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 email@example.com 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.
S.A.R.A. club meetings are held on the first Friday of each
month at 7:00 p.m.
They are held at the Herrin Hospital, Herrin Illinois, (
main entrance. Turn right down hallway to the end. Room on Right.
Talk in frequency is 146.640, offset
-600 khz, Tone 88.5.
PRESIDENT: Ken Curry, KB9KC
VICE PRESIDENT: Tony Heneghan KB9QZI
SECRETARY: Bob Giacomo, N9VKO
TREASURER: Richard Yancey, KC9OLJ
DIRECTORS: Jerry, WG9Z, Harry,KC9KOI, Fred, KA9VBB,
S.A.R.A. Slip newsletter editors: Fred Sample, KA9VBB and Jason Sample, KF9CZ
147.090 (P.L. 88.5) Ava, IL linked to
146.88 (P.L. 88.5) at Herrod, IL.
146.640 (P.L. 88.5) Marion, IL with EchoLink provided by WB0VTM
CURRENT AND UPCOMING EVENTS
First Friday of the month S.A.R.A club meeting, Herrin Hospital. You do not need to be a member to attend.
SCAN Club. Carrier Mills fire station the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. Ham Testing after the meeting.
The LEARS Club will meet the second
Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the first floor conference room
County Hospital in
The new location for the Union
County Amateur Radio Club is at the JUS10's 334 S Main Street, Anna IL 62906
The meeting is
the second Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
The Tunnel Hill group breakfast is
held the 1st Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. at the Vienna Diner in
Vern's luncheon is posponed until further notice.
Repeater Map Courtesy of KB9JNO