Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Director March 7, 2018

March 24, 2018
Frank Giampa N9QPD Chairman opened the meeting at 7:00 PM. Attendees Leo Ribordy N9NBH Dennis Calvey KD9HIK Cliff Sowka K9QD Matt Walsh AC9IG Kent Ochs W9KAO Russ Schmidt KC9NUV Frank Giampa N9QPD Dirk Smith W0RI Chris Brewer AC9GN Treasurer’s report Chris Brewer AC9GN reports: beginning balance $4,992.50.  Income was $0.  Expense was $60.29 for data … Continue reading "Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Director March 7, 2018"

Websites Recommended by Club Members

March 24, 2018
Each month we present a new list of websites that club members find interesting. We’ll share these with you.   If you find something of interest that’s Ham Radio, or technology related, ie electronics, science, engineering, computers, kit building etc, please feel free to send submission to Mike K9KQX. ARRL Repurposes AM Transmitter for HAM Radio … Continue reading "Websites Recommended by Club Members"

BITX40 SSB Kit

March 24, 2018
by Dave Sims K9KBM (Copied from Ad) When was the last time you used a radio you had built? The BITX40 board is a two board, 40 meter SSB transceiver module kit with digital control! Inside an evening, you can be on-air with this digital SSB transceiver, chatting with the local gang or chasing DX … Continue reading "BITX40 SSB Kit"

Member Q&A Matt Walsh

March 24, 2018
Name and Call sign: Matt Walsh, AC9IG Years in amateur radio: 4 What radios and antennas do you frequently use: Yaseu 450D on HF and Icom 208H for VHF and UFH What modes do you operate: SSB and FM What SARC activities do you enjoy: Field day is by far my favorite, followed closely by … Continue reading "Member Q&A Matt Walsh"

VE Testing

March 23, 2018
John Shofield provided the following report:  Results March 3rd, 2018 Name Call Class Walgenbach, Neil E. AC9SK Extra Chen, Hao KD9KLX Technician Richier, Taylor L. KD9KLY Technician Bizon, Bartlomiej KD9KLZ Technician   Class   Technician 3 General 0 Extra 1 Total 4 Next examination date: April 7th, 2018 All of us at SARC would like … Continue reading "VE Testing"

Miscellaneous Updates

March 23, 2018
Construction Project   Gary N9VU Next CP meeting will be Saturday, April 14th and 28th from 8am till noon. Location is at the Schaumburg Tennis Plus, 1416 Payne Rd, Schaumburg, IL EMCOMM  Bob Langsfeld WB9TZC Leo N9NBH reported exercise of the Sunday night Net and the Peoria-based ARES 3.905 MHz test 4:30PM conducted for all districts … Continue reading "Miscellaneous Updates"

From the President

March 23, 2018
I am always thoroughly impressed when I hear the attendance numbers for the construction project. Very often above 20. This is great. It’s unfortunate that my schedule doesn’t allow me to make it to them very often. I also enjoy the photos from the construction project that show up on SARC All from time to … Continue reading "From the President"