North Coast Amateur Radio Club

Trustee Membership Minutes for February 01, 2018 Meeting.

18:30 PM by Fred N8AHS  --
Member Roll Call was taken. KB8A, K8SCI, K8VMC, N8QXC, WB8CYI, K8MLS, N8KJT and XYL Bobbie, 
WB8UDA, KD8NGC, K8DMM, (via Skype WD8EFF and WD8EFK) and Nick AC8ZG (Guest)

 Minutes for July, August 2017 were published, Rick K8SCI motioned to approve those minutes,
it was seconded by Tom WD8EFF, vote taken motion approved.  
Treasurer Dan reports that The bills are paid and there is money in the bank.

    COMMITTEE REPORTS

2 meter net:  Nothing to report  Sunshine:  Nothing to report 

Membership:  No new members Newsletter:  Nothing to report 

Education:  Nothing to report  Program: Nothing to report

Field Day:   Planning Committee scheduled for June 2, 2018.

Awards:  Nothing to report  Fund Raising:  Nothing to report 

Technical Committee: 440 updated. 

Donut Duty volunteers: March Fred, April Norb, May Mary, June Mary Lou. 

Unfinished Business: No unfinished Busiess

New Business:  Upcoming Program will be "What is the Decibel"  presented by Tom K8DMM. 

Question:  Is there anything you would like to see at the Membership Meetings?  Any ideas, suggestions?  Let the Trustees know.  

19:37 Motion to adjourn Trustee  Meeting by KD8NGC   Second K8SCI Vote taken, Motion approved. 


Membership Minutes for February 01, 2018 Meeting

SUSPENDED  NO ADDL MEMBERS ARRIVED

  


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North Coast Amateur Radio Club  

Trustee meeting

Trustee Membership Minutes for March 15, 2018 Meeting.

18:30 PM by Fred N8AHS  -- Member Roll Call was taken. N8AHS, KB8A, K8SCI, K8VMC,
N8QXC, WB8CYI,  WB8UDA, KD8NGC, K8DMM, WD8EFF, WD8EFK, KC8CB,
KB8LBH, KD8JQ, 
Non-Members N8PZD, N8FND

 Minutes for February 2018 were published, Mary KD8NGC  motioned to approve the minutes,
it was seconded by Rick K8SCI, a vote was taken and the motion was approved.  
Treasurer Dan reports that The bills are paid and there is money in the bank.

 COMMITTEE REPORTS 
2 meter net:  Nothing to report  Sunshine:  Nothing to report 
Membership:  No new members Newsletter:  Nothing to report 
Education:  Nothing to report 
Program: "What is the Decimel"  presented by Tom K8DMM. 
Field Day:   Planning Committee scheduled for June 2, 2018.
Awards:  Nothing to report 
Fund Raising:  Nothing to report 
Technical Committee: 440 Call Sign updated. 
Donut Duty volunteers: April Norb, May Mary, June Mary Lou. 

Unfinished Business: Tom K8DMM presented a sample of what will be a club business cards
needed approval to order the cards.  Rick K8SCI motioned to order 200 cards for the club distribution, 
Mary KD8NGC 2nd the motion.  Vote taken motion approved
New Business:  Rick K8SCI, motion to award 5 Yeasu/Fusion shirts to the clean out crew who
participated in a club project in helping a fellow amateur. 
2nd by Mary KD8NGC,  Vote taken  Motion approved.
19:37 Motion to adjourn Trustee  Meeting by KD8NGC  
Second WD8EFF Vote taken, Motion approved. 

19:05 Reopened Trustee Membership Meeting to vote in a new member
New member Tom, KB8LBH, Vote taken Member approved.  Welcome Tom.  

Motion to adjourn KD8NGC Second by WD8EFF, Vote taken Motion approved at 19:08. 

Membership Minutes for February 01, 2018 Meeting
SUSPENDED  NO ADDL MEMBERS ARRIVED

 


North Coast Amateur Radio Club
Trustee Meeting Minutes - October 12, 2017


Open: 7:04 P.M by Vice-President Fred - N8AHS

     Present: WB8UDA-Fred, KD8NGC-Mary, N8QXC-Joe, K8DMM-Tom, WB8CYI-Paul, N8KJT-Norb, K8VMC-Bill, K8SCI-Rick
     and N8AHS-Fred. (I believe Bobbie Friedrich may have been present that evening also.)

     Total Number Of Hams In Attendance: 9. (If Bobbie was there the total count was 10.)

     Treasurer's Report: (Not given for October '17; neither Dan KB8A nor Mary Lou K8MLS were present).

     Sunshine: Mary KD8NGC sent a card to Dan as he recovers from knee replacement surgery, to Brad K8DWK as he was recovery
     from dialysis and Mary gave a get well card to Bobbie, wife of Norb N8KJT.

     Membership, Education, Awards, Program and Unfinished Business: Nothing to report for the October 2017 NCARC Meeting.

     Fund Raising: Nothing new to report.

     Field Day: Fred N8AHS reports that Field Day 2018 will be on Saturday June 23 and Sunday June 24, 2018. 
     The NCARC had 220 SSB contacts for Field Day 2017.

     2 Meter Net: The NCARC Sunday Evening Informal Net NC Operators are Mary Lou K8MLS, Mary KD8NGC and Fred N8AHS. 

     New Business:  Rick K8SCI wants to put together a 3 person committee to re-invigorate the NCARC with regard to technical,
     membership and website items. The three members chosen were Rick K8CSI, Tom K8DMM and Bill K8VMC with Norb N8KJT
     to help.  Also, one of us will try to send out a meeting reminder e-mail prior to each meeting, particularly for those who do not
     regularly check in to the Sunday Evening Informal Net.  (Related: Tom K8DMM brought a handout to the November NCARC
     Meeting, a copy of which was given to me by Mary KD8NGC.)  Also under New Business a motion to change the callsigns on
     the club's three repeaters to the club's callsign of N8NC was made by Bill K8VMC and seconded by Mary KD8NGC.  The
     motion passed. Also under New Business, per Rick K8SCI the NCARC 2017 Christmas Party will again be held at Santo's
     Restaurant in Middleburg Heights.  Date will be the third Thursday of December, more specificallyThursday 12/21/17
     beginning at 6:30 P.M.

     Motion To Adjourn: made by Tom K8DMM and seconded by Bill K8VMC.

     Close: 7:44 P.M. (I think I made an incorrect notation in my meeting notebook when I wrote in 8:44 P.M.)

      NCARC October 2017 Membership Meeting: (Not held; at least I can't find any reference to one being held in my notebook
     as of this writing on Sunday 2/11/18). 

 

  

North Coast Amateur Radio Club  

Membership Meeting

 Membership Meeting Minutes for April 19, 2018 Meeting.

 

18:30 PM by Fred N8AHS  -- Member Roll Call was taken. N8AHS, K8SCI, K8VMC, N8QXC,

WB8CYI, N8KJT, WB8UDA, KC8CB, (via skype WD8EFF, WD8EFK)

 

 Minutes for March 2018 were published, Rick K8SCI motioned to approve the minutes, it was

seconded by Bill K8VMC.  A vote was taken and the motion was approved.

  COMMITTEE REPORTS 

2 meter net:  Nothing to report  Sunshine:  Nothing to report 

Membership:  No new members Newsletter:  Nothing to report 

Education:  Nothing to report 

Program: "Homebrew Night" Many members brought in items to share.

Field Day:   Planning Committee scheduled for June 2, 2018.

Awards:  Nothing to report 

Fund Raising:  Cuyahoga Falls Hamfest was a great success. 

Technical Committee: Nothing to report

Donut Duty volunteers: May Mary, June Marylou. 

Unfinished Business:  The club proceeded to write a check to reimburse Tom K8DMM
for $37.31 for having the NCARC business cards printed up. Tom was not at the
meeting but sent both the cards and a receipt for the amount he spent to the meeting with
Joe N8QXC.  This was approved by the Members attending last months Meeting.

New Business: 

19:37 Motion to adjourn Membership Meeting by N8QXC, Second by WD8EFF.
      Vote taken, Motion approved.  

The above minutes are respectfully submitted by Heidi - WD8EFK, and I welcome
any comments and suggestions for correction and improvement.
73, de Heidi - WD8EFK

  

North Coast Amateur Radio Club

Trustee Membership Minutes for January 04, 2018 Meeting.

18:55 PM by Fred N8AHS  --
Member Roll Call was taken. KB8A, K8SCI, K8VMC, N8QXC, WB8CYI, K8MLS,
N8KJT, WB8UDA, (via Skype WD8EFF and WD8EFK)

 Minutes were not published cannot be approved. 
Treasurer Dan reports that The bills are paid and there is money in the bank.

COMMITTEE REPORTS 

2 meter net:  Nothing to report  Sunshine:  Nothing to report 

Membership:  No new members Newsletter:  Nothing to report 

Education:  Nothing to report  Field Day:   scheduled for 6/28.29/2018.

Program:  elections Awards:  Nothing to report  Donut duty in new busiess   Fund Raising:  Nothing to report 

Technical Committee: power supply changed. 

Sunshine: passed a sympathy card around for signatures for Craig Lovejoy, (Brad's KD8DWK, sk) brother. 
Brad passed away 11/19/2017

Unfinished Business: No unfinished Busiess

New Business: Rick motioned for NCARC to prioceed with a page on the QRZ.com web site,
the page will be managed by Bill K8VMC.  it was 2nd by WD8EFF vote taken motion passed. 

Donut Duty volunteers, are February Marylou, March Fred, April Norb, May Mary, June Mary Lou. 

19:37 Motion to adjourn Trustee  Meeting by K8SCI   Second K8VMC Vote taken, Motion approved


Membership Minutes for January 04, 2018 Meeting

SUSPENDED  NO ADDL MEMBERS ARRIVED

  


North Coast Amateur Radio Club  

Trustee Membership Minutes for September 14, 2017 Meeting.

The Trustee Meeting being held at the Strongsville Public Library was called to order at

18:49 PM by Dan KB8A 
Member Roll Call was taken.  Four Officers and Six Trustees’ were in attendance.                
Minutes were not published cannot be approved. 
Treasurer Mary Lou reports that The bills are paid and there is money in the bank.

       COMMITTEE REPORTS

2 meter net:  Mary Lou, Fred, Mary and are the net control coordinators. 

Sunshine:  No issues to report.  

Membership:  No new members

Newsletter:  Please note that the newsletters are posted on the NCARC website.    .   

Education: 

Field Day:   June 23,24 2018 weekend.

Program:  None

Awards:  No

Donut duty

Fund Raising: 

Technical Committee

Unfinished Business: 

New Business: Mary KD8NGC Motion to allocate $200.00 for Field Day expenses accrued,
2nd by WD8EFF, vote taken, motion carried

Joe N8QXC Motion to donate $100..00 in support of Newsline.  2nd by K8DMM,  vote taken, Motion carried. 

19:01 Motion to adjourn Trustee  Meeting by Mary KD8NGC Second Tom WD8EFF Vote taken, Motion approved. 

 

Membership Minutes for September 14, 2017 Meeting

SUSPENDED  NO ADDL MEMBERS ARRIVED

 

North Coast Amateur Radio Club –

***ATTENDANCE at the September 14, 2017 meeting***   

KB8A, K8MLS, WD8EFF, WD8EFK, N8QXC, KD8NGC

WB8CYI, N8AHS, K8VMC,  K8DMM, KD8DWK

    

  
North Coast Amateur Radio Club  
Trustee Membership Minutes for November 09, 2017 Meeting. 

18:35 PM by Dan KB8A  -- Member Roll Call was taken. 
Minutes were not published cannot be approved. 
Treasurer Mary Lou reports that The bills are paid and there is money in the bank.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

2 meter net:  Nothing to report  Sunshine:  Nothing to report 

Membership:  No new members Newsletter:  Nothing to report 

Education:  Nothing to report  Field Day:   Nothing to report  .

Program:  elections Awards:  Nothing to report  Donut duty

Fund Raising:  Nothing to report 

Technical Committee:Nothing to report  

Unfinished Business: 

New Business: Veterans Day Saturday, round of applause for our veterans.

At the Library the first two 2018 meetings will be held on the 1st Thursday of the month. 
The meeting room unavailable on the 2nd Thursday.  So that is January 4th and February 1
st, 2018. 

19:07 Motion to adjourn Trustee  Meeting by WD8UDA  Second KD8NGC Vote taken, Motion approved. 

 
Membership Minutes for November 09, 2017 Meeting

. The Membership  Meeting being held at the Strongsville Public Library was called to order at

19:13 by Dan KB8A  -- Member Roll Call was taken. 
Minutes were not published cannot be approved. 
Treasurer Mary Lou reports that The bills are paid and there is money in the bank

There is no reportable activity from the current committee's with the exception of the Nomination committee.  

Fred Heyse N8AHS was nominated for President  no other candidates,  Fred accepted

Tom K8DMM was nominated for Vice-President no other candidates Tom accepted

Dan KB8A was nominated for Treasure no other candidates Dan accepted

Heidi WD8EFK was nominated for Secretary, no other candidates, Heidi accepted

Elected by proclamation with out opposition  New Officers for 2018 

Three trustee positions are opened for 2018 Nominated are 

 Mary Lou K8MLS, Bill Spring K8VMC, and Norb N8KJT.  There were no other nominations, all accepted. 

Rick K8SCI motioned to Close the 2018 Nominations 2nd by KD8NGC vote taken Motion approved. 

Motion to close the Membership meeting by KD8GC, 2nd by K8VMC  Vote taken motion approved

meeting closed at 19:33
 

NCARC July 2018 Membership Meeting
Open: 7:00 P.M.
Present: Mary Lou-K8MLS, Dan-KB8A, Rick-K8SCI, Joe-N8QXC, Tom-K8DMM, Karen-guest; wife of Tom K8DMM,
Norb-N8KJT, Bobbie-SWL-wife of Norb and an NCARC member, Fred-WB8UDA, Paul-WB8CYI and Fred-N8AHS.
Total No. In Attendance: 11 NCARC members and one guest for a total number in attendance of 12.

Treasurer's Report: Treasurer Dan reported that forms 501-C-3 and 990 have been filed for NCARC.
                  Dan KB8A simply stated that there is money in the bank and that all the NCARC's bills have been paid.

Field Day: Per information provided by Bill K8VMC we had 296 SSB contacts. Rick K8SCI submitted our results
to the ARRL and has received confirmation from the League that our results were received.
Thank you Bill, Rick and all others for your work in making a successful Field Day for the NCARC.

Sunshine: Mary KD8NGC is in the Northwestern Nursing Home on North Rocky River Drive in Berea and
would appreciate any and all visitors to her there.
Bill Schultz AC8CO of Cuyahoga County ARES and also of LEARA became a Silent Key on Wednesday July 11, 2018.
As far as I know, AC8CO was Bill's original callsign. Bill was the father of David Schultz AD8WS, also of
Cuyahoga County ARES.
As a related footnote: please note that the newest website is https://ccares.us for Cuyahoga County ARES.

Membership: No new membership applications have been received.
Dues are due for renewal as of 7/1/18 for all current NCARC members.

Approval Of Minutes: For the June 2018 NCARC minutes as published by Rick K8SCI on the club's website:
Motion made by Mary Lou K8MLS and seconded by Rick K8SCI.  
Motion passed by voice vote.

2 Meter Net: The NCARC Informal Net will change to a new starting time of 8 P.M. Sunday evenings
beginning with the net on Sunday August 5, '18.
Check out NCARC Facebook postings as well as the club's website per Rick K8SCI.

Program, Education, Awards, New Business, Old Business and Fundraising: Nothing to report.
Technical: No changes per Rick K8SCI.  Rick asked Norb N8KJT to tighten the squelch on the 443.15 MHz repeater.
Motion To Adjourn: Made by Rick K8SCI. Seconded by Norb N8KJT. Passed by voice vote.

Close: 7:11 P.M.

Thank you all most kindly for your attention to the above which I submit for your attention and scrutiny.
Please let me know of any questions, comments or suggestions for improvement to that which I have typed out
above.   Please take care and I wish each of you and yours a healthy and happy balance of the summer.

Best 73s, Fred Heyse N8AHS - n8ahs@arrl.net  

   
North Coast Amateur Radio Club

 Trustee Meeting Minutes for May 10, 2018 Meeting.

18:50 PM by Fred N8AHS  -- Member Roll Call was taken. N8AHS, K8DMM, KB8A, K8SCI, K8VMC,
N8QXC, WB8CYI, N8KJT, WB8UDA, KC8CB, (via skype WD8EFF, WD8EFK)

 Minutes for April 2018 were published,  Tom WD8EFF motioned to approve the minutes, it was seconded by Rick K8SCI, 
a vote was taken and the motion was approved.  

COMMITTEE REPORTS
2 meter net:  up and running  
Sunshine:  Nothing to report 
Membership:  Bobbie Friedrich requested membership, 
motion to approve her membership by Rick K8SCI, 2nd by Joe N8QXC, 
vote taken, motion was approved 
Newsletter:  Nothing to report 
Education:  Nothing to report 
Program: "Homebrew Night part 2" Many members brought in items to share.
Field Day:   Planning Committee scheduled for June 2, 2018  Field Day is June 23 and June 24,  
at Fred's Tree Farm.  If you plan on camping , you can arrive on Friday evening June 22.  
Awards:  Nothing to report 
Fund Raising:  Nothing to report 
Technical Committee: Motion to form a Volunteer General Technical committee by Tom K8DMM,
2nd by Rick K8SCI, discussion vote taken motion apprioved  (Volunteers are N8KJT, K8DMM, K8SCI, and KB8A)
Donut Duty volunteers: June Marylou. 
Unfinished Business:  Did everyone who wanted Business cards for the club receive them?   
New Business:  If you have any Ideas or suggestions on programs please contact a committee member.  

19:23 Motion to adjourn Trustee's  Meeting by K8SCI   Second WD8EFF Vote taken, Motion approved. 

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North Coast Amateur Radio Club
Membership Meeting Minutes for May 10, 2018 Meeting.

19:38 PM by Fred N8AHS  -- Member Roll Call was taken. N8AHS, K8DMM, KB8A, K8SCI, K8VMC,
N8QXC, WB8CYI, N8KJT and (Bobbie), WB8UDA, KC8CB, (via skype WD8EFF, WD8EFK)

 Minutes for April 2018 were published,  Tom WD8EFF motioned to approve the minutes, it was seconded by Rick K8SCI, 
a vote was taken and the motion was approved.  

 COMMITTEE REPORTS
2 meter net:  up and running 
Sunshine:  Nothing to report 
Membership:  Bobbie Friedrich has been voted in as a new member
Newsletter:  Nothing to report 
Education:  Nothing to report 
Program: "Homebrew Night part 2" Many members brought in items to share.
Field Day:   Planning Committee scheduled for June 2, 2018  Field Day is June 23 and June 24, 
at Fred's Tree Farm.  If you plan on camping , you can arrive on Friday evening June 22.  
Awards:  Nothing to report  Fund Raising:  Nothing to report 
Technical Committee: Motion to form a Volunteer General Technical committee by Tom K8DMM,
2nd by Rick K8SCI, discussion vote taken motion apprioved  (Volunteers are N8KJT, K8DMM, K8SCI, and KB8A)
Donut Duty volunteers: June Marylou. 
Unfinished Business:  Did everyone who wanted Business cards for the club receive them?   
New Business:  If you have any Ideas or suggestions on programs please contact a committee member.  

19:41 Motion to adjourn Membership  Meeting by K8SCI   Second WD8EFF Vote taken, Motion approved.  

The above minutes are respectfully submitted by Heidi - WD8EFK, and I welcome
any comments and suggestions for correction and improvement.
73, de Heidi - WD8EFK
       


August 2018 NCARC Trustees Meeting  -  Open: 6:32 P.M. On Thursday August 9, '18.

Present: WB8CYI-Paul, K8SCI-Rick, K8MLS-Mary Lou, KB8A-Dan, WB8UDA-Fred, N8QXC-Joe and
                  N8AHS-Fred.    (Total No. in attendance was 7).


Approval of the July 2018 NCARC Meeting Minutes As Published On The Website:
Motion made by Mary Lou. Seconded by Rick. Motion passed.

Treasurer's Report: Dan reported that the Bills are Paid, and there is Money in the Bank.

Field Day:  We had 296 Single Side Band contacts per tallies done by K8VMC-Bill. 
                      Thanks once again to one and to all who worked and participated in the NCARC 2018 Field Day to
                      make our efforts a success.

Sunshine:  Bobbie Friedrich was sent a get well card by KD8NGC-Mary for recent dental surgery.
                     Mary
remains in the Northwestern nursing home on North Rocky River Drive in Berea, next to
                     VFW Post 6676 (in Room 117) and would appreciate any visitors.  No restrictions on visitation
                     hours, but visitors must be buzzed into the Northwestern nursing home building by a staff member
                    after they press a doorbell button in the outer lobby.

Membership:  WB8UDA-Fred made a suggestion that KB8SPR-Alberta retain her gratis membership in NCARC. 
                           Dan KB8A made a motion to accept Fred's suggestion,  Rick 2nd the motion.  The Motion passed.

Two Meter Net:  Now held at 8 P.M on Sunday evenings.  Still looking for more volunteer operators to either
                                transmit the Newsline Report, or be a Net Control Operator.

Technical:  Everything is status quo with the NCARC 145.29, 224,76 and 443.15 repeaters, per Rick. 

New Business:  NCARC Christmas 2018 dinner meeting will take place at 6:30pm on Thursday December 20, '18
                              (the third Thursday in December) at Santo's Italian Restaurant at 7565 Pearl Rd. in Middleburg
                             Heights, Ohio.

Old Business:  None mentioned at the August '18 NCARC Trustees Meeting.

Fundraising:   Cleveland Hamfest will be held on Sunday September 23, '18.  More estate sale items will be
                           brought to the
 Hamfest to raise money for NCARC.   Should any NCARC member wish to place any other
                                    ham radio related
 item up for sale at the Hamfest please let us know in advance and we'll try to accommodate
                                    accordingly.

Motion To Adjourn:  Made by N8QXC-Joe. 2nd by K8MLS Mary Lou. Motion Passed.   Closed at 6:46 P.M.


August 2018 NCARC Membership Meeting  -  Opened at 7:01 P.M.
Present:  Same as those present at the August '18 Trustees Meeting above.

Field Day, Membership, Program, Education, Awards, Sunshine, Technical, and Old Business: Same as that listed
for the August 2018 NCARC Trustees Meeting above.

Two Meter Net: Now at 8 P.M. as of Sunday 8/5/18.  Still looking for a new Newsline person and more Net Control
                               operators.

New Business:  Per Rick - K8SCI, an invitation is to be issued formally to a group wanting to use the 145.29
                              repeater for CODE PRACTICE.  More details maybe availabe at the Thursday September 6, '18
                              NCARC Membership Meeting to be held at the Strongsville Library.

Important Notes:  The October '18 and November '18 NCARC meetings will also be held at the Strongsville
                                    Library on the first Thursday of each month respectively; please visit www.n8nc.org for
                                    more information about the meeting dates and other NCARC information.

Fund Raising:  Cleveland Hamfest to be held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea to be held on
                            Sunday September 23, '18. More information is available at the Cleveland Hamfest's website and
                            is also available by calling 1-800-CLE-FEST.

Next NCARC meetings will be held on Thursday September 6, '18 starting at 6:30 P.M. at the Strongsville Library.

Motion To Adjourn:  Made by Rick - K8SCI, 2nd by Fred - WB8UDA.  Motion Passed.  Closed at 7:08pm.

The above August 2018 NCARC Meeting Minutes are respectfully submitted by N8AHS-Fred and I invite any comment or corrections seen as being needed. Please send a carbon copy of your e-mail to Rick as well so that the NCARC August '18 Meeting Minutes can be correctly posted by him on the club's website.

Best 73s and Happy Labor Day,
Fred  -  n8ahs@arrl.net
   

NCARC September 6, 2018 Trustees Meeting:
 

Open: 6:32 P.M.

Present: KD8NGC-Mary, K8MLS-Mary Lou, KB8A-Dan, K8DMM-Tom,
WB8CYI-Paul, KD8JQ-Don, K8SCI-Rick, N8QXC-Joe and N8AHS-Fred.
   

Approval Of Minutes As Published: Motion: KD8NGC-Mary. Second:
                                                                                                                                                                               K8MLS-Mary Lou. Motion passed.
    
Treasurer's Report: NCARC Treasurer KB8A-Dan reported there is
                                          money in the Bank and the Bills are paid.
   

Field Day:  Please see the upcoming November 2018 edition of QST
                       for the publishing of the NCARC '18 Field Day results,
                       under our club call of N8NC (5A-Battery). Thanks again to
                       all who made the 2018 NCARC Field Day efforts a success.
 

Sunshine:  KD8NGC-Mary was able to attend the NCARC September
                       meeting.
  

Membership:  KE8CCE Scott Paris of Berea was voted in as a new
                              NCARC member.  Welcome to the club Scott!
                              K8MLS-Mary Lou reports that 8 current NCARC
                              members still need to pay their dues for 2018-'19.
  

Two Meter Net:  Still need new Net Control operators and a new
                                  person to alternate transmitting the Amateur Radio
                                  Newsline with KB8A-Dan.
  

Technical:  It was passed along to K8DMM-Tom that N8PZD-Clark is
                      willing to assist in the Programming and installation of
                      the Clubs new 443.150 Repeater.  A coordination effort
                      will be attempted to see if that can be done.

New Business:  1). Code practice on the 145.29 MHz repeater may
                                      be discussed at a NCARC Meeting soon.
                                2). Dan-KB8A indicated that the January and
                                      February 2019 NCARC meetings will be held on
                                      the first Thursday of each month.
  

Old Business:  Cleveland Hamfest Sunday September 23, '18 at the
                              Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea.
 

Motion To Adjourn:  KD8NGC-Mary. Second: K8SCI-Rick.
                                          Motion passed.
  

Close: 7:04 P.M.
    
    
    
NCARC September 6. 2018 Membership Meeting
 

Open:  7:06 P.M.
 

Present:  Same as those present at the Trustees Meeting above

All Other Topics Covered In The NCARC September '18 Trustees Meeting:
        The same with no changes noted by those present.
 

Motion to Adjourn: KD8NGC-Mary. Second: KB8A-Dan.
                                        Motion passed.

Close: 7:07 P.M.

 

     The minutes as listed above are respectfully submitted by N8AHS-Fred and I welcome any questions, comments and/or suggestions for improvement to the minutes as noted here.   

73,  Fred Heyse   n8ahs@arrl.net  
 440-532-9904 (cell)     440-234-0914 (home)

Minutes for the NCARC June 2018 Trustees and Membership meeting
  

Trustees Meeting:  Open: 6:41 P.M.

Present: Tom-K8DMM, Jim-KC8CB, Norb-N8KJT, Bobbie-SWL, Mary Lou-K8MLS, Fred-WB8UDA,
Paul-WB8CYI, Bill-K8VMC, Rick-K8SCI, Dan-KB8A,
Tom-K8CNN, Joe-N8QXC, Tom-WD8EFF,
Heidi-WD8EFK (both via Skype) and Fred-N8AHS.  Total Number in Attendance: 15.
  

Treasurer's Report: Open: Per Dan - KB8A, there is Money in the Bank and the Bills are Paid.
  

Awards: None presented at the June 2018 Trustees Meeting.
  

Field Day: Preparations for Field Day 2018 were well underway on 6/14/18.  For Field Day 2017
expenses totaled $348.  Fred-WB8UDA motioned that $400 be allocated for Field Day '18 expenses. Fred's motion was seconded by Tom-K8DMM. For computer logging of results Bill-K8VMC kindly
donated his services as he did in '17.  For publicity Bill (and Rick-K8SCI as well, I think-please
correct me if I'm in error) contacted the Sun News, Cleveland.com and Melissa Martin of the
Brunswick Post.  Rick updated Field Day information and fliers on the NCARC websites. Paul Heyse,
brother of Fred-N8AHS was able to get us published in the Medina County Gazette.  Dave-N8QAS
was again our sign man. Dave put together 4 new signs this myear to replace our older ones.
Norb-N8KJT and Bobbie along with Bobbie's son John comprised our meal team for FD '18.
Joe-N8QXC supplied radios, solar panels, batteries and other needed equipment. Fred-WB8UDA
and Joe supplied several coolers of ice.   Forgive me if I'm missing anyone's efforts here. Thanks
again to everyone in the club for their work in making Field Day 2018 a success.
   

Newsletter: Minutes continue to be published by Rick on the website.
   

Approval Of NCARC Minutes As Published For May 2018: Motion: Rick-K8SCI.
Second: Norb-N8KJT. Motion passed unanimously.
    

Sunshine: Heidi-WD8EFF has offered to cover the duties of the Sunshine Chair as long as
Mary-KD8NGC remains unable to do so due to her current state of recovery from recent falls.
Thank you Heidi for volunteering and in advance for your work as Sunshine Chair.
    
The widow of Bob Wittmuss KB8ZJH sent the NCARC a thank you card for the help provided
in selling Bob's equipment
    

Membership: Tom-K8CNN has joined the club. Tom's application was unanimously approved by
all NCARC trustees present.  Welcome to the club Tom!
    

Membership Reminder: As of July 1,'18 dues for renewal for 2018-2019 are due for all current
NCARC members. Thank you to one and all who have already paid their dues.
    
Two Meter Net: New net control operators continue to be needed as well as another volunteer
to transmit the Amateur Radio Newsline and give Dan-KB8A an alternative since he has been for
years now our only volunteer who transmits the Newsline.  (It has in the days after Thursday 6/14
been decided that the NCARC Sunday Evening Informal Net will move from 9 P.M. to 8 P.M.
beginning with the Sunday August 5, '18 net.)
       

Program, Education and Technical: Nothing new to report for any of these three categories for
the June 2018 meetings.
   

Old Business: None listed at the June 2018 meeting.
    

New Business: Rick-K8SCI motioned that the NCARC has one Trustees Meeting per quarter (rather
than the current one per month to fulfill the minimum requirement under the NCARC Bylaws).  The
once per quarter motion, after discussion, did not pass.  Tom-K8DMM motioned that we have
one combined meeting per month rather than the current structure of a Trustees Meeting
immediately followed by the Membership Meeting.  Fred-WB8UDA pointed out that to make
this change would require changes to be made to the NCARC Bylaws.  [Important Footnote: Kindly 
inform me soon, dear NCARC members if I'm getting any details of these New Business items wrong here.
TNX de Fred-N8AHS.]
   

Motion To Adjourn: Rick-K8SCI. Second: Norb-N8KJT.
Close: 7:52 P.M.
    

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Membership Meeting:
   

Open: 7:55 P.M.
   

Present: All those who were present during the NCARC June 2018 Trustees Meeting were also
present during the Membership Meeting, except for Dan and Mary Lou who left for home upon
the completion of our extended NCARC June '18 Trustees Meeting.
  

Treasurer's Report, Newsletter, Approval Of Minutes, Membership, Two Meter Net, Awards,
Program, Education, Sunshine, Field Day, and Old Business: same as under Trustees Meeting above.
   

New Business: Dan-KB8A and Mary Lou-K8MLS are considering leaving the NCARC Informal Net
at the end of 2018 due to the lack of net control operators and an additional lack of another
volunteer to transmit the Amateur Radio Newsline in place of Dan KB8A who has transmitted it
for 25+ years now.  As noted in the NCARC Trustees Meeting minutes listed above, the Net
will move from 9 P.M. to 8 P.M. effective Sunday August 5, 2018. Those of us present at the
Membership meeting discussed both the above and other items related to possible changes to
the net structure. 
It was (and remains) the general conclusion of those present.at the June '18
meetings that we would like to keep the NCARC Informal Net and we will keep working toward
that goal. Related: Bill-K8VMC noted during our discussion (and Bill has also noted during the
NCARC Informal Net) that he will be shifting the transmission of the ARRL Audio News from
Mondays at 8 P.M. to Fridays at 8 P.M. in order to make sure that all announcements made
in the ARRL Audio News will be transmitted in the most timely fashion possible.
   

Motion To Adjourn: Tom-K8DMM. Second: Rick-K8SCI.
   

Close: 8:45 P.M.
   

I respectfully submit the above minutes to the best of my ability. As noted in the text of the
June '18 NCARC Trustees Meeting, please let me know of any corrections needed to the minutes
as shown above.  Again, I wish each of you and yours a very happy, respectful and safe
Independence Day holiday on Wednesday 7/4/18.

Best 73s,
Fred Heyse N8AHS
n8ahs@arrl.net


NCARC September 6, 2018 Trustees Meeting:

Open: 6:32 P.M.
Present: KD8NGC-Mary, K8MLS-Mary Lou, KB8A-Dan, K8DMM-Tom, WB8CYI-Paul, KD8JQ-Don, K8SCI-Rick, N8QXC-Joe and N8AHS-Fred.

Approval Of Minutes As Published: Motion: KD8NGC-Mary. Second: K8MLS-Mary Lou. Motion passed.

Treasurer's Report: NCARC Treasurer KB8A-Dan reported there ismoney in the Bank and the Bills are paid.

Field Day: Please see the upcoming November 2018 edition of QST for the publishing of the NCARC '18 Field Day results, under our club call of N8NC (5A-Battery). Thanks again to all who made the 2018 NCARC Field Day efforts a success.

Sunshine: KD8NGC-Mary was able to attend the NCARC September meeting.

Membership: KE8CCE Scott Paris of Berea was voted in as a new NCARC member. Welcome to the club Scott!
K8MLS-Mary Lou reports that 8 current NCARC members still need to pay their dues for 2018-'19.

Two Meter Net: Still need new Net Control operators and a new person to alternate transmitting the Amateur Radio Newsline with KB8A-Dan.

Technical: It was passed along to K8DMM-Tom that N8PZD-Clark iswilling to assist in the Programming and installation of the Clubs new 443.150 Repeater. A coordination effort will be attempted to see if that can be done.

New Business: 1). Code practice on the 145.29 MHz repeater may be discussed at a NCARC Meeting soon.
                                  2). Dan-KB8A indicated that the January and February 2019 NCARC meetings will be held on the first Thursday of each month.

Old Business: Cleveland Hamfest Sunday September 23, '18 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea.

Motion To Adjourn: KD8NGC-Mary. Second: K8SCI-Rick. Motion passed.

Close: 7:04 P.M.



NCARC September 6. 2018 Membership Meeting

Open: 7:06 P.M.

Present: Same as those present at the Trustees Meeting above
.
All Other Topics Covered In The NCARC September '18 Trustees Meeting:  The same with no changes noted by those present.

Motion to Adjourn: KD8NGC-Mary. Second: KB8A-Dan. Motion passed.
Close: 7:07 P.M.

The minutes as listed above are respectfully submitted by N8AHS-Fred and I welcome any questions, comments and/or suggestions for improvement to the minutes as noted here.
73, Fred Heyse n8ahs@arrl.net
440-532-9904 (cell) 440-234-0914 (home)


October 2018 North Coast Amateur Radio Club meetings:

Trustees And Membership Meeting (Meetings were combined just past 7 P.M. per Rick's suggestion and with no objections from those present):
Open: 6:38 P.M.
Present: K8SCI-Rick, KD8NGC-Mary, K8DMM-Tom, N8PZD-Clark, N8AHS-Fred, WB8CYI-Paul, K8VMC-Bill and N8QXC-Joe.
Total Number Present: 8 (7 members and 1 guest).
Treasurer's Report: Rick relayed to those present that NCARC Treasurer Dan KB8A had reported to him that the NCARC's bills are paid, and that the club has money in the bank.
Approval Of The September '18 minutes On The Website As Published: Motion: Mary-KD8NGC. Second: Tom-K8DMM. Motion passed by voice vote of the members present.
Membership: Nothing new to report for the October NCARC meeting except possibly that there may still be some NCARC members that still need to renew for 2018-'19.
Sunshine: Mary-KD8NGC reported that Mary Lou-K8MLS is recovering from her recent operation and Mary said that she will send Mary Lou a card soon. (Note please that this has been done since the meeting.)
Field Day: Field Day 2019 will be held the weekend of June 22 and June 23, '19, the fourth full weekend of June.  Please note that FD '19 is to be held the second to last weekend in June of next year, not the last weekend. The NCARC Field Day '19 planning meeting is tentatively to be held Saturday June 1, '19 at 10 A.M. at the Strongsville Library.  Field Day '18 results should be found in the December 2018 edition of QST.  Sorry that I erroneously reported earlier that this would be the November '18 edition.
2 Meter Net: Bill-K8VMC let us know during the meeting that he is willing to program the 145.29 repeater to transmit the Newsline during the Sunday Evening Informal Net the same way the repeater is now programmed to transmit the ARRL Audio News Friday evenings at 8 P.M. This would obviously give Dan needed relief. Thank you Bill, for your suggestion which I think still needs to be discussed with Dan.  Apart from this, additional Net Control operators are still needed.
Program(s): Tom-K8DMM gave us Part I of his presentation on the Oscilloscope. Part II set for the November '18 meeting. Tom also presented Kirk-W0KM's CW practice sessions on the 145.29 repeater proposal.
Education: K8ALG-Andy Gross of the Lorain County Amateur Radio Association is studying for his General Class license using materials formerly owned by NCARC Trustee Ayn-KD8YIE (SK).
Technical: Clark Beckman-N8PZD of the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society has very graciously offered his services to the NCARC in getting our new 440 MHz repeater programmed and on the air to replace the current repeater we have on 443.15 MHz. Tom-K8DMM and Norb-N8KJT are to work with Clark on this. Additionally we need to talk with Norb about getting the Comet CX-333 antenna guy wires at the 224.76 and 443.15 repeater site replaced since the repeaters were relocated there in 1998 and 20 years has passed using the same wires that are now there have been in use and the wires are noted to have weathered.
New Business: Donut Duty: a list of volunteers from January to June '19 still needs to be drawn up.
Old Business: Rick has started a list of attendees for the 2018 December Christmas Meeting to be held at 6 P.M. on Thursday 12/20/18 in the Florence Room at Santo's Italian Restaurant in Middleburg Heights.  Unless you've already done so, please let Rick know of your plans to attend so that an accurate list of attendees can be kept.
Motion To Adjourn: Mary-KD8NGC. Second: Joe-N8QXC. Motion passed by voice vote of the members present.
Close: 7:23 P.M.
The October 2018 NCARC Meeting Minutes as listed above are respectfully submitted by Fred-N8AHS and I welcome any questions, comments or suggestions for improvement to them.
     Best 73s,
     Fred
     n8ahs@arrl.net


November '18 NCARC Trustee Meeting Minutes:

November 1, 2018 Open: 6:35 P.M. – Strongsville Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library

Present: Tom-K8DMM, Dan-KB8A, Rick-K8SCI, Paul-WB8CYI, Fred-WB8UDA, Bobbie-SWL, Norb-N8KJT, Mary Lou-K8MLS, Joe-N8QXC and Fred-N8AHS. (10 total).

Treasurer's Report: Dan reports that we have sufficient money in the bank and that the bills are paid.

Field Day: Field Day 2019 will be Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23, 2019. Note: this is the fourth and not the last weekend of June 2019.

Sunshine, Membership, Approval of Minutes, Education, Fundraising,Technical and Two Meter Net: Nothing new to report at this time.

New Business: 1) Nominations for 2019. 2) Room access: Dan reports that the meeting room should be open at 6:15 P.M. and that we have the room reserved from 6 to
8:30 P.M. currently
each first Thursday of the month January through March 2019.

Old Business: Donut Duty: January '19 Tom K8DMM, February '19 Norb and Bobbie, March '19 Dan and Mary Lou, April '19 Fred N8AHS, May '19 Mary KD8NGC and June '19 Dan and Mary Lou.

Motion To Adjourn: Rick K8SCI. Second: Mary Lou K8MLS.

Close: 6:58 P.M.

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NCARC November ’18 Membership Meeting:

November 1, 2018 Open: 7:08 P.M. – Strongsville Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library

Present: Same as in the Trustees Meeting.

Sunshine: Mary KD8NGC in the Northwestern Care Facility would appreciate visitors.

Approval Of Minutes As Published: Motion: Rick. Second: Mary Lou. Motion passed.

Treasurer's Report, Field Day, Membership, 2 Meter Net, Education, and Fundraising: Unchanged from the November 2018 Trustees Meeting.

New Business: Nominations: Committee chaired by Rick K8SCI: Treasurer: Dan-accepted,
President: Fred N8AHS-accepted, Vice President: Tom K8DMM-accepted.
Secretary: skipped for now, Trustees: Fred WB8UDA by Paul WB8CYI-accepted and
Joe N8QXC by Dan-accepted.
Motion to accept all by acclamation: Rick. Second: Norb.
Passed by voice vote of those present.
Footnote: Heidi was contacted by phone and tentatively accepted Secretary for '19.

Motion To Adjourn: Joe N8QXC. Second: Rick K8SCI.

Close: 7:46 P.M.

The above minutes have been submitted by Fred N8AHS and I welcome all questions, comments and suggestions for changes and improvements.
Best 73s,

Fred Heyse
n8ahs@arrl.net


January '19 NCARC Trustees Meeting

January 3, 2019 - Open: 6:50 P.M.- Strongsville Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library

Present: Mary KD8NGC, Mary Lou K8MLS, Fred WB8UDA, Paul WB8CYI, Rick K8SCI, Dan KB8A, Tom K8DMM, Norb N8KJT, Joe N8QXC and Fred N8AHS. Total Number listed in attendance: 10

Treasurer's Report: Dan KB8A reports that there is money in the bank and that the bills are paid

Field Day: Winter Field Day will be held on Saturday January 26, 2019. Rick brought the QST report for the summary of Field Day 2018. Field Day 2019 will be Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23, '19. Please note that this is the fourth and not the last weekend of June 2019.

Sunshine, Awards, Membership, Newsletter, Approval of Minutes, 2 Meter Net, Program & Education: Nothing new to report for the January NCARC Trustees Meeting.

Technical: Rick renewed all 3 NCARC repeaters with the Ohio Area Repeater Council.

New Business: Tom K8DMM to give an Amateur Radio demonstration to Cub Scout Pack 715 after 7 P.M. at their Meeting location in the gymnasium of Surrarrer Elementary, (Strongsville). Tom will call for an on the air demonstration and Joe N8QXC will answer on the N8NC 145.29 MHz repeater. Possibly an HF demonstration as well.

Old Business: Any Cub Scout can get a free one year membership in the NCARC after earning his FCC Amateur Radio License.

Fundraising: Cuyahoga Falls Hamfest coming early in 2019, per information provided by Joe N8QXC.

Motion To Adjourn: Mary Lou K8MLS. Second: Joe N8QXC

Close: 7:20 P.M

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January '19 NCARC Membership Meeting

January 3, 2019 - Open: 7:22 P.M – Strongsville Branch of the Cuyahoga County Library

Present: Same as those present at the January '19 NCARC Trustees Meeting.

Treasurer's Report, Awards, Field Day, Membership, Newsletter, Approval of Minutes, 2 Meter Net,
Program, Education, Technical, Old Business and Fundraising: Unchanged from the January '19 NCARC Trustees Meeting

Sunshine: During the Membership Meeting Mary Lou K8MLS volunteered to take over the Sunshine Chair role since Mary KD8NGC feels that she is out of touch.

New Business: Dan reports that the NCARC meetings will be held on the first Thursday of each month at the Strongsville Library through June 2019.

Motion To Adjourn: Paul WB8CYI. Second: Mary KD8NGC

Close: 7:30 P.M.

The NCARC Minutes for January 2019 are respectfully submitted by Fred N8AHS and I welcome any comments, questions and suggestions for changes or improvement.

Best 73s,

Fred N8AHS

n8ahs@arrl.net

440-234-0914 (home)
440-532-9904 (cell)


North Coast Amateur Radio Club

February 07, 2019 -Trustee Meeting

Meeting called to order at 18:48 by President Fred Heyse - N8AHS
Roll Call , Dan KB8A, Joe N8QXC, Bill K8VMC, Mary KD8NGC, Mary Lou K8MLS, Fred WB8UDA, Norb N8KJT, BOBBIE (SWL), Rick K8SCI, Paul WB8CYI,
Fred N8AHS, (Tom WD8EFF and Heidi WD8EFK via SKYPE)

Minutes for Nov 2018 and Jan 2019 approved

No business from committees

No New Business

Old Business: Norb N8KJT Motioned to accept WD8EFK Heidi as Secretary, 2nd by Rick K8SCI. A vote was taken; Motion carried.

Fred WB8UDA Motion to accept KD8NGC Mary, as a trustee until 2021, 2nd by Tom WD8EFF. Vote taken, Motion carried.

Norb N8KJT Motioned to adjourn the February 2019 Trustee meeting, 2nd by Mary KD8NGC. Vote taken and Motion was carried.

Meeting adjourned at 19:20.

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North Coast Amateur Radio Club
General Membership Meeting called to order at 19:20 by President Fred Heyse N8AHS

Rick K8SCI Motioned to adjourn the General membership meeting, 2nd by Mary KD8NGC. Vote taken, Motion carried

Meeting adjourned at 19:21.

Minutes supplied by Heidi Thomas WD8EFK and was assisted by Fred N8AHS.


NCARC MARCH 2019 Minutes

March 7, 2019 NCARC Trustees Meeting:

Open: 6:34 P.M.

Present: Dan-KB8A, Rick-K8SCI, Joe-N8QXC, Mary-KD8NGC, Fred-WB8UDA, Norb-N8KJT,
Bobbie-SWL, Mary Lou-K8MLS, Paul-WB8CYI, Tom-WD8EFF (via Skype), Heidi-WD8EFK
(via Skype) and Fred-N8AHS.
Total Number present: 12 (10 at the Strongsville Library and 2 via Skype).

Presentation Report Read Aloud: Tom-K8DMM with assistance from Joe N8QXC gave an Amateur
Radio introductory presentation to one of the Strongsville Cub Scout packs at an elementary school in
Strongsville on January 17th 2019 which in turn was well received by the Scouts and their leader(s)
who were present there. Tom sent a report to Fred-N8AHS which in turn was read aloud by Fred to all
present at the March '19 NCARC Trustees Meeting. Thank you Tom and Joe for your work!

Treasurer's Report: Dan-KB8A reports that there is sufficient money in the bank and that the bills are paid.

Approval Of The February 2019 NCARC Minutes As Published: Motion to accept: Rick-K8SCI. Second: Mary-KD8NGC. Motion passed by voice vote of those present.

Awards, Field Day, Sunshine, Membership, Newsletter, Program & Education:
Nothing to report for March 2019.

Technical: Fred-N8AHS to contact Clark-N8PZD regarding the N8NC 443.15 MHz repeater.

Old Business: New Net Control operators and a new Amateur Radio Newsline volunteer need
to be recruited. Dan-KB8A, who currently transmits the Newsline, will be retiring at
the end of 2019 and plans to travel and therefore often will not be available on
Sunday evenings.

New Business & Fundraising: Nothing to report for March 2019.

Motion To Adjourn: Motion: Mary-KD8NGC. Second: Rick-K8SCI. Motion passed.

Close: 6:49 P.M.


March 7, 2019 NCARC Membership Meeting:

Open: 7:01 P.M.

Present: Same as those present during the March 2019 NCARC Trustees Meeting.

Motion To Adjourn: Motion: Rick-K8SCI. Second: Mary-KD8NGC. Motion passed.

Close: 7:02 P.M.

The above listed March 2019 NCARC meeting minutes are respectfully submitted by Fred-N8AHS and I welcome any questions, comments and/or suggestions for improvement to the information that I am listing in this format. Thank you everyone, for your work for the club and for your work for those we serve through Amateur Radio.
Best 73s,
Fred N8AHS.

April 4, '19 NCARC Trustees Meeting:
Open: 6:39 P.M.
Present: N8QXC-Joe, KD8NGC-Mary, N8KJT-Norb, SWL-Bobbie, K8MLS-Mary Lou, WB8UDA-Fred, K8SCI-Rick, KB8A-Dan, K8DMM-Tom, WB8CYI-Paul, WD8EFF-Tom (via Skype), WD8EFK-Heidi (also via Skype) and N8AHS-Fred.
Total No. In Attendance: 13 (11 in person and 2 via Skype).
Treasurer's Report: KB8A-Dan reported bills are paid and there is money in the Bank.
Field Day: Per K8DMM-Tom: Small amplifier boards are available for a cost of $3 to $6. These are to have box wiring, N8QXC-Joe and WB8UDA-Fred are willing to help with the assembly at Tom's residence in Hinckley. Motion made by K8DMM-Tom (I think) for up to $100 to be taken from the NCARC treasury for this project. Motion seconded by K8SCI-Rick and discussion followed. Motion passed by voice vote of the NCARC trustees present. Thanks to Tom and all others for their work.
Approval Of March 2019 NCARC Minutes: Motion made by KD8NGC-Mary. Second: N8QXC-Joe. Motion passed by voice vote of the NCARC trustees present.
Two Meter Net: Still at 8 P.M. Sunday evenings on the N8NC 145.29 MHz repeater. Still need at least two more Net Control operators and at least one more ham to transmit the Amateur Radio Newsline. Program: Per K8DMM-Tom: The Parma Radio Club will have a public demonstration of Amateur Radio at the Stearns Homestead on Ridge Road in Parma on Saturday 4/13/19 from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. More information can be found at www.ParmaRadioClub.com and Tom also reports that the Scouts are booked through May '19 and asks if other time slots might be available for them. Finally, Tom plans to give a spectrum analyzer presentation at either the 5/2 or the 6/6 NCARC Meeting.
Technical: The N8NC callsign still needs to be programmed into the 224.76 MHz repeater. The 443.15 repeater's callsign has been reprogrammed but the repeater itself is badly in need of repair. K8DMM-Tom is to contact N8PZD-Clark. N8KJT-Norb will help with the equipment retrieval.
Sunshine, Membership, Newsletter, Awards, Education, Old Business, New Business & Fundraising: Nothing to report for the April 2019 NCARC Trustees Meeting.
Motion To Adjourn: Made by K8SCI-Rick. Second: N8KJT-Norb. Motion passed by voice vote of all NCARC members present.
Close: 7:19 P.M.

April 4, 2019 NCARC Membership Meeting
Open: 7:19 P.M.
(All categories remained the same since the start of the April 2019 NCARC Trustees Meeting.)
Motion To Adjourn: Made by WB8UDA-Fred. Second: K8SCI-Rick. Motion passed by voice vote of all NCARC members present.
Close: 7:20 P.M.


May 2, 2019 NCARC Membership Meeting
Open: 7:05 P.M.
Present: N8QXC-Joe, KD8NGC-Mary, K8MLS-Mary Lou, WB8CYI-Paul, WB8UDA-Fred, K8SCI-Rick, KB8A-Dan, K8DMM-Tom, N8PZD-Clark, N8XOR-Jim, WD8EFF-Tom (via Skype) and WD8EFK-Heidi (via Skype) and N8AHS-Fred.
Total No. In Attendance: 13 (11 members and 2 guests; if I am tabulating correctly-Fred)
Treasurer's Report: KB8A-Dan reported that the bills are paid and there is money in the Bank.
Field Day: It was decided to hold the planning for the NCARC 2019 Field Day at the June 2019 NCARC Trustees Meeting rather than hold a separate Field Day planning meeting at the Strongsville Library.
Sunshine: N8KJT-Norb is hospitalized with a heart condition. We all wish him the best recovery possible.
Membership: Nothing to report for the May 2019 NCARC meeting(s).
Education: N8AUC-Eric is holding General License Class upgrade classes for interested unlicensed people and current Novice and Technician Class licensees Monday evenings at the American Red Cross at 2929 West River Road in Elyria from 7 to 9 P.M. until the end of June '19.
Technical: K8DMM-Tom has the 220 MHz, the 440 MHz and the System Fusion repeaters in his possession.
Old Business: Earth Day '19 follow-up: K8DMM-Tom reports finding Scouts interested in learning more about Amateur Radio. Tom has also built a Code Practice Station and he also remains willing to talk with youth organizations about Amateur Radio.
Awards, Newsletter, Approval Of Minutes, 2 Meter Net, Program, New Business and Fundraising: Nothing to report for the May 2019 NCARC Meeting.
Motion To Adjourn: KD8NGC-Mary. Second: K8SCI-Rick. Motion passed by voice vote of the NCARC Members present.
Close: 7:24 P.M.

June 6, 2019 NCARC Trustees Meeting
Open: 6:37 P.M.
Present: KC8CB-Jim, K8MLS-Mary Lou, K8DMM-Tom, KB8A-Dan, K8SCI-Rick, WB8UDA-Fred, WB8CYI-Paul, N8KJT-Norb, N8QXC-Joe and N8AHS-Fred.
Total No. In Attendance: 10
Treasurer's Report: Dan KB8A reports that the bills are paid and there is money in the Bank.
Field Day: Food is to be purchased and brought by N8KJT-Norb. Motion to have the club allocate $300 for food was made by N8QXC-Joe and seconded by K8SCI-Rick. Motion passed by voice vote of the NCARC members present. N8QXC-Joe has three batteries. KB8A-Dan suggested Costco for the replacement of two batteries owned by WB8RNI-Hank(SK). Motion for $250 for two new batteries was made by N8QXC-Joe and seconded by WB8UDA-Fred. Motion passed by voice vote of the NCARC members present.
Sunshine: KD8NGC-Mary sends her greetings per N8AHS-Fred. SWL-Bobbie sends her greetings per N8KJT-Norb.
Membership: KN4AW-Frank (Advanced Class) has applied for NCARC membership and has been accepted by voice vote of the NCARC members presented. Also, renewal dues are due as of July 1, 2019.
Technical:
New Business: The NCARC Picnic Meetings for 2019 are to be held at Bonnie Park in Strongsville on Thursday 7/11 and Thursday 8/8/19; the second Thursday of each month respectively. The 2019 NCARC Christmas Meeting will be held on Thursday 12/19/19 at Santos Restaurant on Pearl Rd. near Fowles Rd. in Middleburg Heights per K8CSI-Rick.
Awards, Approval of Minutes, Newsletter, 2 Meter Net, Program, Education, Old Business and Fundraising: Nothing to report for the June 6, 2019 NCARC Meeting.
Motion To Adjourn: Made by K8SCI-Rick. Second: N8KJT-Norb. Motion passed by voice vote of the NCARC members present.
Close: 7:15 P.M.

June 6, 2019 NCARC Membership Meeting
Open: 7:16 P.M.
(No additional attendees arrived during or after the start of the trustees meeting and there were also no changes from the June 6, 2019 NCARC Trustees Meeting.)
Motion To Adjourn: K8DMM-Tom. Second: N8QXC-Joe. Motion passed by voice vote of the NCARC members present.
Close: 7:17 P.M.

July 11, 2019 NCARC Trustees And Membership Meetings
No formal meeting was held for either the NCARC Trustees or Membership. Those present for the July 11, 2019 picnic were N8QXC-Joe, K8DMM-Tom, K8SCI-Rick, WB8CYI-Paul, K8VMC-Bill and N8AHS-Fred.

August 8, 2019 NCARC Trustees Meeting
Open: 6:37 P.M.
Present: WB8CYI-Paul, N8QXC-Joe, WB8UDA-Fred, K8MLS-Mary Lou, K8SCI-Rick, KB8A-Dan, N8KJT-Norb and N8AHS-Fred.
Total No. In Attendance: 8
Treasurer's Report: No report was given by KB8A-Dan.
Field Day: Per K8SCI-Rick: For Field Day 2019 we had 278 Single Side Band Contacts. Plus 550 bonus points and 50 points for internet filing. 1,940 points total for our 5A Battery filing, again per K8SCI-Rick. QSL cards were received. Balance of our expenses for 2019 was reported to be $160. Thanks most kindly to Rick and to all who put together and participated in our 2019 N8NC Field Day work. Winter Field Day 2020 information can be found at www.winterfieldday.com (for those interested). Winter Field Day '20 will be held on Saturday January 25 and Sunday January 26, 2020 per information found on that website. The next regular summer Field Day will be held Saturday June 27 and Sunday June 28, 2020.
Sunshine: WB8ZZG-Gary has become a Silent Key. Card to be sent out by the NCARC Sunshine Committee.
Membership: NCARC Renewal Dues are due for all NCARC members who have not yet paid or who are exempted (these being those NCARC members holding honorary or complimentary memberships). No new membership applications were received by the Thursday 8/8/19 NCARC meeting.
Education: N8AUC-Eric will be starting a new Technician Class series soon. Classes are to be held Mondays at the American Red Cross located at 2929 West River Rd. in Elyria Monday evenings from 7 to 9 P.M. Eric can be reached by e-mail at n8auc@arrl.net for all those interested or who know someone who may be interested. As with the General Class series recently completed Eric plans to use the ARRL's licensing materials. Personally I strongly recommend the Gordon West series for training purposes.
Technical: N8KJT-Norb needs to put together a group to remove the 220 and 440 MHz repeater rack out of the apartment building in North Royalton.
Old Business: K8SCI-Rick has confirmed with Santos Italian Restraurant that we have reserved the Florence Room in Middleburg Heights on the east side of Pearl Rd. near Fowles Rd. for the 2019 NCARC Christmas Dinner on Thursday December 19, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. Please contact Rick to make reservations at 330-225-7373 or via e-mail to k8sci@noard.com.
New Business; N8QXC-Joe is still giving out NCARC Business cards. Any NCARC member is welcome to have NCARC business cards.
Fundraising: The Cleveland Hamfest is coming up on Sunday September 22, 2019. We still have quite a bit of equipment from Silent Key hams that needs to be sold.
Awards, Newsletter, Approval Of Minutes, Program and 2 Meter Net: Nothing to report for the August 8, 2019 NCARC meeting.
Motion To Adjourn: N8QXC-Joe. Second: N8KJT-Norb.
Close: 7:03 P.M.

August 8, 2019 NCARC Membership Meeting
Open: 7:04 P.M.
(No changes or additional attendees arriving since the start of the August 8, '19 NCARC Trustees Meeting.)
Motion To Adjourn: KB8A-Dan. Second: K8SCI-Rick. Motion passed by voice vote of the NCARC members present.
Close: 7:05 P.M.

The above-minutes from April through August 2019 are respectfully submitted by N8AHS-Fred Heyse. I welcome any questions, comments, fills seen as being needed or suggestions for improvement.
Best 73s to all NCARC members
Fred
n8ahs@arrl.net
440-234-0914 (home)
440-532-9904 (cell)

NCARC September 5th 2019 Trustees Meeting

Open: 6:43 P.M.

Present:  K8DMM-Tom, KB8A-Dan, K8SCI-Rick, WB8CYI-Paul, WB8UDA-Fred, N8KJT-Norb, N8QXC-Joe, K8CNN-Tom, WD8EFF-Tom (via Skype), WD8EFK-Heidi (via Skype) and N8AHS-Fred. Total No. Present: 11

Treasurer's Report:  Treasurer KB8A-Dan reports that all the bills are paid and there is money in the bank.

Field Day:  Per K8SCI-Rick: Field Day 2019 results should be posted in the December 2019 edition of QST.

Awards, Sunshine, Membership, Program and Old Business:  Nothing new to report for the NCARC Trustees Meeting Minutes.

Newsletter:  Proposal made by K8DMM-Tom for the minutes of future NCARC meetings to be sent to K8SCI-Rick in either PDF or Microsoft Word format in order to more easily facilitate Rick's work of transferring the minutes from e-mail form to the NCARC www.n8nc.org website.

Approval of Minutes:  With special thanks to K8SCI-Rick for getting them onto the NCARC website the motion to accept the March through August 2019 NCARC meeting minutes was made by WD8EFF-Tom.   Second: N8QXC-Joe. Motion passed by voice vote of those present.

Education:  Please see the ARRL Ohio Section Newsletter found at https://arrl-ohio.org and click on "Section Information" on the home for links found under the further topic of "learning" in order to see information on license upgrading and other education related topics.

Technical:  Technical team of K8DMM-Tom, K8SCI-Rick, KB8A-Dan and N8KJT-Norb.  K8DMM-Tom needs a rack for the N8NC 220 & 440 MHz repeaters. Upon completion of repairs to both repeaters they are to be placed back on the air and then the Echolink issue is to be resolved.  K8DMM-Tom says that N8PZD-Clark has been contacted and Tom is also looking into microwave linking the 224.76 & 443.15 MHz repeater site in North Royalton with the 145.29 MHz repeater site in Brunswick.  K8CNN-Tom has graciously volunteered to assist our efforts and his offer to help has been gladly accepted by the trustees present at the NCARC September 2019 meeting.

New Business:  Donut Duty: the donuts for the Thursday October 3, 2019 NCARC meeting will be purchased by N8AHS-Fred and the volunteers for Donut Duty for the Thursday November 7, 2019 NCARC are KB8A-Dan and K8MLS-Mary Lou. For the longer term Donut Duty volunteers for the January through June 2020 NCARC meetings to be held at the Strongsville Library will be requested preferably at the October meeting or at the latest the November NCARC meeting.

Fundraising:  WB8UDA-Fred turned over fundraising funds to NCARC Treasurer KB8A-Dan at the September '19 NCARC meeting.  Otherwise, the Cleveland Hamfest is coming up on Sunday September 22, '19 from 8 A.M. until noon at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea and the NCARC still has items from Silent Key hams to be sold.

Motion to Adjourn: Made by KB8A-Dan. Second: Made by N8KJT-Norb.  Motion passed by voice vote of all those present.

Close: 7:12 P.M.

NCARC September 2019 Membership Meeting

Open: 7:12 P.M.

Present, Treasurer's Report, Awards, Field Day, Sunshine, Membership, Newsletter, Approval of Minutes, Program, Education, Old Business, and Fundraising:  All of these categories were unchanged from the NCARC September 2019 Trustees Meeting.

Technical:  Programming: IT-type person needed, as noted by K8DMM-Tom. Tom has no problem with microwaving.  K8CNN-Tom is willing to help, as noted in the NCARC September 2019 Trustees Meeting Minutes. N8KJT-Norb has a 2.4 GHz rotatable dish at the North Royalton repeater site.

New Business:  The next NCARC Meeting will take place beginning at 6:30 P.M. on Thursday October 3, 2019 at the Strongsville Library.

Motion To Adjourn: Made by K8SCI-Rick. Second:  K8DMM-Tom.  Motion passed by voice vote of all those present.

Close: 7:30 P.M.

     The above-listed NCARC September 2019 Meeting Minutes are respectfully submitted by N8AHS-Fred and I heartily welcome any questions, comments, suggestions for changes or improvements to them.

     Best 73s,
     Fred
     n8ahs@arrl.net