W9RY Southern Illinois Amateur Radio Page

Special Notice

The 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:














Special Notice

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 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 w9ry@w9ry.com 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.