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DuPage County, Illinois
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A Pair of Messages from Ed, K9EW

This looks like a fun event - a hamfest without the dust, heat, and rain!  And admittance is FREE!

You can register here:  https://www.qsotodayhamexpo.com/

And while you're there, take a look at the SIX PAGES of forums.

After a miserable year for hamfests, you owe it to yourself to give this a look!

I'll save you a table.
P.S. If you missed a webinar,many of them (if not all) will be made available for you via download!
-ed, k9ew
In case you missed seeing it, the ARRL will be conducting "learning webinars".  The topics and a brief description of each webinar are listed here:  http://www.arrl.org/ARRL-Learning-Network

This should be valuable to all new hams as well as those who want to continue their education in ham radio.
AND - the webinars will be available to d0wnload for 30 days if you
can't make it to the live one!
ed - k9ew
P.S. IF you missed any of the webinars, most (if not all) will be made available for download for 30 days.

Cancellations of Hamfests can be seen by clicking link:


Also hit the "Hamfests" Tab for more information.

Hit the TechNet Tab for a link
to an outstanding White Paper about:

Station Grounding
This has been a continuing topic of discussion among several DARC members for quite some time so this is a read not to be missed!

VE Testing Will Take Place on 9/11
(Hit the "VE" Testing Tab for some
Important New Information)

2019 Hamfest Schedule Posted
(Hit the "Hamfests" Tab)

October 5th QRP Event Photos Posted
(Hit the "Photos/Videos" Tab)

2021 License Class Information
(Hit the "Education" Tab)

DARC Simplex Challenge VI
(Hit the "Contests" Tab)

Openings for Net Control!
(Hit the "Nets" Tab...we need YOU to sign up and
host a Sunday night net!!!)

Pulling your hair out trying to program a Baofeng UV-5R?
(Hit the "Education" Tab and Scroll Down)

Covid 19 - The Unique 2020 Field Day!
(Hit the "Field Day" Tab)

See 2019 "NOVICE RIG ROUND-UP" Contest Winners!
(Hit the "Contests" Tab)

Want to learn about Antenna Planning for Small HF Stations (and even larger ones)? Then click the
"Education" Tab, then scroll down for a wonderful
lesson on the subject! Available in Power Point
and PDF!

Need some more Storm Spotter Training?
Check out the new link by hitting the
"Severe Weather" Tab and check out a
"Becoming a Storm Spotter from Home"
LOTS of good information!

The DuPage Amateur Radio Club is an ARRL Special Services Club and membership is open to anyone whether you are already licensed or just interested in finding out more about the hobby. Click on the Club Info tab for more!