San Diego Miata Club

SDMC E-mail List and Membership Roster

The majority of club communication is conducted via e-mail. SDMC uses Yahoo Groups to accomplish this. The SDMC group is named SDMC-List and is available only to SDMC members. A free Yahoo account is required to join SDMC-List. Follow the instructions below to join the SDMC-List group, send messages to the club, and access the membership roster.

Joining the SDMC-List Yahoo Group

  1. Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/SDMC-List/info.
  2. Click the button labeled “Join This Group!” on the right side of the page.
  3. If you have a Yahoo account, log in. If you do not have a Yahoo account, click the “Sign Up” link at the bottom of the page and follow the directions to create a new Yahoo account.
  4. Once you have logged in, you will be returned to the SDMC-List “Join This Group” page.
  5. In the “Comment to Owner” text box, enter a message stating you are an SDMC member. Ensure to include your full name if you did not use your full name when registering your Yahoo account.
  6. Select a Message Delivery and Message Format option.
  7. Complete the Word Verification.
  8. Click the “Join” button.
  9. If all required information has been entered, a “Membership Pending” page will appear. The Group moderator will verify your SDMC membership and approve your membership; you will receive a confirmation e-mail when approved. The verification and approval process may take several days.

Sending Messages to the Club

  1. To send a message to the club, send an e-mail to SDMC-List@yahoogroups.com.
  2. For more detailed information on sending e-mails to the club, go to the SDMC-List home page (http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/SDMC-List/info). Click “Files” on the left side of the page. Click “Postmasterfiles” in the files list. Click “Reminder.txt” in the files list.

Access the Membership Roster

  1. Go to the SDMC-List home page (http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/SDMC-List/info).
  2. Click “Database” on the left side of the page.
  3. Click on the most current table in the tables list.
  4. You can sort and search the table. To sort a column, click the column header (e.g., click “Last Name” to sort alphabetically by last name). To search the table, enter a search term into the “Search This Table” text box and click the “Go” button.
  5. To print the membership roster, click “Printable Report” on the right side of the page. Use your Internet browser’s print command (usually located in the File menu) to print the roster. The printed copy will be 15–20 pages long, depending on your print settings.
  6. To export the membership roster, click “Export Table” on the right side of the page. A new page of comma-delimited plain text will load. Select, copy, and paste the text into your favorite text editor and save as a text file. Import the text file into spreadsheet or database software.

Joining the SDMC-Events Yahoo Group

  1. Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/SDMC-Events/info.
  2. Click the button labeled “Join This Group!” on the right side of the page.
  3. If you have a Yahoo account, log in. If you do not have a Yahoo account, click the “Sign Up” link at the bottom of the page and follow the directions to create a new Yahoo account.
  4. Once you have logged in, you will be returned to the SDMC-Events “Join This Group” page.
  5. In the “Comment to Owner” text box, enter a message stating you are an SDMC member. Ensure to include your full name if you did not use your full name when registering your Yahoo account.
  6. Select a Message Delivery and Message Format option.
  7. Complete the Word Verification.
  8. Click the “Join” button.
  9. If all required information has been entered, a “Membership Pending” page will appear. The Group moderator will verify your SDMC membership and approve your membership; you will receive a confirmation e-mail when approved. The verification and approval process may take several days.

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