Amature Extra Class in Session - by Dawn, KC9LQS

Photo by Dawn, KC9LQS 

Education Chair Mike K9FE and instructor Dan WA9YKK prepare to lead Saturday's Amateur Extra licensing class at Messenger Public Library. Spirits were high and this dedicated group was asked to consider becoming instructors once they complete the course and earn their upgraded tickets.  See the Education page for more dates and details.

For more information, email Mike at education [at]

 2015 Hamfest will be July 12th - by Dawn Wiliams, KC9LQS 

This year's Hamfest will be held Sunday July 12th.  The location is the same as last year at the Aurora Central Catholic High School in Aurora, IL.  Details as well as a flyer and printable (pdf) map are available on the Hamfest page. 

 Amateur Extra Class - March 7 thru May 9, 2015 - by Mike, K9FE

The FRRL announces a new Amateur Extra license upgrade class beginning
March 7, 2015.  See the Education page for details and a flyer.

Weather Spotter Links: 

In the February meeting it was noted that Weather Spotter Schedules are out.

Links  to area spotter schedules and the Tom Skilling Seminar at Fermilab are at the right.

NWS Severe Weather Spotter Talk Schedule:

DuPage County Advanced Severe Weather Seminar:

Tom Skilling Storm Seminar - Fermilab:

The 2015 FRRL Winter Banquet
2014 HAM of the Year Announced!

Congratulations to Mike Urso, K9FE.  This year's Ham of the Year. 

Mike, K9FE Ham of the Year

Photo by Chris, KC9BKS 

The 2015 FRRL winter banquet presented awards to those who volunteered their service to the club in 2014, presented the 2015 officers and board, and presented the FRRL HAM of the year.

Pictured above, this year the HAM of the year was awarded to Mike Urso, K9FE (left).  Presented by the FRRL Club President Dawn Williams, KC9LQS (right).

See more pictures from this year's banquet on the 2015 Banquet page.

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