By Joe KB9RCR We generally find equipment randomly coming through the door for repair and/or calibration. SARC is blessed to have rather extensive test equipment/parts and more importantly are blessed with several members with really good technical skills to find and solve circuit challenges. Over the years there have been many pre-organized construction projects that … Continue reading "Construction Project February 10, 2023"
During a recent construction project club members built dummy loads for testing radios. The loads required a heat sink and club member Bob W9GEW provided materials and machine time from his business to help produce those. He provided this video of the machining process.
Robert W9RKK took this short video when he attended the CFMC Belvidere Hamfest and a few fellow SARC members stopped by.
by Jim KB9RGU Well , it’s over. Summer that is. Oh, and the Foxhunt season as well. October 28th 2023, the last of the four Saturday Foxhunts is in the books. We changed the hours at the suggestion of a couple participants. Started at 1500 and finished at 1600, welcomed sunshine on a cool and … Continue reading "Fox Hunt Season Wrap Up"
[This discussion took place on our SARC-All email reflector – Ed.] Bruce N9EHA started the discussion with this post. In older radios, in order to get the tuning dial scale to tune linearly across the band and not “bunch up” frequencies at one end of the scale, they used an air variable capacitor that would … Continue reading "Variable capacitor trivia question"