Metro Amateur Radio Club

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Meeting Feb 2, 2017

Next Meeting is THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2nd 

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

Mike W9MJD will give is a presentation on Antenna Resonant Frequency based on loading.

 

We will also be selling the Kenwood TS-520 transceiver for sale to club members for only $300.
This radio was donated to the club and has been refurbished and tested!


 

 

Hex Beam For Sale

N9TGR has for sale the following complete antenna setup.

Only 2 years old.  He took it down for a friend who is getting out of the hobby. With over $3000 invested in the tower, rotator and antenna, this is a great deal.
All equipment is like new.  The Heax Beam alone was $1200. It is a 5
band Traffie Hex beam with upgraded 2" mast flange and Traffie balun kit.
Includes
Glen Martin 9 heavy duty roof tower,
Yaesu dxa 1000 rotator, 8' heavy duty 2"steel mast, Yaesu Thrust bearing, 100' of Yaesu rotator cable, 100' plus 30' runs of DXengineering RG213, 100' of #6 ground wire, Outdoor junction box approx 12"x16"x8."
Prices are firm at $1600. Contact Andy N9TGR at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

August 2016

During our August meeting Lyam N9LVG demonstrated the World's first $9 computer.

C.H.I.P. is a credit card sized, low cost, open source, infinitely hackable computer. C.H.I.P. does computer things, from documents and spreadsheets, to web browsing and email, and can play thousands and thousands of video games. With the addition of PocketC.H.I.P., C.H.I.P. becomes a full-fledged portable computer.

NEXT MAC MEETINGs: November 3, 2016, December Dinner Party at Martiono's on December 13, 2016, January 3, February 7 2017.

 

Hot News

N9TGR has for sale the following complete antenna setup.

Only 2 years old.  He took it down for a friend who is getting out of the hobby. With over $3000 invested in the tower, rotator and antenna, this is a great deal.
All equipment is like new.  The Heax Beam alone was $1200. It is a 5
band Traffie Hex beam with upgraded 2" mast flange and Traffie balun kit.
Includes
Glen Martin 9 heavy duty roof tower,
Yaesu dxa 1000 rotator, 8' heavy duty 2"steel mast, Yaesu Thrust bearing, 100' of Yaesu rotator cable, 100' plus 30' runs of DXengineering RG213, 100' of #6 ground wire, Outdoor junction box approx 12"x16"x8."
Prices are firm at $1600. Contact Andy N9TGR at 7c4k4-5831252727@sale.craigslist.org