The Wilderness Road ARC met at the Red Cross building in Danville with 13 members and guests attending. Present were KM4FRM, W9WA, KU4KD, KB4UPW, KG4UQL, AG4MW, WD4LEW, KM4OLL, KK4IYY, K4UKB, K4OH, K4FT & KK4KTY. The meeting was called to order at 7:30pm by President John Montgomery K4OH. The minutes from October were read by K4FT. K4UKB made a motion to accept the minutes KG4UQL 2nd the motion. The motion was approved by the members. KK4IYY gave the treasurer’s report. W9WA made the motion to accept the treasurer’s report and KU4KD 2nd the motion. Members approved the motion.


Repeater Site

Chris KG4UQL and Marshall K4UKB went to the repeater site and installed a new power cable. The Repeater is now running on 12 VDC.


Chris KG4UQL, Doug KA4SWT and Marshall K4UKB presented a list of equipment needed for the trailer. Chris is working with a volunteer to acquire a grant for the cost of the equipment. Thank you all for your continued effort!

Bob Sowders Estate

Chris KG4UQL and David AG4MW have been in contact with Tillie Sowders to see how we could help with her request. David brought in several books which were donated to the club. An extra class manual, 1991 Handbook, Practical Antenna Handbook, 16th and 20th Editions of the Antenna Book were among the donation.

David will stay in contact with Tillie and keep us up to date.



Elected to the board of directors:

Marshall K4UKB

Chris KG4UQL

Joel KU4KD

Bill W9WA.

Elected Officers of the club:

President – John K4OH

Vice President – open

Secretary – open (K4OH)

Treasurer – Ken KM4FRM

Activities Director – open


Ray Whitehouse KI4BM donated $100 (minus Dues) Thanks Ray!!


WRARC will operate in the Kentucky QSO Party on Saturday November 14th from 10am – 10pm at the club station. Please read the rules at

This will be a low-key operating event tailored toward the new Ham who would like to learn more about contesting. PLEASE come and participate, It will be FUN!

Christmas Dinner

The next club meeting will be a Christmas Dinner. John K4OH will check the availability of the Kentucky Depot in Stanford. Look for a separate announcement soon.

KU4KD made a motion to close the meeting, K4UKB 2nd and the WRARC meeting closed at 8:27 pm.


Next Meeting

6 PM Tuesday, December 1st – Christmas Dinner, location to be confirmed.

VE testing

10AM Saturday January 23 at the former Danville Red Cross

2 Meter Net

Every Wednesday at 8PM EST – 145.310 with a sub audible tone of 100Hz

Web Site

Respectfully submitted by John K4FT – WRARC Secretary