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Contact Information

Section Name:
Illinois
Contact:
Ron Morgan, AD9I
Daytime Phone:
(309) 397-9549
Email:
ad9i.sm@gmail.com

Basic Information

Division:
Central
Description:

Follow us on Facebook at Illinois Section--American Radio Relay League!

Your Illinois Section News is located at http://www.arrl.org/Groups/view/illinois

IL Section Club Information - This is a link to download the listing of Club information that is on the bottom of this webpage.

Cabinet Members

SM/AD--Ron Morgan AD9I
ASM--Mike Nowack NA9Q
ASM/ACC--Scott DeSantis KB9VRW
ASM/STM Roy R Eades KA9MZJ
SEC--Fritz Bock WD9FMB
OOC/AD--Tim Childers K9CQ
PIC -- Vicky Whitaker KD9BAU
SGL -- Charlie Richey K9DUE
TC--John Dinnella WA9IL 
ASEC--Robert Littler W9DSR
ASEC--Danny Pease NG9R
ASEC--Garret Robinson KC9FVK
ASEC--Pat Ryan KC6VVT
ASEC Pat Stowell, N9PN
ASEC--Gary Shanks KA9FAJ
ASEC--Curtis Williams W5DTR                                                   

District Emergency Coordinators:

Region 2--Lloyd Sherman KB9APW,
Region 3--Dale Marzano N9JH, ADEC Debby Gray, WX9VOR
Region 4--Neil Ormos N9NL,
Region 6--Gary Shanks KA9FAJ,
Region 7--Josh Kittle, N9WEW,
Region 8--Curtis Williams W5DTR, ADEC Chris Pixton KC9EIZ
Region 9--Jim Hudson WB9QPM,
Region 11--Bruce Talley WA9APQ

Newsletter Topics
==> Section Manager – On the Road
==> Net Reports
==> Newly Licenced Amateurs sorted by City
==> Illiniois Club Websites
==> Club Presentations

==> Section Manager – On the Road

I just returned from  ARRL HQ at Newington, where I attended the Section Manager workshop.

==>  Net Report

Illinois Sideband Net webpage

Illinois Nets
 
This is a link to the open Amateur Nets

Ye Olde Traffic Report:

September 2017 monthly reports are:

Illinois Side Band Net - Net Manager WB9QPM
Daily on 3905 at 1800 local time
QNI 262 QTC 83 Sessions 30

Illinois Phone Net - Net Manager KA9MZJ
M-F on 3857 at 1645 local time
Sunday on 3940 at 0800 local time
QNI 146 QTC 25 Sessions 25

North Central Phone Net – Net Manager KA9MZJ
M-F on 3912 at 0700 local time
QNI 224 QTC 41 Sessions 21

Illinois CW Net (ILN) Net Manager W9NXM
Daily on 3537 at 1915 local time
QNI  49 QTC 0 Sessions 23

==> Newly Licences Amateurs sorted by City

Albers
Matthew D Pittman, KD9JGD
Max R Pittman, KD9JGB
Arlington Heights
Justin M Rapacz, KD9JFN
Belleville
Timothy R Rapp, KD9JCB
Jay J Lingelbach, KD9JGC
Belvidere
James C Swanson, KD9JEE
Berwyn
Frank J Wicker, KD9JCW
Bloomington
Holly K Sanderson, KD9JEP
Robert M Glinka, KD9JEQ
Cary
George S Frahm, KD9JBS
Chicago
Albert Cheung, KD9JFP
Erhard E Edlinger, KD9JFO
John F Buse, KD9JCU
Tacuma Kanyama, KD9JAV
David Doppelt, KD9JCF
Malcolm C Grossman, KD9JGA
Paul T Murphy, KD9JBA
Byron Kirkwood, KD9JFL
Mateusz Slowik, KD9JCV
Ian D Sherpinskas, KD9JAW
Ruth Arunin, KD9JEC
Xingda Zhai, KD9JAX
John Coulter, KD9JED
Chicago Ridge
Rob E Dunauant, KD9JBT
Creve Coeur
Ethan D Mooberry, KD9JFU
Dawson
Benjamin W Campbell, KD9JEM
Decatur
Matthew Knierman, KD9JCK
Divernon
Edward A Burg, KD9JCQ
Downs
Collin V Carmichael, KD9JFS
Du Quoin
Jeffrey W Tecklenburg, KD9JAM
Elgin
Maxwell B Brown, KD9JEV
Evanston
Anna S Muth, KD9JBB
Fairbury
Milan S Teubel, KD9JFV
Fowler
John R Liggett, KD9JEA
Granville
Ronald G Bluemer, KD9JDE
Harwood Heights
David A Johnson, KD9JFH
Huntley
Sergei Bereznov, KD9JBL
Jacksonville
Keith A Lawson, KD9JET
Joliet
Keith E Meiser, KD9JEB
Lake Forest
Jeffrey Y Pan, AC9RD
Mc Leansboro
Sheila R Taylor, KD9JFJ
Modesto
Cassie L Eigenmann, KD9JCP
Mount Carmel
Ashley N Majors, KD9JFE
Mount Morris
Duffy J Welch, KD9JEF
Moweaqua
Brandon J Rarick, KD9JEU
Naperville
Nicholas B Ball, KD9JBW
O Fallon
Robert K Goddard, KD9JCC
Oswego
Joseph I Sims, KD9JBU
Peoria
Jason C Duffy, KD9JFW
Paul S Sanders, KD9JFY
Chris J Gerdes, KD9JFT
Quincy
Monte D Stock, KD9JDZ
Riverdale
Bettie L Johnson, KD9JAZ
Springfield
Andrew W Gochenour, KD9JES
John D Iocca, KD9JBP
Pamela J Rock, KD9JER
Tolono
Ralph T Kuchenbrod, KD9JDG
Tovey
David L Fodor, KD9JEO
Waltonville
Arthur L Holloway, KD9JFI
Washburn
Kevin G Manley, KD9JDF
Washington
Ryan D Funk, KD9JFX
Wheaton
Michael S Valentine, KD9JFR
Wilmette
Charles M Costakis, KD9JFK
Winnetka
Morgan M Mcdermott, KD9JBO
Woodstock
Nathaniel R Mock, KD9JBM

==> Illiniois Club Websites

Links to the Illinois Section Club Websites ( This listing is growing as information comes across my desk.)  In a few weeks, this list will be posted at the end of the Section News.  We could use more information from other clubs as well, 

ALGONQUIN - Suburban UHF Amateur Repeater Society 
AMBOY - Lee County Amateur Radio Club 
ANA - Union County Amateur Radio Club
BATAVIA - Fox River Radio League 
BELLEVILLE - St. Clair Amateur Radio Club
Bloomington - Central Illinois Radio Club
BOLINGBROOK - Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society 
Bond County - Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club
BRIDGEVIEW - Suburban Technical Amateur Radio System a.k.a. Suburban Technical Amateur Radio Club (STARS) 
BROOKFIELD - Six Meter Club Of Chicago
CANTON - Fulton County Amateur Radio Club
CARBONDALE - Southern Illinois University Amateur Radio Club 
CARLINVILLE - Macoupin County Amateur Radio Club 
Carrier Mills - Southern Counties Amateur Network
CENTRALIA - Centralia Wireless Association Inc.
CHAMPAIGN - Twin City Amateur Radio Club 
CLAREDON HILLS - DuPage Amateur Radio Club 
CRESTWOOD - Hamfesters Radio Club 
Crystal Lake - McHenry County Wireless Association 
DANVILLE - Vermillion County Amateur Radio Association 
DEKALB - Kishwaukee Amateur Radio Club 
DECATUR - Cenois Amateur Radio Club 
DIXON - Rock River Amateur Radio Club 
EAST MOLINE - Green River Valley Amateur Radio Society 
EVANSTON - Metro Amateur Radio Club
FLORA - Clay County Area Amateur Radio Club 
GALVA - Area Amateur Radio Operators
GENOA - Big Thunder Amateur Radio Club 
GODFREY - Lewis & Clark Radio Club, Inc. 
GRANITE CITY - Egyptian Radio Club 
Grundy County - Grundy County Amateur Radio Club
HAZEL CREST - Tri-Town RAC
HERRIN - Shawnee Amateur Radio Association
HIGHLAND PARK - North Shore Radio Club 
HILLSBORO - Montgomery County Amateur Radio Emergency Corp
HOMEWOOD - Tri-Town Radio Amateur Club 
INA - Rend Lake College Amateur Radio Club 
JACKSONVILLE - Jacksonville Amateur Radio Society 
Jonesboro - Union County Amateur Radio Club
Kane County - Kane County ARES
KANKAKEE - Kankakee Area Radio Society 
LaGrange - Six Meter Club of Chicago
Lake County - RACES/ARES
LEONORE - Starved Rock Radio Club 
LIBERTYVILLE - Libertyville County RACES/ARES Group 
LOVINGTON - Moultrie Amateur Radio Klub 
MACOMB - Lamoine Emergency Amateur Radio Club 
MORRIS - Metro DX Club 
MOUNT VERNON - Amateur Radio Club of Mt. Vernon 
NORRIDGE - Chicago FM Club 
NORRIDGE - Society Radio Operators 
OAK PARK - Chicago Suburban Radio Association 
PEORIA - Peoria Area Amateur Radio Club 
QUINCY - Western Illinois Amateur Radio Club 
ROCKFORD - Rockford Amateur Radio Association 
ROUND LAKE BEACH - Stoned Monkey VHF Amateur Radio Club 
SCHAUMBURG - Motorola Amateur Radio Club  
SCHAUMBURG - Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club
SESSER - Little Egypt Amateur Radio Society 
SPRINGFIELD - Sangamon Valley Amateur Radio Club 
STERLING - Sterling Rockfalls Amateur Radio Society 
Tinley Park/Cook County - MetroDxClub
SMC TRIVOLI - Society of Midwest Contesters (Go SMC!)
VILLA PARK - York Radio Club Inc.
WATSEKA - Iroquois County Amateur Radio Group 
WAUCONDA - Cortek Radio Association 
WHEATON - Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs 
WILMETTE - Northern Illinois DX Association 
XENIA - Xenia Wireless Association 

==> Club Presentations

Impedance Matching by Ward Silver

 

Links:
Impedance Matching 101, PR and the Storm, NAPA Earthquake and ARES Response, LOTW and TQSL, LOTW for Satellite Ops, Getting Started in HF 101, An Introduction to NVIS Antennas, A Look inside the ARRL HQ, Getting Started with HF Digital

Illinois Officials