Club Activities

Severe Weather Net

In the case of severe weather, a Severe Weather Net should be called on the CWA 2-meter repeater, 147.270 MHz.

Download the Severe Weather Net protocol and script here.


2-meter Net

The weekly net is held at 8:00 PM every Wednesday on the 2-meter repeater, 147.270 MHz.

Download the net guide and sample/example net script here.

Download the 2018 net schedule here.

Archive of the 2017 net schedule. (Archive means old, non-current.)


Club Meeting

The monthly club meeting is held at 7:00 PM on the first Monday of each month, except when it falls on a holiday, in which case the meeting is the following Monday. The club meets at the General Martin building on the SW corner of E. Commercial Ave. & N. Broadway Street in Sandoval, IL.


Chili Supper

The annual chili supper will be the night of the April club meeting.


Field Day

The annual ARRL Field Day event is always the fourth full weekend of June, beginning at 1800 UTC Saturday and running through 2059 UTC Sunday. Field Day 2018 is June 23-24.


IL QSO Party

The annual Illinois QSO Party event is always the third Sunday in October and runs from 1700Z to 0100Z. ILQP dates are:
October 21, 2018
October 20, 2019
October 18, 2020


Ham and Beans Fried Chicken Supper

The annual fried chicken supper will be the night of the November club meeting.


Christmas Supper

The club traditionally meets at the Village Garden restaurant in Salem, IL, during the week before Christmas. The date will be posted here once it is set.



Last modified: 24 Aug, 2018