SARC is offering on a very limited basis VE testing that follows the current social distancing guidelines. Please complete the form below and you will receive a call back from our VE team when a slot is available for testing.
Unfortunately the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will not allow us to hold Field Day in the traditional way this year. The ARRL has issued Temporary Rule Waivers for the 2020 event as well as Field Day 2020 FAQs to allow the event to continue in a safe, socially distant way. Highlights include: Class D (home) stations … Continue reading "Club Contest – Field Day From Home"
SARC has cancelled all in person events through July 31, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Schaumburg Park District has listed events, meetings and rentals as cancelled indefinitely. Our events make use of these facilities. Events cancelled include: Club Meetings Board Meetings (although the board continues to discuss topics through emails) Field Day (Plans … Continue reading "COVID-19 Response (Updated June 10, 2020)"
Our VE Team recently implemented a plan to provide License Testing while following social distancing guidelines. The first session took place on Saturday, May 16 2020. The team reports that 4 tests were administered with 2 new Technicians and 1 upgrade to general. The next session will take place on Saturday, June 6 by appointment … Continue reading "Social Distancing VE Testing a Success"
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers of the yearly MS Walk in early May have decided to cancel this event. SARC has offered radio support to this event for years and hopes to see it return for 2021. It is often considered the kick-off to our season of public service events.