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|The DuPage Amateur Radio Club (DARC)
|DuPage County, Illinois
Celebrating 75 years as an ARRL affiliated Club, we were recognized with a Special Event Call Sign For our Field Day use, K9K.
Click the Field Day tab for more!
--Photo by AnnSky Media -N9DVH
Next Club Meeting
February 26, 2024
at 7:30 PM
Search This Website
Did You Know you can search this website? Are you busy?
If you don't want to waste time looking high and low for, say,
How to solder PL-259 connectors just enter PL-259
and all the pages containing PL-259 will come up.
Find the one you want and
Murray will be happy to show you how via video he made quite some time ago. It's still great info!
|Hamfest Calendar Now Posted
Click on the "Hamfests" Tab...
...Some usually get upadated a time or two
as local clubs begin to confront conflicts with
other events and local logistical issues.
The internet is a good place to double-check!
So...you want to get your HAM Radio License
and talk to the world?
Well Click on the "EDUCATION" Tab
and get yourself into a class! They start
DEPOT DAYS 2023
Have You Seen
The SPACE WEATHER WOMAN'S
She's the "Part 60's Bat-Man Show,
Part John Madden" -
of play-by-play SOLAR WEATHER!
She's Back AGAIN with another
The Space Weather Woman will tell you all about it.
The Solar Weather Woman
ALWAYS includes space weather news for
HAMS & how it is or will be affecting us. She is a HAM TOO!
That's the SPACE/SOLAR INFO TAB!
If You like the New Space/Solar Tab
then be sure to check-out
Everything you ever wanted to know about the subject and more!
Photo - Dianne (N9DVH)
Click Above for Race Results and other intesting race details
BE SURE to click The Special Events Tab
to see photos and videos from race day!
2023 FIELD DAY PHOTOS POSTED!
Click on the FIELD DAY TAB
...then scroll down.
2023 GAME NIGHT PHOTOS POSTED!
Click on the MEETINGS TAB
...then scroll down.
On MAY the 3rd FCC changed the rules regarding the safety and legality of your shack.
Checking your RF Exosure based on your equipment and
other factors, which we have all done before...is
no longer a "nice to do" thing.
Its mandatory. Its law.
If you didn't know about the change in
the law that became effective May 3, 2023.
You need to Read
and watch this:
Click HERE to go to ARRL RF Exposure Calculator
Click HERE if you just need to know ALL the details
Click HERE for RF Safety FAQ
Click HERE for "Station Evaluation"
Thanks to Don, N9IZU and all the other contributors
on-line and at ARRL
Is it time to renew your ARRL Membership?
Is it time for you to JOIN ARRL for the first time?
$$$$DON'T SEND THEM MONEY$$$$
ARRL MEMBERSHIP TAB
and help out your DARC!
Hey we've got some new$ for tho$e under 18 years of age
who are con$idering joining our great hobby. There's going to be $ome $pecial pricing for you! OK maybe YOU are not
younger than 18, but you might know someone who i$,
and if that per$on wants to get a HAM LICEN$E
thi$ is the time to do it! And while
you're at it, sign yourself up too!
No matter your age, this hobby is FUN!
Click on the EDUCATION TAB for detail$.
Its never too late for
DARC Membership Renewal
Click on the Membership Tab
to fill in and print a 2024 membership form!
2022 WindyCon/Grove Express
Photos and Video
now at Special Events Tab!
ARRL Contest Update
is available to ARRL members
via e-mail at no charge directly from ARRL,
Log in to your account and subscribe to the
ARRL Contest Update by clicking
"Edit your Profile" and
"Edit Email Subscriptions."
Do You Know What it is?
Amateur Radio Emergency Service
Want to be a part of it?
Click on the New
Speaking of ARES...
now has its own ARES Chairperson:
Ed Worst, K9EW,
Click the ARES TAB now
and find out about some really cool and
very relevant activities you
can be involved in!
Hit the TechNet Tab for a link
to an outstanding White Paper about:
which has been a continuing topic of discussion among several DARC members for quite some time so this is a read
not to be missed!
Interested in the history of our hobby? If so, then WB9UGX (Brian)
has something you might enjoy watching. Its called "Every Single Minute"
and was shot in 1955!! Video is below (hit the play button) for now,
but will likely end up on the EDUCATION page.
Thanks to Brian for sharing this with everyone!
|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.