Activities

The club organizes many ongoing activities throughout the year. Exact dates and times can be found in the calendar or the event list on the right.

Saturday Breakfasts

The club meets for breakfast on the first Saturday of the Month at 8am. Everyone is welcome to join us at Maxfield’s Pancake house in Schaumburg to talk radio and have some great food!

Construction Project

During the fall and winter, we gather on two Saturday mornings per month to build (or repair existing) amateur radio related equipment. We begin around 8AM, and spend a few hours working on, or asking questions and getting help about, our projects. (In...

License Tests

SARC sponsors VE (Volunteer Examiner) testing sessions, where you can take your test to become a ham, or upgrade your current ham radio license to a higher class. Testing sessions are held the first Saturday of every month, from 9AM to 10:30AM, at the...

Monthly Club Meetings

The club meets on the third Thursday of every month at the Schaumburg Community Recreation Center at 7pm. The program starts with club business, with committee chairs and officers giving reports on their areas followed by discussion of any new business....

SARC in the Park

Once the weather warms up we like to take our radios outside. In the spring and summer we replace Construction Project  with SARC in the Park. Everyone is encouraged to bring their portable radios, go-boxes, antennas and batteries outside and operate ...

Public Service

Public service means volunteering your time, and your skills to the community, to benefit the general public. By law, amateur radio cannot be used to provide communications for business purposes or for hire, but aside from that, by volunteering to help...

Emergency Communications

The Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club is actively involved in supporting Emergency Communications Efforts. Amateur Radio has a long history of providing assistance during times of crisis. The unique skills and equipment possessed by hams can easily supplement...