General Meeting Minutes for October 10, 2017

CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB

GENERAL MEETING 10/10/17

  1. NOTE: Collected $10.00 from Jim Fowler (KA1SU) for 2018 dues. (See #10 below)
  1. Meeting started at 7:30 pm.
  2. There were 18 people present.
  3. The Secretary’s report was given and accepted
  4. The Treasurer’s was given by the Secretary in the absence of the Treasurer.

It too was accepted.

  1. Activities Report: a) Music on Main St. – Henniker – went well. We had about 6 volunteers assisting with traffic and etc.
  2. Pedaling for Payson also went well.
  3. The upcoming Regatta on the Merrimack River is coming up. Meet at the Memorial Field in Pembroke. Be there by about 7:30 AM.
  4. Dec. 9th is the date for the Christmas Party. It will be at the Ichiban Restaurant – no change in venue.
  5. Mike Plunkett gave us an update on the Scholarship Committee.
  6. Larry Beagle , after discussion, moved that we accept the offer of a backup repeater (a Yaesu Fusion). In exchange we well award Jim Fowler a Lifetime membership to CVRC.
  7. The above was moved, seconded, voted upon and passed unanimously.
  8. Skip Crilly gave a presentation on SETI (The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence).

Skip works from the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia.

  1. His talk was fascinating. (Noted that he spends much of his time “looking” at a small group of Eriadoni stars in one particular place.
  2. The meeting was adjourned shorty after the talk was ended. (between 9:30 and 10:00).

Respectfully submitted,

Steve Jones, CVRC Secretary N1JHJ

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