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Chicago-Area
Field Day Operations
2017

ARRL Field Day--Saturday and Sunday 24-25 June 2017

This Chicago-Area Field Day Directory contains maps and directions to ARRL® Field Day operations planned by clubs/groups in the Chicago area.

Most clubs and groups welcome visitors at Field Day. Although the information on this page is believed accurate, errors sometimes creep in, so it would be a good idea to contact any club you intend to visit to verify location and operating times.

For information on Field Day, including Rules, Tips, and Media Relations information, please visit ARRL's Field Day web page: http://www.arrl.org/field-day

Click here for hints on using this directory.

2017 Updates pending through Field Day weekend, 24-25 June, 2017

 

Overview Maps--Illinois

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Overview Maps--Chicago Area

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Table of Field Day Operations

Map KeyClub Name and LocationLocator Thumbnails and Detail Maps
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220G
1
220 Mhz Guys WM9W
Bourbonnais
Kankakee River State Park, Davis Creek Campground, Grove 1
5314 West Route 102
Note: As of June 2016, SR-102 is closed at Rock Creek, NW of site.
To reach site from the W, use Manteno Rd to N 2250W Rd (2.8 mi E of Deselm); then S on N 2250W Rd, about 6.0 mi, past SR-102, to T-intersection; then W 500 ft to park entrance.
Talk-in: 146.940 R-600 PL107.2; 224.520 R-1600 PL110.9; 223.45 S
http://www.the220mhzguys.org/index.php/fieldday
Updated: 20170614; Source: Web site.
 

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6MCC
2
Six Meter Club of Chicago K9ONA
Hinsdale
Hinsdale Central High School, near grandstand
5500 S. Grant St.
Enter from Madison St. S of 55th St.
Parking available off Madison St.
http://www.k9ona.com/halo0617.pdf
http://k9ona.com/
Updated: 20170614; Source: Newsletter, web site.
 

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904A
3
9-0-4 Amateur Radio Club K9IM
Need info.
 
ACL
4
Arlington Communications League
Need info.
 
AREA
5
Area Amateur Radio Operators W9YPS
Saturday Only. Operation ends at dusk.
Galva
Galva City Park District
213 SE 6th St.
Picnic shelter just S of swimming pool.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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ARGN
6
Argonne Amateur Radio Club W9ANL
No group Field Day this year.
Updated: 20170614; Source: N9MBR.
 
BARS
7
Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society (BARS) K9BAR
Bolingbrook
Jim Meyer Park
243 West Briarcliff Rd.
Abt 0.5 mi W of Bolingbrook Dr (SR-53), just E of Village Hall.
http://www.k9bar.org/index.php/events/field-day
This social-media post confirms club's web site information from 2016 is current for 2017.
Updated: 20170620; Source: Web site, AB9UE.
 

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BIGB
8
Big Bend Amateur Radio Club KC9LMF
Carthage
Hancock County ESDA
1006 Wabash St.
Talk-in: 147.105 R+600 PL103.5
Updated: 20160623; Source: ARRL.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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BIGT
9
Big Thunder Amateur Radio Club WA9GWM
Poplar Grove
Edwards Park
15339 Rt. 76
NE of SR-76 and SR-173
Talk-in: 147.375 R+600 PL100.0
http://wa9gwm.org/documents/Field_Day_2017_Flyer.pdf
Updated: 20170614; Source: ARRL.
 

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BLZG
10
Blazing Paddles N9LQ AB9YC WG9L
Medinah Park District
Thorndale Ave. W of Medinah Rd, N of MILW tracks
Updated: 20160625; Source: Word of mouth.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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BSA
11
Boy Scouts W9BSA
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
CAPI
12
Capital Area Amateur Emergency Response Team W9SPI
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
CENO
13
Cenois ARC K9HGX
New Location for 2016.
Saturday Only. Set-up and operations from 1100-1900.
Decatur
Rock Springs Conservation Area, Pavilion 1
3939 Nearing Lane
http://www.cenois.com/
Park Map
Updated: 20160614; Source: Web site.
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CFMC
14
Chicago FM Club WA9ORC
River Grove
Gazebo, River Front Park
Off Grand Ave., east of Des Plaines River Rd.
If Grand Ave. entrance is closed, enter via Julian Terr. S from Grand Ave., then W on Carey Ave.
http://www.chicagofmclub.org/images/April_2017_Issue.pdf
Updated: 20170615; Source: Newsletter.
 

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CIRC
15
Central Illinois Radio Club W9EX/W9AML
Downs
Old Town Township Hall
22034 E 1000 North Rd. (Cheneys Grove Rd.) at N 2200 East Rd.
Updated: 20160625; Source: ARRL.
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CLAY
16
Clay County Amateur Radio Club KC9AGC
Flora
Flora ESDA Office
744 East North Avenue
Talk-in: 146.700 R-600 PL103.5
http://claycountyradio.webs.com/
http://ccaarc2.webs.com/
http://www.ovarc.net/E-Mail%20Newsletters/2016/OVARC%20May%202016.pdf
Updated: 20160624; Source: Web site, OVARC newsletter.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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CRTK
17
Cortek Radio Association W9CA
Wauconda
388 Hollow Hill Rd.
E of US-12 and Old Rand Rd.;
N of Bonner and SR-176;
From US-12 and Bonner: E on Bonner to Old Rand Rd.;
then N on Old Rand to Hollow Hill Rd.; N on Hollow Hill Rd.
Look for fire apparatus.
Photos from prior W9CA field days: http://w9ca.ham-radio-op.net/w9ca_photos.html
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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CSRA
18
Chicago Suburban Radio Association (CSRA) N9BAT
North Riverside
Veteran's Park
Off 26th St., West of Harlem Ave. and Veteran's Drive. If parking lot is closed, enter via Hainsworth Ave. N from 26th St., then E on 25th St.
Talk-in: 146.76 R-600 PL107.2; 145.555 S
http://www.csraham.com/csra-FD.htm
Updated: 20170614; Source: Web site.
 

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CTVC
19
Central Il/St. Louis Area TV Club K9ATV
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
CWA
20
Centralia Wireless Association W9CWA
Salem
Selmaville School
3185 Selmaville Rd, 2.5 mi S of US-50 (W Main St.)
http://w9cwa.net/
http://www.ovarc.net/E-Mail%20Newsletters/2016/OVARC%20May%202016.pdf
Updated: 20160620; Source: Web site, OVARC newsletter.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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DPAR
21
DuPage County ARES
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
DUPG
22
DuPage Amateur Radio Club W9DUP
VE Testing Available 1330 Saturday (local time).
Elmhurst
Wilder Park
175 S Prospect, 2 blks W of York Rd, S of Library
Talk-in: 145.43 R-600 PL107.2 and 224.680 R-1.6 PL110.9
http://w9dup.org/field_day.html
Updated: 20170614; Source: Web site.
 

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EARC
23
Evanston Amateur Radio Community
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
EGYP
24
Egyptian Radio Club W9AIU
Granite City
Holy Family Community Center
2600 Washington Ave.
http://www.facebook.com/W9AIU/
Updated: 20160620; Source: Web site.
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FEDR
25
Federation Of AR Operators
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
FRRL
26
Fox River Radio League (FRRL) W9NE
New Location for 2017.
St. Charles
LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve, NW of Downtown St. Charles
New park entrance is on N side of Dean St abt 0.8 mi W of Randall Rd, abt 1000 ft E of Peck Rd.
Note: Some maps show an old entrance to the E.
http://www.frrl.org/field-day.php
http://www.frrl.org/resources/Arcover/2017_Arcovers/June%202017.pdf
Updated: 20170614; Source: Newsletter, web site.
 

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FTMA
27
Fort Madison Amateur Radio Club K0BKL
Fort Madison, IA
Rodeo Park
Lions Club Shelter
http://www.dailydem.com/news/article_e024accd-dae7-58c6-9cee-5936e9155b89.html
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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FULT
28
Fulton County Amateur Radio Club K9ILS
Canton
Lakeland Park
Main Pavilion/Ranger Station
Talk-in: 147.285 R+600 PL103.5; 444.725 R+5000 PL103.5
Updated: 20160621; Source: ARRL.
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GRUN
29
Grundy County Amateur Radio Club KB9SZK
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
GRVA
30
Green River Valley Amateur Radio Society K9WM
Milan
Rock Island County EMA
6120 78th Ave.
From web site: Enter from Indian Bluff Road. At the top of the bluff, turn right before the Golf Clubhouse, and travel approx .25 mile. The RI EMA is at the end of the road. Building is left of garage.
http://www.grvars.org/node/133
Press Release confirms club's web site information from 2016 is current for 2017.
Updated: 20170614; Source: Web site, press release, KD9VT.
 

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HAMF
31
Hamfesters Radio Club W9AA
Worth
Altman Park, Worth Park District
W 115th St. at Beloit Ave., 3 blocks W of Harlem Ave.
http://www.hamfesters.org/main/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/2017-6.pdf
http://www.hamfesters.org/main/field-day/
Updated: 20170614; Source: Newsletter, web site.
 

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HOFF
32
Hoffman Estates EMA
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
IHAR
33
Indian Hill Amateur Radio Club (IHARC)
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
ILLI
34
Illiana Radio Club W9IRC
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
IRLX
35
Illinois Radio League WB9IRL
New Lenox
14557 W. Edison Drive
From SR-30 in New Lenox: S on Cedar Rd. about 1.6 mi to Edison Rd.; W on Edison Rd. to site.
Talk-in: 145.210 R-600 PL107.2
Updated: 20160625; Source: Word of mouth.
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IROQ
36
Iroquois County Amateur Radio Club AD9L
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 
IRVH
37
Illinois River Valley Hams
Mossville
Robinson Park Shelter
300 W Mossville Rd, W of SR-6, E of SR-40
warnupd 20160625; Source: ARRL.
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IVRA
38
Illinois Valley Radio Association K9AVE
Hennepin
Ernest Bassi Park
601 E High Street adjacent Village Hall
http://www.bcrnews.com/2016/06/21/public-demo-of-emergency-communications-june-25-and-26-in-hennepin/axa5236/
Updated: 20160621; Newspaper (Bureau County Republican) Web Site.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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JACK
39
Jackson County ARES
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
JARS
40
Jacksonville Amateur Radio Society K9JX
Jacksonville
Prairie Land Heritage Museum Institute
1005 W Michigan Ave
Updated: 20160625; Source: ARRL.
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K9YA
41
Robert F. Heytow Memorial Radio Club K9YA
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
KARS
42
Kankakee Area Radio Society (KARS) W9AZ
Kankakee
QTH of Kevin Norden N9REG
3429 W Hwy 115
From US-45/US-52: W on Jeffrey St. (SR-115) abt 2 mi; continue S on SR-115 abt 3 mi; continue W on SR-115 abt 1.4 mi to site.
Talk-in: 146.94 R-600 PL107.2
http://www.w9az.com/fd_map_kars.html
http://www.w9az.com/Newsletters/KARS-June-17.pdf Newsletter confirms that club's web site information from 2016 is current for 2017.
Updated: 20170620; Source: Newsletter, Web site.
 

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KISH
43
Kishwaukee Amateur Radio Club WA9CJN
DeKalb
Katz Park
Dresser Rd. E of DeKalb High School, W of 1st St.
From downtown DeKalb, take 1st St. N (1.6 mi) to Dresser Rd.; then W (0.4 mi) to park.
http://www.karc-club.org/NewsLetters/2016-06-June.pdf
Updated: 20160623; Source: Newsletter.
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KNOX
44
Knox County Amateur Radio Club W9GFD
Galesburg
Bursie Williams Park
South Lake Storey Rd., across from main entrance of Carl Sandburg College.
From US-34: N on Henderson St. (US-150); W on South Lake Storey Rd. abt 1 mi to park on N side of Rd.
https://www.w9gfd.com/?p=736
Updated: 20170614; Source: Web site.
 

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KU9Z
45
KU9Z All Solar Field Day
See N9EP (Elgin).
Updated: 20160625; Source: ARRL.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 
LAKE
46
Lake County RACES/ARES K9IQP
Libertyville
Lake County EOC
1303 N. Milwaukee Ave. (SR-21)
From Winchester Rd. and Milwaukee Ave.:
W about 1/8 mi to second driveway, then N through parking lot to EOC.
http://www.races.org/
Updated: 20160624; Source: Web site.
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LCAR
47
Lake County Amateur Radio Club (Indiana)
Crown Point IN
Lake County Health Department
2900 W. 93rd Ave.
http://lcarc.weebly.com/
Chicago Tribune Article
Updated: 20160624; Source: Web site, Newspaper web site.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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LEGY
48
Little Egypt Amateur Radio Society KF9CZ
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
LEWS
49
Lewis & Clark Radio Club K9HAM
East Alton/Bethalto
St. Louis Regional Airport--ALN
8 Terminal Dr.
Administration Building
http://www.k9ham.org/fieldday.htm
Updated: 20160620; Web site.
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LMKX
50
Joseph Moore KA9LMK/AC3Q
New Location for 2016.
Morrison
Morrison-Rockwood State Park
18750 Lake Road
Updated: 20160625; Source: ARRL.
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MAC
51
Metro Amateur Radio Club (MAC) W9LYA
Lincolnwood
Lincolnwood EOC
Lincoln Ave. at Morse Ave.
Enter N from Morse, E of Lincoln
Note: Visitors may wish to check with the club before visiting to get instructions for accessing the EOC.
Talk-in: 147.315 R+600 PL107.2
http://www.metroarc.org
Updated: 20160623; Source: Web site.
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MACO
52
Macoupin County Amateur Radio Club K9MCE
New Location for 2016.
Girard
Town Square
S 2nd St and Center St., 1 block E of SR-4
http://k9mce.org/
http://www.k9mce.org/newsletters/16/may16.pdf
Updated: 20160621; Source: Web site, newsletter.
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MCDO
53
McDonough County ARES
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
MCHN
54
McHenry County RACES K9ESV
Woodstock
12394 Ware Rd. (NE Corner of Seminary Rd. (SR-47) and Ware Rd.)
N of McHenry County Government Center
Talk-in: 146.835 R-600 PL091.5
Updated: 20160626; Source: W9ZE.
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MCWA
55
McHenry County Wireless Association
Return to a prior location for 2016.
Woodstock
Emricson Park, West Hilltop Pavilion
Enter NW from South St.; continue on park road until the tennis courts. At tennis courts, take driveway that goes between two sets of tennis courts to parking area.
http://www.mcwa.org/news/mcwa0516.pdf
http://www.mcwa.org/events.htm
Updated: 20160620; Source: Newsletter, Web site.
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MDXC
56
Metro DX Club W9TY
No public Field Day in 2016.
Updated: 20160624; Source: W9ILY.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 
MIDW
57
Midwest Amateur Radio Club W9MID
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
MONT
58
Montgomery County Amateur Radio Emergency Corps W9BXR
Hillsboro
Challacombe House
501 School St (SR-16), E of State St. (SR-127)
Talk-in: 146.820 R-600 PL103.5.
http://www.w9bxr.org/News_Letter/Jun_2016.pdf
Updated: 20160620; Source: Newsletter.
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MOTL
59
Motley Crew
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
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MOTO
60
Motorola Amateur Radio Club K9MOT
Schaumburg
Motorola Campus
1303 E. Algonguin Rd., W of Meacham Rd.
Note: Visitors may have to search for the operation. The traditional location was the "Grassy knoll" E of corporate tower. In 2014, that location was under construction and the operation was at the antenna test building near the SW corner of the campus. (—ed.)
Note: Although Motorola's campus is secured, visitors are welcome.
Enter property from Algonquin Rd. using W entrance, 2nd traffic signal W of Meacham Rd. Advise guard you are there to participate in Field Day.
Source: Greg Buchwald K9QI. (2007)
http://www.qsl.net/k/k9mot/
http://www.qsl.net/k/k9mot/calendar/
Updated: 20150626; Source: Web site.
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MOUL
61
Moultrie ARK W9BIL
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
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MOVE
62
Mobile Ohm Volunteer Examiners W9MAP
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 
MPPS
63
Melrose Park Public Safety K9VMP
Melrose Park
Public Safety Building
2309 Main St.
E of 25th Ave, N of UP/CNW Railroad
Note: No direct access to Main St from 25th Ave. From Lake St., use 23rd Ave S to Main St, then W on Main St.
More info: 708 649 8000
Updated: 20170606; Source: WB9DHS, KB9TOR.
 

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MTAV
64
Mount Ava Repeater Association K9GOX
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MTFR
65
Mt. Frank Contesters K9NS
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
N9EP
66
N9EP Group (includes KU9Z)
Elgin
37W955 Big Timber Rd
Organizer says: "Please contact ahead of time."
Talk-in: 442.800 R+5000 PL114.8 (N9EP Repeater)
warnxupd: 20160625; Source: ARRL.
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NATR
67
National Trail Amateur Radio Club K9UXZ
Dieterich
Lake Walter Scott
15290 Mason S Eberle Rd
Updated: 20160625; Source: ARRL.
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NIDX
68
Northern Illinois DX Association W9BZW
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NSRC
69
North Shore Radio Club NS9RC (K9OR)
Lake Forest
Lake Forest--Lake Bluff Senior Center
Dickinson Hall
Grove Cultural Campus
100 E. Old Mill Rd.
http://www.ns9rc.org/downloads/nsrc-emitter/NSRC%20eMitter-2016-06.pdf
http://ns9rc.org/
Field Day Flyer
Updated: 20160622; Source: Newsletter, Web site, Flyer.
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NWIX
70
Northwest Illinois Amateur Radio Club W9F
Freeport
Krape Park, Flagstaff Hill
Empire & Park Blvd.
Updated: 20160625; Source: ARRL.
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OGLE
71
Ogle County ARES
warxinf #2016
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OKAW
72
Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club W9KXQ (KK9N)
Greenville
Patriot's Park
SR-140, 1 mile west of Greenville
Talk-in: 147.165 R+600 PL103.5
http://www.ovarc.net/
http://www.ovarc.net/E-Mail%20Newsletters/2016/OVARC%20May%202016.pdf
Updated: 20160620; Source: Newsletter, Web site.
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PALR
73
Palatine RACES/ARES W9P
Palatine
Riemer Reservior
718 W Wood St.
From SR-53, exit at US-14; W on US-14 to Palatine Rd.; W on Palatine Rd. to Quentin Rd.; N on Quentin Rd. to Wood St.; E on Wood St. to parking entrance on S side. Field Day operation is to the N, up the hill.
Talk-in: 443.000 R+5MHz PL114.8
Updated: 20160620; Source: K9BTF.
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PECR
74
PALS Repeater Group WX9PIA
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PEOR
75
Peoria Area Amateur Radio Club W9UVI/K9M
Peoria
River Front Museum
222 SW Washington St
Talk-in: 147.075 R+600 PL156.7
http://www.w9uvi.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/JuneBandbits2016.pdf
http://www.w9uvi.org/?page_id=2580
http://www.peoriariverfrontmuseum.org/posts/806
20160623 Source: Newsletter, Web site, Museum web site.
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PICO
76
Piatt County Radio Amateur Society (PICORAMS)
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PRIM
77
PRIME ARA
Fairview Heights
Pleasant Ridge Park, Pavilion #2
401 Pleasant Ridge Road
Note: With St. Clair ARC
Talk-in: 147.120 R+600 PL----- and 145.11 R-600 127.3
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/PRIMEARA/conversations/messages/2514
http://scarc.net/scarc_activities-2016.html
Updated: 20160620; Source: Web page, Yahoo! group.
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RADI
78
Radio Amateur Downstate Illinois Organization (R.A.D.I.O.) W9GH
Parkersburg
Parkersburg Community Building
101 E Parker St
(From SR-130 and US-50 in Olney, take 130 S abt 8 miles to Parkersburg Ln; E on Parker St, past S Main St. Community Building is adjacent to the water tower.
http://www.disclosurenewsonline.com/2016/05/17/amateur-radio-field-day-in-richland-county-coming-up/#sthash.5lKtZfpS.2o0JP5N1.dpbs
Updated: 20160620; Source: Web page.
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RAIL
79
Radio Amateurs of Illinois K9YHB
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
RAMC
80
Racine Megacycle Club W9UDU
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
RARA
81
Rockford Amateur Radio Association W9AXD
950 S. Alpine Rd.
From BUS-20, S on Alpine Rd. about 1/2 mi to park on E side of Rd.
Talk-in: 146.610 R-600 PL114.8
http://w9axd.org/hamrag/2016/hamrag_may16.pdf
Updated: 20160622; Source: Newsletter.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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RCBA
82
Red Covered Bridge Amateur Radio Club
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
RRVR
83
Rock River Amateur Radio Club W9DXN
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
SALV
84
Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN)
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
SANG
85
Sangamon Valley Radio Club W9DUA
Riverton
Riverton Middle School
1014 E. Lincoln St.
From I-72: Use Exit 108 toward Riverton; N on Overpass Rd.; continue as road curves to the W and becomes Lincoln St. to site.
Talk-in: 146.685 R-600 PL094.8
Updated: 20160624; Source: Web site.
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SARA
86
Suburban Amateur Rptr Association (SARA) K9GFY
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
SARC
87
Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club (SARC) N9RJV
New Location for 2017.
Medinah
Medinah Park
22W130 Thorndale Ave (abt 2 blocks W of Medinah Rd, S of SR-390, N of SR-19)
Note: Disregard old information on club's web site referring to water tank location.
https://calendar.google.com/calendar/htmlembed?src=webmaster@n9rjv.org&ctz=America/Chicago
http://n9rjv.org/rhg/sarc-rhg-201705.pdf
Updated: 20170610; Source: Web site.
 

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SCAN
88
Southern Counties Amateur Network
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
SHWN
89
Shawnee Amateur Radio Association W9RNM
Johnston City
Arrowhead Lake
Peterson Ave. N of Corinth Ave., E of town.
http://w9rnm.org/
http://w9rnm.org/june16.pdf
Updated: 20160620; Source: Newsletter, Web site.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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SIUC
90
Southern Illinois University ARC W9UIH
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
SRO
91
Society Radio Operators W9SRO
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
SRRC
92
Starved Rock Radio Club W9MKS
VE Testing Available 1000-1200 Saturday (local time).
Harding (LaSalle County)
Earlville
Shabbona County Park
4165 E 16th Rd.
From I-80, exit 90, take SR-23 N about 12 miles to N 42nd Rd. Then west on N 42nd Rd. about 2 miles to park.
Talk-in: 147.12 R+600 PL103.5; 146.55 S.
http://www.w9mks.org/club-activities/field-days/"
http://www.w9mks.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/2016-FD-Poster-s.pdf
Updated: 20160620; Source: Web site, Flyer.
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STAR
93
Suburban Technical Amateur Radio System (STARS) W9SRC
Lockport
Messenger Woods Forest Preserve, Hawk's Hollow Grove
Preserve is bounded by IL 7 to the N, Parker Rd to the E, Bruce Rd/175th St to the S and Cedar Rd to the W.
Enter N from Bruce Rd.
Talk-in: 146.640 R-600 PL107.2
https://w9src.org/event/field-day-2016/
Forest Preserve Map
Updated: 20160620; Source: Web site.
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STCL
94
St. Clair Amateur Radio Club WI9X
Fairview Heights
Pleasant Ridge Park, Pavilion #2
401 Pleasant Ridge Road
Note: With PRIME ARA
Talk-in: 147.120 R+600 PL----- and 145.11 R-600 127.3
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/PRIMEARA/conversations/messages/2514
http://scarc.net/scarc_activities-2016.html
Updated: 20160620; Source: Web page, Yahoo! group.
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STER
95
Sterling Rock Falls Amateur Radio Society W9MEP
Dixon
Sauk Valley College
Talk-in: 146.850 R-600 PL114.8
Updated: 20160625; Source: ARRL.
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SUHF
96
SUHFARS
Wauconda
Lakewood Forest Preserve
Picnic Grove on N side of Ivanhoe Rd. W of Fairfield Rd.
Talk-in: 443.25 R+5MHz PL114.8
http://www.suhfars.org/
Updated: 20160620; Source: Web site.
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TAZE
97
Tazewell County Amateur Radio Society
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
TRTN
98
Tri-Town Radio Amateur Club W9VT
Hazel Crest
Public Works Facility ("The Bunker")
171st St. and California Ave.
From 175th St.: N on California Ave.; pass 171st St.; Bunker is to the E in an earthen mound topped by a tower.
http://w9vt.org/oscillators/oscmay16.pdf
Updated: 20160620; Source: Newsletter.
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TWIN
99
Twin City Amateur Radio Club W9SEH/K9CU
Somer Township (N of Urbana)
Ford-Harris Park
1450 E. County Road 200 N (Ford-Harris Rd.)
Ford-Harris Road just W of US-45.
http://w9seh.org/Newsletters/June%202016.pdf
http://w9seh.org/field_day_2012.html [Depite reference to 2012 in URL, page contains information for 2016.]
Updated: 20160620; Source: Newsletter, web site.
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UBIQ
100
Ubiquitous Radio Club KB9ZAM
Monticello
Piatt County Airport (2K0)
Valley View Rd. (N 1000 E Rd.) at E 1500 N Rd.
Updated: 20150626; Source: Secret squirrel.
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UBRC
101
Uncle Bill's Radio Club for Kids NJ1E
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
UCHI
102
University of Chicago Amateur Radio Society
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
UMAR
103
United Methodist Amateur Radio W9W
Wilmington
Island Park
SR-53 W of Downtown Wilmington; then S on Park St.
Talk-in: 146.535 S
http://wcares.weebly.com/w9w-field-day.html
Updated: 20160624; Source: Will County ARES Web Page.
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VCAR
104
Vermilion County ARA (VCARA) W9MJL
Danville
19321 Woodberry Hill Rd.
Updated: 20150626; Source: ARRL.
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VCAX
105
Vermilion County ARES
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
VECA
106
Valley Emergency Communications Association KB0SAN
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
WABA
107
Wabash County EMA RACES KC9MAK
Mount Carmel
Picnic Shelter at Lake Froman Lions Park, W of Baseball Diamonds
Poor Farm Road, about 1/2 mile W of SR-1
Talk-in: 147.255 R+600 PL151.4
Updated: 20160625; Source: ARRL.
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WAFR
108
Western Area FM Amateur Repeater Club (WAFAR) W9FT
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
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WCRA
109
Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs W9CCU
Addison
Nike Park
200 S Rohlwing Rd
Small driveway extends Eastward from Rohlwing S of Avis/Budget car/trunk rental facility.
http://w9ccu.org/hamletter/HMLTR2016Q1.pdf
http://www.w9ccu.org/News.html
Updated: 20170620; Source: Web site.
 

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WELC
110
West Lake County ARS (WeLCARS) W9WLC
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
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WHER
111
Wayne Hamilton Edwards Radio Enthusiasts WT9H/KC9GMX
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
WILL
112
Will County Emergency Management Amateurs W9WIL
Return to traditional location for 2015.
Joliet
Will County Emergency Management Garage
Laraway Rd. E of Cherry Hill Rd.
From I-80: S. on Briggs St.; Briggs St. merges into Manhattan Rd. (US-52); E on Laraway Rd. to Sheriff's Department driveway; S into driveway; proceed as if you were going into the rear parking lot; an opening in the fence to the left will be evident; turn in and look for banner and antennas.
Updated: 20160622; Source: Will County ARES Web Page.
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WINN
113
Winnebago County ARES
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
Need info.
 
WLCM
114
WillComm
No group Field Day this year.
Updated: 20170614; Source: K9LOT.
 
WSTN
115
Western Illinois Amateur Radio Club W9AWE
Joint Operation with Hannibal Amateur Radio Club
Return to traditional location for 2017.
Quincy
American Red Cross
Adams County Chapter
3000 N 23rd St.
http://www.w9awe.org/Events.html
http://www.w0kem.com/harcnews.pdf
Updated: 20170614; Source: Web site, newsletters.
 

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YORK
116
York Radio Club W9YRC (formerly W9PCS)
Elmhurst
Elmhurst Fire Department Training Facility
910 N. Addison Ave.
S. of Grand Ave., W of York Rd.
Enter W on Diversey Ave. from York Rd.; then S on Addison.
Talk-in: 442.875 R+5Mhz PL114.8 (YRC Repeater)
http://yorkradioclub.com/1743
Updated: 20170614; Source: Web site.
 

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Hints on Using this Directory

If you are looking for a particular club/group:
  • Go directly to the Table of Field Day Operations, and search or scroll down through the list to find your club/group. The list is alphabetically sorted by a three or four character Map Key, which is related to the name of the club/group or its abbreviation.
If you are not looking for a particular club or group:
  • Find your location on the Illinois or Chicago Area overview maps.
  • Note the numeric Map Key of the operation closest to your location.
  • Refer to the Table of Field Day Operations, and search or scroll down through the list to find the noted Map Key.
  • Click on the Acme Mapper link next to the locator thumbnail maps. A map centered on the Field Day operation you selected will appear. The selected Field Day operation will be marked with a red teardrop labelled "A".
  • To find additional nearby Field Day operations, use the zoom widget in the upper left corner of the map to zoom out. The 25 nearest Field Day operations will be shown as markers "B" through "Z" on the map. It will be necessary to zoom out several times to view all 25 additional markers.


This page was produced by Amateur Radio Emergency Service of Cook County ("Cook County ARES"). For more information about Cook County ARES, visit http://ares.n9nl.com/.

Please send revisions or corrections to Neil Ormos N9NL at: ares1 at-the-domain N9NL.com


 

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