Over the past few months several club members helped Ray WA9BLP restore his antenna tower and station to working order. You can read more about it in Giving a Helping Hand to a HAM in need and Ray WA9BLP Antenna Project Update. Dirk W0RI organized the group and recently received the following note of thanks from Ray’s Wife.
The club will conduct it’s Field Day exercises this year in memory of Roger Ryan, W9RDR, SK. The club president provided the proclamation below to Roger’s family. Our SSB stations will also make occasional announcements stating that we are operating in Roger’s memory.
Our meetings will still take place at the Schaumburg Community Recreation Center on the third Thursday of each month. Our usual room, which was directly across from the elevator, is unavailable as it is being renovated. The new location is the Community Room which is upstairs, down the hallway east of the restrooms. Additional meeting details
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"
Our message board recently had a great discussion about how to properly size a battery when operating remote. Robert W9RKK asked: I’m looking to buy a deep cycle battery for SARC in the Park. What kind of ampere hour rating would be sufficient? I have an Elecraft K3. Rob N9MVO replied: The question is: How … Continue reading "Battery Size for Portable Operation"