VE Testing – temporary venue change in March and April

For the months of March and April only, the monthly VE (Volunteer Examiner) Testing sessions offered by the Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club will be held at an alternative location.

New Location:

Bock Neighborhood Center (March and April Only)
1223 W. Sharon Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60193

The sessions will then return to the Schaumburg Community Recreation Center in May and beyond.

For anyone looking to take the test to get their new license, or upgrade from an existing license, please follow this link for full VE Testing details.

Winter Field Day 2020 roundup

Winter Field Day 2020

With temperatures barely above freezing, and snow covering just about everything, members from the Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club setup their portable ham radio equipment, as part of the annually held Winter Field Day event.  This event encourages Ham Radio operators across North America to test their radio equipment with the goal of making contacts in less than favorable weather conditions.  Like previous years, the club decided to hold this outside at the Schaumburg Community Recreation Center. Continue reading “Winter Field Day 2020 roundup”

SARC Holiday Party roundup – Jan 15th 2020

Below are some photos taken during the SARC Holiday Party at Garibaldi’s, on January 15th 2020.

During the party, club President Geoff Stevens KA9QGH presented the following awards:

Club Member of the Year, 2019 winner:                                 Rob Glowacki, N9MVO
Bill Smead Construction Project Award, 2019 winner:  Rob Glowacki, N9MVO

In recognition of his contributions to the club, including the use of materials and machinery to build the group J-pole antenna project, and more recently the Dummy Load project, Bob Zuttermeister W9GEW also received a special recognition award and a very large cake! Continue reading “SARC Holiday Party roundup – Jan 15th 2020”