One of the special features IARU HF Championship contest is bonus points for contacting the headquarters stations for each of the IARU member societies. The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) itself also counts as one of these stations. While the Union does not maintain their own station, the privilege to operate their NU1AW call sign is … Continue reading "Club Member Invited to Operate IARU Headquarters Station"
Our team of Volunteer Examiners (VEs) dedicates one Saturday morning per month to administering Amateur Radio license exams for all three license levels. They also spend additional time submitting paperwork for all of the new licenses generated from the tests as well as keeping their testing materials up to date with the latest question pools. … Continue reading "Meet the VE Testing Team"
Kevin K9AAB put together the following from photos and videos he collected while visiting our Field Day operation.
SARC is sponsoring two scholarships for W9DXCC this fall. Forms are due August 1, 2017 and should be sent to the club president. Thanks to a generous donation from a member, the club will be sponsoring two people to attend the W9DXCC convention on September 14 and 15 at the Hyatt Regency in Schaumburg. The criteria for … Continue reading "Reminder: W9DXCC Scholarship Applications Due"
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"