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This page is a listing of special events in and around Bolingbrook, Illinois.

Volunteering for special events is a great way to promote Amateur Radio and to support your community!




Armed Forces Day - Saturday May 21st 2016, 1400Z-2400Z (9AM to 7PM CDT)

Honoring the men and women of the Armed Forces!

We will be using our club call, K9BAR. All frequencies shown can be +/- due to QRM and other in use conditions. Depending on conditions we might use other bands as well.

Operating SSB on or around these frequencies:
28.350, 14.250, and 7.250

We will also be operating on the K9BAR Repeater System which is EchoLink capable.

QSL Information:

All contacts made during this special event will be able to receive either an electronic certificate and/or printed certificate. We will upload our final log to LOTW after the event.

To receive an electronic (PDF) certificate, send your log information (date, time, mode, band) to QSL@k9bar.org.  

You may also request a high quality printed certificate for $4.00 USD by PayPal or Postal Mail.

PayPal: Click on the PayPal button below. Please add your Name, Callsign, log information (date, time, mode, band) and email address in the special instructions field.


Postal Mail: Send your Name, Callsign, log information (date, time, mode, band) and $4.00 USD to: 

Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society
Attn: QSL
PO Box 802
Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Inquiries and additional information, please send an email: QSL@k9bar.org