Matt Walsh AC9IG President opened the meeting at 7:00 PM. Attendees: Leo Ribordy N9NBH Dennis Calvey KD9HIK Cliff Sowka K9QD Matt Walsh AC9IG Kent Ochs W9KAO Frank Giampa N9QPD Dirk Smith W0RI Rob Glowacki N9MVO Danny Kafka KD9HIL Robert Kocourek W9RKK Burt Shultz AB9CV Steve Karson … Continue reading "Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Business Meeting April 19, 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 Frank Giampa N9QPD Dirk Smith W0RI Chris Brewer AC9GN Treasurer’s report: Chris Brewer AC9GN reports: beginning balance $4,932.21. Income was $23.97. Expense … Continue reading "Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting April 4, 2018"
Our message board recently had a great discussion about how to properly size a battery when operating remote. Robert W9RKK asked: I’m looking to buy a deep cycle battery for SARC in the Park. What kind of ampere hour rating would be sufficient? I have an Elecraft K3. Rob N9MVO replied: The question is: How … Continue reading "Battery Size for Portable Operation"
They say April showers bring May flowers, but I never heard of April Snows bring May flowers. This April has been a wild ride for weather, and its been slowing me down with outdoor HAM antenna work, but I’m making the best of it. So in this months edition we are looking for articles. I’ve … Continue reading "From the Editor"
By Bob W9DXR With the upcoming weather spotting season, this article we recently unearthed is very timely. My wife recently came across a newspaper clipping from around 1959 that her family had kept. At that time the use of black and white television was still predominant and I believe the following method of tornado detection … Continue reading "RF Tornado Detection, 1959"