CVARS WA7UHD

CVARS
The Chehalis Valley
Amateur Radio Society
WA7UHD
A 501(c)(3) Corporation

ARRL special service club




CVARS Newsletter – January 4, 2017

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

NEXT MONTH’S MEETING
When:        Wednesday, February 1, 2017
6:30 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
Chehalis, WA
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:
January 5 Bill Harwell, AC7SR
January12
January19
January26 Jerry Randall, KE7SYZ
February 5 Jerry Randall, KE7SYZ
February12
February19 Bill Harwell, AC7SR
February26

January 4, 2017 BOARD MEETING NOTES
MEMBERS PRESENT:
Eugene O’Neill; Jerry Randall; Veda Moline; John Ellingson; Loren Moline; Bill Knepper.

OTHERS PRESENT:
James Van Ornum

CALL TO ORDER:
Eugene called the board meeting to order at 1831 Pacific Time.

PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES:
The meeting minutes from the December 7, 2016 meeting were accepted as written. FINANCIAL REPORT:
Veda presented the following account summaries:
CVARS Account Balance:               $7,263.90
BAW FAW Account Balance:        $3,791.54

BOARD MEETING TIME:
Eugene proposed that the board meetings start at 1830 to have time to finish the meeting by 1900 and to have time for the board members mingle with club members . The board agreed. ,br>
PROGRAM DISCUSSION:
Jerry asked for help in knowing what program topics to present at the CVARS meetings. It was suggested that the members be surveyed. Veda offered to prepare a Survey Monkey which would allow members to answer questions anonymously. James will draft questions for the survey.

CVARS.ORG SERVER AND DOMAIN NAME:
James submitted an invoice from Simply Hosting to renew the CVARS.org server ($49.80) and the CVARS.org domain name ($12.95) for one year ($62.75 total).

ADJOURNMENT:
Eugene adjourned the meeting at 1900 Pacific Time.

January 4, 2017 PROGRAM NOTES
The January 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/.

PROGRAM:
“Bunny Hunt Wrapup” – Bill Harwell highlighted the Bunny Hunt (hidden transmitter hunt) held on December 31.

“Emergency Preparation” – Eugene O’Neill presented information about personal emergency preparation.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:15 pm. There were 15 people registering their attendance on the attendance sheets.

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