Special Event Station...
Kankakee Area Radio Society
operate under the club callsign
Aug 14 - 2000Z Aug 15 2004
Celebrating KARS 80th Anniversary
+-qrm 14.280 7.280
also be on CW and PSK
for W9AZ posts on the DX Cluster)
info: James Schreiner, K9BIG
Our thanks to Jim K9BIG and Jamie W9CD for organizing the event
station will be set up at
115 W, Kankakee
honor and memorium of
of KARS founding members,
member of KARS
was an aviator. His pilot's license was signed
"the Orville Wright," of of the Wright brothers.
was first licensed as a ham by the Navy in 1918,
that time the FCC did not yet exist.
More KARS trivia,
origin of the KARS club callsign W9AZ"
and later W9AZ were originally held by
local doctor, J.R. Wilkinson of Kankakee.
1924 Dr Wilkinson was a member of the
Amateur Radio Club
forerunner of the present club),
became a silent key around 1945.
adopted the callsign around 1961.
the spark days this is the 9AZ QSL card from 1925.
complete story of the 9AZ card is on the following page.
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