National Trail Amateur Radio Club

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Mission Statement:

“Empowering individuals, enhancing public safety, and fostering community connections through the advancement of amateur radio knowledge and technology.”

Effingham and Beyond

We are an Amateur Radio club based out of Effingham, IL that serves the greater Effingham area.

VHF Analog Repeater

Location: St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital
Frequency: 146.895 MHz
Offset: -0.6 Mhz
PL Tone: 110.9 Hz

UHF Digital

Location: Effingham Equity
Frequency: 444.125 MHz
Offset: +5.0 Mhz
PL Tone: 110.9 Hz
(currently offline for maintenance)

UHF DMR Digital

Location: iHelpU.Tech
Frequency: 444.125 MHz
Offset: +5.0 Mhz
Color Code: 7
Time Slot 1: Central Illinois Skywarn (311899)
Time Slot 2: Effingham Local (312273)

Weekly Nets

Weekly nets are hosted on our VHF Analog repeater every Monday evening at 7:00 pm. Everyone with an active license is welcome.

Monthly Meetings

Our club meets every third Tuesday of the month. We currently meet at the Watson Civic Center. Members can join in person or online. Guest are welcome.

Club House

We are currently working on a new-to-us clubhouse located in the Watson Civic Center.

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