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WCRA Hamfest Sunday (January 14th), 2024.

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WCRA 2024 Mid-Winter Hamfest Ham Radio, Computer, and Hobby Electronics Flea Market If you plan on attending, please watch the Hamfest web page.  The title above will take you to the club’s site to verify the event will go as planned. January 14, 2024, 8 AM to 1 PM Kane… Read more »

STARS Annual Holiday Party December 14, 2023

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The December STARS meeting at Beggar’s Pizza in Oak Forest was delightful! Most of the current members attended, and the food and service at the venue were excellent. It was wonderful to spend time in person with those we typically communicate with on the airwaves at the celebration. The officers… Read more »

VE Sessions

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The Worth Public Library is where STARS administers exams. We plan to hold sessions on the 4th Saturday of each month. Testing is held at 10:00 AM, and walk-ins are accepted until 11:30 AM. If you would like to take an exam, please get in touch with us using the… Read more »

New UHF Repeater

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We have replaced our aging UHF repeater with a brand new Yaesu DR-1. The new machine is on the same frequencies as our old repeater (442.675 with a standard 5 MHz positive offset and a PL tone of 131.8). Thanks to the Hamfesters Radio Club (W9AA) for their assistance with… Read more »