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UPDATE – Club member Jim Liston passed away last night

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Jim Liston (N9HSH) passed away December 3rd at 8:30 PM.  Condolences to his family and friends. Funeral Friday, December 9, 10:00 am from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W 103rd St, Oak Lawn to St Christina Church, 111th St and Christiana Ave, Chicago. Mass 11:00 am. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip…. Read more »

STARS Holiday Party

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Please join us for our yearly holiday party at Beggar’s Pizza in Oak Forest. We will be raffling off a Jetstream JT270MH dual band mobile radio. Tickets will be $1 each or 6 for $5. Map and address can be found on the event page at https://w9src.org/event/stars-holiday-party-2016/. Also note, the… Read more »

STARS 2M repeater is now on Echolink

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The STARS 2M repeater is now live on Echolink! We are still working on tweaking some of the settings, but we are currently running. The callsign is W9SRC-R and will show up in the repeater section of Echolink. For reference, the Node ID is 763923. Please try it out and… Read more »

Club member Bob Koran has passed away.

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We received the unfortunate news that Bob Koran (N9JYX) has become a silent key.  Visitation will be on Sunday, August 21 from 6-8PM at Sourek Funeral Home in Cicero. Sourek Funeral Home 5645 W. 35th St. Cicero, IL 60804 http://www.sourekfuneralhomes.com

Field Day is right around the corner

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Come join us Saturday, June 25 at Messenger Woods as we participate in Field Day 2016. We will have a VE session in the morning and will start setting up equipment shortly after that. We will be attempting to make satellite contacts this year with a computer controlled antenna array. … Read more »

STARS is looking for program ideas

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We are looking for ideas for the new year.  If you have any ideas for projects or presentations at a meeting or events that the club can attend or assist with, please bring them up at our next meeting.