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Radio Frequencies of Interest

Area VHF/UHF Repeaters

Location/Trustee Frequency Offset Tone
Springfield - CAARERT Primary (WA9KRL) 146.6850 MHz -600 kHz 94.8 Hz
Springfield - CAARERT Secondary (N9MAF) 146.8050 MHz -600 kHz 94.8 Hz
Beardstown (KB9KCQ) 146.7150 MHz -600 kHz 103.5 Hz
Jacksonville (K9JX) 146.7750 MHz -600 kHz 103.5 Hz
Athens (WS9V) 147.0450 MHz +600 kHz 103.7 Hz
Springfield (W9HJA) 147.3150 MHz +600 kHz 94.8 Hz
Lincoln (K9ZM) 147.3450 MHz +600 kHz
n/a
Springfield (WA9KRL) 147.3750 MHz +600 kHz 94.8 Hz
Decatur - Macon Co. ARES 442.2500 MHz +5 MHz 103.5
Pawnee (N9MAF) 442.6000 MHz +5 MHz 94.8
Tallula (K9KGO) 442.6750 MHz +5 MHz 151.4 Hz
Springfield (W9DUA)
D-STAR Port B Gateway Connected to REF051
443.78125 MHz +5 MHz
n/a
Decatur (Linked, See Note 1) 443.8000 MHz +5 MHz 123.0 Hz
Carlinville (WS9V) (Linked, See Note 1) 444.2500 MHz +5 MHz 103.5 Hz
Springfield (K9CZ) (Yaesu Fusion + FM)
Not Internet Connected At This Time
444.3250 MHz +5 MHz
94.8
Springfield (K9CZ) 444.4000 MHz +5 MHz 103.5 Hz
Springfield (WS9V) (Linked, See Note 1) 444.6000 MHz +5 MHz 103.5 Hz
Tallula (K9KGO) 444.9000 MHz +5 MHz 151.4 Hz

NOTE 1: Linked Repeater System
The Carlinville (444.250), Decatur (443.800) and Springfield (444.600) repeaters are linked along with repeaters in Gillespie, Greenville, and Centralia. This system provides broad coverage over a significant portion of Central/Southern Illinois.

VHF Digital Communications

Mode or Type Frequency
APRS 144.3900 MHz
Packet Radio 145.0500 MHz
N9PUZ-10 Winlink 2000 Gateway (See Note 2) 145.6100 MHz
Packet Radio Digipeater: N9PUZ-3, alias SPI (See Note 2) 145.6100 MHz

NOTE 2: This is the State wide Illinois ARES Digital frequency.

Illinois Section Nets

Net Name Frequency Local Days Local Time
Illinois Sideband Net 3.905 MHz Daily 6:00 PM
Illinois ARES Phone Net 3.905 MHz 1st and 3rd Sunday 4:30 PM
Illinois Emergency Net 3.940 MHz Sn 8:00 AM
Illinois Phone Net 3.857 MHz M, T, W, Th, F 4:45 PM
Illinois Phone Net 3.940 MHz Sn 8:15 AM
Illinois Section Net (Update 12/18/07) 3.550 MHz Daily 6:30 PM
Illinois CW Training Net 3.555 MHz Daily 7:00 PM
North Central Phone Net 3.912 MHz M, T, W, Th, F, S 7:00 AM

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