Southern Illinois Amateur Radio Page Special Notice
Southern ARES Progress meeting has been set for December 1, 2018 from
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL.
You must register for the event at the link below. There are 45 seats available so register soon.
(Note: we will have a working lunch) Donations will be needed to cover the costs associated with lunch.
Register and attend this excellent meeting. You must register for the event.
The registration URL is:
The annual Simulated
Emergency Test for Spring 2019 will be held April 27, 2019 throughout Illinois. All commercial communication means will be
assumed to not function, including the internet.
should practice their skills in direct communications and relay
communications via VHF and HF, to all points within the State,
particularly Springfield. Remember, repeaters will not be functional.
Also, practice your skills with message handling, both with
radiograms and ICS213s. Any licensed operator is encouraged to
If you have Winlink
available, peer to peer sessions will be utilized in VHF and HF.
Winlink practice is available daily and each of you are welcome to attend
on 145.61 and 3.571.5 USB center frequency. Email Thom W9RY at firstname.lastname@example.org for
details, training, or practice.
will be shared on the Sunday night ARES net (147.09/146.88), as it
becomes available. Net time is 2015L.