CONTOOCOOK VALLLEY RADIO CLUB EXECUTIVE BOARD MTG. – 10/25/16 There were 12 people present. Minutes of the last meeting were read by the Secretary. A financial report was given by the Treasurer. Later on in the meeting, a motion was made, seconded, voted and passed to approve the Secretary’s and Treasurer’s Reports. Jock proposed that the CVRC formalize its relationship with the Henniker School’s Radio Club. Such relationship to involve doing activities with the club members such as someone coming in once or twice, someone else coming in more regularly, or other options. Options may include a onetime presentation on a particular radio related subject. A motion was made to have one club member become vetted via an extensive background check process, which may cost up to $100.00. The motion was tabled until an exact figure and procedures could be obtained. Another motion was (more…)


CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB GENERAL MEETING – 10/12/16 The Tech. Class will be taught on Nov. 18th, 19th, 20th at the Red Cross Building in Concord. Related to the newly formed Scholarship Committee: Don Curtis will handle public information/affairs, Jeff Shaw will assist Don with that; Pete Jones will be the Fund Raising Director and will assist with applicant reviews, Steve Jones will assist with academic affairs such as H.S. Assemblies and administrative contacts. There will also be an ARES representative. A donation jar will be set up at Nearfest and $10.00 has already been donated. Next came the VHF Forum. Presenters were: Jim Fowler, KA1SU on various VHF/UHF topics. Then Dale talked about his new 24 GHz radio system. After that, Patrick presented info on an Arduino Rasberry Pie that he has been working with. Nominations were held for next year’s officers. They (more…)

Nominations for officers

Last night, the club took nominations for officers for the 2017 year. Jen, K1JNE, was nominated and accepted for President, Frank, N1FDR, stepped up for Vice President, Jeff, KB1WTI for Secretary, and W1MKY for Treasurer. In November, we will have ballots for all voting members to cast a ballot for these positions. HRO will also be at the meeting to show us all the new toys we want Santa to bring us for Christmas! KB1WTI will be at the November Meeting to sign up members to the website.  If you do register prior to the meeting, I will send you a password as soon as I verify the account. ~73 KB1WTI (more…)