CVARS WA7UHD

CVARS  –  The
Chehalis Valley Amateur Radio Society
WA7UHD

ARRL special service club





CVARS Newsletter – July 2016

 

CONTENTS

                NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

                CVARS WA7UHD Sunday Night Net Controller Schedule

                JULY BOARD MEETING MINUTES

                JULY PROGRAM MINUTES

 

NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

 

When:        Wednesday, August 3, 2016

                      6:30 PM Board Meeting in Commissioners Meeting Room

                      7:00 PM Social Time

                      7:30 PM Program

Where:       Lewis County Fire District 6 Training Room

                      corner of SW 21th St & Jackson Highway

                      Chehalis

Program:   T B D

 

CVARS WA7UHD Sunday Night Net Controller Schedule

 

The CVARS WA7UHD Net meets Sunday at 8 PM local time on 145.430 MHz –offset, 110.9 Hz tone. Preamble is at: http://cvars.org/net_ctrl_form.html. Net controllers are:

                July                      3    ─ Linc Haymaker, K0ZCO

                July                    10    ─ Barbara Southern, AC7ET

                July                    17    ─ Dick Morrison, K7KFM

                July                    24    ─ Bill Harwell, AC7SR

                July                    31    ─

 

                August               7    ─

                August             14    ─

                August             21    ─ Bill Harwell, AC7SR

                August             28    ─

 

July 6, 2016 BOARD MEETING MINUTES

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: 

Eugene O’Neill; Veda Moline; James Van Ornum; John Ellingson; Paul Van Dyck

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Eugene O’Neill, acting president, opened the board meeting at 1831 Pacific Time.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT:

The financial report was presented and disambiguated by Veda and was approved as read. 

 

PRESIDENT AND TREASURER RESIGNATION: 

Eugene O’Neill and James Van Ornum received resignations (verbally) at Field Day, 26 June, 2016, from Linc and Theresa Haymaker (president and treasurer respectively) effective 26 June 2016.  They are moving to Colorado.  It was moved by James, seconded by Paul to accept the resignations of Linc and Theresa Haymaker.  All were in favor with none opposed.  The motion was carried. 

Discussion:  James Van Ornum is willing to serve as president until the end of the term.  Eugene O’Neill would remain vice president.  Veda would become treasurer and Paul would become secretary until the end of the current term.  These positions terminate at the end of 2016.  The Board will fill the remaining at large positions from the general membership by vote in August. 

 

SWAP MEET: 

John Ellingson described prizes for the meet consisting of some VHF/UHF radios and donations from ARRL.   Paul moved that the club provide $100 toward door prizes; the motion was seconded and passed unanimously. 

There was a short discussion about signs, setup, logistics,  etc. 

 

REPEATERS: 

Eugene said he would work on the technical issues with repeaters.  James has manuals and other books for same.  James will check into the technicalities of the insurance issues regarding access to the site. 

 

MISCELLANEOUS: 

Jim Pace asked that we consider ways to encourage membership contributions to the ARRL Wilse Morgan Memorial Scholarship. 

 

The meeting adjourned at 1903. 

 

Respectfully submitted by

Paul Van Dyck, Acting Secretary

 

July 6, 2016 PROGRAM MINUTES

 

The July 6, 2016 general meeting was called to order by James at 7:30 pm with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag followed by people introducing themselves. The attendance sheets, CVARS Sunday 8PM Net Controller sheet, and sign-up sheets for monthly refreshments were passed around.

 

James presented the proposed CVARS Board realignment (James – president; Eugene – vice-president; Paul – secretary; Veda – treasurer; and 2 vacant at-large members) to the membership. The presented slate was approved by voice vote.

 

John talked about the Swapmeet July 23. We will setup the facility Saturday morning starting at 7 AM. The road signs were distributed for placement Saturday morning.

 

PROGRAM:

“AMSAT” Craig Bledsoe, KL4E

 

The meeting was adjourned at 9:15 pm. There were 37 people registering their attendance on the attendance sheets.

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