Minutes of the OVH Meeting
October 16, 2006
John / KG4NXT called meeting to order at 2000 Eastern Time.
Following the Pledge of Allegiance, all present stated their names and call signs. There were 25 OVH members and one guest present.
John / KG4NXT recently attended an ARRL section
meeting. Glen Sage, our section manager,
was there. This took place at the new
Red Cross shelter. You need to have a
background check before going to the shelter.
Glenn also brought up the example of the
We have JOTA this weekend. Theresa
/ KG4TVM gave the details. It’s at
The minutes of the September 2006 OVH meeting were approved.
Bill / N3OH read the Treasurer’s Report.
REPEATERS: Art / W1
Joe / KI4OHR noted that his daughter’s school (Cedar Park Elemtary) recently held a “space week” and had an astronaut give a presentation on living in space. Joe is going to send an application to have an event to have the students at the school contact the International Space Station (ISS) in May 2007. Joe will provide updates. George / K4TVM and Mark / WA4KFZ are well versed in satellite communication and have the proper equipment.
EDUCATION: Brian / WC4J – We have three students in the class and all is going well.
PACKET: Bill / N3OH - Bill’s station is not working, but the OVH node is still working. Other stations are still working. The webpage server is working well. The 9600 baud node is working well.
EMERGENCY COORDINATOR: David / KI4
John / KG4NXT noted that there was some sentiment to start the monthly meeting earlier. The general consensus was to begin the meeting at 7:30p.m. A motion was made to begin the meeting at 7:30p.m. beginning with the November 2006 meeting. The motion passed with just one dissenting vote.
A general discussion of possibly moving the meeting sight took place, and several members volunteered to look into different sights.
Steve Meade / KB4OF had an operation last week to remove a brain tumor. We all with Steve a speedy and full recovery.
Art / W1
The meeting adjourned at 2109 Eastern time.