Twelve classes starting Saturday, January 14, through Saturday, April 1 • 10:30am – 12:30pm Hoffman Estates Branch Library – Meeting Room If you have a Technician Class license and are looking to expand your Amateur Radio experience, this course will prepare you for taking the mid-level Amateur Radio General Class license test. In addition to … Continue reading "General Class License Course Offered Starting January"
Club members have access to our private message board SARC-All. From time to time interesting discussions get highlighted here on our web site for the benefit of the Ham community. Pierre K9EYE suggested the following based on a YouTube video. Here is a Club challenge and a possible event to other clubs. Subject: Making Ham … Continue reading "A Club Challenge: Making Ham Radio Antennas out of Things that Aren’t Antennas"
By Don K9CLF I mentioned on the tech net last night I was having a problem with the T/R reed relay on my old TenTec Triton IV 540. This is a common issue, but the relays with correct form factor are hard to locate. The repair wisdom is to replace the tiny glass-encapsulated magnetic reed … Continue reading "TenTec Triton IV Model 540 Relay Issue"
Date: Saturdays Sep 10-Nov 12, 2022 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm Registration Required Hoffman Estates Library The Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club (SARC) is sponsoring a series of 10 classes to help prepare people wanting to take the FCC Technician Class License test. The classes will begin Saturday September 10, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the … Continue reading "Technician License Classes Begin in September"
SARC’s Field Day was back to a full-scale, in-person operation this year. Operating three stations: SSB, CW and GOTA we kept the QSOs coming. Below is the preliminary score calculation submitted to the ARRL. Total Score and Classification Preliminary Total Score: 3,232 Call Used: N9RJV GOTA Station Call: (NONE) ARRL/RAC Section: IL Class: 2A Participants: … Continue reading "Field Day Results 2022"