October Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:37pm by Bryan Patterson (KB8ELG) with 12 members in attendance.
 
There were no silent keys reported.  Members in distress reported that the wife of Doyle Bernath (W8TGC) had taken a fall, but was expected to return home.
 
The treasurers report was read and a motion to approve was made by Jim McBride (K8JPD) and seconded by Dave Claar (W8TUX) and approved by all.
 
No corrections were reported for the September meeting minutes.
 
Under upcoming events, Bryan Patterson urged all club members to promote the December Hamfest on December 2.  As a reminder, we are going to trey forgoing the table fee with an entrance ticket fee instead.  Your ticket fee will get you one table.  If you need more then one, then just purchase another entry ticket.  Please contact kb8elg@hotmail.com for details or reservations.  The club website has all of the details:
 
http://k8bxq.org/hamfest
 
Under the good of Amateur Radio we discussed participating i the Winter Field Day held January 27 and 28.  We are considering a suitable location and may discuss further at the November meeting.  Details on Winter Field Day can be found here:
 
https://www.winterfieldday.com/
 
Upcoming Hamfests:
 
11/18/2017 Ft Wayne, IN (2 days)
12/02/2017 FCARC Winter Fest Delta, OH
12/03/2017 LCARC / Madison Heights
01/28/2018 Hazel Park
02/18/2018 Livonia
02/18/2018 Mansfield
03/04/2018 Elyria
04/29/2018 GMARC Swap / Madison Heights
05/18/2018 Dayton Hamvention (3 days)
06/02/2018 FCARC Summer Fest
06/03/2018 Chelsea
06/17/2018 Monroe
 
Further details can be found at the ARRL Website:
 
 
Club Nets:
Weeknights at 10:30pm Bud's Midnight Madness Net -- 147.195+
Wed at 8pm FCARC Club/ES Net -- 147.195+
Wed at 9pm 6M Net -- 1st Wed 50.400 AM, 3rd Wed 50.125 USB, All others 52.525 FM Simplex
 
Latest Club Information:
On the web: http://www.k8bxq.org/
 
VE Testing:
The club gives testing at 9am the last Saturday of each month at the George's Radio Service in Wauseon, contact Tom Servoss (KC8UOM) if interested, you can find his phone number on the www.k8bxq.org website under the VE Testing section.
 
Saturday morning breakfast at the Delta 109 at 9:00 AM, in downtown Delta, OH.