EIDXA Meetings

EIDXA meets quarterly, normally at the Mercy Medical Center Hall-Perrine Cancer Center, located south of downtown Cedar Rapids at the intersection of 10th St SE, 8th Ave SE and Mount Vernon Rd SE (a visual aid to this site is provided below). Meetings are occasionally held at alternative sites, which will be clearly announced on this page. The doors open for eyeball QSOs at about 6:30 PM and the formal meeting starts at 7:30.

Following the meeting, we meet for pizza and refreshments at Godfather's Pizza at 3647 1st Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids (in the Town & Country Shopping Center). Getting to Godfather's Pizza is EASY! Click here for a map and directions.

For minutes of the most recent EIDXA meeting, scroll down the page or click here.




Next EIDXA Meeting:

Date:  Friday, October 18th, 2019.

Time:  Doors open at 6:30 PM; Meeting begins at 7:30 PM.

Location:  Mercy Medical Center Hall-Perrine Cancer Center.

Program:
 FT-8 by Al, KØVM.




The Mercy Medical Center complex is located south of downtown Cedar Rapids, at the intersection of 10th St SE, 8th Ave SE and Mount Vernon Rd SE (701 10th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52403). Please see the aerial photo map of the meeting location provided below. In addition, we have an interactive Google map of the area.

There is free parking directly in front of the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center.

Enter Hall-Perrine Cancer Center through the northeast doors. The conference rooms are adjacent to the entrance. There are no steps to get to the conference rooms.

We hope to see all of our club members at the meeting. Please consider bringing a non-member ham guest!

Following the meeting, we will meet for pizza and refreshments at Godfather's Pizza at 3647 1st Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids (in the Town & Country Shopping Center). Getting to Godfather's Pizza is EASY! Click here for a map and directions.


Meeting Location: (You may click on the photo map for a larger version.)Mercy Medical Center aerial view
Parking is free in the parking lot in front of the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center. Enter from 10th St SE -- parking is to your right from the roundabout. Please enter Hall-Perrine through the northeast entrance, as marked above. The meeting room is adjacent to the entrance, and is stair-free. For a customizable view of the area, check out this interactive Google Map.



Minutes of the EIDXA meeting of July 19, 2019

 1. EIDXA met July 19, 2019 at the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center, Mercy Hospital,
    Cedar Rapids.


 2. Jim, WØSR opened the meeting at 7:00 PM with the 24 hams in attendance giving
    their calls.


 3. Minutes of the April meeting can be found in the July newsletter.

 4. Mike, NA9Q gave the treasurers report. No significant activity lately beyond
   
the partial refund of our contribution to the 3YØZ DXpedition.

 5. Accepted into membership were Bob Ward KØSRL and George Cooley, NG7A.

 6. Rod KØDAS volunteered to be the AV expert to help presenters use the AV
    equipment at 
meetings.

 7. No requests from eligible DXpeditions.

 8. Sam, KØAFN has EIDXA logo caps for sale. $25 each of which $5 goes to EIDXA

 9. Picnic at NRØX scheduled for Sep 14 with Sep 21 as a rain date. Not discussed
    but usual
format is a potluck with grilled meat provided.

10. A motion was made and passed to make a donation of $100/year to the Hall-Perrine
    Hope
Fund in appreciation of our use of their facilities.

11. Rich W3ACO volunteered to be on a nomination committee. More members needed.

12. It was suggested we need a program committee. Volunteers welcome.

13. A reminder to all to pay outstanding dues. Dues for 2020 will be due at the
    October 
meeting.

14. After a break a video of a 3C1L and 3CØL DXpedition was shown.

David Christ, KØLUM
EIDXA Secretary