September Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order with 12 members in attendance.
 
New Business: 
We are looking for a new recording secretary for the club after the first of the year. Craig (KD8KBU) will be fulfilling the need of our online presence, manging the website and assisting with the social media accounts, but will ne be seeking re-election after his term. The major aspects of the position are:
 
  • Record Proceedings of Stated and Special Meetings
  • Maintain Membership List
  • Communications
  • Publish Hamfest Flyers
Open discussion on the new world of DMR: 
Bill KD8WSL made a motion to allocate $1000 for the integration of DMR to the K8BXQ 147.195 repeater. Larry KD8PUD 2nd the proposal. A vote was taken, motion passed by 100%. Kim KE8ITJ will be heading up the program.
 
Maintenace work on the repeater shed is set for Oct-11-2020 just after breakfast at the 109 restaurant.
 
A fox hunt is to be held on Oct-18th-2020 at 1PM local time. All participants are to meet at the county admin building at 1PM. Operations will be held on 146.460 mc simplex FM.
 
A motion to close the meeting was made by Ken KG8FM 2nd by Bill KD8WSL. 
 
Meeting was adjourned.
 
Club Nets:
 
Weeknights at 10:30pm Bud's Midnight Madness Net -- 147.195+
Wed at 8pm FCARC 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/
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Fulton-County-Amateur-Radio-Club-206939596063938/
E-Mail list: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/fcarc
 
VE Testing: All testing sessions have resumed. The club gives testing at 9am the last Saturday of each month, 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 breakfasts at the Delta 109 at 9:00 AM, in downtown Delta, OH.
 
The next regular club meeting will be Monday, October 19, 2020 at 7:30pm at the County Admin Building.