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Next Meeting August 5, 2014

Join us at our next MAC meeting on August 5, 2014

at 7:30pm at the Lincolnwood Community Center.

At MAC's recent meeting on July 1, Jerry K9RCL (left) inspects items on the popular $1.00 raffle table.

Dave W9DCO (left) gave a talk about contacts he has made using Earth-Moon-Earth communication,
also known as
moon bounce. He explained EME is a radio communications technique
which relies on the propagation of radio waves from an
Earth-based transmitter
directed via reflection from the surface of the
Moon back to an Earth-based receiver.

David W9DCO and Arne W9FO at the July 1 MAC meeting.

Photos by K9KDE

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014 23:26

Spark Gap Transmitters

April 1, 2014 Meeting ReCap

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

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 April 2014 23:48

Cold Snap 2014

Pass the word. Wake the kids, tell your neighbors.

Due to the extreme weather, this month's MAC meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, January 14th, 2014.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 January 2014 23:50

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On JULY 25, 2015 we enjoyed operating at the Illinois Railway Museum (IRM) in Union, IL using the special event call sign W9L.

A big THANKS goes out to Will (AC9IT) who coordinated this event. Everyone involved had a great time.