In preparation for a longer upcoming trip in September, Tim KD9LAI went out into the field to a local park to test some new equipment: Sotabeams 23′ mast and 3 band linked dipole Bioenno Solar panel and solar charge controller
The Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club held it’s first Zoom based monthly meeting last week, on Thursday 20th August. Many club members joined to watch Geoff KA9QGH, the club president, host the meeting from his home.
As you probably know, due to Covid-19, the monthly club face to face meetings (held on the third Thursday of the month) have not been possible, and so a club net has been taking place on the K9IIK 145.230 repeater. From this month on, starting this evening, the monthly club meetings will now be held … Continue reading "QST: Monthly club meetings now to be held on Zoom"
Mike Sorensen K9KQX At tonight’s net [July 30, 2020 – Ed.] I mentioned a few items and thought I’d share some links about a virtual Hamfest with various keynote speakers. The topics actually look pretty interesting so for the newer hams this might be worthwhile. The event is free, just register on the web site … Continue reading "Upcoming Online Ham Radio Events"
Field Day 2020 was, to say the least, a very different Field Day to any other that we have experienced. Restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, meant that the usual format that club members were used to was not possible. Social distancing and other protective health measures meant that for the most part, Field … Continue reading "Field Day 2020 with SARC"