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"
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"
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"