The Southern Counties Amateur Network
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:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/southern-illinois-ares-progress-tickets-51939399141Meetings are held each month on the 4th Tuesday beginning at 7:00 p.m.
at the Carrier Mills Fire Department
101 N Mill Street
Carrier Mills, IL 62917
The next regular meeting will be held November 27, 2018
Amateur Radio License Testing Follows the meeting.
President - Roy Glasscock
Vice President - Leroy Pfaltzgraff
Secretary - John Bain
Treasurer - David Stilley
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 can occur daily to help you and each of you are welcome to attend
on 145.61 and 3.571.5 USB center frequency. Call 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.