Metro Amateur Radio Club

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Meeting March 2, 2017

Next Meeting is THURSDAY March 2nd 

at 7:30pm in Lincolnwood at the community center. (Lincoln Ave and Morse).


 

We will be selling the Heathkit HR-1680 receiver with matching HS-1661 speaker as a fund raiser for the club.
Both pieces are in excellent condition.
This radio was donated to the club! Watch your email to see pictures of the pair.

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Yaesu FT-897 Donated to MAC Club

Mac member Mike W9MJD donated a beautiful near mint YAESU FT-897 to the club. "Do whatever you want to do with it. Sell it, use it, whatever the club wants to do" said Mike. 



The MAC club says "Thank you, Mike"

 

Field Day 2016 Update

Field Day was a Very Successful Event June 25 & 26, 2016 at the Lincolnwood Community Center


We had a lot of fun at Field Day in June. We made over 150 contacts nationwide using digital, CW and voice.

 

MAC Club Remembers Marilyn Gardner

During the May meeting, we shared a moment of silence as we remembered club member Marilyn Gardner, W9LUO, whom became a Silent Key on April 19.

MAC Hams Lend Support
The Leaning Tower YMCA Triathlon was held Sunday, May 15, 2016 . The YMCA staff  had requested MAC members to assist with communications and our members answered their call.

Thanks go to Doug AC9DY, Avi W2CKG, Art K9THH and Bob K0KVK.


Special thanks to Gil N9WCR for arranging the communications event.


DeKalb Ham Fest
On Sunday May 1, the MAC club sold a lot of donated radio equipment at the Dekalb Hamfest in Sandwich, Illinois.

We had 4 car loads of radio equipment that sold and raised funds for the MAC club.
Big special THANKS goes out to Doug Spitzer. Jerry KC9POL, Lyam N9LVG and Gary K9AGE's son.

 

Hot News

Mac member Mike W9MJD donated a beautiful near mint YAESU FT-897 to the club. "Do whatever you want to do with it. Sell it, use it, whatever the club wants to do" said Mike. 



The MAC club says "Thank you, Mike"