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2021 August Meeting Minutes

August 3rd 2021 Meeting Minutes


Paul motions to approve minutes
Armon second

none opposed


Treasurers report


Club Breakfast 2nd Saturday of the Month at Bostons 8:30am


Sept in person meeting Tour of EMA


Loop antenna- tie into Beam antenna project


Table Trunkfest until 2022


70cm MSTR II repeaters – Free or Best Offer. Try to rehome


Paul Motion to Adjourn Armond 2nd None opposed

2021 June Meeting Minutes

June 1st 2021 meeting minutes

May Meeting Minutes approved

Treasurers report
3324.52 cash

ARES Report – Monday night nets

Trunkfest Oct ?
Table till August Meeting

In person meeting in August BYOFood
Location Station 720 NW Parkway

Paul motion to adjourn Ron 2nd none opposed 2026

2021 May Meeting Minutes

May 4 2021 meeting minutes


Minutes approve on website Frank motion Ken 2nd
none opposed


Treasures report

3324 balance
700 income
865 expenses – 21 paypal fees – and new rotor, rotor cable



POTA – George – Madison State Park – battery and solar powered


Next POTA May 23rd Madison Lake

Hamfests - Columbus Hamfest in August
Trunkfest on hold ..

July Meeting – no meeting – zoom will be available for get together


Field Day – last wekeend in June 2pm Saturday to 2pm on Sunday

June Meeting Topic – field day rules and logs submission -


June POTA same weekend as Field Day


Loop antenna – discussion – poles are in

2021April Meeting Minutes

UCARC April 2021 meeting


Approve last months minutes

Paul 1st Armand 2nd none opposed

Treasurers report

Motion to renew insurance

Dean 1st Frank 2nd none opposed

World Amateur radio day

NVIS DAY April 24th

POTA April 25th Madison Lake State Park

World Amateur Radio Day April 18th

Trunkfest – 3 month lead time – no later than October -

Field Day – Do it like we did last year form home

2021 March Meeting Minutes

Ron 2nd opening meeting accepting minutes


Treasurers report
3122.71 balance
-190 cashflow for past 12 month period

POTA 10am – 4pm 6 people 26 contacts
Last weekend March on Sunday Location TBD

Trunkfest – maybe later in the year

Field Day – Unsure .. likely do the same as last year

In person meetings – maybe later in the year

New business – loop antenna planning

Hamshack Hotline phone for Statiojn 720 using club call sign

Logging software Next meeting HRD and N1MM by Ron
DX for Win by Joe
CQR Log by Ed

2021 Feb 2 Meeting Minutes

Frank Motions to aprove minutes
George 2nd

Treasurers report 3893 cash balance

36% paid dues Around $500 collected
Brian Williams - New member General
DMR net on 313966 2nd Tuesdays

Rotor came in within a week with a rotor cable
Future events – no hamvention –
Field Day - in person or not?

2021 January 5 Meeting minutes

Dean motions to accept minutes

George 2nds

none opposed


treasurers report -

rotor – not serviceable – discussion about replacing with one from Norms and replace rotor cable and sell the yaesu rotor

Get refurbished rotor from Norms or a new one hygain ham4

Dean Motions for not more than 800 for rotor plus $100 rotor cable costs

Winter Field Day

George Motion to adjourn the meeting, Armond 2nd


2020 Feb Meeting Minutes

Treasurers report


Dues 60-65% in

Cash Balance 2867 end of Dec

3131 now

900-1,000 a year in dues typically

Arnal Motions to reimburse Rob for connetcters $300 something
Motion tabled since Rob didn’t want to be reimbursted


Old Business

Wrap up for Winter field day

Ed gave a summary about it

2nd Saturday Breakfast coming up

March 14th brunch at 12:30pm at Frich’s


Antennas jpole
Frank will see about getting tax exempt number



March 3rd UCARC meeting

Skywarn training Union County March 11th


Bicentennial Parade


NVIS Day – Coordinator - Cat KD8RPD and John


Telephone Poles – EMA talked to URE to get 4 poles put in.


Madison county test session May 7th


new business

Trunkfest June 13th 4th annual trunkfest Open at 9am 7am setup Club members 6am


Field Day June 27th-28th
Ranked 30th for the 3A class
Top 4% in the US

4th in 3A in OH
Greatlakes region 5th

Most people in attendence

45 total visitors

6 youth


EMA highband repeater Tait 9100


Ron motions adjourn Joe 2nd


2019 December Meeting Minutes

Antenna Cable Connector discussion for new tower.

Activities for participation

Winter Field Day – Jan 25-26th – Grant

Dec 9th for two weeks, ham radio study at stem school for highschool



Treasurers report – Income – $3966.00
$2,500 Cash
Dues - $30 per year


Dualband Antenna Project


January Dinner

Jan 7th or 14th open at asian cafe

Saturday 11th if its available or Sunday 6pm


Breakfast Frichs 1st Saturday

Arnal ran unopposed for club president


KE8NIY George newly licensed

Old Business -

Winter Field Day

Ham 2 weeks


Armond Motions to adjourn, Grant, JOU 2nd

2019 August Meeting Minutes

August UCARC Meeting Minutes

Meeting started at 1906


Treasurers report – 3848 cash end of July
2000 equipment
Income 2500 this year
Income last year 2800 in august

Expenses increased around $600 for equipment


Antennas and cable for Belfontaine link were purchased by the club


Hamfest update

Attendance was down
Income was OK since we charged for spaces
Why was attendance down? Weather – wet spring led to too much yard work to get caught up on
Attendance has been down for a lot of the hamfests.


DX Engineering hamfest coming up on Saturday


Findlay hamfest in Sept


Steam Threshers special event station 140 contacts made


Field Day
3rd year
1st more than 40 people 45 people attended
16 non hams 6 people 18 or younger
made over 1,000 QSO’s for the first time
Article on front page of Journal Tribune
1st sattellite contact

GOTA and 1302 QSO

1081 CW
GOTA 10 ops on GOTA station
Score total 4766 contacts plus 1070 = 6236 points

4 fan dipoles plus beam


Cubscout day camp at past time park Groups of 10-12 scouts at a time
Frank and Bob


Tower update – tower is up

Spool of hard line to pickup in Columbus
Conectors are in antennas are in
standoffs need to be ordered

New Business - Ohio QSO party August 24th same day as ohio court house on the air day
Meet at new 720 to

Motion to purchase 1000’ antenna rope at DX engineering for no more than 250
Joe motions, Armond 2nds


none opposed


Sept 7th OSOTA Same location Alum Creek State Park




Possible Topic – Astronomy


Breakfast postponed a week to august 17th

ARES Connect any interest in the club to use it ?


Amplifier update ? None


Armond motions to adjourn, Joe 2nd


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