CVARS WA7UHD

CVARS  –  The
Chehalis Valley Amateur Radio Society
WA7UHD

ARRL special service club





CVARS Newsletter – January 2017

 

CONTENTS

                NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

                CVARS WA7UHD Sunday Night Net Controller Schedule

                JANUARY BOARD MEETING NOTES

                JANUARY PROGRAM NOTES

 

NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

 

When:        Wednesday, February 1, 2017

                      6:30 PM Board Meeting

                      7:00 PM Social Time

                      7:30 PM Meeting

Where:       Lewis County Fire District 6 Training Room

                      corner of SW 21th St & Jackson Highway

                      Chehalis

Program:   TBD

 

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:

                January              8    ─ Bill Harwell, AC7SR

                January            15    ─

                January            22    ─

                January            29    ─ Jerry Randall, KE7SYZ

 

                February           5    ─ Jerry Randall, KE7SYZ

                February         12    ─

                February         19    ─ Bill Harwell, AC7SR

                February         26    ─

 

January 4, 2017 BOARD MEETING NOTES

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: 

Eugene O’Neill; Jerry Randall; Veda Moline; John Ellingson; Loren Moline; Bill Knepper

OTHERS PRESENT:

James Van Ornum

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Eugene called the board meeting to order at 1831 Pacific Time.

 

PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:

The meeting minutes from the December 7, 2016 meeting were accepted as written.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT:

Veda presented the following account summaries:

CVARS Account Balance:               $7,263.90

BAW FAW Account Balance:        $3,791.54

 

BOARD MEETING TIME:

Eugene proposed that the board meetings start at 1830 to have time to finish the meeting by 1900 and to have time for the board members mingle with club members . The board agreed.

 

PROGRAM DISCUSSION:

Jerry asked for help in knowing what program topics to present at the CVARS meetings. It was suggested that the members be surveyed. Veda offered to prepare a Survey Monkey which would allow members to answer questions anonymously. James will draft questions for the survey.

 

CVARS.ORG SERVER AND DOMAIN NAME:

James submitted an invoice from Simply Hosting to renew the CVARS.org server ($49.80) and the CVARS.org domain name ($12.95) for one year ($62.75 total).

 

ADJOURNMENT:

Eugene adjourned the meeting at 1900 Pacific Time.

 

January 4, 2017 PROGRAM NOTES

 

The January 4, 2017 general meeting was called to order by Eugene at 7:30 pm with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag followed by people introducing themselves. The attendance sheets and CVARS Sunday 8PM Net Controller sheet were passed around.

 

Announcements included highlights from the calendar found at http://cvars.org/.

 

PROGRAM:

“Bunny Hunt Wrapup” – Bill Harwell highlighted the Bunny Hunt (hidden transmitter hunt) held on December 31.

 

“Emergency Preparation” – Eugene O’Neill presented information about personal emergency preparation.

 

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

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