CVARS Newsletter – April 2013




                NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

                CVARS WA7UHD Sunday Night Net Controller Schedule


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When:        Wednesday, May 1, 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


May Program:

                      Jim Pace – JT65 Digital Communication

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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:


                April                    7    – Linda Morrison, K7KFL

                April                  14    – Larry Pratt, KE7YAC

                April                  21    – Dick Morrison, K7KFM

                April                  28    – Barbara Southern, KF7ORJ


                May                     5    – Rita Pratt, KE7YAB

                May                  12    –

                May                  19    –

                May                  26    – Barbara Southern, KF7ORJ


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The April 3, 2013 board meeting was called to order by President Chuck Verdon at 6:57 PM. Present were Chuck Verdon, Barbara Southern, James Van Ornum, John Ellingson, Gary Litteer, Larry Pratt, and Don McDougall.


James reported that the club liability policy has been received.


Barbara moved that the club purchase a 40 cup coffee maker for use at the meetings and the SwapMeet. The motion was passed. Chuck will purchase the unit.


John reported that the 2013 state incorporation annual fee of $10 has been paid. $60 was received for dues at the last meeting. The club has a balance of $4,982 in its checking account.


The board meeting was adjourned at 7:03 PM.


Chuck called the general meeting to order at 7:33 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 April. Dick Morrison reported that he is in the process of installing a repeater on Burley Mountain, near Randle, on 145.290 MHz, negative offset, 110.9 Hz tone. Necessary approvals have been received and Dick is waiting for the site to be accessable.


The meeting adjourned at 8:30 PM after drawings for door prizes and 50/50. There were 26 people who checked in on the attendance sheets.