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San Juan County EC connects with Boise!

San Juan County Amateur Radio Society - Thu, 07/11/2019 - 6:42am
Greg AE7EL has become quite active in emergency communications, to the point that he is involved even beyond our own San Juan County Auxiliary Communications Services activities. When I circulated DEM Director Brendan Cowan’s call for new members of the Northwest Incident Management Team (NWIMT) last year, Greg applied.  This Type 3 All-Hazards Incident Management […]
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Meeting Minutes: June 2019

San Juan County Amateur Radio Society - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 9:01pm
For the first time in a few  months our meeting returned to the Mullis Fire Station in Friday Harbor. With the exception of our September meeting which will be a picnic on Lopez Island the remaining meetings for this year are scheduled to be at Mullis.   Highlights of the June meeting included: • SJCARS […]
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MCARC meeting at Mason County EOC on July 13

Mason County ARC - Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:19pm
The May meeting of the Mason County Amateur Radio Club will be held this Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Mason County Emergency Operations Center.  The meeting will start at 9:00 am. The Mason County Amateur Radio Club has meetings … Continue reading →
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June 2019 – Board Meeting Minutes

Western Wash DX Club - Mon, 07/08/2019 - 1:21pm

WWDXC Board meeting June 24, 2019

Present were Adam K7EDX, Rich W6RS, John W7CD, Kirk N7UK, Brian N7RVD, Rob N7QT, Dennis K7DSE and guest Rusty W6OAT.

Rob opened the meeting at 7:00pm PST.

Review/approve minutes
* The May 2019 minutes were approved by voice vote

Correspondence
* No new correspondence.

Treasurer’s report
* The April report was approved by voice vote.
* Cash balance 5/31/19: $29,357.05, Income May: $3,980.85 and Expenditures $460.78.
Income and expenditures were primarily Convention related.

Membership
* Dennis, K7DSE reports 147 current paid members.
* Semiannual membership renewals to be sent out in July.

Old business
* This meeting focused primarily on the upcoming Convention.
152 registrations received as of this date.  A suggestion was made for a Silent Key commemoration and was adopted unanimously.
* Kirk, N7UK is awaiting a current equipment listing of the W7DX repeater.

New business
* No new business.

Monthly dinner/meeting
* There will be no dinner meeting for the month of July.  Typically, the Club picnic is in July.  However, due to the Club’s hosting of the PNW DX Convention, there will be no picnic.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted
Dennis Kourkoumelis, K7DSE
Secretary

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No July 2019 Meeting, Folks!

Western Wash DX Club - Thu, 07/04/2019 - 1:09pm

July 9th, 2019

We usually have our summer picnic in July, but we’re concentrating on our PNW DX Convention this year!  See you there! Details about our monthly meetings and a catalog of past programs are available on the Monthly Membership Meetings page.
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New Ham Net 6/27/19

Snoqualamie Valley Amateur Radio Club - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 9:51pm
Topics Discussed Evenings In The Park Cancelled tonight due to weather Next gathering will be on 7/11 Possible fox hunt activities during next gathering. If you have a Handi-Finder bring it to test and maybe show someone else how to...
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June 2019 Meeting Minutes

Snoqualamie Valley Amateur Radio Club - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 4:49pm
Snoqualmie Valley Radio Club Meeting Minutes for June 6, 2019 Business Meeting called to order 6:15 p.m. Duvall Fire Station 45 by Tom, WA7TBP. 27 members and guests present for business and meeting: Robin Amundson, Jesse Brasch, Rowland Brasch, Rick...
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Meeting Minutes: May 2019

San Juan County Amateur Radio Society - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 2:39pm
On May Saturday May 11 we held our annual Orcas Picnic meeting at Cascade Lake in Moran State Park on Orcas Island. Scott convened a very short business meeting then we went back to eating and socializing. SJCARS_Minutes_May_2019
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May 2019 – Board Meeting Minutes

Western Wash DX Club - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 9:05pm

WWDXC Board meeting May 30, 2019

Present were Adam K7EDX, Rich W6RS,,Tom NU7J, John W7CD, Kirk N7UK, Brian N7RVD, Walt K7ZQ, Larry K7EKD, Rob N7QT on telecon and Dennis K7DSE.

Adam opened the meeting at 7:00pm PST.

Review/approve minutes
* The April 2019 minutes were approved by voice vote

Correspondence
* No new correspondence.

Treasurer’s report
* The April report was approved by voice vote.
* Cash balance 4/30/19: $25,836.98, Income April: $7,215.83 and Expenditures $3,717.69.
Income and expenditures were primarily Convention related.

Membership
* Dennis, K7DSE reports 3 member renewals.

Old business
* The Club to date has collected revenues of $2,800 from W7TSQ and K7MCX estates with ½ owing to families.
* Convention update:
A motion was made and approved for 500 lanyards costing $700. Excess lanyards can be used for the next hosted convention.
131 registrations received as of this date with 71 rooms reserved. All guest speakers have been confirmed. Additional helpers will be solicited for staff tables, ticket sales and the like.

New business
* Traveling Trophy: The goal is to resolve any rule changes before August. Members would like to see more transparency to Standings on a progressive basis and perhaps a Club sponsored plaque.
* W7DX Repeater: The temporary West Seattle repeater site is being tested with some reporting performance issues. The Board requested a current equipment list and Kirk, N7UK to follow up.

Monthly dinner/meeting
* The dinner meeting will be on June 11, 2019 at Robs 125 Street Grill. Guest speaker will be Darryl Holman, WW7D, a regular as a Salmon Run Rover, and participant in the SOTA (Summits on the Air) program.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 pm.

Respectfully submitted
Dennis Kourkoumelis, K7DSE
Secretary

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San Juan VE Session Results

San Juan County Amateur Radio Society - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 8:14am
Three new hams and an upgrade from SJCARS’ June 8th Laurel VE Session in Friday Harbor: KJ7HBI – Karen Palmer KJ7HBJ – Mary-Brooke Barger KJ7HBK – Patti Wickham Tom Pemberton, KJ7HAF, upgraded to General. Tested on Saturday, Call Signs Monday Morning! Thanks to our attending Laurel VEs: Kenny, KU7M, San Juan County VE Team Leader […]
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June 2019 Meeting – Who is WW7D?

Western Wash DX Club - Tue, 06/04/2019 - 5:02pm

June 11th, 2019

Darryl Holman’s one of our perennial Salmon Run rovers and a regular in the Summits on the Air (SOTA) program.  Meet Darryl and join us for optional dinner that’s RSVP ($25).  The program begins at 7pm. Details about our monthly meetings and a catalog of past programs are available on the Monthly Membership Meetings page.
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HamWAN Update

San Juan County Amateur Radio Society - Mon, 06/03/2019 - 7:27am
Kenny, KU7M, has added our West-Side node to the HamWAN main map which monitors connectivity. Over 20 Megabits/sec! Thanks Kenny!
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New Ham Net 5/30/19

Snoqualamie Valley Amateur Radio Club - Thu, 05/30/2019 - 9:53pm
Topics Discussed Net control for the net If you’d like an opportunity to be net control operator for the net, please contact me via email (newhamnet@snovarc.org) or in person at the meetings or evenings in the park gatherings Evenings in...
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Free Tower

San Juan County Amateur Radio Society - Sat, 05/25/2019 - 8:00am
A number of years ago Friday Harbor Airport replaced their NDB. Ed and I thought the 55′ Guyed Tower might be useful, so the Club acquired it at no cost. It’s been gathering weeds on my property since then, but now it’s time for it to move on. We have an inquiry from Decatur Island […]
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Updated Frequency List

San Juan County Amateur Radio Society - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 8:48am
Wayne, WA6MPG, has updated the frequency list. It’s in the Files Tab. Did you know that way back in 1996 the International Date Format was changed to Year-Month-Day? Wayne’s filename conforms to the standard for the World-Wide-Web.
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New Ham Net 5/23/19

Snoqualamie Valley Amateur Radio Club - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 9:29pm
Topics Discussed Recent and Upcoming Events Dayton Hamvention – May 17-19 DMR Gathering at Valley Camp – May 18-19 SEA-PAC – May 31 – June 2 Evenings in the park gathering Announced the start of the gatherings Polled the net...
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Laurel VE Test Session, June 8th 2019, Friday Harbor

San Juan County Amateur Radio Society - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:29am
Thank you, Kenny and San Juan VE Team, for arranging another test session! We have confirmed the VE testing. It will be on June 8th in Friday Harbor, starting at 11am. If you’d like to test, please fill in this registration form prior to the session, and submit it via email to: Kenny@holenwall.com  This allows us to have all your […]
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New Ham Net 5/16/19

Snoqualamie Valley Amateur Radio Club - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:29pm
Topics Discussed Power Supply Noise Issues One net participant had noise interference while listening on HF frequencies only when the power supply was on. The issue seemed to be specific to this power supply as it was possibly emitting lots...
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April 2019 – Board Meeting Minutes

Western Wash DX Club - Fri, 05/10/2019 - 10:53am

WWDXC Board meeting April 29, 2019

Present were Rob N7QT, Adam K7EDX, Rich W6RS,,Tom NU7J, John W7CD, Kirk N7UK, Brian N7RVD and Dennis K7DSE.

Rob opened the meeting at 7:00pm PST.

Review/approve minutes
* The March 2019 minutes were approved by voice vote

Correspondence
* No new correspondence.

Treasurer’s report
* The March report was approved by voice vote.
* Cash balance 3/31/19: $22,338.34, Income March: $4,980.45 Expenditures $227.91.

Membership
* Dennis, K7DSE reports no new members.

Old business
* The Club sold equipment for the W7TSQ and K7MCX estates.
$2,250-W7TSQ and $550-K7MCX with ½ due to family.
* Tom, NU7J and Brian, N7RVD will be taking inventory of equipment to be available for sale at the Stanwood Hamfest.

New business
* Dennis, K7DSE will order more business card sized brochures for the DX Convention promotion.

Monthly dinner/meeting
* The dinner meeting will be on May 14, 2019 at Robs 125 Street Grill. Guest speaker will be Justin, K5EM on how his ham radio start launched his electronics career.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 pm.

Respectfully submitted
Dennis Kourkoumelis, K7DSE
Secretary

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New Ham Net 5/9/19

Snoqualamie Valley Amateur Radio Club - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 10:25pm
Topics Discussed New hams from the April Snovarc classes Congratulations to the 14 new hams that passed their tests in April and received their call signs this week 3 new hams joined us on the net tonight for the first...
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