Member Downloads and Repeaters List

The Member Downloads page has been updated with the April Meeting minutes.  Please take a moment to check them out before our next meeting.

Also, I have updated the Local Repeaters page and the downloadable file.  If anyone knows of any other changes that need to be made, please let me know by emailing KD9BPQ@GMAIL.COM.

Thank you and 73s!

Marc J Cromis KD9BPQ 

Club Trailer Needs a New Home

 I will be moving next month and need to find a new home for the Club Generator trailer.

I can deliver when ever someone wants. 

Ploease contact me at:


Thanks for  your help with this matter, 


Jeff Norris


Jeremiah Cromis KD9CCW Recognized by Centerville Fire/Rescue

 The following was posted to the Facebook page of Centerville Fire/Rescue.

Tonight we hosted the monthly town board meeting and had a wonderful turnout. During the meeting Fire Chief Dennis Spears presented Cadet Jeremiah Cromis an Award of Excellence. Cadet Cromis assisted with gathering all medical equipment needed for an emergency at the Centerville High School Gym and assisted arriving EMS units to the location of the emergency without hesitation. We congratulate Cadet Cromis with his performance.

 Congratulations to Jeremiah Cromis, KD9CCW, Centerville Fire/Rescue Cadet for a job well done!

Cadet Jeremiah Cromis with his Award of Excellence

Cadet Jeremiah Cromis with his Award of Excellence

Cadet Jeremiah Cromis with his Award of Excellence

Cadet Jeremiah Cromis presented Award of Excellence

Cadet Jeremiah Cromis presented Award of Excellence

Roster and Minutes for March

 The roster has been updated with changes that had been requested.  If you notice any other changes, please let Jim Scott KB9SJZ or Marc Cromis KD9BPQ know so we can get it taken care of.  Also, the March Meeting Minutes have been posted.  I would like to thank Steve Shank KB9HQX for stepping in during my absence.

Marc Cromis KD9BPQ, Club Secretary

Member Downloads Updated

 Attention members, the February minutes and the updated club roster have been added.

Fox hunt in Bloomington, Indiana

 Just wanted to let clubs know BARC is planning to start having a few fox hunts in Bloomington.  I know a few clubs in the area had previously enquired about fox hunt activities in our club.

Not sure yet on dates or exact details yet and dates.  But let me know if your club is interested and I will keep you posted. 
Were just starting out to get this fox hunting activity going in our club. 
I know as of now, we are planning on the Friday evening of Sep 22   prior to the hamfest and a have a forum and hunt on Sep 23 on Saturday.
Were also looking to have a couple of other fox hunts this year this spring and summer.  Were working to  get equipment ready
Jimmy Merry

Baofeng UV-82 HT Raffle

The club is raffling off a Baofeng UV-82 144/440 HT radio. The radio has been donated by Club Vice President Ron Weadick. Tickets are $5.00 each. The raffle is open to HAMs and non-HAMs. You must be a licensed HAM to win the radio. The non-HAM prize is $50 cash.

 The drawing will be held at the end of our club meeting on Tuesday, April 11th. To purchase tickets, please contact Club Secretary Marc Cromis at or come to the club meetings on March 14th or April 11th.

Club meetings are held at 7:00 PM at the VFW Kirk Little Post 1108 located at 213 South 8th Street, in Richmond, Indiana. Please use the south door.

Echolink on the KB9SJZ repeater

 The Echolink seems to be working, and hopefully I now have all the bugs worked out of the system.  It is linked into the 147.180 + 82.5 KB9SJZ Repeater and are used by the N9JM Whitewater Valley Amateur Radio Club. 

To download the Echolink program to your smart phone go to the App Store, and you will have to get your callsign approve by Echolink.  If you are approved already to use the program and would like to be added to the KB9SJZ echolink then email your name and callsign to  This is a closed system and only open to approved members.

Jim Scott


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