Social

In Person

Nothing is better than meeting a new face or seeing a old friend. I find myself saying "Oh that's your call sign. Great to put a face with the call!" We socialize at our meetings, open hours, and other events throughout the year.

Online

The SVRC maintains several forms of social media to enable members to socialize electronically. This page is to help members/potential members find these groups. All of these are subject to the SVRC Social Media Guidelines

Email Group

We maintain an email group/reflector on groups.io(migrated from Yahoo groups). 


Facebook Group

We maintain a Facebook group

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: 

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.

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: 

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.

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. 

March Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 03/01/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

The program for this month's meeting will be a presentation, "What do all those knobs and buttons on an HF radio do?" where we will discuss how to get started with your HF radio. The general public is welcome to attend as well as area ham operators and SVRC club members.

Febuary Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 02/01/2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

Logging has been such an integral part of ham radio since the very beginning. But - just what does logging entail? What makes a good log and why? How does a paper-log stack up to newer software?  What's this ADI file format all about?

Come to the next SVRC meeting, (February 1 , starting at 7 p.m. at our Club HQ, Room 330, Red Cross Building, 1045 Outer Park Drive, Springfield ) and we'll figure it all out - interactively!

Bring your questions, your best ideas, and your experience with your own log and we'll talk about it.

January Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 01/04/2018 - 12:45am to 8:30pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

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

This month's program presented by Mitch Hopper, K9ZXO is:

"Vision in a Vacuum"  A technical history of the tubes that made video.

 

SVRC November Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

A Piece of History Motivates Ham Who Built His Own Enigma Machine

     In a special salute to the fast approaching Veterans Day, on Thursday, November 2, the Sangamon Valley Radio Club  will take a look back at what historians say was a turning point for communications in World War II, one that led to the Allied victory. The program begins at 7 p.m. at club hqs in Springfield.

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