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Meeting Minutes July 2013
  

COOKEN JULY 2013 MEETING MINUTES

 

  • Location - Warner Library on COTC Campus.
  • Meeting called to order by Vice-President John – N8DFQ at noon.
  • Meeting Attendees:

 

    • KD8DZ
    • KD8TIZ
    • K8NQ
    • W3HKK
    • N8DFQ
    • W8ATA
    • KD8SCL
    • WD8JLP
    • KD8TNR


  • Treasurer's Report given by Bob – W3HKK:
      • Fund Balance: $535.74 – Treasurer's report approved.
      • W5UHQ needs reimbursed for Field Day Reservation.
      • Only 6 members have paid their dues for 2013-2014.
      • Yearly Due amount of $12 for the year, were due as of July 1st.
      • You can send a check for your yearly dues to treasurer Alan
        • Please include your call sign on the check in the memo
        • Send checks to:
          • Alan Rothweiler
          • 340 Gregory Drive
          • Newark, Ohio 43055
  • Committee reports:
    • Contest report given by W3HKK.
      • 3rd place in 8 region for Oct 2012 WWDX Contest.
      • 5,445 QSO so far this year
      • IARU Contest going on till 8 AM Sunday this weekend at OTH of AC8GX – Brad.
      • Field Day Event Pictures were shared with everyone.
      • 3 regular stations and 1 GOTA station operated at Field Day Event.
        • GOTA Station 120 QSO’s
        • CW Station – 443 QSO’s
          •  In 8.5 hours of operation.
          • Average of 52 contacts per hour.
        • PSK Operation – about 20 QSO’s
        • SSB made up the rest of the QSO’s for Field Day.
      • Field Day stories and experiences shared by everyone.
    • ARES report given by K8NQ.
      • Visited all three local Field Day Events.
      • Perry County meeting this weekend about forming a ARES group.
      • ARES Net Activated during storms
      • Please review procedures for what events to report during WX nets.
      • Please have as much location information as possible when reporting severe WX.
      • July 20th MS Bike – BikeOhio.com
      • July 25th-28th - Pan Ohio Hope Ride.
      • August 9th-11th - Pelotonia.

 

    • CERT report –
      • Progress is being made on getting the trailer.
      • Eldon is still working on SOP for C0-Op operations between ARES and CERT.
      • 440 repeater has still been having issues with being up and down.
  • Upcoming events:
    • August 10th - John Clem.
    • August 24th - Ohio QSO Party.
    • September 7th - OSPOTA.
    • October 12th-13th - Pennsylvania QSO Party.
    • October 25th-27th - CQWW DX SSB Contest.
    • TBD - 10M Contest.
  • Old business:
    • Was unable to discuss making arrangements for Johnny Clem with Jack – K8EM at July meeting.
  • New Business:
    • Upgrade exam cancelled due to not having enough VE’s to proctor exam.
    • Ideas for meeting programs, please submit them to officers or to the COOKEN email.  We want to know what you would like to see and learn about at future meetings.
  • Meeting was adjourned 13:23.

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