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

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.

EMP Expert to Detail the Sun's Solar Punch and How Hams Can Deal With It

Date: 
Thu, 09/07/2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
SVRC Hqs, 1045 Outer Park Drive, Room 330, Springfield, IL
Description: 

       Would your amateur radio equipment survive an Electromagnetic Pulse event, man-made or otherwise?

       That's the question Pittsburgh, Kansas-based amateur radio operator Tyler Constantini, KB0PQP, will try to answer on Thursday, September 7 in an unusual Skype/Visual presentation to the Sangamon County Radio Club.

       The program, at 7 p.m., will address not only the technical side of an EMP, but also the personal impact it could have on individual ham radio operations.

W9EBK & N9HHE-- Ham Radio Adventures Summer 2017

Eyeball contacts with Hams from around the world

Adventures of W9EBK and N9HHE Summer 2017

Don, W9EBK, has a great story to share of his and XYL Claudia N9HHE's travels to the Dayton HamVention and the ARDF Meet in Cincinnati...let's let him tell it.
 
"I often hear that you never know who you will meet through ham radio. This year has been serious proof of that. It started with our trip to the Dayton Hamvention in May.

 

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SVRC December Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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.

 

Craig Thompson to Speak at SVRC October Club Meeting

Date: 
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

    Ever dreamed of DXing from a remote island in the middle of nowhere? It's no dream for Craig Thompson, K9CT, who will be guest speaker at our October 5 meeting.

   Thompson, one of the hobby's most celebrated DXexpeditioners, will share his experiences leading teams of fellow amateurs to some of the most distant and uninhabited places in the world and will talk about his plans for new adventures ahead. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Club headquarters, Room 330, American Red Cross building, 1045 Outer Park Drive, Springfield.

SVRC August Club Meeting

Mountain Suitable for SOTA
Date: 
Thu, 08/03/2017 - 8:15pm to 10:15pm
Location: 
The American Red Cross Building, 3rd floor at 1045 Outer Park Dr. Springfield
Description: 

Tim, N9PUZ, will present information on Summits on the Air (SOTA) at the August SVRC club meeting.  SOTA started in Europe as a way to encourage ham radio operation from the mountains and has grown to include associations in nearly a 100 countries and even includes opportunities for operators to participate in SOTA from the comfort of the couch at home. Well, how about if Tim tells you about it himself?  SOTA is a perfect example of a hobby within a hobby!

Debut of the Lucille Fazi Falzone Memorial Ladies Net

Date: 
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Springfield
Description: 

QST QST QST:  Please join us for the debut of the Lucille Fazi Falzone Memorial Ladies Net on Monday night at 8:00 PM.  This net will meet weekly on Monday nights at 8:00 PM on the 443.000 repeater with a 94.8 tone and a positive offset.  Jamie KD9FZI is your friendly net control operator.  We will discuss anything the ladies would like to discuss from ham radio to meatloaf recipes and everything in between (is this like a 'ham' sandwich??).  The plan is to evolve the net into the most fun a lady can have on a Monday night.  In the percolator are t

Summer picnic

Date: 
Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:00am to 8:00pm
Location: 
Lake Park Shelter 5, Springfield, IL
Description: 

The annual club picnic is open to ham operators and their families and guests. 

  • Bring your own picnic lunch. 
  • Feel free to bring your radios if you wish. 
  • Catch up with old ham friends and, most importantly, have fun!

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