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By Rebecca Carroll, KC9CIJ

The SLSRC's 70th Anniversary is coming up in April.  The club will be hosting a special event station, KØA, from April 1 through April 9. This station can be worked from any location of your choosing. If you are interested, ...

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St. Louis & Suburban Radio Club and Egyptian Radio Club are sponsoring an Extra License Class the weekend of April 7-9.

The classes will be held in Granite City, IL at Holy Family Catholic Church in the Egyptian Club Room. VE testing for all license levels will be available the afternoon of April 9. There is no charge for the class. VE testing is $15.

For complete information and study guides contact: 

Bob Evans This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cliff Rozar This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You must already have the General License in order to enroll.


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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 Bill Carroll, KC9CIK

There I was sitting down grabbing my Guns & Ammo magazine to read their take on my Beretta PX4, as a concealed carry firearm, when I was struck in the face on how diverse our hobby is.  I had the 2017 Guns & Ammo Annual and started flipping through it to find the write up on my favorite handgun.  Not even bothering to use the index (that would be too close to reading the directions), when I got slapped.  There was a picture of the great and powerful Hiram Percy Maxim on page 56!  By the way, the PX4 Storm is on page 28, if you are interested.

Back to Mr. Maxim, there were eight pages on the life and times of Hiram Percy Maxim, ...

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SLSRC is honored to have Don Wilbanks AE5DW as our guest presenter at the March meeting.

Don will be joining us via SKYPE from his home studio in Picayune, MS. The meeting is at March 24 at 7 PM in the Clinical Learning Institute, Goldfarb School of Nursing, rooms 419-420 of Missouri Baptist Hospital.

Don is a reporter and anchor for Amateur Radio Newsline...

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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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April 1 - April Fools' Fest, Noble, IL

April 7 - OzarkCon QRP Conference (Operating Specialty Convention), Branson, MO

April 15 - Hambash 2017, Kansas City, MO

April 22 - Lewis and Clark Radio Club Hamfest 2017, Godfrey, IL

April 23 - AAROFest 2017, Galva, IL

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

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

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


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