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Amateur Radio Community Service”


P O Box 75


Paintsville, KY. 41240


Minutes for Meeting


January 3, 2019 Thursday




Two tests were given and passed at this meeting.

Meeting was called to order at 7:10 by Ben Welch

There were 16 attendees at this meeting.



Minutes for the December were read by Ron Grossl.

A motion was made and passed to accept the minutes.

Treasurer’s report was read by Austin Denyer .

Motion was made and passed to accept the treasurer’s report.


Old Business

John Hager reported that the picnic shelter at Paintsville Lake was reserved and now, since it was after Jan.1, he would reserve the campsite.


The Ham of the Quarter certificate was presented to Frank Wells.  A motion was made and passed to let Frank’s status as Ham of the Quarter continue for the first quarter of 2019, since his information was not put on the website until near the end of the fourth quarter of 2018.  This was due to unforseen circumstances for our web master.


Frank also reported that he had 612 checkins for the Friendship net in December.  This was an all time high for the net. 

At least 5 of our members reported that they would like to attend a Weather Spotter class. Since our attendance was down for this meeting, we expect that more will want to attend. We hope to get a class scheduled for our February meeting.




Frank also announced a new net that will start on DMR, Sunday, January 6 at 8:00 pm EST.   It will meet every Sunday at the same time on the Kentucky State talkgroup of 3121.

It was also decided that we will try to have a Weather Spotter class at our March meeting, if it can be arranged with Jackson weather service and if we can get enough people to  commit to attend. 


We held our officers election with the results as follows:


President – Frank Wells

Vice-President – Ken Robinson

Secretary – Ron Grossl

Treasurer – Austin Denyer


A motion was made and passed to keep our two appointed offices as before.


Repeater Trustee – TJ Hoover

Pubic Information Officer – Fred Jones


Since Bill Hamm could not make this meeting, he will be giving the demonstration on knot tying next month.



Motion to adjourn was made and passed at 7:50


Ron Grossl  (Secretary)    N4RLG