SMCC Amateur Radio Club - K9ONA


The Six Meter Club of Chicago(SMCC) promotes interest in the Amateur Radio Service by fostering activity on all radio bands(HF, VHF, and UHF), provides emergency communications, community radio services, and technical assistance related to radio and its use in communications.

Club Activities: Meetings, Programs, Hamfest, Field Day, Contests, and VE Testing

Autism walkaton; communicators needed at Hinsdale HS, 55th & Grant St; Hindsdale, Illinois USUALLY IN APRIL

Run for the Roses communicators needed; USUALLY IN MAY

Special Events:

Field Day held on June 27 & 28, 2015 at the Hinsdale HS track field house was a blast.

W6Q Route 66 on September 6, 2014 Thanks members who participated in this national event.

WD9GJK, Mike is handling all incoming qsl cards for the Route 66 special event and visit the Citris Belt ARC for additional info and how to QSL stations worked

The 58th hamfest on June 21, 2015; thanks to all for making our last hamfest a success.

Hamfest 2015 Flyer, take a look

50.130Mhz - 6meter round table: get on the air, Tuesday 8pm

146.97Mhz - Club Net, Tuesday 9pm(146.37 input with 107.2 pl)

Slow Scan TV(SSTV): Thursday 7pm - 146.97Mhz rptr; using EasyPal software

March Halo Newsletter

SMCC Up Members 2014


Next Club Meeting: March 13, 2015; 7:30PM - St John's Lutheran Church at Brainnard and 47th street, LaGrange, Illinois

Program: White Elephant Sale

Board Meeting: March 27 2015, lower level of the LaGrange Park Municipal Bldg

Next VE test session: April 24, 2015; lower level of the LaGrange Park Municipal Bldg, for more see the 'Halo'

The Grumpy Net history; summer=mon,weds,fri; otherwise weekdays 8:45am on 146.970mhz.

Ham radio is a multifaceted hobby for all.

To peak your interest in radio communications:

Chasing the birds(Satellites in the sky); all the info you ever wanted.

visit:   The Antique Radio Club of Illinois(ARCI) website

Jerry WB9GTO along with Bill KC9KLA get scouting into Amateur Radio

Last update of this page: 03/11/15

Email to Bob, AK9Y all messages, pertinent club information or website improvements.

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