Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Business Meeting March 21, 2019

March 22, 2019
Geoff KA9QGH President called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM. Rebecca KA9EFE brought brownies! Attendees Wake Wacaser AF9I Danny Kafka VP KD9HIL Jim Campbell KB9RGU Kevin Willard KB9QVX Rob Glowacki N9MVO Burt Shultz AB9CV Rick Cook KC9PLO Geoff Stevens KA9QGH Doug May W9YFC DJ Traxler WA9UBR Mike Griffiths KD9KMV Robert Kocourek W9RKK John Zietlow … Continue reading "Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Business Meeting March 21, 2019"

Three Parks, 4 Days, 4 Degrees

March 17, 2019
By: Mike KD9KMV Last week I decided to set myself a challenge. The challenge was to operate from 3 new (to me) State Parks within a week, as part of the POTA (Parks On The Air) program. Activation 1 – Monday March 4th 2019 Chain-O-Lakes SP, IL – K-0986 With winter temperatures still with us, … Continue reading "Three Parks, 4 Days, 4 Degrees"

Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting March 6, 2019

March 7, 2019
Leo Ribordy N9NBH Chairman opened the meeting at 7:00 PM. Attendees Leo Ribordy N9NBH Dirk Smith W0RI Cliff Sowka K9QD Frank Giampa N9QPD John Zietlow K9WIC Danny Kafka KD9HIL Edward Lishka AC9SD Geoff Stevens KA9QGH Chris Brewer AC9GN Dennis C Calvey KD9HIK Mel Luxenberg W9FRT Russ Schmidt KC9NUV Kent Ochs W9KAO Treasurer’s Report Chris Brewer … Continue reading "Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting March 6, 2019"

From the President February 2019

February 28, 2019
From the President, So the February meeting came off without hitch. Except for starting a half an hour late, we had some spirited discussion. Talk consisted of field strength meters, contesting, Emcomm, and imaginary numbers i = (√-1)  or more simply i2=-1. Simply stated an imaginary number is a complex number that can be written … Continue reading "From the President February 2019"