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Visiting Cooken Club's Shares (account name: cooken)



  • Location – Warner Library on COTC Campus
  • Meeting called to order by President Russ Payne (W8ATA)
  • Meeting Attendees:


  • KD8SCL
  • KD8DZ
  • N8EMR
  • W8ATA
  • W3HKK
  • N8WL
  • WD8JLP
  • N8IBR
  • AC8PT
  • KD8TNS
  • K8NQ
  • W5UHQ




  • Secretaries Report:


  • Reading of the last minutes:


  • Treasurer’s Report:


  • Fund Balance: $665.74, With 25 paid members.
  • Club dues are due.


  • Committee Reports:


o                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Contest:


  • Who worked K1N –Navassa Island? May be 10 years before another visit is allowed. Eldon was the club leader in band/mode contacts.
  • PGH Ground wave Contest – Breezeshooters ARC. 28480 ssb, from 8-middnight tonight Eldon is hosting our attempt to make a few contacts.
  • Arbor Day – in April meeting we will discuss final details
  • June VHF Contest - Eldon proposed using 4 Church Farm for at least a 6m station/possibly 2m/440
  • June FD: Looks like joint with CRES this year. The offer was favorably received by CRES, and would be humbled to work with COOKEN on Field Day. Steve and I are working on details. Five members plan to participate.








ARES Report: Weldon K8NQ


  • NVIS Day 4/25/2015, would like to include the EMA
  • Field Day, would like to include EMA
  • All Ohio ARES Conference 4/11/2015
  • Tour De Cure 6/6/2015, Email Alan KD8TNS if you would like to participate.
  • Guardian Shield 6/17-19/2015, Email Alan KD8TNS if you would like to participate.
  • Bret KD8SCL reported that the Red Cross Equipment has been purchased to date.



CERT Report: Eldon W5UHQ


  • Nothing new.


  • Trustee:                                                                                                                                                    


  • All licenses are back.


  • Old Business:


  • None


  • New Business:


  • Moved the next meeting date to 4/18/15 due to ARES Conference.
  • Mike WD8JLP reported that today the American Legion will have a 94th birthday special event station.
  • Eldon W5UHQ, Reported that Lori (CERT) gave him a bunch of FRS radios to get operational. Asked if anyone would like to take over that project.


  • Gary, N8EMR gave a presentation on Arduino micro computers & controllers.


  • Meeting was adjourned.



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