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ARRL Sections - Illinois



Contact Information

Section Name:
Ron Morgan, AD9I
Daytime Phone:
(309) 397-9549

Basic Information


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Nominations are now open for the position of Illinois Section Manager.  Anyone that has met the qualifications and has a desire to serve the Illinois Amateur community is welcome to participate. There is a deadline for submittal and a requirement for a few members of the ARRL to sign your nomination form.  My intentions are to submit a form and encourage others to do the same. As of Feb 23rd, there was only one nomination form submitted.


Your Illinois Section News is located at

Affiliated Club Registration and Renewal - Noah Sevcik K9BZY has set up a link to allow one place for clubs to get registered. There is a link here to do the paperwork.

2016 Illinois Interoperability Field Operations Guide - This manual is updated every two years and is available for download in the files section of the Section News.

Cabinet Members

SM/AD--Ron Morgan AD9I
ASM--Mike Nowack NA9Q
ASM--Scott DeSantis KB9VRW
ASM--Sean Travis W9STR
SEC--Fritz Bock WD9FMB
OOC/AD--Tim Childers K9CQ
PIC -- Vicky Whitaker KD9BAU
SGL -- Charlie Richey K9DUE
ACC -- Noah Sevcik, K9BZY
TC--John Dinnella WA9IL 
ASEC--Robert Littler W9DSR
ASEC--Danny Pease NG9R
ASEC--Garret Robinson KC9FVK
ASEC Pat Stowell, N9PN
ASEC--Gary Shanks KA9FAJ
ASEC--Curtis Williams W5DTR                                                   

District Emergency Coordinators:

District 2--Lloyd Sherman KB9APW,
District 3--Dale Marzano N9JH, ADEC Debby Gray, WX9VOR
District 4--Robert (Bob) Langsfeld WB9TZC  ADEC for Cook County 
District 6--
District 7--Josh Kittle, N9WEW,
District 8--Curtis Williams W5DTR, ADEC Chris Pixton KC9EIZ
District 9--Jim Hudson WB9QPM,
District 11--Bruce Talley WA9APQ

Newsletter Topics
==> Section Manager Report
==> Net Reports
==> Illiniois Club Websites
==> Club Presentations

==> Section Manager Report

Illinois Sideband Net webpage

Illinois Nets
This is a link to the open Amateur Nets

==> Club Presentations

Impedance Matching by Ward Silver


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