Club Receives Letter of Thanks

July 1, 2018
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.

Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting June 6, 2018

June 27, 2018
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"

President’s Report June 2018

June 27, 2018
Field day came together very well with our station captains and food captains bearing a good portion of the up-front work getting equipment and supplies together. We were able to return to our usual location at the water tank on Plum Grove road, but we implemented a shorter setup time. I’m glad to say that … Continue reading "President’s Report June 2018"

Field Day Dedicated in Memory of W9RDR, SK

June 22, 2018
The club will conduct it’s Field Day exercises this year in memory of Roger Ryan, W9RDR, SK. The club president provided the proclamation below to Roger’s family. Our SSB stations will also make occasional announcements stating that we are operating in Roger’s memory.

New Member Q&A: KD9LAI

June 14, 2018
Tim, KD9LAI attended his first SARC meeting in May and received a Baofeng UV-82X handheld donated to the club by Jim, KB9RGU. I asked him a few questions about ham radio now that he’s had some on-air time. What got you interested in ham radio? In the early 90’s I developed an interest in “world … Continue reading "New Member Q&A: KD9LAI"