CVARS WA7UHD

CVARS  –  The
Chehalis Valley Amateur Radio Society
WA7UHD

ARRL special service club





CVARS Newsletter – February 1, 2017

 

CONTENTS

                NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

                CVARS WA7UHD Sunday Night Net Controller Schedule

                FEBRUARY BOARD MEETING NOTES

                FEBRUARY PROGRAM NOTES

 

NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

 

When:        Wednesday, March 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:

                February           5    ─ Jerry Randall, KE7SYZ

                February         12    ─ James Van Ornum, AE7TF

                February         19    ─ Bill Harwell, AC7SR

                February         26    ─ Dick Morrison, K7KFM

 

                March                 5    ─ Eric Brooks, AF7ZM

                March              12    ─ Jerry Randall, KE7SYZ

                March              19    ─

                March              26    ─ Bill Harwell, AC7SR

 

February 1, 2017 BOARD MEETING NOTES

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: 

Eugene O’Neill; Jerry Randall; Paul Van Dyke; Veda Moline; John Ellingson; Loren Moline

OTHERS PRESENT:

James Van Ornum

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Eugene called the board meeting to order at 1834 Pacific Time.

 

PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:

The meeting minutes from the January 4, 2017 meeting were accepted as written.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT:

Veda presented the following account summaries:

CVARS Account Balance:               $7,141.32

BAW FAW Account Balance:        $3,886.54

 

BAW FAW SITE LEASE:

James presented the lease extension and $850 invoice to renew the Baw Faw repeater site for the period of February 28, 2017 to February 27, 2018. The board approved the renewal of the lease.

 

CLUB LIABILITY INSURANCE:

James presented the $250 Premium Notice for the club liability insurance for the period of March 22, 2017 to March 22, 2018. The board approved the renewal of the policy..

 

CLUB SURVEY:

James presented an updated club survey. The board approved passing the survey out to the attendees at the February 1 program meeting.

 

UNITED WAY OF LEWIS COUNTY VOLUNTEER LISTING:

James told the board of an opportunity to list CVARS on the United Way of Lewis County Volunteer web site at: http://lewiscountyuw.galaxydigital.com/ . This site is a place for agencies to list what they do and what their need for volunteers is.

 

ADJOURNMENT:

Eugene adjourned the meeting at 1857 Pacific Time.

 

February 1, 2017 PROGRAM NOTES

 

The February 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/. Dick Morrison announced that Bill Lahon is now the coordinator for the hams in the fire station program. Also, the Penning Hill repeater’s 440 MHz link antenna was blown down and broken.

 

PROGRAM:

“Space Station Crew Uses HAM Radio to Call Earth” – a YouTube video tour of the International Space Station, including operation of the onboard ham station while the ISS was passing over the USA was shown. The video can be found at:

                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h73EYcyszf8

 

The meeting was adjourned at 9:18 pm. There were 27 people registering their attendance on the attendance sheets.

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