August 2017 Meeting Minutes

The August meeting started at 7:30pm at the Ashland County Service Center, 1763 Ohio 60, lower level.  It ended at 8:30pm

Treasurer Report:

  • Checking – $111.91
  • Savings – $2,669.65
  • Cash – $36.00

Note:  Last month’s checking account amount is incorrect.  Last month’s minutes will be updated.

Old Business:

The 147.105 repeater still does not have its power amplifier turned on.

We will meet with Chuck Girt, WZLP station engineer and with the station manager on Saturday, August 12th, about installing a 2 meter repeater at the radio station.

We also plan on checking the HF antenna at the county service center on Saturday.

Follow up:  The above actions took place


New Business:

The county now has a sign-up site to receive alerts on a cell phone.  This site is:

There will be a solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st.  There is a group that wants amateur radio operators to contact other amateur radio stations so they can measure the effect of the eclipse on communications.

For more information go to

The monthly club breakfast will be on August 19th at Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery
658 US Route 250 & I-71
Ashland, OH 44805