Six Meter Club of Chicago Apparel
Caps, Shirts, Name Badges, Hoodies, Wind Jackets
☞T-Shirts - Baseball Caps - Name Badges - Hoodies - Hooded Fleece Lined Jacket - Wind Jacket☜
All with the club logo!  The shirts can be personalized with your name and call letters.
Members deal directly with Crown through this link or the button just above here.

A limited quantity of white baseball-style caps with the Six Meter Club logo patch affixed are also available from Jim, WA9FIH for $6.00 each. The caps, with adjustable headband, are available either in cotton corduroy for cool weather wear, or in the lighter half mesh polyester style.  Iron-on embroidered club patches for application to shirts or jackets, 2-3/8” x 3-1/2”, are also available from the Club for $1.75 each. American Flag patches in the same size are available for 75 cents each. See
Jim at the next meeting or email

Will, W9WSS has worked with Crown Trophy of La Grange Park on new designs for Club apparrel! 
Thanks Will!



Vern K9LAE
Mike N9GFY

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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.


Flyers and Tickets for our Hamfest, which will be held Sunday, June 16 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds
in Wheaton have been printed and are ready for distribution at our meeting this month.

We can be proud of how our fest, which also features the Antique Radio Club of Illinois' Spring Swapmeet and the Midwest Classic Radio Net Hamboree!

This hamfest has grown over the years to become a premiere event of its kind in the midwest!
Please pass the word about the Hamfest to your friends, and post flyers on bulletin boards in public places.
Click here for the Flyer
Next club meeting  June 14th
St. John’s Lutheran Church, on the southwest corner of 47th Street and Brainard Avenue in LaGrange IL; enter through south side door adjacent to parking lot.
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The Origins of Silicon Valley: Roots in Ham Radio

Speaker:  Paul Wesling KM6LH, IEEE Life Fellow and Distinguished Lecturer (retired from H-P/Tandem)

Sponsors:  IEEE VTS and CS Chapters; SAE Chapter; Stanford Alumni

When:  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 (networking/refreshments at 5:45 PM; lecture at 6:30 PM)

Where: UIC Student Center East, Room 302, University of Illinois-Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St, Chicago   (Map)

Parking: Easy access by public transit (Halsted/UIC on the L), or $9 in parking garage across the street from venue

Cost: none       Registration (required):

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- early 20th century, angel investments, tech development, new management practices, where innovation happens today
In La Grange Park, the Run For The Roses has been moved to Sunday morning, May 19, also following the same route as last year. We usually use 145.580 Simplex for communications at this event.

We will meet for assignments around 7:15-7:30 a.m. in the parking lot at the southeast corner of Harding and Woodlawn, east of LaGrange Road and north of the Jewel Food store.

Participation is NOT limited to SMCC members, so please alert your ham friends who may be available to help as they have done at previous events.

The event organizers provide us with special T-shirts commemorating the event, so we need your size
email for details
We are still looking for help for the Run for the Roses