CVARS WA7UHD

CVARS  –  The
Chehalis Valley Amateur Radio Society
WA7UHD

ARRL special service club





CVARS Newsletter – July 5, 2017

CONTENTS
NEXT MONTH’S MEETING
CVARS WA7UHD Sunday Night Net Controller Schedule
July BOARD MEETING NOTES
July PROGRAM NOTES

NEXT MONTH’S MEETING
When:Wednesday, August 2, 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:  
July 9_________________
July16Bill Harwell, AC7SR
July23Barbara Southern, AC7ET
July30Jeff Mayfield, KE7ACE
 
August 6Paul Barwick, KE7PCB

July 5, 2017 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
MEMBERS PRESENT:
Jerry Randall; Paul Van Dyke; Veda Moline; John Ellingson; Loren Moline; Bill Knepper

CALL TO ORDER:
Jerry called the board meeting to order at 1835 Pacific Time.

LAST MONTH's MEETING MINUTES:
Last month's Board Meeting Minutes were approved as modified. Under SWAP MEET wording was changed from "some transceivers" to "a transceiver."

FINANCIAL REPORT:
Veda presented the following account summaries:
CVARS Account Balance:              $ 7,045.97
BAW FAW Account Balance:        $ 3,323.59

SWAP MEET PLANNING:
John reported that he has the signs ready and will be looking for volunteers to place them on the day of the Swap Meet.

Reita and Jim Campbell will provide refreshments.

BOARD MINUTES:
Paul surveyed members regarding preferred font size for the printed minutes. One individual likes the 16-point sans serif font, the rest were ambivalent.

ADJOURNMENT:
Jerry adjourned the meeting at 1854 Pacific Time.

July 5, 2017 PROGRAM NOTES
The July 5, 2017 general meeting was called to order by Jerry at 7:30 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag followed by people introducing themselves. The attendance sheets, refreshment sign-up sheet and CVARS Sunday 8PM Net Controller sheet were passed around.

The July and August calendars, which are available at http://cvars.org/, were presented.

John Ellingson presented a Swap Meet preparation update. He asked for volunteers to place and pick up to road signs. And he invited everyone to the "After The Swap Picnic" at his place.

Paul Van Dyke talked about his experience with HandiHams and guiding a speech impared person through learning morse code and passing the novice exam. Additional HandiHam information can be found at:
http://www.handiham.org/
http://www.arrl.org/enabling-ham-radio-s-disabled, and
http://www.arrl.org/resources-for-the-disabled

Paul also discussed use of a microphone.

The meeting adjourned at 8:15 PM. There were 25 people registering their attendance on the attendance sheets.

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