Minutes of the OVH Meeting

18 June 2001

The meeting was called to order at 2005h by President Jeff Poulin (KV4AP).

Following the Pledge of Allegiance, all present stated their names and call signs.

Attendance: 18 Members and 5 Guests

The Treasurer's report and the past month's minutes were passed.

Committee Reports

Repeaters: Art Whittum (KW4AW)

Operational, working. Not all at 100%

Membership: Susan Poulin (KG4JBD)

Michael Willis KG4NXR, James (Doug) Stork KG4NCH, John Leonard KG4LAA, Robert Kelly IV No Call were read in.

Nick Garner KG4KFY was voted in. Congratulations and welcome to the OVH.

Scholarships: Jack McDermott (N4YIC)

Picture in the paper from the scholarships - thanks to David French (N7FAN) and the others who took pictures.

Hamfest: Jack McDermott (N4YIC)

Went well. Good press. Thanks to everyone for helping out. Made a little money to fund our activities. VE session was a hit - SRO - thanks Ruth Frock (KU4WH) and Keith Bennington (KM4AA). Documentation is in for next years Hamfest to be ARRL sanctioned. Meeting is coming up for the out years beyond the two that we are signed for.

We received two thank you notes, one from Josh thanking us for selecting him for the scholarship. And also a thanks from the "Signman of Baton Rouge" as well. Steve really would like someone to take over tailgate. For next year we need a few new signs.

Classes: Bill Hinely (K4WRG)

Class has now completed and only one of those who took the class and then the test didn't pass the test. Percentage of those who took the test and passed was not available.

Field Day: Jeff Poulin (KV4AP)

ARC is loaning two transceivers to the OVH for Field Day (thank you David French N7FAN for arranging that).

The Program: Getting Ready for Field Day.

The meeting was adjourned at 2130h The next meeting is Monday July 16, 2001 at 2000h