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"

New Member Q&A: KD9LCB

June 13, 2018
Jack, KD9LCB recently joined the club. I’ve been working with him to get a VHF/UHF station up and running. After he made a few on-air contacts I asked him for some thoughts his experience so far with ham radio What got you interested in ham radio? I got interested in ham radio by watching my … Continue reading "New Member Q&A: KD9LCB"

MS Walk

May 6, 2018
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"