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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.
• Tailgate Hamfest at the American Legion Post #118 this past Saturday.
• Plainfield’s Quaker Day Fest. Parade September 22
• Honeybee Fest at the McCloud Park on August 25th.
• Hosted a two day amateur radio training class along with the American Red Cross at their building in Indy. Two people passed out of two people who took the training class.

New Business :
• The club’s Face-book page has the results of this year’s Field Day. Total contacts were 411.
• At the club’s November meeting which will be held at the Hendricks County Senior Service Center, the Avon Robotic club will do a demo and also will receive a Sponsor check from the club.
• It was decided to continue the Annual Amateur Radio Training program at the Hendricks County Senior Services Center. This will be only for the Technician and General class only. Wayne Michael will do the testing for this class.
• The club may take interest in help sponsor the Tailgate Fest that is at the Danville American Legion Post #118 next year.

Other Announcements :
• I will tell my story by Dennis Gilbey, K9JZZ will start this series of how the club members got their “Ham Ticket” at the September Club meeting, afterwards; he will select another ham his story every month.

• QRP in the Park will be Saturday August 11 at McCloud Park in North-Western part of Hendricks County.
• Indy NWS Dave Tucek Warning Coordination Meteorologist will retire on September 1st.

Special Program :
• New Hendricks County EMA Director Sean Horan talked to the club.

Meeting closed : At 8:45pm Bob Thompson made a motion to adjourn the meeting, which was seconded by Bill Pfaffenberger.

Respectfully submitted, Ron Burke KB9DJA