Date: Sun. July 28, 2019 Time: 6am – 12pm Roselle and Weathersfield, Schaumburg This public service event is the largest one that the club handles each year. We are the eyes and ears on the course for the Schaumburg Park District during their annual Triathlon. Fifteen to Twenty members are needed to cover the 12 mile … Continue reading "Volunteer Opportunity – Schaumburg Triathlon"
By: Mike Griffiths, KD9KMV On Saturday July 13th, the weather was perfect for playing radio outside, with blue skies and sun. Some of the Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club members made the most of this great weather and met for another SARC in the Park, held at the Schaumburg Community Recreation Center.
By: Rob, N9MVO A Public Service Event Well, it’s that time of the year, so less than two weeks after Field Day, the Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club had a Public Service Event: The Hoffman Estates Independence Day Parade. It was a beautiful day for a parade. The temperature was not too hot, starting in the … Continue reading "Independence Day Parade 2019 – Hoffman Estates, IL"
By: Mike Griffiths, KD9KMV The ARRL Field Day takes place every year on the fourth weekend of June, for a 24 hour period. During this event ham radio operators across North America demonstrate their ability to setup portable radio deployments in the field. Combining emergency preparedness skills, technical knowledge and teamwork, the Schaumburg Amateur Radio … Continue reading "ARRL Field Day 2019 – June 23rd/24th"
By: Bill Crockett, KD9AUP Here is a description of my homebrew loop antenna, together with photos of construction.