SVRC FAST FINDS:
November 5 Meeting
What's ARRL Up To in Central Illinois?
Regional Chief to Spell It Out
The Sangamon Valley Radio Club’s November 5 program meeting will provide a face-to-face discussion with Tom Ciciora, ARRL Illinois Section Manager (KA9QPN) on issues ranging from the League's fight over antennas rights for hams living in homeowner associations and condos, the battle over sales of grow light ballasts that create havoc with ham radio signals, the license plate mish mash, the national dues increase, and much more.
Ciciora, who holds a General Class license, has been a ham radio operator since 1983, devoting his operating time to repeater ownership and maintenance, UHF/VHF weak signal work, FSTV, and public service communications. He has served as Director of Emergency Management for the City of Sandwich, Illinois since 2003.
You don’t have to be an ARRL member to join in the discussion. As a licensed ham or someone weighing whether to get a license, the program may provide some answers about where ham radio is headed from the standpoint of our national organization, not to mention the problems that we could face us as hams down the pike. Bring your questions! Listen up! It should make for some lively discussion!
Refreshments will be served. The meeting starts at 7 p.m., American Red Cross Building, 1045 Outer Park Drive, Springfield, Il.
And do circle Thursday, December 3. That’s the date of our elections and a great holiday party (7 p.m., American Red Cross Building) complete with decorations, delicious food, desserts, (non-alcoholic) drinks and more. Family members are invited.
Updated October 30, 2015