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Meeting Notes: March 14, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 7:03 pm by Club Vice President Mike Rollins. There were 13 members and 4 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• Report was read and approved.

Trustee’s Report :
• The repeater is working fine.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Hospital net this month on 147.570 MHz 9:30am Thursday, March 17, 2016.
• Had two training classes this month.
• Helped with the county health dept. with their Family Assistance Center exercise on February 27th. I.U. West hospital participated along with Hendricks Regional hospital.

RACES Report : Bob Burns
• New county RACES ID badges will be coming soon.
• March 19th the SKYWARN weather spotter training class will be at the Hendricks County Govt. Center. The time is from 1-3pm.
• March 22nd Statewide Tornado Drill at 10am and 7:30pm.

New Business :
• The club will not have this year’s Field Day at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds. Several other locations were discussed.
• Adrian Parsons Special Event station discussion details on June 11, 2016
• A motion was made by Dennis Gilbey to form a Field Day committee. Bob Thompson seconded, motion was passed.
• A motion was made by Tom Hansen that the club board appoint a Field Day committee within three weeks from today’s date. Bob Thompson seconded, motion was passed.
• A motion was made by Dennis Gilbey to allow money to be spent by the club for food during Field Day of this year. Jason Jackson seconded, motion was passed.
• A motion was made by Wayne Michael for the club to donate to the ARRL Education and Technology fund in the name of SK Jerry Skoll. Jay Wright seconded, motion passed.
• HF Digital net on 3.585 KHz Tuesday night, March 29th after the regular HCARES net.
• Ham training class testing will be March 23rd.

Other Announcements :
• Hendricks County placed their new radio communications tower near our tower over the past several weeks.
• Solar Eclipse over the United States will be on August 21, 2017.
• Repeater work detail to cut the brush between the fire station and the tower fence will be April 2nd at 10am.

Special Report :

Meeting closed : At 8:25 pm Jay Wright made a motion to close the meeting, which was seconded by Wayne Michael.

Respectfully submitted, Ron Burke KB9DJA