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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 John Tucker KD9NTC
 Vice President Steve Warner WA9SWW
 Secretary / 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:
Click here for upcoming Weather Spotter training

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:
August 21st, 2021
*Registration must be received no later than 1 week in advance.  For registration information click here.