STEERING COMMITTEE MINUTES FOR JULY 25, 2017

CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB

STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING – 7/25/17

  1. The meeting started at 7:30 pm.
  2. Steve Jones read the minutes of the July 11th General Meeting (minutes taken by Mickie Clement in Steve’s absence).
  3. Present today: Lanette – KA1NKD, Jen – K1JNE, Steve – N1JHJ, Larry – KB1RIJ.
  4. Also arriving late Frank – N1FDR and Jeff – KB1WTI.
  5. Noted that Lanette was also here to discuss the sale of her husband’s ham station. She brought photos, and etc. for us to peruse.
  6. Noted that 5-10 metal stakes for Field Day antenna masts, need grinding. Steve and Larry can handle, but at a future date.
  7. Jen reminds us that the trailer roof repair still needs to be done. We need to get the sealant and some additional manpower.
  8. We are anxious to locate some quantity (50 or less) club brochures for use at the NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME, which occurs on Aug. 1st.
  9. People should come between 5 and 8 pm. Some can come earlier, if interested.
  10. Dale is wondering if we can make a K1B QSL card. From Field Day we received about 6 cards, requesting a response.
  11. Larry is still seeking some rollers for our antenna masts. He will continue his contacts with someone who is believed to have some.
  12. Mickie reported that we spent about $224.31 on club picnic food expenses. This figure is quite a bit less than we spent in previous years.
  13. Our repeater is operating quite well. It puts out about 40 watts , but the “cans” only allow about 20 watts to the antenna. We had discussion about getting the cans disassembled, cleaned, reassembled and retuned.
  14. The 6/6 to 7/5 Treasurer’s Report was given by Mickie. The club is in good shape, albeit we did have to buy a new large tent.
  15. The next General Meeting is Aug. 8th. Pete Stohrer will present info on ARRL happenings.
  16. The meeting was adjourned at 9:13 pm. It was seconded, voted and passed to adjourn.

Respectfully Submitted,

Steve Jones, CVRC Secretary N1JHJ

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