April 2020 Minutes

April 20, 2020

Club Meeting On the Air (147.195) roll: kb8elg, kd8kbu, kb8elh, kg4nxm, w8tux, kd8qhd, wb8zoi, k8cby, ke8itj, nc4oh, ke8bhw, kd8pud, kd8zke, kd8zkw, w8bkb, kb8vtn

The meeting was called to order at 7:30pm by Bryan Patterson (KB8ELG) with 16 members and guests in attendance on the 147.195 repeater.

Members in Distress: nothing to report.

Treasurers Report: no report given on air.

Hamfest Committee: The next FCARC sponsored Hamfest will be the summer trunk swap on June 6, 2020, followed by the Winter Hamfest on December 5, 2020.

Repeater Committee: We need to schedule a HVAC check in April.

Old Business:

Additional repeater shed maintenance needs to be performed after spring rain has subsided.

New Business:

There was brief discussion that depending on opening phases for the state of Ohio due to the current pandemic, the summer Swap for June may need to be rescheduled or cancelled outright.  We’ll keep the club members and guests informed.

Good of Amateur Radio:

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March 2020 Minutes

March 16, 2020

Club Meeting On the Air (147.195) roll: kb8elg, kd8zke, kb8kbu, kd8wsl, wb8zoi, nc4oh, kc8tcq, w8tux, ke8bhw, kc8pcu, kd8qhd (mobile), n8oxq, kb8gom, ke8cva, kd5guu, we8ter

The meeting was called to order at 7:30pm by Bryan Patterson (KB8ELG) with 16 members and guests in attendance on the 147.195 repeater.

Members in Distress: Keith Hosman (KC8TCQ) reported a silent key, Lowell Pfau (W8FGN) passed away, while not a club member, he resided just south of Fulton County in New Bavaria/Henry County.

Treasurers Report: no report

Bills to Present: nothing to present

Hamfest Committee: The next FCARC sponsored Hamfest will be the summer trunk swap on June 6, 2020, followed by the Winter Hamfest on December 5, 2020.

Repeater Committee: We need to schedule a HVAC check at the end of March.

Old Business:

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Silent Key - Allen Nash KC8UQU

Allen Nash, age 53, of Delta passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 16, 2020 in his home.  Allen was born in Wauseon, Ohio on October 12, 1966 to the late Steven and Florence (Griesinger) Nash and was a 1985 graduate of Delta High School.  Allen was a kind and gentle person and would help anyone in need.  He enjoyed the Amateur Radio club, attending the Fulton County fair and cheering on the Cleveland Indians.  He was a past member of the Civil Air Patrol.   Allen was employed at Sauder Manufacturing for 24 years and was a member of the Swancreek Church of the Brethren.  Left to cherish his memory are his siblings, David (Ann) Nash of Delta; Daryl Nash of Kissimmee, FL; Roger (Peggy) Nash of Orlando, FL; Brenda (Joe) Stearns of Fostoria; Teresa ( Len) Williams of Wauseon and Laura (Ron Seedorf) Snow of Liberty Center along with many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Paul.  Friends and family will be received on Friday, February 21, 2020 from 2 to 8 PM at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Rt. 109, Delta, where funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10 AM with Rev. Don Krieger officiating.

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January 2020 Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:30pm by Bryan Patterson (KB8ELG) with 15 members and guests in attendance, the pledge of allegiance was given by all.

Members in Distress: nothing to report

Treasurers Report: The report was given and a motion was made by KD8WSL and seconded by KD8BHW. All present were in favor.

Bills to Present: Two bills were presented.  The first by KD8KBU for $25 for reimbursement for renewing the Clubs non-profit status with the state of Ohio.  A motion was made to reimburse KD8KBU by KC8UQU and seconded by KC8PCU, all were in favor. A second bill was presented for reimbursement of office supply expenses to KB8ELG.  A motion to reimburse him was made by WB8ZOI and seconded by KD8WSL, all were in favor.

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October 2019 Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:33pm by Bryan Patterson (KB8ELG) with 13 members in attendance, the pledge of allegiance was given by all.
 
Members in Distress:

  • Bev Walworth (KC8UJC) has spent the past couple of weeks at St Lukes but is set to be transferred back to Fulton County.

  • Andy Odum's (KC8RU) sister passed away on 10/21.

  • Allen Nash (KC8UQU) goes in for scheduled surgery next Monday for hip replacement.

  • John Meyer (KD8ZKE) goes in for scheduled surgery on November 11 for an upgrade pacemaker.

 
The Treasurers report was given and was approved as read.
 
Hamfest Committee:

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September 2019 Minutes

The meeting was called to order at 7:45pm by Bryan Patterson (KB8ELG) with 16 members in attendance, the pledge of allegiance was given by all.

Members in Distress:

Bev Walworth (KC8UJC) continues to make health improvements. George (N8EUY) has a problem with his laptop and is looking for some assistance at the woodlot where they are staying.

The Treasurers report was given a motion was made to accept it by Dave Claar (W8TUX) and seconded by Bob Rosebrock (WB8ZOI), all were in favor.

Hamfest Committee:

The Winter Hamfest is December 7th, 2019.  The location will be the Village of Delta Memorial Hall, the same location as last year. The event has been filed with the ARRL and preparations are under way.  Larry Fountain (KD8PUD) is once again allowing us use of his 8 foot folding tables to get as much sales space as we can.  The club will be reaching out to K8LI to get tickets printed.  The website is already updated for the times and location of the Hamfest.

The summer Hamfest is set for June 6, 2020.  The location will be at the Roth Family Woodlot again.

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