The club operated 2A (two transmitters + GOTA, club station) on Field Day. We had approximately 35 participants over the 24 hour period. Our final score is: 3,204 This consists of: 490 Bonus Points for the ARRL bulletin, emergency power, public location, youth participants and GOTA. 610 CW QSOs 382 Phone QSOs 35 Digital QSOs We … Continue reading "Field Day Results"
The club recently assisted with the Hoffman Estates Independence Day Parade. This event is slightly different than most public service deployments. Typically, ham radio volunteers are only expected to be communicators, helping event staff effectively communicate over a large area. While we still used our radios and communications skills, we are also responsible for getting … Continue reading "Public Service: Hoffman Estates Independence Day Parade"
Date: Sat. Sept. 8, 2018 thru October 27, 2018 Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm Hoffman Estates Library Members of the club will host an 8 week general level license class. The class is free at the Hoffman Estates Library. Sign ups will be available through the library’s web site. We will be teaching from the ARRL … Continue reading "General Level License Class"
Over the past few months several club members helped Ray WA9BLP restore his antenna tower and station to working order. You can read more about it in Giving a Helping Hand to a HAM in need and Ray WA9BLP Antenna Project Update. Dirk W0RI organized the group and recently received the following note of thanks from Ray’s Wife.
Frank Giampa N9QPD Chairman opened the meeting at 7:02 PM. Attendees Leo Ribordy N9NBH Cliff Sowka K9QD Peter Maziuk N9POL Matt Walsh AC9IG Kent Ochs W9KAO Frank Giampa N9QPD Dirk Smith W0RI Chris Brewer AC9GN Danny Kafka KB9HIL Ken Kryzywicki KD9HIJ Treasurer’s report Chris Brewer AC9GN reports: beginning balance $4,542.24. Income was $95.51. Expense was … Continue reading "Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting June 6, 2018"