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“Amateur Radio Community Service”


P O Box 75


Paintsville, KY. 41240


Minutes for Meeting


June 6, 2019 Thursday


Two tests were given and passed at this meeting.

Meeting was called to order at 7:00 by Frank Wells

There were 13 attendees at this meeting.


Minutes for the May meeting 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 plus $10 in dues for a new member.  There are now 27 paid members.

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


A discussion of Field Day preparations followed. Several members volunteered to bring radios, antennas, and food. The list so far, follows:

Gary Mullins - Buns and chips

Austin Denyer – Water, onions, tomatoes etc.

Ken Robinson – Various drinks

Ron Grossl – drinks and a charcoal drill

Fred Jones – Paper plates, napkins, and flatware

Ross Leedy – cooler

John Hager – cooler

Anyone else wishing to bring food is welcome.


We will meet at the Field Day site at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 22 and breakdown around 2:00 pm Sunday, June 23.



We then discussed our hamfest preparations for September 28, 2019.  It will officially be open from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm and located at the Paintsville Recreation Center.

A motion was made and passed to allow club members to win prizes at the hamfest.

A motion was made and passed to have our main prizes to be:

Yaesu FT 2980 2 meter mobile

TYT MD 380

Baofend HT


A motion was made and passed to sell extra tickets on the prizes for$3 each.


A motion was made and passed that you don’t have to be present to win the three main prizes listed above.


Austin Denyer then gave an excellent presentation on programming an HT using the free software, CHIRP.


Frank Wells reported that there have been 3200 checkins to the Friendship net year to date.


Austin had printed a sample of the Trifold we are making for the club.  We need everyone to look closely at it to suggest corrections, additions or subtractions.


Meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.



Ron Grossl  (Secretary)    N4RLG