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"

Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club Board of Directors Meeting May 2, 2018

May 3, 2018
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"