Minutes of the OVH Club Meeting
July 17, 2006
John / KG4NXT called meeting to order at 2000 Eastern Time.
Following the Pledge of Allegiance, all presented stated their names and call signs. There were 22 OVH members present.
Bob Laine with the National Park Service – Bob works as a volunteer at the Manassas National Battlefield Park. He regularly gives historical overviews of
the 1st and 2nd
Ron Paine / WA6YOU gave a presentation on connectors. Ron demonstrated the installation of several types of connectors and gave recommendations on products to use. Ron’s skills at installing connectors quickly, and also making them look as if they were produced in a high-tech factory, were very impressive to all present at the meeting. Thank you Ron for your very interesting presentation.
John / KG4NXT noted that the latest QST has an article regarding the work that the OVH has done regarding BPL.
John / KG4NXT noted that over $300 was collected
from the OVH Hamfest bake
John / KG4NXT moved that we reserve the
MINUTES: The minutes from the June 2006 OVH meeting were approved.
TREASUERER’S REPORT: The Treasurer’s report was presented by Bill / N3OH.
MEMBERSHIP: Joe / KI4OHR - Four new members of OVH were voted in, all by unanimous votes: Judith Grass / KE4IUJ, Michael O’Dell / N4NLN, Gary Gilham / WG4ARC, and Patricia Gilham / KI4FQF. Welcome to the OVH Judith, Michael, Gary and Patricia.
WEBSITE: Bill / N3OH – There are some problems with the website, and Bill is working with the vendor to resolve the issue. Bill is moving so his packet node is down, but other packet nodes are still working.
John / KG4NXT noted that David / KI4AZX will chair the Tri-It-Now Triathlon.
Bill / N3OH noted that the OVH Special Event will take place on
August 26 on the
SUNSHINE: Steve / N4OGR – Steve noted that we received a thank you note from Mattie Parrish thanking OVH for our condolences.
Steve / N4OGR noted that National Night Out will take place on July 29. It will take place at the
50/50: Butch / W4HJL won the 50/50 raffle. $37 was collected, and Butch donated his winnings back to the Club.
The meeting adjourned at 2130 Eastern time.