DARC is open to anyone interested in Amateur Radio. You do not need an Amateur License in order to attend our meetings or join our Club.
Meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month (except for the months of July and December). Meetings start at 7:30 pm (Central Time) and usually end, no later than 10:00 pm.
Meetings start at 7:30 PM (CST/CDT) and end no later than 10:00 PM.
Please listen to our Sunday evening NET, at 9:00 PM (CST/CDT) on our 2 meter repeater for any date or location changes, or check the Home Page for any last minute updates/changes.
The Meeting Location is the
Church of the Holy Nativity
The Church is located at the corner of 55th Street and Richmond Avenue in Clarendon Hills. The church is located about 1 mile East of Cass Avenue or 1 1/2 miles West of Route 83.
Click on the above map for a bigger map!
All Amateurs & anyone interested in Amateur Radio are welcome at out Club Meetings.
At each meeting we will have a program designed for fun and education.
Don't miss out on them!
Take a peek at what is coming up...
|January||Show and Tell|
|March||How To Use EchoLink|
|April||Severe Weather Training|
|May||Field Day & Movie Night|
|June||Emergency Communications Technology|
|August||Inside the Block Diagram|
|September||Behind the Front Panel|
|October||Arduino & Raspberry Pi Apps for Ham Radio|
DARC operates repeaters on 145.43 MHz (107.2 Hz PL), 224.68 MHz (no PL), and 442.55 MHz (114.8 Hz PL) in the Chicagoland area.
The weekly net meets every Sunday evening at 9:00 pm (Central Time) on the 145.43MHz (2 meter) repeater. The Net includes traffic, news, Amateur Radio NewsLine and "Swap & Shop."
If you would like more information about the DuPage Amateur Radio Club, or any of our repeaters, please come to a meeting, contact a club member on the air, or drop us a note, there are email links below to all of the board members!
Board of Directors
Eric Dallmann, K9VIC
|Click the above officer positions/names to send an email to that person|
|Club Callsign Trustee||Don Hlinsky, N9IZU|
|Education||Ed Worst, K9EW|
|Membership||Maureen Fahrenbach, KB9WVJ|
|Nets||Murray Cutler, W9EHQ|
|NewsWave||Tim Messer, W9TAM|
|Public Relations||Brian Eder, WB9UGX|
|Severe Weather Program||Dave Bukowski, N9KPD|
|Repeater||Don Hlinsky, N9IZU|
|Technical||Bruce Epperson, KA9H|
|VE & Testing||Don Hlinsky, N9IZU|
|Field Day||Bruce Tobias, WB9WOZ|
|Test Equipment Bank||Ed Worst, K9EW|
|Special Events||Bruce Epperson, KA9H|
|Social/Holiday Party||Rose Niznik, K9RMZ|
|IRLP/EchoLink||Randy Zabel, N9NWA|
|Webmaster||David Sapadin, N9DMS|
|To contact a committee chair, send an email to the
webmaster who will put you in touch.
Club Member Name and Call Sign Badge
Club Badges can be ordered from Capital Engraving Co., 3109 Marigold, Longview, WA., 98632, 1-800-628-4985. The company has the club information on file. Badges are $15 and delivery takes about 3 weeks.
Club Polo and T-shirts
Shirts can be ordered by emailing Bruce, WB9WOZ
Test Equipment Program
There is an IRLP reflector at our IRLP Yahoo club group. The group has been active since 2005 and it is lead by Randy, N9NWA