Over the weekend several members of the original Giving a Helping Hand to a HAM in need team wrapped up the project. Dirk W0RI writes: We re-draped the coax and the tower now rotates as designed. Some of you witnessed firsthand the gratitude Ray had for the volunteers and the SARC club answering his SOS to get … Continue reading "Ray WA9BLP Antenna Project Update"
The club supported the MS Walk fundraiser in Schaumburg on Sunday, May 5, 2018. There was a little rain before the event started but it quickly warmed up. Our members were the eyes on the course reporting back to the event organizers how the walk was progressing. We also relayed any requests for first aid … Continue reading "MS Walk"
Frank Giampa N9QPD Chairman opened the meeting at 7:00 PM. Attendees Leo Ribordy N9NBH Dennis Calvey KD9HIK Cliff Sowka K9QD Matt Walsh AC9IG Kent Ochs W9KAO Frank Giampa N9QPD Dirk Smith W0RI Chris Brewer AC9GN Bob Benwitz N9JAX Russ Schmidt KC9JUV Treasurer’s report Chris Brewer AC9GN reports: beginning balance $4,443.32. Income was $149.27. Expense was … Continue reading "Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting May 2, 2018"
We’ve completed two public service events, and there are two more left for the club this summer. And there are plenty of other ones in the area. Most of the clubs in our area support a lot of the same events that we support, parades, charity walks and the like. If you’re interested in helping … Continue reading "President’s Report May 2018"
Our message board recently had a great discussion about how to properly size a battery when operating remote. Robert W9RKK asked: I’m looking to buy a deep cycle battery for SARC in the Park. What kind of ampere hour rating would be sufficient? I have an Elecraft K3. Rob N9MVO replied: The question is: How … Continue reading "Battery Size for Portable Operation"