REGULAR MEETING MINUTES FOR JULY 15, 2001

The Contoocook Valley Radio Club Picnic/cookout/foxhunt July 15, 2001     In lieu of the regular club meeting in July, the club voted at its June meeting to have an outing at Elm Brook Park in Hopkinton Sunday July 15. The weather could not have been more pleasant! Skip Doughty, N1PHZ, brought the necessary tools and cooking equipment, Dave Connors, N1TKP, and his daughter Chris gave generously of their time to cook and serve the food. On arrival, many of the members who brought their HT’s were seen walking around the park trying to locate the “FOX” that Ken Wilkens, K1MID, had hidden the day before. Unofficially, Tim Firkowski, KB9DGB found the hidden transmitter first and then Jason Greene, N1IIC, The best homebrew antenna was Dale’s, AF1T.   Club members who attended were:   Jason, N1IIC Ellie O’Hearn, KB1EFJ Tim, KB9DGB Ken, K1MID and (more…)

EXECUTIVE BOARD MINUTES FOR JULY 5, 2001

Contoocook Valley Radio Club Business Meeting July 5, 2001 Minutes     Pres. Jason, N1IIC opened the meeting at 7:32, July 5, 2001, at his home in Bow, NH.   Members in attendance: Jason Greene, N1IIC; Dale Clement, AF1T; Al Marin, K1CYJ, Shawn Upton, KB1CKT, Tim Firkowski, KB9DGB, Al Bardwell, NS1O, Don Curtis, N1ZIH.   Field Day wrap-up: Tim collected the remaining dupes sheets. Jason also mentioned that he had the logs on diskettes for those who utilized computer logging. The ARRL bonus checklist was reviewed. Tim brought 175 photos that he took during the weekend. He will download those and other photos and videos, yet to be contributed, to a CD which then will be reproduced and made available for purchase by club members. Forty seven (47) people visited the field day site. Tower Issue: The erecting and lowering of towers, safety issues, (more…)

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES FOR JUNE 12, 2001

The Contoocook Valley Radio Club Minutes of the Regular Meeting Jun 12, 2001   President Jason Green, N1IIC, called the meeting to order at 7:17 P.M. at the Hopkinton Library site.   Twenty-eight (28) members and quests were in attendance. The non-hams guests were Ryan Jones and Mark Weber.   First Time Attendees were Lee Scott, AA1YN, of Hooksett, Dan Daly, KB1GSA, and Russ Ouellette, K1OB, of Penacook.   Health and Welfare   Scott Clay, N1ZGO, gave a short update on Bob Sandborn, W1BDC, who is a resident of the Old Soldiers Home in Tilton.   Program – Field Day   Tim Firkowski, KB9DGB, Field Day Chairman, introduced Jerry Blanchard, K1BBQ, Co-chair, who gave a slide presentation of the Field Day planning results.   After the program there was a 20-minute break.   Business Meeting   Jason called the meeting back to order at 8:45. (more…)

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING MINUTES FOR May 22, 2001

Contoocook Valley Radio Club Business Meeting May 22, 2001 Minutes   Pres. Jason, N1IIC opened meeting at 7:30, May 22, 2001, at the Legionnaires Home in Warner, NH.   Members in attendance: Jason Greene, N1IIC; Jerry Blanchard, K1BBQ; Dale Clement, AF1T; Al Marin, K1CYJ, Shawn Upton, KB1CKT, Tim Firkowski, KB9DGB, Ken Wilkens, K1MID and Skip Doughty, N1PHZ.   Former WA1LDS, Lee, Attended the meeting. The following topics were discussed: 1. For the June meeting program, some one from the Central NH Radio Club will speak. 2. Ken Wilkens outlined the July Club Outing: a. The Place of the outing will be at Elm Brook Park, b. Date: July 15, c. Site reserved: #4 at $40 and reserved till 11AM, d. The price of admission will be $1 a head or $3 per car load, e. Ken will write up the instructions to be included (more…)

Regular Meeting Minutes For May 8, 2001

The Contoocook Valley Radio Club Minutes of the Regular Meeting May 8, 2001   Vice President Dale Clement, AF1T, called the meeting to order at 7:28 P.M. at the Hopkinton Library site.   Twenty-three (23) members and quests were in attendance. The non-hams guests were Nick French and Mark Weber. Paul Gifford of Hollis, K1NL, and Mike Dawson, of Derry, KD1UC came to take part in the program   Program – Fox Hunting   Paul Gifford of Hollis, K1NL, Mike Dawson, of Derry, KD1UC, and Ken Wilkens, K1MID took part in a forum concerning Fox Hunting. Many facets of the topic where very interestingly covered. Mike passed along a reference book entitled “Antenna Fox Hunts” with an ISP # of 0830627014 and he talked about his home made antennas used in his fox hunting experiences. Paul related many stories about fox hunting on 10 (more…)

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