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Spark Gap Transmitters

April 1

At our April 1 meeting Arne W9FO, gave a talk on Spark Gap transmitters.
As he put it, "They were even before my time."

 

Next Meeting May 6, 2014

Join us at our next MAC meeting on May 6, 2014
at 7:30pm at the Lincolnwood Community Center.

We will have a full program.

We will discuss our new digital repeater and we will have a guest speaker, David Holmgren K9RUF. David will present a slide show and presentation on selecting and installing his ham radio tower.

 

 

Ham Testing

Two Hams Passed their Test on April 1st! That's No Joke

Prior to the April 1 MAC meeting, VE Coordinator AB9OP conducting a test session and both candidates passed their exams!
Contact Marc by emailing him at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to reserve a testing spot at our next meeting or prior to the next CFMC meeting. You must make the arrangement in advance.

If you are ready to test for your amateur radio license, whether it be your first test (Tech) or testing up to General or Extra, you can test with CFMC or MAC  clubs.
You CAN become a licensed ham. Contact Henry at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more info.
Tests are administered by the local VE coordinator Marc, AB9OP. He can be contacted at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

Hot News

Metro Amateur Radio Club's  Field Day 2013


Steve WA9FZB, Jerry KC9POL, Henry K9KDE and Mayor Jerry Turry enjoy a visit to Field Day 2013


Mayor Turry made a few contacts using the club call W9LYA as Henry K9KDE and Bob K0KVK look on.   


MAC President Henry K9KDE and Mayor of Lincolnwood Jerry Turry

FIELD DAY was a great success.  MAC members operated from the fire department's classroom located next to the Lincolnwood Community Center during all 24 hours of the event.



Thanks to all members and friends who stopped by. And special thanks to the Village of Lincolnwood and Fire Chief Hansen.