The CVARS WA7UHD Net meets Sunday at 8 PM local time on
145.430 MHz, – offset, 110.9 Hz tone. Preamble is at:
Net controllers are:
||Bill Harwell, AC7SR|
||John Campeau, AD6KT|
||James Van Ornum, AE7TF|
||Grant Gienger, KF7ZAO|
||Paul Van Dyck, K7VWH|
||Eugene O'Neill, AF7JM|
The January 1, 2020 General Meeting was called to order by Bill Harwell at
7:30 PM with the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag followed by people
introducing themselves with their first name, call sign, and home town.
The attendance signin sheets were passed around.
The death of Lyle Olmsted, KB7PI, on December 31, 2019 was announced.
The January calendar,
which is available at http://cvars.org/, was presented.
We are planning to participate
inWinter Field Day
25-26, 2020. Location will be Lewis County Fire District #6 - Station 63;
736 Logan Hill Rd; Chehalis. Setup starts at 8 AM Saturday morning.
Eugene O'Neill summarized recent Baw Faw repeater maintenance activity.
The BridgeCom repeater controller firmware was updated.
The receive antenna was moved off the "stick" vertical to the dual fullwave
folded dipole that is also the transmit antenna thanks to the Telewave duplexer.
The building continues to be sealed against the weather - it was dry inside.
Leads and Needs was described and the opportunity to respond
was provided. James Van Ornum suggested that Technician licensees should
let him know if they are interested in a study class for the General license.
Chuck Verdon hosted the "Digital Radio & More" program.
Bill Knepper introduced Digital Modile Radio (DMR).
Bill Harwell demonstrated Winlink Express for email via radio.
Dana Jones demonstrated his low power (QRP) setup and the
Summits on the Air (SOTA) portable operations in mountainous areas.
for more information.
The meeting adjourned about 8:45 PM.
There were 26 people registering their attendance on the attendance sheet.