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STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES FROM MAY 23, 2017

CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING -5/23/17 Present: Jen, Mike, Jeff, Larry, Steve Status of Scholarship Committee: Only 3 applications are available. Chairman Mike has about another 5 which we are not currently able to get a hold of. We are putting this committee activity on hold until we can contact Mike. Discussion: Should we change our tax status from 501 C7 to 501 C3. We called N1KPT, Dave Connor, accountant, for advice. After much discussion, we decided it was way out of our ability to change over, and way too expensive, also. Because of this, we are going to put a hold on the auction idea. After a query by Steve Jones, it was agreed to stop printing minutes of meetings on paper. We will just file them in various computers with backup capabilities. Mickie’s Treasurer’s Report was read and approved, although (more…)

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES FOR MAY 9 2017

CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB May 9, 2017 There were 29 people present. Secretaries report and Treasurer’s Report were given. The above reports were accepted. After a report by Pete Jones on how he does auctions and the various successes he has had, a motion was made by Larry Beaglr and seconded by KB1CSI to do an auction for the support of the CVRC Scholarship Fund. All in favor with 1 nay. The Web Master gave us an update and indicated that the transition to a different web address was still in progress. President noted that the dates for Field Day were June 24th and 25th. Note for Band Captains: Bring your computers to the next June Meeting for a software update. Jen gave the menu for Field Day. As usual, it sounded real good! The cost is still $5.00 per meal. TRAINING SESSION: All (more…)

Steering Committee Minutes for April 25, 2017

CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING – 4/25/17 Discussion: The meeting began shortly after 7:00 pm.  There were 10 people present: Steve J., Mike, Larry, Frank, Ken, Jen, our President, Dale, Mickie, Jeff and Pete. There was discussion to look at ideas for future projects, on the order of the successful one just completed, the construction of a ground plane antenna. Some recommendations were to refer to U Tube videos by Dave Tadlock and KG6ZZ. Suggested we consider filter kits, other antennas, soldering, etc. Jen noted that Elmering is very important and should strongly be encouraged.  We need to try to organize the effort. Scholarship Committee:  Noted that there are now 8 applications for the scholarship we wish to offer. We decided that the CVRC as a whole will not be reading individual applications. That chore is the Review Committees job and they (more…)

Regular Meeting Minutes for April 11, 2017

CONTOOCOOK VALLEY RADIO CLUB GENERAL MEETING – 4/11/17 The meeting started at 7:31 with 25 people in attendance. The Secretary’s report and the Treasurer’s Report were given. It was added that Jeff Shaw, KB1WTI, gave a presentation on why we need emergency communications. The report was then approved. The Treasurer’s report was given.  It was noted that $440 was taken in in dues and Mickie deposited 916.92 from the Flea Market.  The report was approved. The Secretary gave a report on the previous Steering Committee meeting of March 30th. The Chair asked for a motion to increase the potential offer to Sarah Dustin for John Moore’s antenna tower to$350.00.  The current amount to be offered is $200.00. Redacted at Request of Treasurer – KB1WTI The Scholarship Committee chair, Mike Plunkett gave a report and indicated that he had to extend the deadline for applications, by (more…)