Dave, K9KBM, has provided us with some useful insight regarding guidelines by automotive manufacturers, relating to the use of RF in vehicles. If you have a newer car you might want to check your owner’s manual under the heading of “Electromagnetic Compatibility”.
Back in the summer, the Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club added a little competitive edge to Field Day 2020, by organizing a competition for it’s members and awarding financial prizes in several different categories: 1st Place $50 2nd Place $25 3rd Place $15 Here are the official results, which have now been certified by the Board. … Continue reading "Results Announced! “Field Day Is Not A Contest”"
Please note that the weekly club nets will not be held on the following dates: Christmas Eve – Thursday December 24th, 2020 New Year’s Eve – Thursday December 31st, 2020 Wishing everyone all the best for the holidays, and 2021. Mike, K9KMV
Latest Go Box Case – By Mike Sorensen K9KQX Since getting my ticket a few years back, I’ve dabbled a little with go box cases. Many of you saw the wood box I created for my IC-7300. That was my actual shack in the house as I used to set up next to end … Continue reading "K9KQX – Latest Go Box Case"
Last Labor Day weekend, I headed out with my portable radio gear to Shabbona Lake State Park, designation (POTA K-4103) with the intent to do a POTA (Parks On The Air) activation. For those that know me, they know how much I enjoy the outdoors, and combining it with ham radio is an added bonus.