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From the President January 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 more than a few people. No worries, I will be in attendance for the February meeting on the 6th to make sure there are no radio hijinks going on.

So, as we approach the deepest solar minimum in modern history lets keep in mind that working DX might literally require work for those rare contacts, but rest assured, given enough time and patience the contact can be made. For our VHF/UHF aficionados, this will not be of much concern. It really does not matter what mode or band you operate, there is so much to experiment with that if you have any interest at all you can be kept busy for a long time. The key is to enjoy what you do.

See you at the next meeting

Geoff Stevens


Winter Field Day – Cancelled

Due to forecast temperatures in the single digits SARC has cancelled this event. The original text of this post is preserved below:

Winter Field Day takes place from 1pm Saturday January 26 until 1pm the following day. Everyone is invited to join the club from at the Schaumburg Community Recreation Center and get on the air for this fun event.

Setup will begin at 12 noon on Saturday and we’ll operate until approximately 4pm. You’ll find us outside the facility near the bocce courts and picnic shelters. This is the same location as our monthly club meetings.

If you can’t make it you can also operate from home! You can find additional rules at the Winter Field Day Association.

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Holiday Party, Prizes and Awards

Plenty of members and their families attended the Holiday Party on January 17 at Buona Beef. Two members were honored with awards and raffle prizes were awarded for checking into our weekly Thrursday night net. In addition to the off-center fed dipole, ARRL small spaces antenna book and a $25 ARRL gift card raffle prizes, members exchanged gifts as part of a grab bag and took home various ham radio or electronics related gifts.

Photos from N9NBH and AC9EM