Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club

Greenville, Illinois                             AD9OV


Meeting Information

The Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month except for the month of July.  The July meeting falls just after the American Radio Relay League's (ARRL) annual Field Day Exercise and therefore no meeting is held.

147.165+ (103.5)

Linked Repeater

Club Repeaters

224.440- ( 103.5)
Linked to 2 Meter Repeater

Meeting Date
October 5, 2017
7:00 PM

442.925+ (103.5)

Amateur Radio Support for Healthcare



























Text Box: Program: Amateur Radio support for healthcare organizations 
Lee French N9YHQ will be our guest speaker and will cover the updated effort to gather predetermined volunteers throughout our region who can support the hospitals in times of emergency or during special events that over tax existing communications structures.

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OVARC’’s Annual Fox Hunt is scheduled for Sunday Oct. 15, 2017 beginning at 2:30 PM.  The Location will be the American Farm Heritage Museum located south side of Interstate 70 & IL Rt. 127 Greenville.
This is a family friendly event.  We will have a Potluck Supper about 5:00 PM on the AFHM grounds.  Bring a dish or two and plan to enjoy a beautiful fall afternoon at this new location.  Mark Corbus KD9EJ is in charge of the Hunt this year.  4 Directional antennas  will be available for teams to use. Contact (
foxhunt at ovarc.net)

Bradford National Bank Community Building
100 E. College Ave.
Greenville, IL  62246






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