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McHenry County Wireless Association - Meetings

Crystal Lake Bank (& Trust Co N.A.)
5100 Northwest Hwy (Rt.14)
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Enter from rear parking lot. Turn left for stairs or elevator go to basement. Culver's is right behind the bank.

6:30PM - Socializing

7:00 PM - Business Meeting

7:30 PM - Program

License Class of the membership

A pdf file of the membership and their class of license is available by clicking the "membership" link above.

PROGRAMS Coming Up...

September 4, 2018 - "Live" Auction (see barter page)

October 2, 2018 - Antenna Analysis Software by Jack, W9MU

November 6, 2018 - MCWA Dinner Social Event

December 4, 2018 - Intro to Software Defined Radios by Dan, KD9M

January 1? 2018 - Tower Grounding by Joh, N9DJ

August 7, 2018 - Ralph, WB9ICF An Introduction to the Raspberry Pi

July 3, 2018 - No Meeting, rest up after a great weekend of Field Day

June 5, 2018 - Mike, WB8BZK on his Inverted-L Installation & Lightning Protection

May 1, 2018 - Dave, K9RUF presenting RT Systems Software For Rigs

April 2, 2018 - Biathlon For Geeks: Summits on the Air (SOTA) By: Paula Uscian K9IR

February 5, 2018 - Kent, K9KMD will talk about lightning and grounding procedures

January 2, 2018 - Father & Son Adventure Of A Liftetime by Mike Metroka, WB8BZK

September 5, 2017 - JT-65 by Dave, NT9E with Gary KD9FML

August 1, 2017 - FD Wrap-up by Mike, WB8BZK & Satellite Operation by JoAnne K9JKM

July 4, 2017 - NO Meeting since we were just together for FD 2017

June 7, 2017 - ???

May 2, 2017 - a presentation by Mike, WB8BZK, entitled Introduction to Radio Sport, with an interesting tribute to "Gil" Gildersleeve, W1CJD and his classic cartoons featured in QST over the years.

April 4, 2017 - a joint presentation by Jack W9MU and Roger KF9D on appropriate Field Day antennas and feedlines

March 7, 2017 - South Shetland Island &
South Sandwich DXpeditions by Mike McGirr, K9AJ

February 7, 2017 - W9MU, Jack, will speak about HF Propagation

January 3, 2017 - K9RUF, Dave will speak about Yaesu System Fusion

December 6, 2016 - W9XA, Kermit Carlson will give a report from the ARRL to the Ham community.

November 1, 2016 - “Before & After the Q” by Paula Uscian , K9IR

October 4, 2016 - Ham Radio Logging Software: Focusing on DXLab Suite by Jim, N7US

September 6, 2016 - HF Power Amplifier Basics by Joe, N9OK

August 2, 2016 - National Parks On The Air by Mike, WB8BKZ

July 5, 2016 - Field Day WrapUp by Roger, KF9D

June 7, 2016 - Field Day Prep by Roger, KF9D

May 3, 2016 - Open Forum, Bring your Questions

April 5, 2016 - Non-Resonant Antennas by Jack, W9MU

March 7, 2016 - Roger, KF9D, will give a presentation about Resonant Antennas

February 2nd, 2016 - Jack, W9MU, will speak about SWR and other antenna magic.

January 5th, 2016 - At the January 5th MCWA
meeting we will do something a little different from past meeting presentations.We will bring together a few select MCWA members (Jim N7US, Cornell KK9DX, John K9JK & Dave
K9RUF) for a panel discussion and Mike WB8BZK will be the

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