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SVRC 70th Anniversary Dinner

Ben K9IDQ

 

On March 3, 2018, the Sangamon Valley Radio Club celebrated its 70th anniversary with dinner and a featured speaker. The even was held at Poe's on the Hill in Sherman, Illinois. Our guest speaker was noted radio and news broadcaster and amateur radio operator, Ben Kiningham. Ben spoke about the long history of the SVRC and entertained us with many pictures and anecdotes from the 1950s and 60s. A good time was had by all.
Watch it here: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaXtL91jOjQ

December Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

Annual Meeting & Elections

Each month's meeting includes a presentation related to ham radio.

The general public is welcome to attend as well as area ham operators and SVRC club members.

November Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 11/01/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

A Ham's Experience in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, Presented by Tim Moloney, N9RRM, Tim discusses his experience deploying to Puerto Rico as a volunteer Ham Radio Operator.

Social hour at 6:00 pm, meeting/presentation at 7:00 pm

The general public is welcome to attend as well as area ham operators and SVRC club members.

October Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

QSL Card Checking and Awards, Presented by Skip Riba, WS9V. Skip is a DXCC Card Checker for the ARRL Central Division and will talk about about the process, requirements and various awards.

Social hour at 6:00 pm, meeting/presentation at 7:00 pm

The general public is welcome to attend as well as area ham operators and SVRC club members.

September Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 09/06/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

Hospital Ship HOPE, Presentation by Roger Whitaker, K9LJB. Roger discusses his adventures as a ham radio operator on a hospital ship in 1969.

Social hour at 6:00 pm, meeting/presentation at 7:00 pm.

The general public is welcome to attend as well as area ham operators and SVRC club members.

August Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

Special Event StationsPresented by David Bruce, AB9YG, Todd Johnson, KD9BNQ, and Dwayne Terry, KA9KQH. 

Social hour at 6:00 pm, meeting/presentation at 7:00 pm.

The general public is welcome to attend as well as area ham operators and SVRC club members.

July Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 07/05/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

Each month's meeting includes a presentation related to ham radio. The general public is welcome to attend as well as area ham operators and SVRC club members.

 

This months presentation will be VHF/UHF Roving

June Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

Each month's meeting includes a presentation related to ham radio. The general public is welcome to attend as well as area ham operators and SVRC club members.

May Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

Each month's meeting includes a presentation related to ham radio. The general public is welcome to attend as well as area ham operators and SVRC club members.

April Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 04/05/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

The April presentation is on how ham radio can support large planned public events.  Rob will discuss the Chicago Marathon, Marine Corps marathon and the Boston Marathon.  Ham radio plays a large part in supporting all of these events and has become well integrated into the public service sectors in the process. 

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