The July 1, 2020 ZOOM Video General Meeting was called to order by Bill Harwell at 7:09 PM.
FIELD DAY 2020:
Bill talked about his experience as a single operator during this year's Field Day.
Centralia ARES had a group operating on Kennicott Drive.
CVARS plans to hold its annual Swapmeet July 25 at the fairgrounds.
We learned on Thursday, 7/2, that the fairgrounds was not available
because of Covid-19 and we expect more than 50 attendees.
Next amateur radio license testing session is Saturday, July 18, at 2:00 PM.
CVARS 8:00 SUNDAY NIGHT NET:
We recruit net control stations during the net.
Dick Morrison has been storing a tri-band(?) beam antenna
and needs to have it moved.
Stephen VanWambeck, N9VW,
discussed grounding for amateur radio operators.
His primary reference is "Motorola Standards and Guidelines for Communication Sites,"
chapter 4 - External Grounding.
Mike Payne provided this youTube link to a video about ground resistance testing:
The meeting adjourned at 8:36 PM. There were 23 people attending.