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

Special Events:

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

W6Q Route 66 begins on September 11, 2015. Thanks to members participating 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.

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

Club net on 146.97Mhz - Tuesday 9pm(146.37 input with 107.2 pl)

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

September Halo Newsletter

SMCC Paid Up Members 2015

SMCC Silent Keys not all


Next Club Meeting: October 9, 2015; 7:30PM - St John's Lutheran Church at Brainnard and 47th street, LaGrange, Illinois

Program: Swap and Shop

Board Meeting: October 30, 2015, this is a special dinner meeting by invitation only.

Next VE test session: November 27, 2015; lower level of the LaGrange Park Municipal Bldg, for more see the 'Halo'

The Grumpy history and net ; summer=mon,weds,fri; otherwise weekdays 8:45am on 146.970mhz. Luncheon 2nd thursday.

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: 10/3/15

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

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