MS Walk Public Service Event Cancelled

March 20, 2020
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers of the yearly MS Walk in early May have decided to cancel this event. SARC has offered radio support to this event for years and hopes to see it return for 2021. It is often considered the kick-off to our season of public service events.

Recent Construction Project photos

March 5, 2020
Here is a collection of photos taken during recent Construction Project meetings. Included are some updates to Kevin K9MKD’s Go Box, a completed Dummy Load, and my own (K9KMV) portable radio go bag. Mike, K9KMV

Winter Field Day 2020 video

February 20, 2020
Here is a quick YouTube video taken during  SARC’s Winter Field Day held in January.  Thanks to Kevin, K9MKD for providing the footage. The full write-up with all the photos is posted here. Mike, K9KMV

VE Testing – temporary venue change in March and April

February 18, 2020
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 847-985-2141 The sessions will then return to the Schaumburg Community Recreation Center … Continue reading "VE Testing – temporary venue change in March and April"

Winter Field Day 2020 roundup

February 9, 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 … Continue reading "Winter Field Day 2020 roundup"