An amateur radio license is a license to learn. Look here for information about upcoming license classes and specialized training. 

Fight for Air Stair Climb

Sun, 02/26/2023 - 7:30am to 1:00pm
Wyndham Springfield City Centr

The Sangamon Valley Radio Club is looking for communications volunteers in support of the American Lung Association’s Fight For Air Stair Climb.

To volunteer contact: trustee at svrc.org. 

Where: Wyndham City Centre, 700 E Adams St, Springfield, IL

When: Feb 26, 2023 7:30AM to 1:00PM

What:  A UHF Handheld and a headset due to the high ambient noise.

Licensing Classess

Mon, 02/21/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Mon, 02/28/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Mon, 03/07/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Mon, 03/14/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Mon, 03/21/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Mon, 03/28/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Mon, 04/04/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Mon, 04/11/2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Register for Location

The Sangamon Valley Radio Club will be doing Technician Licensing classes on Monday Nights start 2/21/2022 from 6pm-8pm and running trhough 4/11/2022.

Register for classes at: https://svrc.org/license-class-sign.html

Dates & Times
Monday 2/21/2022 6pm-8pm

Monday 2/28/2022 6pm-8pm

Monday 3/7/2022 6pm-8pm

Monday 3/14/2022 6pm-8pm

Monday 3/21/2022 6pm-8pm

Monday 3/28/2022 6pm-8pm

Monday 4/4/2022 6pm-8pm

Open Hours at Brother James Court

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 11/28/2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 12/05/2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 12/12/2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 12/19/2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 12/26/2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 01/02/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 01/09/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 01/16/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 01/23/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 01/30/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 02/06/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 02/13/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 02/20/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 02/27/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 03/06/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 03/13/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 03/20/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 03/27/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 04/03/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 04/10/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 04/17/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Mon, 04/24/2023 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
2508 St. James Rd Springfield, IL

Where:  !! New Location For Winter !!

Brother James Court

2508 St. James Rd. Springfield, IL 62707

What: Get technical advice, operate;

Special Event Station K9Y


Special Event Station K9Y: Celebrating the return of the 2021 IL State Fair

Operating from home locations, K9Y was on the air throughout the run of the 2021 Illinois State Fair, August 12-22, 2021. All amateur radio operator were welcome to participate from their own ham shack using their own radios.  Three operators took part in the event; J. Mitch Hopper – K9ZXO, Chuck Hopper – K9PLX, and Roger Whitaker – K9LJB. 

Calculating Resistors & Capacitors in Series and Parallel

"Resistors & Capacitors in Series & Parallel"

For the new students studying for the Technician Class amateur radio license, we offer this small aid.  This video explains in very elementary terms how to calculate the total resistance or capacitance in DC circuits when the components are configured in series or parallel.

This video is offered by the Sangamon Valley Radio Club.

Watch it here.


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