HCARS is a family of amateur radio operators dedicated to helping others. This is especially true during natural disasters or other emergencies. Many of our members are affiliated with ARES, RACES, and SATERN. The club owns and maintains the 147.015 repeater located near Belleville, Indiana. The club call sign is N9HC. HCARS is a member of the Indiana Radio Club Council, Inc.

2014 Officers

President: John Farmer N9CQ
Vice President: Mike Rollins WA9NCF
Secretary: Ron Burke KB9DJA
Treasurer: Wayne Fox N9XBO
Repeater Trustee: Harold Davis K9PZ

HCARS Regular Meetings

Regular meetings of the Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society are held the second Monday of the month at 7:00pm at the Hendricks County Government Center in Danville.

Everyone is welcome!

Meeting notes: July 14, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:03pm by President John Farmer. There were 19 members and 2 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes of the June report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox

Trustee’s Report :
• Harold Davis had a fall after the Brownsburg Parade on the 4th.
• Repeater is working fine.
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ARES Report : Ron Burke
• We want to thank the club for allowing us to participate in this year’s Field Day at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds.

Meeting notes: June 9, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President John Farmer. There were 27 members and 1 visitor in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes of the June report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• No expenses for the month.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• We will have an ARES membership meeting this September. After this we’ll have quarterly meetings.

RACES Report : Bob Burns
• The Park to Park Relay is this Saturday, June 14th.

Old Business :
• Mike Rollins passed out a copy of the rules for the Hilltop Contest Sept.27, 2014.

Meeting notes: May 12, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President John Farmer. There were 21 members and 17 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :Ron Burke
• Minutes of the April report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :Wayne Fox
• No expenses for the month.

Trustee’s Report :Harold Davis
• Repeater is doing fine.

ARES Report : Ron Burke
• The monthly hospital simplex net will be this Thursday at 9:30am on 147.570
• The ARES leadership is working on some ideas for the ARES Field Day booth this year.

RACES Report : Bob Burns

Meeting notes: April 14, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President John Farmer. There were 15 members and 13 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :
• Minutes of the March report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :
• Was read.

Trustee’s Report :
• Repeater is doing fine. Both Harold Davis and Jay Wright have been in the hospital.

ARES Report :
• The monthly hospital simplex net will be this Thursday at 9:30am on 147.570

Meeting notes: March 10, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:02pm. There were 22 members and 4 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :
• Minutes of the February report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :
• Report for March was read.

Trustee’s Report :
• Repeater is working fine.

ARES Report :
• No Report

RACES Report :
• The Park to Park Relay will be June 14th. An e-mail listing will be sent out for sign-up.

Old Business :
• Two hams from Hendricks County who participated in the Hilltop Event last year that did not get a certificate, will be getting a certificate soon.

Meeting notes: February 10, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President John Farmer followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. There were 20 members and 3 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :
• Minutes of the January report was read and approved.

Treasurer’s Report :
• Wayne Fox presented the report. Expenses this month, ARRL insurance for the club $200, bought another Dell projector $319, bought from the Hendricks County ARES, Kenwood TS-430S HF transceiver, and a MFJ 949E Tuner for $250.

Trustee’s Report :

Meeting notes: January 13, 2014

The meeting was called to order at 7:03pm by Vice-President Mike Rollins followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. There were 20 members and 2 visitors in attendance.

Secretary’s Report :
• Minutes of the November report was read and approved. Special Minutes of the club’s Christmas dinner was read and also approved.

Treasurer’s Report :
• Wayne Fox presented the report.

Trustee’s Report :
• Jay Wright gave a report that the repeater is doing fine.

ARES Report :

Meeting notes: December 3, 2013

The Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society Christmas Dinner / Meeting Dec.3.2013

The annual HCARS Christmas dinner and election of officers for the year 2014 was held at the Hendricks County Senior Services Building in Danville, IN. Pizza, salad, drinks, and snacks were provided by the club. 22 members and some spouse’s, families were in attendance.

The dinner started at 6pm with the meeting at 7:10pm. Cub President John Farmer called the meeting to order.

The 2014 HCARS election of officers are :

President : John Farmer N9CQ
Vice-President : Mike Rollins WA9NCF

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