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“Amateur Radio Community Service”

P O Box 75

Paintsville, KY. 41240

Minutes for Meeting

May 2, 2024 Thursday



The meeting was called to order at 7:00 pm by Rich Salisbury.

There were (20) attendances

The pledge of allegiance was done and prayer by Dave Heintzelman


Virgil Ferguson read the minutes for the previous meeting.

Austin Denyer read the treasurer report and reported the current balance.

 A repeater update was given by AK4U PaulCombs about the repeaters as follows:

The Paintsville repeater was having some issues and they will be checking it out.

The Martin repeater was off the air.

The Inez repeater was being prepared to go back on the air.


Frank Wells reported that the Friendship net had 804 check ins for the month of April, 3616 year to date, and 26 so far in May.

Our club Hamfest is set for September 26th 2024 at the Paintsville REC. center.

Dayton Hamfest will be May 17th - 2024 .

Our Friendship net every night at 10pm on the linked repeater system.

Also we discussed Hamfest door prizes

Our club POTA activation was on April 20th 2024 @ Paintsville Lake. There was 12 participants and they made several QSOs.

Field Day is Saturday June 22nd-23rd with setup around 10:00am and activation @2:00pm. We will be at Oil Springs Station #2 out by Paintsville Lake Road

June 15th is Kids on the Air and our club may setup to let Kids get on the air; more information to come.

VHF Contest is June 8th - 10th


Motion to adjourn at 8:19


Our next meeting will be 06/06/2024 @ Mayo Methodist Church in Paintsville @ 7:00 pm

73’s fer Now . (Hope to see you on the Airwaves )


President : Rich Salisbury, KO4BVP
Vice President : Ken Robinson, K4KBR
Treasurer :Austin Denyer, W4ALD
Secretary :Virgil Ferguson ,K4CUP