Metro Amateur Radio Club

Repeater - 147.315 + 107.2 PL

Yaesu System Fusion Repeater

Transmitting from the Leaning Tower YMCA - Niles, IL

MAC Net - Sunday @ 9PM Central 147.315 MHz 2 meters (+600 transmit)

You are invited to participate in this year's
Illinois QSO Party
Sunday Oct 18th, 2020 from Noon to 8:00pm CST
info:
  http://www.w9awe.org/ILQP%202020%20Rules.pdf

Next (meeting) Tuesday Oct 6, 2020
Will be held on our Repeater, The Big Mac Repeater!
 Learn, communicate and enjoy.
At 7:30pm we will have our meeting LIVE on the Air.
 


We hope future meetings will be held in the classroom at the Lincolnwood Community Center in Lincolnwood, Illinois. The classroom is in the same building as the gym near Morse and Lincoln Ave.
Free parking. 
Meetings were 7:30-9:00pm. Meetings were held on the first Tuesday of most months.
 Who knows when our next in person - in classroom meetings will be held? Time will tell.

Please scroll down for latest news.
 

Pictured: Doug AC9DY, Mike W9MJD and Larry N9LCE solder the Yagi antenna they are making out of metal measuring tape and PVC tubes  March 3, 2020 photo by K9KDE


Someday in the future, we home you can create and bring home a 2 meter Yagi antenna!
We will continue our hands on project of making your very own Yagi antenna. Plus, you can learn how to check it's SWR and impedance. No cost to you. Learn, create and enjoy.

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The Best Field Day Ever!

Metro Amateur Radio Club enjoyed Field Day over the June 21-23 weekend. Hundreds of contacts were made, many visitors stopped by and everyone had a great time. 24 hours on the air! Several young people made on air contacts and even the mayor of Skokie made a QSO.

Field Day 2019 is this Weekend!

MAC will set-up for Field Day Friday at 1pm. Set-up includes erecting a HEX BEAM antenna and a LONG WIRE antenna, along with radios and computer, etc. Field Day starts nationwide at 1pm Saturday June 22 and runs for 24 hours, straight through the night until Sunday late morning. MAC club will be camped out and set-up in the Emergency Control Center classroom of the Fire and Police Department on the grounds of Lincolnwood Community Center. Free parking behind the firehouse. Look for Field Day signs to find the classroom. Everyone is welcome. Various (used) Ham radios and equipment will be on sale. Testing for Technician, General and Extra class licenses will be available as walk-ins S

 
 

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