From the President, By the time you read this we will be coming into the month of June, and of course this means Field Day. For twenty-four continuous hours, on the fourth weekend of June, amateur radio operators gather together all across the country and attempt to make as many contacts as possible over the … Continue reading "From the President May 2019"
From the President, As I write this, I am looking out at a snowstorm. We are days away from May and it is snowing like January. A week prior, I was in Florida and the high temperature was 63 degrees with a low around 49. Climate change or Maunder Minimum? But I digress, it is … Continue reading "From the President April 2019"
From the President, March is here and that means the return of SARC in the Park. This is an outstanding opportunity for anybody that wants to get on the air and make a contact, that does not go through a repeater. This is Ham radio….old school! If you have never operated an amateur radio, now … Continue reading "From the President March 2019"
From the President, So the February meeting came off without hitch. Except for starting a half an hour late, we had some spirited discussion. Talk consisted of field strength meters, contesting, Emcomm, and imaginary numbers i = (√-1) or more simply i2=-1. Simply stated an imaginary number is a complex number that can be written … Continue reading "From the President February 2019"
So, this is my first president report as the New Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club President. Not much to report yet. We had a wonderful Christmas/Holiday party on the 17th. Raffled prizes were won by new members and old members alike. I have already missed my first board meeting as was pointed out to me by … Continue reading "From the President January 2019"