CVARS K7PG  

  CVARS WA7UHD-> K7PG
  The Chehalis Valley
 Amateur Radio Society
A  501(c)(3) Non-profit

     ARRL special service club
 
 
 
CVARS Newsletter – June 2, 2021

CONTENTS
NEXT MONTH’S MEETING
June BOARD MEETING NOTES
June PROGRAM NOTES

NEXT MONTH’S MEETING
When:        Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Time:6:30 PM Board Meeting  ZOOM Meeting 
7:00 PM Program             ZOOM Meeting 
Program:XXX

June 2, 2021 BOARD MEETING NOTES
ZOOM VIDEO MEETING CALLED TO ORDER: 1830
MEMBERS PRESENT: Bill Knepper, Don Lockridge, John Campeau, Cheryl Freese, John Ellingson, Jim Pace, and Kevin Rasku.

MAY MINUTES: Don Lockridge moved, Cheryl Freese seconded that the May board meeting minutes be approved as submitted. Motion passed.
FINANCIAL REPORT: The bank account balance is $7,210.01. The $34 withdrawal by the ARRL was because one member paid both CVARS and ARRL dues to CVARS using the "CVARS Membership Application" form in the CVARS "New Ham Kit". John Campeau moved, Jim Pace seconded that the financial report be approved. Motion passed.
SWAPMEET: The amount of money to spend for door prizes was discussed. John Campeau moved, Jim Pace seconded that John Ellingson spend up to $300 for door prizes. Motion passed. Door prizes will also be accepted from members and friends.
K7PG: Bill Knepper asked about the status of updating the CVARS repeaters' CW ID to K7PG. Question will be asked of Mike Payne and/or Eugene O'Neill during the general meeting.
AMATEUR LICENSE TESTING: Jim Pace reminded the board that the next test session is Saturday, June 19 at 2 PM.
YLRL: Jim Pace introduced YLRL - Young Ladies' Radio League - as an activity to encourage female participation. The YLRL web site is at  https://ylrl.org/wp/ 
MEETING CLOSED: 1900.

June 2, 2021 PROGRAM NOTES
The June 2, 2021 ZOOM Video General Meeting was called to order by Bill Knepper at 7:00 PM.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: PROGRAM: Don Lockridge, AI7CE, played 2 YouTube videos about HF Operations and Field Day Contesting:
  1. Ask Dave Episode #29, "Introduction to the HF Bands,"  https://youtu.be/T8_MCfDVn6g 
    The chart of the characteristics of the HF bands 160 through 10 meters is available at:
     http://dcasler.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Band-characteristics-by-ke0og.pdf 
  2. "Ham Radio HF Contesting Field Day How to Operate," HamRadioConcepts YouTube channel, June 26, 2016:
     https://youtu.be/zKXfdBMpytQ 
MEETING CLOSED: 8:12 PM. There were at least 20 people attending.

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