Beginning August 17, 2017 through August 21, 2017
special events station W9E
will operate during the solar eclipse event.
Demonstrating Amateur Radio, working stations around the United States & the World
Change of Operating Location. Click on the Directions link below.
The far southern tip of the state of Illinois is the only place viewers can see the totality of the eclipse. The prime viewing locations will be
Murphysboro (at 1:19:30pm for 2m40s), Carbondale (at 1:20pm for2m38s) and Marion (at 1:20:40pm for 2m28s).
The W9E Operating Schedule is available for you to fill in the times you would like to operate.
We hope to be able to run a continuous operation from 0001 August 17 through 2359 August 21.
Click on the link to put in your availability. It will automatically save your information.
Please fill in your contact information on the Operator Data Base and click to email.
We need to have your information for ARES and W9E activities.
For further information contact the W9E webmaster.
If you are wanting to upgrade or wish to test for a new license, we will be holding testing during the event.
Check back here for the testing schedule.
The public is invited to come out to the operating site.