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Next Meeting

The Next Meeting
of the
Ak-Sar-Ben Amateur Radio Club
will be on 
September 9, 2022 
at 7:00 pm
At the
American Red Cross

2912 S. 80th Ave

Meeting topic: 

Tailgate in the Red Cross Parking Lot
bring your stuff to sell.. bring your cash to buy

   

Featured Shacks

K0CTU SHACK
K0CTU SHACK
   

Manyof following items  of note were mentioned in a 1950s issue of the Ham Hum as the club leadership reviewed the meeting minutes in their club files.

  • 1944
    • The first meeting of our club was held in the Douglas County Court House, Monday October 23, 1944.  N.P. Nelson was elected president form the 16 members present.
    • This organizaiton was called the Eastern Nebraska Radio Club, but was changed to AK-SAR-BEN Radio Club after a motion by Rolly Fried.
    • The Club was originally formed as a WERS (War Emergency Radio Service) organization
    • By the 5th meeting there were 38 members in attendance
  • 1945
    • February - the Ak-Sar-Ben Radio Club became affilliated with the ARRL (... and still is)
  • 1946
    • October WØSHF Dalyce Jones was the first XYL to become a member of the club
  • 1948 
    • Ak-Sar-Ben Radio Club staffs a Special Event Station at the Midwest Electrical Exposition using the special event callsign KØUSA
  • 1949
    • Club hosts Midwest ARRL Convention
    • October 8 Mayor Glenn Cunningham proclaimed Amateur Radio Day