Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting August 1, 2018

August 24, 2018
Frank Giampa N9QPD Chairman opened the meeting at 7:00 PM. Attendees   Leo Ribordy N9NBH Ken Krzywicki KD9HIJ Cliff Sowka K9QD Matt Walsh AC9IG Chris Brewer AC9GN Frank Giampa N9QPD Russ Schmidt KC9NUV Peter Maziuk N9POL Dirk Smith W0RI Treasurer’s Report Chris Brewer AC9GN reports: beginning balance $4, 976.66.  Income was $380.15.  Expense was $223.87 … Continue reading "Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting August 1, 2018"

Novice Exam from 1983

August 16, 2018
Ken KD9HIJ recently came across a novice level exam from 1983. The full exam can be seen here. See how you do! On our discussion board Bruce N9EHA had a few memories about the exam. That’s awesome. [It] could be an exam you could have given to someone for a Novice test I suppose. Remember … Continue reading "Novice Exam from 1983"

New Ham Gets On The Air

August 4, 2018
Don KD9KSJ took his technician exam with our VE testing team in April. About a week later he received his license and purchased a Yaesu FT-65R. The radio arrived in about a week and he was excited to get on the air. Using a scanner he already had he was able to test the radio an … Continue reading "New Ham Gets On The Air"

Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting July 11, 2018

July 30, 2018
Frank Giampa N9QPD Chairman opened the meeting at 7:03 PM. This meeting occurred one week later than typically scheduled due to the July 4 holiday falling on a Wednesday. Attendees Leo Ribordy N9NBH Cliff Sowka K9QD Peter Maziuk N9POL Matt Walsh AC9IG Frank Giampa N9QPD Ken Kryzywicki KD9HIJ Dirk Smith W0RI Chris Brewer AC9GN Russ … Continue reading "Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting July 11, 2018"

President’s Report July 2018

July 30, 2018
Our public service events for the season have concluded but there are still other opportunities for you to help out. Two of the largest ham radio events take place over the next few months. On Sunday, September 16 the North Shore Radio Club supports the North Shore Century 100 mile bike ride. And on Sunday, … Continue reading "President’s Report July 2018"