CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO C LUB EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING 9/27/16 Present: P. Hart, James G., K. Wilkens, F. Ross, L. Beagle, S. Jones, M Plunkett, Dale & Mickie Clement. Larry indicates that the next general meeting will feature a VHF and above, type of forum. The Secretaries report and the Treasurer’s report were given. There was a motion to accept both. It was seconded, voted upon and approved. Mike Plunkett spoke again in support of the Scholarship fund. He suggests an exploratory committee with its own Treasurer, so they can start collecting money real soon. He also plans to have some application reviewers. A motion was made to place a jar at the Nearfest table we will be running in Deerfield. The motion was seconded, voted upon and approved. The Scholarship Comm. Now, consists of Don Curtis-Publicity, S Jones-school experience, James G. and Mike Plunkett-concept (more…)

New K1BKE.ORG is Live!

It’s been a long road to this point, and now you all can see the work that has been going on in the back ground.  Over the next few weeks, we will continue migrating all of the content from the old site to the new site.  While some of it may take a little longer (16 years of meeting minutes for example) we hope to have it all done by the end of the year. Several people have offered to help with this transition and you will be receiving information within a week from this post on how to log into this site.  We have minutes and pictures to go through, lots of them… Also this week, we will add accounts for the officers of the club and will go over some posting how-to’s. For now, if you do not have an account, but you have (more…)


CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB GENERAL MEETING – 9-13-16 The meeting began at 7:30 pm. There were about 17 people present. Repeater – Pat’s Peak will trim trees near our repeater antenna. Tonight was “Show-and-Tell” night. Frank Ross began with a demonstration on FL digi with Don Curtis. Next, Barry W., NF1O, did a “show-and-tell” of several of his DX & other awards that he has acquired over the years. Then Mary, his w2ife, showed her award. KC1ENS, Charlie, showed a 3 band receiver run by an Arduino computer chip. Steve, N1JHJ showed a digital meter that he had built. K1MIC showed a Heathkit lunchbox that he was trying to get operational again. He just needs a few things to get it going. Mike also talked about the value of having the CVRC sponsor a scholarship (maybe something in the range of $200), for a (more…)