CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING – 7-26-16 There were 11 people present at this meeting ( a relatively large number, especially for this time of year.) Mickie gave the Treasurer’s report. This summer, the club cost of the picnic was drastically reduced to only $198.00, even though we had about 50 people attend, and people brought many really delicious side dishes, and etc. After paying donations to Pat’s Peak, Library and Middle School we received two thank you’s, from the Library and from the Middle School. We had further discussions on replacing the rollers on our antenna masts. We will set up some work times, later, when the weather begins to get cooler. Noted that there are 8 to 10 rollers per mast. VP Larry mentions that he is trying to line up Neil Goodell to give a talk on RF grounding (more…)


  CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB GENERAL MEETING – 7/12/16 There were 13 people in attendance. VP Larry Beagle reported on Field Day: 6062 points so far. 80m = 239 q’s, 40m = 209 q’s on cw, and 255 q’s on phone, 20m = 84 digital q’s, 652 q’s on phone, 6m = 50 q’s on phone, 2m = 1q on phone, etc. There were 1450 bonus points. Also noted that Larry ordered and received 10 rubber rollers for the military masts. They were $12.50 ea. including shipping. A motion was made, seconded, voted upon and passed to order a second set of 10. There are also tower winches that need repair and some common hardware will be purchased for that. Another motion was made, seconded, voted upon and passed for all parts, including those already arrived to not exceed $500.00 total. Noted that club (more…)