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"
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"
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.