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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.

6:30PM - Socializing

7:00 PM - Business Meeting

7:45 PM - Program

PROGRAMS Coming Up...

January 8, 2019 - Tower Grounding by John, N9DJ
(Note meeting date change due to New Year's Day)

February 5, 2019 - Show & Tell

March 4, 2019 - ARRL Update by Kermit, W9XA


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

November 6, 2018 - MCWA Dinner Social Event - No regular meeting

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

September 4, 2018 - "Live" Auction

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

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

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

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

March 5, 2018 - ARRL Update By: Kermit Carlson W9XA

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

January 2, 2018 - Antarctic RF Adventure by Mike Metroka, WB8BZK

December 4, 2017 - FM Operation By: Tom Pusateri W9NBG

November 6, 2017 - Non-Resonant Antennas By: John Dewey KA9CAR

October 2, 2017 - Oct 2017 – RTTY Operation & Contesting By Jack Hudson W9MU

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 - Field Day preparation

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
moderators.


If you need to file a complaint wth the FCC, follow the links below

How to File an Amateur Radio Complaint

FCC Consumer Help Center - Internet Complaint


 
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