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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
Need info.
 
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.
http://www.journalpilot.com/news/article_85a11816-3803-11e6-8c7a-e3cf6422c03a.html
Talk-in: 147.105 R+600 PL103.5
Updated: 20170623; Source: Newspaper web site; Confirmation for 2017: ARRL.
 

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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
New Location for 2017.
Streamwood
Aquarius Park
From Streamwood Blvd and Bartlett Rd: W on Streamwood Blvd to Linda Ln; S on Linda Ln to Park.
Updated: 20170621; Source: Word of mouth.
 

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BSA
11
Boy Scouts W9BSA
Need info.
 
CAPI
12
Capital Area Amateur Emergency Response Team W9SPI
Need info.
 
CENO
13
Cenois ARC K9HGX
Saturday Only. Set-up and operations from 1100 until early evening.
Mt. Zion
Spitler Woods State Park
705 Spitler Park Drive
Mt. Zion pavilion
http://www.cenois.com/
Updated: 20170622; 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: 20170623; Source: ARRL.
 

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CLAY
16
Clay County Amateur Radio Club KC9AGC
Flora
Charley Brown Park, N of Old US-50, W of town.
Talk-in: 146.700 R-600 PL103.5
Updated: 20170623; Source: ARRL.
 

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CRTK
17
Cortek Radio Association W9CA
Need info.
 
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
Need info.
 
CWA
20
Centralia Wireless Association W9CWA
No club Field Day this year.
http://w9cwa.net/
http://www.qsl.net/w9cwa/
Updated: 20170623; Source: Web site.
 
DPAR
21
DuPage County ARES
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
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.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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FEDR
25
Federation Of AR Operators
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_a28cca84-560b-11e7-8df7-2f968f8f96a1.html
prvt:2013:http://www.dailydem.com/news/article_e024accd-dae7-58c6-9cee-5936e9155b89.html">http://www.dailydem.com/news/article_e024accd-dae7-58c6-9cee-5936e9155b89.html
Updated: 20170623; Source: Ft. Madison Daily Democrat.
 

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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.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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GRUN
29
Grundy County Amateur Radio Club KB9SZK
Morris
Grundy County Administration Building
1320 Union St., S of US-6.
http://www.grundyarc.org/field%20day%202017.html
Updated: 20170621; Source: Web site.
 

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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
Need info.
 
IHAR
33
Indian Hill Amateur Radio Club (IHARC)
Need info.
 
ILLI
34
Illiana Radio Club W9IRC
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: 20170622; Source: Word of mouth.
 

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IROQ
36
Iroquois County Amateur Radio Club AD9L
Need info.
 
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.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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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: 20170621; Newspaper (Bureau County Republican) Web Site; Confirmation (2017): ARRL.
 

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JACK
39
Jackson County ARES
Need info.
 
JARS
40
Jacksonville Amateur Radio Society K9JX
Jacksonville
Prairie Land Heritage Museum Institute
1005 W Michigan Ave
Updated: 20170622; Source: Social media.
 

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K9YA
41
Robert F. Heytow Memorial Radio Club K9YA
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
No club field day this year.
http://www.karc-club.org/NewsLetters/2017-05-May.pdf
Updated: 20170622; Source: Newsletter.
 
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.
http://www.w9gfd.com/?page_id=620
http://www.w9gfd.com/?p=736
Updated: 20170620; Source: Web site.
 

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KU9Z
45
KU9Z All Solar Field Day
Need info.
 
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: 20170623; 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.
Chicago Tribune Article
Updated: 20170623; Source: Newspaper web site; Confirmation for 2017: ARRL.
 

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LEGY
48
Little Egypt Amateur Radio Society KF9CZ
Need info.
 
LEWS
49
Lewis & Clark Radio Club K9HAM
Bethalto
Bethalto Park, E of Police Dept.
Central St E of Prairie St.
http://www.k9ham.org/fieldday.htm
Directions and Parking Instructions: http://drive.google.com/open?id=1WBBzQSuR-8YQF_hqO1ntF-EPRT0
Updated: 20170622; Web site.
 

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LMKX
50
Joseph Moore KA9LMK/AC3Q
Need info.
 
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: 20170622; Source: Web site.
 

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MACO
52
Macoupin County Amateur Radio Club K9MCE
New Location for 2017.
Mt. Olive
Mt. Olive Township Park
Wolf Rd. S of SR-138, W of I-55.
Updated: 20160623; Source: ARRL.
 

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MCDO
53
McDonough County ARES
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: 20170622; Source: WOM.
 

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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/mcwa0517.pdf
Updated: 20160721; Source: Newsletter.
 

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MDXC
56
Metro DX Club W9TY
Location provided in personal communication when plans were tentative; no confirmation available.
Tinley Park
Tinley Park Mental Health Center
7400 W. 183rd St.
Updated: 20170620; Source: W9ILY.
 

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MIDW
57
Midwest Amateur Radio Club W9MID
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
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByHB9XxLwIIdX3hHbHpFOU8wYjg?usp=sharing See June 2017 Newsletter.
Updated: 20170622; Source: Newsletter.
 

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MOTL
59
Motley Crew
Need info.
 
MOTO
60
Motorola Amateur Radio Club K9MOT
Need info.
 
MOUL
61
Moultrie ARK W9BIL
Need info.
 
MOVE
62
Mobile Ohm Volunteer Examiners W9MAP
Need info.
 
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
Need info.
 
MTFR
65
Mt. Frank Contesters K9NS
Need info.
 
NATR
66
National Trail Amateur Radio Club K9UXZ
Dieterich
Lake Walter Scott
15290 Mason S Eberle Rd
Updated: 20170622; Source: Social media.
 

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NGRM
67
Northrop Grumman Rolling Meadows Amateur Radio Club
Deer Grove Forest Preserve Grove #1
Enter WB from Quentin Rd N of SR-68 (Dundee Rd).
http://n9ew.com/2017/06/09/arrl-field-day-june-24-2017/
warnxupd: 20170623; Source: Web site.
 

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NIDX
68
Northern Illinois DX Association W9BZW
Need info.
 
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.
Field Day Flyer
http://ns9rc.org/
Updated: 20170622; Source: 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.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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OGLE
71
Ogle County ARES
warxinf #2017
 
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/
Updated: 20170620; Source: 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: 20170621; Source: K9BTF.
 

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PECR
74
PALS Repeater Group WX9PIA
Need info.
 
PEOR
75
Peoria Area Amateur Radio Club W9UVI
Return to a prior location for 2017.
East Peoria
Bass Pro Shops Parking Lot
1000 Bass Pro Dr.
From I-74, take Exit 94 for NB West Washington St. N on W Washington St; E on River Rd.; N on Bass Pro Dr.; Bass Pro Dr. curves to the E.; pass under I-74; continue to FD site in parking lot of Bass Pro Shops.
http://www.w9uvi.org/?page_id=2580
Updated: 20170622; Source: Web page.
 

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PICO
76
Piatt County Radio Amateur Society (PICORAMS)
Monticello
Piatt County Airport (2K0)
Valley View Rd. (N 1000 E Rd.) at E 1500 N Rd.
Main Hangar
http://www.journal-republican.com/news/parks-and-recreation/2017-06-22/ham-radio-event-june-24-25.html
Updated: 20170622; Source: Newspaper web page.
 

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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/2623
Updated: 20170622; Source: Yahoo! group.
 

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RADI
78
Radio Amateur Downstate Illinois Organization (R.A.D.I.O.) W9GH
Parkersburg
Parkersburg Community Building
105 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.wrul.com/2017/05/23/radio-amateur-field-day-2017-june-25th/
Updated: 20170620; Source: Commercial Radio Station web page.
 

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RAIL
79
Radio Amateurs of Illinois K9YHB
Need info.
 
RAMC
80
Racine Megacycle Club W9UDU
Mt Pleasant, WI
WB9ZKX and WB9ZKY
819 S Fancher Rd.
warnxupd: 20170621; Source: WOM.
 

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RARA
81
Rockford Amateur Radio Association W9AXD
Roscoe
Veterans of Foreign Wars
11385 2nd St
S of Elevator Rd; E of SR-251.
Talk-in: 146.610 R-600 PL114.8
http://www.w9axd.org/hamrag/2017/June_2017_hamrag.pdf
http://rockfordscanner.com/2017/06/rockford-area-amateur-radio-operators-to-demonstrate-emergency-communications-at-roscoe-vfw/
Updated: 20170621; Source: Newsletter, 3rd-Party Web Site.
 

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RCBA
82
Red Covered Bridge Amateur Radio Club
Need info.
 
RRVR
83
Rock River Amateur Radio Club W9DXN
Need info.
 
SALV
84
Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN)
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
http://svrc.org/calendar-event/arrl-field-day.html
http://www.sj-r.com/news/20170621/five-things-to-know-about-saturdays-amateur-radio-event-in-riverton
Updated: 20170622; Source: Web site, State Journal-Register web site.
 

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SARA
86
Suburban Amateur Rptr Association (SARA) K9GFY
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
Need info.
 
SHWN
89
Shawnee Amateur Radio Association W9RNM
Joint Operation with Union County ARC
Lake Egypt
Lake Egypt Fire Protection District
12228 Lake Egypt Rd
http://w9rnm.org/
http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/lifestyle/20170616/curious-about-ham-radio-come-to-field-day-june-24-25"
Updated: 20170621; Source: Web site; Newspaper web site.
 

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SIUC
90
Southern Illinois University ARC W9UIH
Need info.
 
SRO
91
Society Radio Operators W9SRO
Need info.
 
SRRC
92
Starved Rock Radio Club W9MKS
VE Testing may be 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/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/2017-FD-Press-Release.pdf
Updated: 20170620; Source: Web site.
 

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STAR
93
Suburban Technical Amateur Radio System (STARS) W9SRC
VE Testing may be available Saturday morning.
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
http://w9src.org/event/field-day-2017/
Forest Preserve Map
Updated: 20170623; 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
Updated: 20160620; Source: Web page, Yahoo! group.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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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.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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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: 20170623; Source: Web site.
 

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TAZE
97
Tazewell County Amateur Radio Society
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/oscmay17.pdf
Updated: 20170622; 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: 20170618; Source: Newsletter, web site; Confirmation for 2017: ARRL.
 

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UBIQ
100
Ubiquitous Radio Club KB9ZAM
Need info.
 
UBRC
101
Uncle Bill's Radio Club for Kids NJ1E
Need info.
 
UCHI
102
University of Chicago Amateur Radio Society
Need info.
 
UMAR
103
United Methodist Amateur Radio W9W
Wilmington
Island Park
Large pavilion on the South Island.
SR-53 W of Downtown Wilmington; then S on Park St.
Talk-in: 146.535 S
http://fumcwilm.com/?page_id=642
Updated: 20170623; Source: Church web site.
 

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UNIO
104
Union County ARC
Joint Operation Shawnee Amateur Radio Association
Lake Egypt
Lake Egypt Fire Protection District
12228 Lake Egypt Rd
http://w9rnm.org/
http://www.bentoneveningnews.com/lifestyle/20170616/curious-about-ham-radio-come-to-field-day-june-24-25"
Updated: 20170621; Source: Web site; Newspaper web site.
 

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VCAR
105
Vermilion County ARA (VCARA) W9MJL
Danville
19321 Woodberry Hill Rd.
http://www.vcara.org/
Updated: 20170623; Source: Web site; Confirmation for 2017: ARRL.
 

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VCAX
106
Vermilion County ARES
Need info.
 
VECA
107
Valley Emergency Communications Association KB0SAN
Need info.
 
WABA
108
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.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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WAFR
109
Western Area FM Amateur Repeater Club (WAFAR) W9FT
Need info.
 
WCRA
110
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
111
West Lake County ARS (WeLCARS) W9WLC
Need info.
 
WHER
112
Wayne Hamilton Edwards Radio Enthusiasts WT9H/KC9GMX
Need info.
 
WILL
113
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.
Warning: This information from prior years has not been confirmed for fd2017.
 

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WINN
114
Winnebago County ARES
Need info.
 
WLCM
115
WillComm
No group Field Day this year.
Updated: 20170614; Source: K9LOT.
 
WSTN
116
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
117
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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