: December 9, 2017

The annual HCARS Christmas dinner and election of officers for the year 2018 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. 36 total in attendance.

The dinner started at 6pm with the meeting at 6:07pm. Club President John Farmer called the meeting to order.

The 2018 HCARS election of officers are :
President : John Farmer N9CQ
Vice-President : Mike Rollins WA9NCF
Treasurer : Wayne Fox KE9P
Secretary : Ron Burke KB9DJA

Meeting adjourned at 6:10pm.

Meeting Notes: November 13, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer
There were 18 members and 1 visitor in attendance.

*** NOTE***
Both the October and November Club meetings were held at the Hendricks County Airport.

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

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Repeater is working fine. There is a slight error on the CW Id’er.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Participated in the County L.E.P.C. exercise.
• Hospital Nets will resume on January 20th at 10:30 am on 147.570.

Meeting Notes: October 9, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer
There were 22 members and 2 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Tom Hansen reported that the weeds at the repeater site does not need anything done for this period.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly hospital net on Oct. 21, 10:30am on 147.570 MHz.
• Next membership meeting will start back up next year. The meetings will take place quarterly instead of monthly.

Meeting Notes: September 11, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer
There were 19 members and 4 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• Expenses for this period was buying a spare projector bulb, ARRL insurance renewal, and to Erik Cohee for weed cleanup at the club’s repeater site.

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Tom Hansen to observe the repeater site for weeds then report to the club.
• Paul Cowger to give the club a quote from a contractor for weed control at the repeater site.

Meeting Notes: August 14, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer
There were 23 members and 3 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• Expenses for this period was buying a new combination lock for Field Day.

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• Spraying for weeds around the repeater site will need to be done soon.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly hospital net on August 19, 10:30am on 147.570 MHz.
• Membership meeting on August 16 at 7 pm at the HCSSC.

Old Business :

2017 Christmas Party and Year-End Meeting

The 2017 HCARS Christmas Party will be Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 6:00 PM at the Hendricks County Senior Services Center, 1201 Sycamore Ln, in Danville. Please plan to attend. A chicken dinner will be provided.

Also on the docket for that evening will be officer elections for 2018.

Note: This is the HCARS meeting for December. HCARS will not have a meeting on December 11.

Meeting notes: July 10, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer
. There were 19 members and 2 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly hospital net on July 15
• Membership meeting on July 19, at 7 pm at the HCSSC.
• Will need some help in amateur radio at the event “Play’nfield in the Park hosted by the Plainfield Chamber of Commerce.
• Tailgate fest, August 12, 2017 at the American Legion Post 118 in Danville.

Meeting notes: June 12, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:04 pm by Club President John Farmer
. There were 18 members and 4 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly hospital net on June 17
• Membership meeting on June 21, 7 pm at the HCSSC.
• Will be attending Field Day 2017.

New Business :
• 2017 Hilltop date is September 16th.
• July 4th Parade in Brownsburg has moved the location of the starting line-up for this year.
• 2017 Field Day discussion.

Other Announcements :

Meeting notes: May 8, 2017

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 23 members and 5 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• No Expenses for April. $ 570 came from contributions from the Harold Davis K9PZ memorial fund.

Trustee Tech. Committee Report :
• New YAESU Fusion repeater came in and is ready for back-up use.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Monthly hospital net on May 20.
• Membership meeting on May 17, 7 pm at the HCSSC.

Syndicate content