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About the Club

Our club is based in Mt. Vernon, Illinois and includes members from Jefferson, Wayne, & Washington counties in Southern Illinois.  We are an ARRL Affiliated Club.  Our repeater is 147.135+ MHZ with an 88.5 PL Tone and our club call sign is KB9KDE.  The Club meets the third Tuesday of each month except for December.  The Club sponsors VE Exam sessions the third Saturday of each even numbered month, registration is required.


 Club Officers
President Steve Warner WA9SWW
Vice President Nicholas Skaggs N9BIG
Secretary Keith Hertenstein KB9HOC
Treasurer Cheryl Hertenstein AA9EM
Disaster Plan Committee Chair Keith Hertenstein KB9HOC
Activities Director / Club Trustee James Hertenstein WT9K
Website Manager Keith Hertenstein KB9HOC
Club Events
Weather Spotter Training:
February 22nd, 2022 - 6:30 PM Mt. Vernon Outland Airport Registration is required. See Paducah NOAA Skywarn Spotter training schedule for information.   Click Here to register.

Click here for upcoming Weather Spotter training & Skywaern Information

ARCOM 2 Meter Net:
Each Monday night at 8:00 PM local time on 147.135 ARCOM repeater 88.5 PL Tone

at Mt. Vernon Outland Airport.

Next Tentative Test Session:
October 16th, 2021
*Registration must be received no later than 1 week in advance.  For registration information click here.