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Meeting notes: June 13, 2016

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Club President John Farmer. There were 21 members and 10 visitors in attendance.

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

Treasurer’s Report :John Farmer
• No Report.

Trustee’s Report :
• The repeater is working fine.
• Ron Burke sprayed weed killer in and around the repeater grounds.
• A tarp was placed on the roof of the repeater building.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• Hospital net this month on 147.570 MHz 9:30am Thursday, June 16, 2016.
• Hendricks Regional hospital has a new antenna for their amateur radio station.
• Will be at the club’s Field Day site this year.

Old Business :
• The club’s special event radio station went very well with over 240 contacts made. The event was to honor Adrian Parsons who brought the Soybean to Hendricks County during this year’s special Indiana Bicentennial Celebration.

New Business :
• A motion was made by Wayne Michael to have a family/club picnic sometime in 2017. Brian Dickerson seconded made the motion. Motion passed .
• Harold Davis mentioned about needing help with the Brownsburg’s 4th of July Parade this year.
• This year’s Hilltop will be in September 24th.
• Plans for this year’s Field Day were reviewed. Scott Martin will be the club’s Safety Officer.

Other Announcements :
• Long time club member Dave Asher N9KQI had passed away this past week.
• Other club members that are suffering from illness were mentioned.

Special Report :
• Bill McCleary built a device to temporary hang an antenna on a utility pole. This device can be used at Field Day.

Meeting closed : At 9:00 pm Jay Wright made a motion to close the meeting, which was seconded by Mike Rollins.

Respectfully submitted, Ron Burke KB9DJA