CVARS WA7UHD  

   CVARS  –   WA7UHD
  The Chehalis Valley
 Amateur Radio Society
A  501(c)(3) Non-profit

     ARRL special service club
 
 

CVARS Newsletter – May 6, 2020

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

NEXT MONTH’S MEETING
When:        Wednesday, June 3, 2020
6:30 PM Board Meeting  ZOOM Meeting 
7:30 PM Program  ZOOM Meeting 
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:
   net_ctrl_form.html .
Net controllers are:
May10JohnAD6KT
May17GrantKF7ZAO

May 6, 2020 BOARD MEETING NOTES
ZOOM VIDEO MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 1829
MEMBERS PRESENT: Bill Harwell, Chuck Verdon, Paul Van Dyck, Bill Knepper, Jim Pace.

APRIL MINUTES: Approved.
FINANCIAL REPORT: Bank Balance: $7,520.25.
The federal non-profit tax form (IRS form 990-N) has been submitted.
LIABILITY INSURANCE James Van Ornum received a .pdf copy of the club's liability insurance policy for the period of March 22, 2020 to March 22, 2021.
VE TESTING: Jim Pace is waiting for Washington state to allow gatherings of 10 people before scheduling an amateur radio license testing session.
K7PG: Bill Harwell has received instructions from Maria Somma at ARRL headquarters to change the club call sign to Gary litteer's (SK) K7PG.
SWAPMEET: This year's Swapmeet is dependant on the fairground site being available.
FIELD DAY 2020: We will revisit planning for this year's Field Day at the June board meeting.
CENTRALIA SUMMERFEST: Jim Pace reported that the City of Centralia has cancelled this year's 4th of July Summerfest celebration. The public fireworks show is still being reviewed.

MEETING CLOSED: 1851.

May 6, 2020 PROGRAM NOTES
The May 6, 2020 ZOOM Video General Meeting was called to order by Bill Harwell at 7:02 PM. Bill Harwell played a YouTube video of the Kentucky All State Choir singing the National Anthem in the open atrium of an 18 story Hyatt hotel. This is an annual event, so there are lots of videos to play.

FIELD DAY 2020: Details for Field Day 2020 will be reviewed at the June CVARS meeting. http://www.arrl.org/field-day is tracking this year's planning in light of the coronavirus situation.

SWAPMEET: Planning for our annual Swapmmet continues contingent on availability of the fairgrounds.

PROGRAM: Norm Fusaro, W3IZ, ARRL Director of Operations, talked about "The Future of Amateur Radio." This was an expansion of Norm's editorial, "Second Century - A Future Beyond Our Omaginations," published on page 9 of the April 2020 issue of QST.

The meeting adjourned at 7:56 PM. There were 22 people attending.

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