The Southern Counties Amateur Network

Meetings 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 February 26, 2019
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.
Radio operators 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 participate.

For Further Information click SpringSET

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 for details, training, or practice.
Additional detail will be shared on the Sunday night ARES net (147.09/146.88), as it becomes available. Net time is 2015L.