Several volunteers stepped up to help with field day preparations. We thank everyone for their help. Dirk W0RI presented HF digital modes with FLDIGI.
The Chicagoland Marathon takes place on May 20, 2018 in Busse Woods. Several hams are needed to help monitor the course and provide communications supporting the medical team and supplies logistics. Plan to operate from approximately 6am to 2pm. The club thanks Frank N9QPD and Phil WB9C for their support of this event in the … Continue reading "Public Service: Chicagoland Marathon"
This year’s MS Walk is on Sunday, May 6, 2018. We’re needed from approximately 7 am until noon. All you need to work this event is an HT and a chair to sit and monitor the location. Contact the Public Service chair if you’re interested in volunteering for this event. The event takes place at … Continue reading "Public Service: MS Walk 2018"
The North Shore Radio Club is offering a technician through extra class starting Wednesday April 11 and concluding on Wednesday May 30. Classes are 7pm to 9pm in Northbrook. Detailed information can be found on their web site North Shore Radio Club.
Our club neighbors, the York Radio Club in Elmhurst, are sponsoring a Technician level class. This is a fast paced class including a license exam at the end of day two. The class is free, there is a $14 fee to take the exam. April 21 – 22, 2018 – 8 AM to 4 PM Weekend … Continue reading "Upcoming Class"
The presentation this month was on Skywarn and how ham radio is still very relevant in weather spotting. The following is the last slide of the presentation which lists upcoming classes and local weather spotting nets.
The club held it’s monthly meeting yesterday with 22 members in attendance. Mike Cloudfelter presented the state of Amateur Radio in Japan after his recent visit.