Minutes of the OVH Meeting
August 21, 2006
George / K4KVT called meeting to order at 2000 Eastern Time.
Following the Pledge of Allegiance, all present stated their names and call signs. There were 23 OVH members present.
HAMFEST: George / K4GVT – George requested that someone step forward and be the Hamfest Chairman for 2007.
FIELD DAY: George / K4GVT – George and Butch / W4HJL will co-chair Field Day in 2007.
EDUCATION: Brian / WC4J and Trisha / KI4PCM have volunteered to teach a tech class, and would like to have it completed before Christmas. Al / KB4BHB will contact Strayer to try to arrange a classroom.
TREASURER’S REPORT: Bill /N3OH – Bill read the Treasurer’s Report.
The Minutes of the July 2006 OVH meeting were approved.
MEMBERSHIP: Joe / KI4OHR – Two new potential members were read in by Joe: Edward Morthimer / WA3TOL and Patricia “Trisha” Rabe / KI4PCM.
PACKET: Bill / N3OH – Bill has his packet station packed up right now, but he is getting reports that the node is working.
WEBPAGE: Bill / N3OH – The webpage is back up and running. Comcast made some corrections and all appears to be o.k. now.
REPEATERS: Butch / W4HJL – All repeaters are working well.
Brian / WC4J asked if the bus is needed for the upcoming VHF contest.
Theresa / KG4TVM noted that JOTA will take place on October 21 and asked OVH members to let her know if they will be participating.
Bill / N3OH noted that the special event
commemorating the 2nd
David / KI4AZX noted that 10 OVH members showed up to help with the Tri-It-Now Triathlon. The race coordinator, Ina, was very pleased with the event and how everything went, and thanked the OVH for their help.
Steve / N4OGR noted that Trisha / KI4PCM has agreed to take over as Publicity Chair. Thank you Trisha for your efforts. Steve also noted that he has contacted the County about the possibility of doing a presentation for the Club. Steve will contact John / KG4NXT when something has been firmed up.
OVH’S very own Wayne / AG4ZZ gave a presentation on QRP.
50/50 DRAWING – Ruth / KU4WH won the 50/50.
The meeting adjourned at 2123 Eastern time.