Iron Dog has been cancelled this year.

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We have received word that the annual Iron Dog competition will not be taking place this year. The organizers do hope that the event will continue in the future.

Field Day is right around the corner

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2016 Field Day LogoCome 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.  You do not have to be a club member or even a licensed ham to attend.  Click here for more details on our event page.

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 our latest purchase.

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.

STARS Annual Holiday Party

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STARS will be holding the December meeting at Beggar’s Pizza in Oak Forest instead of the Worth Public Library.  Please come and celebrate the holidays with us.  There will be a raffle for two Baofeng radios.

View the events page for all the details.  

New STARS Website

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We have launched a new version of our website!  We hope that this will become a useful resource for all of our upcoming club activities, as well as a useful archive of past events.