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Meeting Minutes September 2014

Thanks to Bret KD8SCL  for filling in as interim secretary.   We are trying to recover minutes from the past months.  Be patient while we search.



Location – Warner Library on COTC Campus

Meeting called to order by President Russ Payne (W8ATA)

President Russ Payne asked for a back-up secretary, Bret Stemen KD8SCL agreed to take meeting notes.

Meeting Attendees:













Treasurer’s Report:

Fund Balance: $682.74

Club dues are due.


Committee Reports:

Contest: Nothing was reported


ARES Report: K8NQ


Weldon K8NQ & Mike KD8DZ met with Terry @ LMH.

LMH is installing another VHF/UHF antenna.

HEPA concerns: possible HEPA training.

Ohio SET 10/4/2014, Rolling black-out of the MARCS system, activation of ARES & served agencies.

CERT/ARES trailer: Work continues.


CERT Report: W5UHQ

Would like participation on the CERT Net.

May need help with programing of the radios in the trailer and finish set-up.

Nifty books for the radios.


Old Business: None


New Business:

Received a “Thank You” card from Pan-Ohio

Received a $20 donation from Millersport Lions Club Sweet Corn Festival from our support and help.

Repeater Activity: President Russ (W8ATA) brought up that some people and using inappropriate language and making negative comments about our county departments on the repeater, request them to move to a simplex frequency and not on the repeater.


Meeting was adjourned.


Eldon (W5UHQ) gave a presentation on NVIS titled “In State Communication Techniques for ARES”

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