CARP October Newsletter

Clovis Amateur Radio Pioneer’s
October 2009 e-Newsletter

Hello fellow Pioneers,

Here is this months edition of the CARP e-Newsletter. If you are receiving multiple copies of this newsletter, we may have more than one email address for you. Please let us know which email address you would prefer to receive this newsletter at. Please send any comments or questions to

Membership Meeting

CARP monthly membership meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the first Friday of the month at the Clovis Senior Center, 850 Fourth Street, Clovis CA.
The October CARP membership meeting will be Friday October 2nd, 2009. The National Weather Service from Hanford, California will be presenting the annual Severe Weather Spotter / SKYWARN training.

Nominations are Open for 2010 Board of Directors

We have three seats on the CARP Board of Directors coming up for election in 2010. If you or someone you know is interested in running for the Board of Directors, please contact our nominating committee chair, Patrick KI6QOH and let him know.

CARP Transmitter Hunt

The next CARP transmitter hunt is scheduled to be at the Fresno Hamfest on Saturday October October 17th, 2009. Watch the CARP website for more details as they become available.

Christmas Party December 4th

The CARP Christmas Party is scheduled for Friday December 4th, 2009. Mark your calendars to attend our annual event. As always these will be no admission charge, just bring a side dish to complement the great main dishes the club provides. You do not need to be a member to attend, but please RSVP to as soon as possible so we have enough foreveryone. There will be drawings for prizes and lots of great fun. Keep watching the CARP website for more details as they become available.

CARP Website

The CARP website can be viewed at The CARP website has some great amateur radio related articles and an event calendar outlining CARP and other amateur radio events. If you have any articles or events you would like to see on the site, please email us at


CARP memberships now run from January to December of each year. Dues for 2010 can be paid now is the time. Just a note, for those of you who pay for your 2010 membership between now and the Christmas Party, you will receive some free drawing tickets for prizes at the Christmas Party.

Member Badges/Cards

As a paid member of CARP you will receive a CARP Member Badge that is designed to attach to a lanyard. If you have paid your membership dues and have not received your membership badge yet, please contact Laura KI6KRT at

2009 Board of Directors

President Rob Mavis AE6GE
Vice-President David Dansby NI6M
Treasurer LouAnn Dansby KD6WAW
Secretary Laura Mavis KI6KRT
Patrick May KI6QOH
Steve Stoehr N6JXL
Darin Land K6OSX