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ďAmateur Radio Community ServiceĒ

P O Box 75

Paintsville, KY. 41240




Minutes for Meeting

November 1, 2018 Thursday





No test were given at this meeting.

Meeting was called to order at 7:10 by Ken Robinson

There were eleven attendees at this meeting.


Minutes for the September meeting were read by Ron Grossl.

A motion was made and passed to accept the minutes.

Treasurerís report was read by Austin Denyer

†† Austin needs to pay for our post office box and a motion was made and passed for him to make the payment.

Motion was made and passed to accept the treasurerís report.


Old Business

Comments were made on our hamfest and a short discussion pertaining to our membersí elegibility for door prizes followed.† Also, some members brought up the fact that we may want to curtail the amount we spend on prizes for our next hamfest.† It was decided that we have plenty of time to discuss this for next year.




Ken Robinson brought up an email that he received from the Weather Service at Jackson.† They are interested in holding a Skywarn Weather Spotter class in our area in January or February and want to know if we might have anyone interested in taking it.† Several of our members responded that they would and may know other people that would like to do this.† We will try to come up with a number and report this to the Weather Service.† Hopefully we will have enough for a class.


We selected Frank Wells as our new Ham of the Quarter for the Fourth Quarter of 2018.


We hope to have enough members to go to Jackson, KY on the 1st of December to operate in Skywarn Days. Details will follow in an email.†


Ross Leedy reported that the new DMR Repeater at Louisa is operational at the current time.† He stated that there are several things that need to be fixed or improved, but it is on the air on 440.650 mHz with a color code of 1.


Fred Jones is currently working with someone from the local libraries to have an Amateur Radio display in their libraries and to offer books on the subject.


Bill Hamm has agreed to present a demonstration on knot tying, with an emphasis on knots used in erecting antennas, at our next club meeting.


Motion to adjourn was made and passed at 8:10


Ron Grossl† (Secretary)††† N4RLG