CHRC Members Elect Club Treasurer!

The CHRC Board has a new member– Byon Garrabrant, N6BG, has been elected in an email vote as the new CHRC Club Treasurer! Byon will be taking over the role from Gary Laatsch, our Club President, who was acting as treasurer until someone else could be elected. The final vote tally was: Yes votes: 24No …Read More

CHRC Weekly NET moves to 443.050+ PL100

The Chandler Ham Radio Club weekly net (Thursdays at 8pm local time) is moving to a new repeater, effective September 26th, 2019! The Club net was previously being graciously hosted by the South Mountain Users Group on their repeater for the first month or so of it’s run and we would like to thank them …Read More

CHRC is Now an ARRL Member Club

Chandler HAM Radio Club (CHRC) applied for membership to the ARRL in early September of 2019.  We just got news that our application was approved.  As of Sept 15th, 2019, CHRC is officially a member of the ARRL.  Here is a copy of their announcement in the ARRL-AZ Sept 2019 Newsletter. FROM ARRL-AZ NEWSLETTERAffiliated Club …Read More

CHRC Club membership reaches 30 Hams

The Chandler Ham Radio club is growing by leaps and bounds! Since the initial club meeting in July where we had 21 members, the club has grown to 30 members– an amazing increase of nearly 50% in 2 months. Since the July meeting we’ve welcomed Rick Eissinger KR7RIK, Erich Kuntze K9LUF, John Rehak N6HI, David …Read More

CHRC is Now in ADAW!

The Chandler Ham Radio Club is now listed in the ADAW newsletter as a member club. Wooohoo!! ADAW (Arizona Desert Aire Waves) is a monthly newsletter of amateur radio happenings in Arizona. It covers what is going on among many of the ham clubs in Arizona, including ham fests, club meetings, and license testing sessions. …Read More

CHRC To Be Present at COPA-Fest 2019

The Chandler HAM Radio club will be making its debut appearance at the Maricopa Amateur Radio Association’s annual HAM-Fest, known as COPA-Fest on Oct 26th, 2019. We have managed to pull together a fold up canopy, a couple of tables, some chairs and more important, our club banner.  All though we do not have a lot …Read More

Chandler Ham Radio Club receives New Club Banner

Great News! Our new official club banner was received at the beginning of August 2019 and was displayed to the members at our club business meeting on Aug 10th, 2019. The banner was designed by CHRC President Gary Laatsch (KI7PBR) and will be used at ham fests, field days, and other events to publicize our …Read More

CHRC Holds First Official Meeting July 13th, 2019

Yes, it’s real… the CHRC held it’s first official club meeting on Saturday July 13th, 2019. We had a GREAT turnout! We had 17 ham radio operators show up for the initial club kickoff meeting, and total club membership is now up to 21 members. Wow! Meeting Summary: The first club meeting was held at …Read More

FCC Grants Vanity CALL Sign for CHRC

Chandler HAM Radio Club

On July 8th, 2019 the FCC approved the CHRC application for a vanity call sign. We were granted our #1 request, N7CHN. Great news for our new amateur radio club in the East Valley!

We Don’t Need No Stinken Badges…

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AGAIN??? Then again, maybe we do. Norm, K7NWF, distributed the first batch of badges to the CHRC members at our June 15th, 2019 breakfast. We are wearing them with pride. Great looking badges, thanks Norm, for handling this. Club members who want to snag one of these spiffy badges for themselves should …Read More