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W9I Volunteers Needed

The SVRC and ARRL IL Section are recruiting volnuteers to work the IL State Fair Station during the IL State Fair August 10-19 from 9 till 5pm or 8pm as conditions allow. This is usually done as 2x 4 hour shifts with 2 operators each. This will be operating from the IL State Fair Museum under the Grandstands. Radio equipment will be provided and connected and we are willing to work to find control operators if needed just mention it in the notes. If you are interested please sign up here

SVRC 70th Anniversary Dinner

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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

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