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Local and ARRL National Activities Calendar

Jamuary 2014 through December 2014

 

Local Information and ARRL events in black
Lake County RACES/ARES participation events bold and blue

 

 

 

January – 2014

 

1   ARRL Straight Key Night http://www.arrl.org/straight-key-night

5-6

ARRL RTTY Roundup http://www.arrl.org/rtty-roundup

6

LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting (Elect New Officers, Annual Reports) CANCELED Due to expected dangerous weather.

6

ARRL Kid’s Day  - Kids Day is an on-air event to encourage young people (licensed or not) to have fun with Amateur Radio. It is designed to give on-the-air experience to youngsters and hopefully foster interest in getting a license of their own. It is also intended to give older hams a chance to share their station and love for Amateur Radio with their children. http://www.arrl.org/kids-day
13 VE testing

19

Wheaton Hamfest (Kane Co. Fairgrounds) http://www.wheatonhamfest.org/flyer.pdf
20 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting

19-21

ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes
http://www.arrl.org/contests/rules/2012/jan-vhf-ss.html


 

February – 2014

 

3 LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting (Elect New Officers, Annual Reports)
10 VE testing
11-15 School Club Roundup
16-17 International DX – CW

15

MARC/MAARS Combined Swapfest – Brookfield, WI http://w9rh.org
17 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting

 

 

March – 2014

 

2-8

Illinois Severe Weather Preparedness Week
2-3 International DX – CW
3 LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting
4 NWS – Tornado Drill (10:00 AM)
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/brochures/tornado.shtml 
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/brochures/owlie-tornado.pdf

http://ready.illinois.gov/during/tornadoes.htm
9 Daylight Saving Time Begins. “Spring Ahead” one hour
10 VE testing
15 DuPage County 23rd Annual Advanced Weather Seminar
http://www.co.dupage.il.us/weatherseminar
19 Spotter Training - Antioch Community HS 4:30Pm and 7:00PM
Contact Information - Lee Shannon 847-395-1000 Ext 30
17 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting

16-22

NWS – Flood Awareness Week

30

Bank of America, Shamrock Shuffle 8k (32,000 participants)
http://www.shamrockshuffle.com/cms400min/

 

 

April – 2014

 

5 AES Superfest, Milwaukee http://www.aesham.com/aes-superfest-2014
5 Tornado & Severe Weather Seminar, Fermilab Ramsey Auditorium, 12P &
6PM. We need members to staff booth.
7 LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting
14 VE testing
21 ARRL Rookie Roundup – Phone
21 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting
   

 

 

 

May – 2014

 

3 Ozaukee Radio Club Swapfest 8AM-1PM, Circle B Recreation,
6261 Hwy 60 (State Hwy 60 and County I), Cedarburg, WI
5 LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting
12 VE testing
16-18 Dayton Hamvention, http://www.hamvention.org/
18 57th annual Des Plaines River Canoe Marathon http://www.canoemarathon.com
19 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting
   

 

 

June – 2014

 

1 Atlantic hurricane season officially begins
2 LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting - Last meeting until September
9 VE testing
15 57th  Annual Six Meter Club of Chicago Hamfest (DuPage County Fairgrounds)
Flyer
14-16 ARRL June VHF QSO Party http://www.arrl.org/june-vhf-qso-party
16 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting

21

ARRL Kid’s Day – Kids Day is an on-air event to encourage young people (licensed or not) to have fun with Amateur Radio. It is designed to give on-the-air experience to youngsters and hopefully foster interest in getting a license of their own. It is also intended to give older hams a chance to share their station and love for Amateur Radio with their children. http://www.arrl.org/kids-day

22-28

NWS – Lightning Awareness Week http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov

28-29

ARRL Field Day
   

 

 

July – 2014
No General Membership Meeting in July

 

13-14 IARU HF World Championship
14 VE testing
21 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting

23-27

86th annual Lake County Fair, Grayslake
   

 

 

August – 2014
No General Membership Meeting in August

 

3-4 ARRL August UHF
TBD Annual Racine Megacycle Radio Club Freefest, Sturtevant, WI Saturday,  from 7AM to 1PM Free admission for buyers and sellers. Location is in Fireman’s park, 9600 Charles ST (between Wisconsin ST and 90th ST). www.w9udu.org
TBD Perseids Meteor Shower
11 VE testing
17-18 ARRL 10 GHz & Up – Round 1 Cumulative Contest
18 ARRL Rookie Roundup – RTTY
18 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting
   

 

 

September – 2014

 

1 NWS National Preparedness Month Begins
8 LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting
  13 RADIO EXPO 2014  (Boone County Fairgrounds, Belvidere, IL)
http://chicagofmclub.org/radioexpo2014.html
15 VE testing
14-16 ARRL September VHF QSO Party
22 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting
TBD North Shore Century 100 Bike Ride
20-21 Peoria Superfest
http://www.w9uvi.org/?page_id=1579
21-22 ARRL 10 GHz & Up– Round 2 Cumulative Contest

28-29

ARRL EME Contest – 2.3 GHz & Up

 

 

October – 2014

 

TBD  ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (S.E.T.)
6 LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting
13  13  Chicago Marathon (Volunteer Info)
http://www.chicagomarathon.com
13 VE testing
18-19 Scout Jamboree on the Air (JOTA)
20 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting

21-25

ARRL School Club Roundup

26-27

ARRL EME 50-1296 MHz-Round 1

 

 

November – 2014

 

2-4 ARRL Nov. Sweepstakes – CW
Daylight Savings time Ends (Fall Back 1 Hour)
3 LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting
10 VE testing
TBD Leonids Meteor Shower
15-16 FT Wayne Hamfest
  NWS Winter Preparedness Week
16-17 EME 50-1296 MHz-Round 2
17 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting

16-17

ARRL Nov. Sweepstakes – Phone

 

December – 2014

 

   
1 LC RACES/ARES General Membership Meeting (Holiday Party)
TBD  NWS Skywarn Recognition Day
 6-8 ARRL 160 Meter Contest
8 VE testing
  14-15 ARRL 10 Meter  Contest
15 LC RACES/ARES Board Meeting

22

ARRL Rookie Roundup–CW

 

 

Last updated on:  Wednesday, April 02, 2014

 

 

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