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 {{:​w2cxm_qsl.jpg?​200 | W2CXM QSL Card}} {{:​w2cxm_qsl.jpg?​200 | W2CXM QSL Card}}
  
-==== W2CXM ====+===== W2CXM ======
 ====== Background ====== ====== Background ======
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 The Cornell Amateur Radio Club (CARC), W2CXM, is a group of undergraduates,​ graduates, and other members of the Cornell and Ithaca community whose common interest is the hobby of amateur radio. Amateur radio activity at Cornell University dates as far back as 1915, under the callsign "​8XU."​ Formed in 1949, the CARC has been licensed under the callsign "​W2CXM"​ since 1951. The CARC is affiliated with the American Radio Relay League and is funded annually by the Student Activities Finance Commission. The Cornell Amateur Radio Club (CARC), W2CXM, is a group of undergraduates,​ graduates, and other members of the Cornell and Ithaca community whose common interest is the hobby of amateur radio. Amateur radio activity at Cornell University dates as far back as 1915, under the callsign "​8XU."​ Formed in 1949, the CARC has been licensed under the callsign "​W2CXM"​ since 1951. The CARC is affiliated with the American Radio Relay League and is funded annually by the Student Activities Finance Commission.
  
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 ===== Events and Projects ===== ===== Events and Projects =====
  
-====== Balloon Launch ======+We have several projects planned for the Spring 2020 Semester 
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 +==== Circuit Board Design and Surface Mount Soldering ​==== 
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 +We'll take schematics, design a board, have it fabricated, and solder parts onto it. 
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 +==== Build a weather station and put it on the Amateur Radio Network ==== 
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 +==== Launch a High Altitude Balloon with experiments onboard ==== 
 +====== Previous ​Balloon Launch ======
  
  
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-** The balloon ​launch is scheduled for Sunday, May 5, 12:​00pm ​2:00pm, weather permitting.  **+** We launched a balloon ​in the Fall with our first-ever [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=wfGLo4DYhq0&​t=6369s|livestreamed video]].  **
  
  
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 ==== Meetings ==== ==== Meetings ====
  
-Weekly meetings for the Fall 2018 semester are on Fridays at 5:00pm alternating between 708 Rhodes Hall, and the shack in 401 Barton. ​ When coming to the meetings at Rhodes, please note, the elevator does not go to the 7th floor after 5pm.  You will need to take the elevator to the 6th floor, then turn left and go to the end of the hall.  Take the north stairs to the 7th floor. ​ We'll block the door open for meetings.+Weekly meetings for the Spring 2020 semester are on Fridays at 7:00pm alternating between 708 Rhodes Hall, and the shack in 401 Barton. ​ When coming to the meetings at Rhodes, please note, the elevator does not go to the 7th floor after 5pm.  You will need to take the elevator to the 6th floor, then turn left and go to the end of the hall.  Take the north stairs to the 7th floor. ​ We'll block the door open for meetings.
  
 Minutes and photographs from these meetings are available [[meetings|here]]. Minutes and photographs from these meetings are available [[meetings|here]].
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 ^ Position ​                ^ Officer ​        ^ Callsign ^ Email ^ ^ Position ​                ^ Officer ​        ^ Callsign ^ Email ^
-|President ​                |Ho-Jung Yang             |KC3JKQ ​   |hy379@cornell.edu|+|President ​                |Esther Li             | KD2MBT ​   |el633@cornell.edu|
 |Vice President ​           |Gayathrini Premawardhana |          |gtp28@cornell.edu| |Vice President ​           |Gayathrini Premawardhana |          |gtp28@cornell.edu|
-|Treasurer ​                |Jacob Glueck ​            |KD2OWZ ​   |jng55@cornell.edu| +|Treasurer ​                |Ho-Jung Yang              ​|KC3JKQ ​   |hy379@cornell.edu| 
-|4th Officer ​              |Alvin Pan                ​| ​         |ap924@cornell.edu|+|4th Officer ​              |Jack Defay                ​| ​KC1KPI ​         |jad452@cornell.edu|
 |Archivist ​                ​|Jules Hojnowski ​         |KD2FOU ​   |jah11@cornell.edu| |Archivist ​                ​|Jules Hojnowski ​         |KD2FOU ​   |jah11@cornell.edu|
 |Callsign Trustee ​         |Mike Hojnowski ​          ​|KD2EAT ​   |kd2eat@gmail.com| |Callsign Trustee ​         |Mike Hojnowski ​          ​|KD2EAT ​   |kd2eat@gmail.com|