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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: 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.

Meeting Notes: December 8, 2018

The annual HCARS Christmas dinner and election of officers for the year 2019 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. 33 total in attendance.

The dinner started at 6pm with the meeting at 7:35pm. Club President John Farmer called the meeting to order.

The 2019 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 7:45pm.

Meeting Notes: November 12, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer.
There were 12 members and 3 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• $300 were given to the Avon Robotic Club.

Old Business :
• My story series by John Farmer of how he became involved in amateur radio was this month followed by Mike Rollins who will tell us his story in January.
• Club’s Hamfest: John Farmer has a list of possible food vendors to be select from for the club’s Hamfest.

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 :

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