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“Amateur Radio Community Service”

P O Box 75

Paintsville, KY. 41240

Minutes for Meeting

February 7, 2019 Thursday


One test was given at this meeting.

Meeting was called to order at 7:05 by Frank Wells

There were 11 attendees at this meeting.


Minutes for the January were read by Ron Grossl.

A motion was made and passed to accept the minutes.

Treasurer’s report was read by Austin Denyer in which he  reported our current funds were $801.31.

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


Old Business

We are currently collecting membership dues for 2019.  Please pay Austin Denyer, if you wish to be a current member.


Skywarn Weather Spotter’s class is scheduled for our next meeting on March 7, 2019.  The class will begin at 6:00 and last until 8:00.  Anyone who wishes to attend is welcome.


Field Day is June 22 and 23 this year.  A motion was made and passed to move our Field Day operations to the Fire Department building at the entrance to Paintsville Lake State Park.


Ross Leedy reported the Louisa DMR repeater is currently working on a frequency of 440.650 Mhz and a color code of 1.




Currently our plans are for the following demonstrations to be given:

March – Weather Spotter class

April – How repeaters work

May – How DMR works

June – How to program an HT using Chirp software


These plans are tentative and subject to change.


Bill Hamm then gave a very nice and informative demonstration on ropes and knot tying for antenna work.


The president adjourned the meeting at 8:30



Ron Grossl  (Secretary)    N4RLG