May 2019 Meeting Minute


- Introductions.

  • Including Stan N8BHL, ARES Coordinator and Hurricane Net Control.


- Repeater Update

  • Loop antenna / pole mounting update/ #4 of poles?
  • Tower update


- NVIS Day review – John K8LVZ


- Bellefontaine Link gear needs to be looked over/protected/detected what and where

Bellefontaine club will be cleaning up some of the antenna mess on the radar tower @ High Point on May 25th. Not aware that we had equipment there so we need to coordinate with them ASAP, Club President Gary N8GJK phone # is 937-441-2648

- Need our own Work Crew to be there to protect our gear/find our antenna!


- ARES Update – Ed KE8ANU


- Want to provide books for KE8LVF & Classroom. Handbook, Operating Guide, Antenna Book.


UCARC Breakfast this Saturday, 0830. hrs at Frisch’s Big Boy

  • Frisch’s Big Boy located at 15700 Delaware Ave Marysville, OH 43040
  • Call ahead on the 350 Repeater so we know what size table to get/hold


Might ask who all is going to the Xenia Hamfest. May 17th – 19th

  • Mention frequencies we use when at events like that.  145.350 simplex, 127 Hz
  • Even so, this does not prevent RF Overload from blocking signals on frequency/ on tone
  • UHF: 443.45MHz with a PL Tone of 136.5 Hz with a +5 MHz in analog mode


Sale of non-working Collins and Drake gear – Paul N8IG


Project day to build the Fox Hunting Tape Measure Beam Antenna


Final details for the Trunk Fest – June 8th

  • Need volunteers morning AND afternoon
  • Pack your trunk!


Final details for field day.  – June 22/23

  • Ron Rice NX8Y @ Rice Farms


Next Meeting June 4th, just ahead of the Trunkfest/Field Day for last second items.


No July 2nd Meeting


Program: Stan Broadway on ARES