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Meeting notes: May 12, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President John Farmer. There were 21 members and 17 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes of the April report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• No expenses for the month.

Trustee’s Report :Harold Davis
• Repeater is doing fine.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• The monthly hospital simplex net will be this Thursday at 9:30am on 147.570
• The ARES leadership is working on some ideas for the ARES Field Day booth this year.

RACES Report : Bob Burns
• The Park to Park Relay is June 14th. All fixed positions are filled, but need some mobile positions.
• Had a brief SKYWARN Net last night (May 11,2014)
• Every Sunday night net control for the State ARES Net during the month of May will be covered by either Mike Rollins, Ron Burke, or Bob Burns

Old Business :
• No report.

New Business :
• Mike Rollins has a copy of the rules for the Hilltop Contest Sept.27, 2014 if anybody needs them.
• Tom Hansen talked about the ARRL Rookie Round-up.
• There was a discussion about this year’s Field Day location and setting.
• The County Commissioners will read this year’s Proclamation at the opening of Field Day at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds.

Other Announcements :
• Dennis Gilbey representing the club presented Jay Wright an award for his devoted service in Amateur Radio.

Special Report :
• Mike Rollins had a show and tell with an HDTV antenna with rotor.

Meeting closed : at 8:25 pm Bob Thompson made a motion to close the meeting, which was seconded by Barry Palencer.

Respectfully submitted, Ron Burke KB9DJA