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The April SLSRC program takes a short “detour” from ham radio, as Norm Guittar (husband of Dolores Guittar, KDØCIV) will present “An In-Depth Look at Electric Cars, Past, Present, and Future.”

Norm will start at the beginning of the development of the electric car, which started around the same time that Hiram Percy Maxim...

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by Bill Carroll, KC9CIK

WOW, what a weekend for St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club! The weekend of April 8th saw our club get together and participate in multiple activities:

  • We were in support of the Egyptian Radio Club and the Extra class training sessions.
  • Multiple members got together for breakfast at our monthly Ham Radio Breakfast at Denny’s.
  • We got together in our old stomping grounds at the James S. McDonnell Park to have a mini Field Day. This allowed us to celebrate seventy years as a radio club.
  • SLSRC took delivery of a brand new tower trailer.
  • Finally, we wrapped things up using the special event station of KØA. 

I want to thank Cliff Rozar (KCØSDV) and Peter Brisbine (NØMTH) on their...

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The SLSRC will be holding “Back-To-Basics” Classes  the first Friday of the month beginning Friday, October 7th at 7:00PM.  The Classes will be held at Missouri Baptist Hospital, Town and Country, MO within the Clinical Learning Institute - Goldfarb School of Nursing, rooms 419-420 (same rooms where SLSRC General Meetings are held).  4th floor of the main garage.

Click "Read More" below to see the meeting dates, topics, and the remainder of this article.

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by John Mountain, KJØMTN

CQ CQ CQ - now it is time to get ready for Field Day 2017! Are you ready?

The SLSRC invites the St. Louis area amateur radio community to join us for a couple of days of getting together to test our abilities to respond in support of disasters, chatting about...

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St. Louis and Suburban Radio Club is having a weekend class for the Technician License on Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11.

All of the possible test questions in the Question Pool will be covered, but prior study is strongly recommended.

Study guides will be sent when you register for the class. Class size is limited to 12.

VE testing for all license levels will be held on June 11 at the completion of the class by the Cliff Cave VE team.

For complete information, contact Cliff KCØSDV at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Winterfest 2018 has been scheduled!  Come see us January 27, 2018 at the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville, IL.  

We will continue to bring you the best hamfest possible with:

  • Wide Variety of Vendors
  • Forms
  • Card Checking
  • VE Testing

If you would like more information on how to help with Winterfest 2018, please contact Rebecca Carroll at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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 May 7 - The DeKalb Hamfest, Sandwich, IL

June 4 - Starved Rock Radio Club Hamfest and Hobby Show, Princeton, IL

June 11 - EgyptianFest 2017, Granite City, IL

August 13 - SCARC Hamfest, O'Fallon, MO

September 15-17th - 2017 ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference, St. Louis, MO (Earth City - Holiday Inn West)

October 28 - 26th Annual Halloween Hamfest, Kirkwood, MO

November 11 - Nixa Amateur Radio Club Hamfest - NARCfest 2017, Nixa, MO

 

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