Field Day Up Close

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
American Red Cross, 1045 Outer Park Drive, Third Floor, Springfield, IL

Field Day co-chair Jeremy Wells (KC9WMV) with co-chair Ron Bakunas KC9TEP, will detail the Club's Field Day event coming up at the Riverton Middle School on Saturday, June 24 through Sunday June 25 with a head-to-toe powerpoint that will show and tell you everything you need to know and bring to this annual event.

May Program

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
American Red Cross, 1045 Outer Park Drive, Third Floor, Springfield, IL

Hams from across the region will get an inside look at current issues facing amateur radio this Thursday, May 4 when the Sangamon Valley Radio Club hears from two top ARRL regional officials: Illinois Section manager Ron Morgan AD9I and Section Emergency Coordinator Fritz Bock, WD9FMB, both of East Peoria.

Hamfest, Field Day Details to be Spotlighted April 6

Thu, 04/06/2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
SVRC Headquarters, American Red Cross Building, Springfield

Members of the Sangamon Valley Radio Club will get an inside look at plans for the annual West Central Illinois Harmfest in Carlinville at the Club's meeting on Thursday, April 6, with an eye toward participating in co-sponsoring the event. They'll also get a preview of what's in store for this year's Field Day in June.

 The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the SVRC's headquarters on the third floor of the American Red Cross Building, 1045 Outer Park Drive, Springfield.

Mitch Hopper K9ZXO explains how to go DIGITAL

Mitch K9ZXO using an oscillioscope to check for overmodulation of his signal

SVRC Clubroom
Saturday, Feb 4, 2017

In the first of a series of educational offerings by the club, Mitch Hopper K9ZXO presented a two hour lesson on operating using digital modes. Twenty seven were attendance to hear the presentation. Various techniques were explained as well as hints to make attempts more successful.

Many thanks go to Mitch and to Steve Boll KD9GMR  for the refreshments.

NEW YEAR'S EVE (Antenna) PARTY 12/31/16

Taking advantage of temperatures in the 40s on the last day of 2016, W9DUA Station Trustee, Dwayne Terry KA9KQH led a team of volunteers in installing a 300' HF loop and four dual-band J-Poles at the SVRC Club station.

Thank you to all who participated!
Dwayne Terry KA9KQH
Tom Casson KD9GMS
Craig Held WX9CAH 
Larry Lichtenberger KA9LBI
Will Sommers WR5C
Ken Owens KA9VYN   
Tim McDonough N9PUZ
Jon Theoret KF8CF
Gary Stevens KD9GMP
Sharon Robson KC9UJB
David Bruce AB9YG


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