CVARS Newsletter – October 2013




                NEXT MONTH’S MEETING

                CVARS WA7UHD Sunday Night Net Controller Schedule


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When:        Wednesday, November 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


Program:   Election of 2014 board members


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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:


                October             6    – Rita Pratt, KE7YAB

                October           13    – Linc Haymaker, K0ZCO

                October           20    – Paul Van Dyck, K7VWH

                October           27    – Barbara Southern, AC7ET


                November        3    –

                November     10    –

                November     17    – Barbara Southern, AC7ET

                November     24    –

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The October 2, 2013 board meeting didn’t have a quorum, so wasn’t held. Present were Chuck Verdon, James Van Ornum, John Ellingson.


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.


Barbara Southern and Jim Campbell presented the following slate of nominees for the 2014 board:

                President                – Chuck Verdon

                Vice-President      – Linc Haymaker

                Secretary                 – James Van Ornum

                At-Large                   –  Rita Pratt

                At-Large                   –  Theresa Haymaker


The Chehalis-Centralia Railroad and Museum board has its monthly meeting in the Fire District #6 training room on the second Wednesday of the month. James is trying to contact Wanda Thompson, board secretary, to see if they plan to meet on January 8, 2014. We may have to cancel our  January 2014 meeting.


There was discussion about the need to publicize Amateur Radio classes and examination sessions being held in Lewis County. In addition to posting class and exam information in the web site, it was suggested we have a notice printed in the Centralia Chronicle.


 John Bertels presented a program, with pictures, about his trip to El Salvador.


The meeting adjourned at 9:00 PM after drawing for 50/50. There were 28 people attending.