CVARS Newsletter – February 2013




                NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

                CVARS WA7UHD Sunday Night Net Controller Schedule


                PRESIDENT'S CORNER

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When:        Wednesday, March 6, 2013

                      6:45 PM Board Meeting

                      7:00 PM Social Time

                      7:30 PM Program

Where:       Lewis County Fire District 6 Training Room

                      corner of SW 21th St & Jackson Highway



March:        Dick Morrison – Amateur radio in the Phillipines

April:           Mike Payne – Packet radio

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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. Net controllers are:


                February           3    – Larry Pratt, KE7YAC

                February         10    – Jerry Randall, KE7SYZ

                February         17    – Barbara Southern, KF7ORJ

                February         24    – Jeff Mayfield, KE7ACE


                March                 3    – Rita Pratt, KE7YAB

                March              10    –

                March              17    –

                March              24    –

                March              31    –


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The February 6, 2013 board meeting was called to order by President Chuck Verdon at 6:56 PM. Present were Chuck Verdon, Barbara Southern, James Van Ornum, John Ellingson, Gary Litteer, and Larry Pratt. The board approved increasing from $60 to $100 the donation to Gerald and Mary Fischer for electricity for the club repeater. The board meeting was adjourned at 6:58 PM.


Chuck called the general meeting to order 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. James highlighted the ham activities on the calendar for February.


It was announced that the Radio Club of Tacoma 2013 Hamfest, scheduled for August 2013, has been cancelled because the facilities will undergo renovation this summer. Also announced was the cancellation of the February 18, 2013 Centralia ARES meeting because of illness.


John Ellingson presented an interesting and informative program about radio and infrared controlled model helicopters.


The meeting adjourned at 8:55 PM after drawings for door prizes and 50/50. There were 27 people attending.