Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is George R. "Dick" Isely.
Callsign W9GIG. I am honored to have been unanimously re-elected Central
Division ARRL Director for a second 3 year term. As promised the
first time around, I will respond - using Email whenever possible - to
those having questions about, or problems with, our all-encompassing hobby
known as the Amateur Radio Service. I will do all I can to promote
the following activities by the ARRL:
Information: University of Missouri graduate; retired
professional pilot, U.S. Navy and American Airlines; licensed in 1977 as
WD9GIG (Advanced Class), now W9GIG (Extra Class).
Improve the recruitment of young
people into Amateur Radio
Increase ARRL membership &
Lobby for spectrum protection
Work to keep local governments
out of RFI legislation
Foster increased spectrum usage
Expand PRB-1 to cover property
covenants and restrictions
Provide more assistance in defending
our ability to erect effective towers and antennas
Continue supporting pro-active
FCC rules enforcement
Develop and support continuing
Amateur Radio education
Radio Organizations: Fox River Radio League member for 26
years serving in numerous capacities; life member of ARRL, AMSAT, and 1010
International; Society of Midwest Contesters member. Northern IL
DX Association member. I helped organize the Illinois Repeater Association
in 1986, and served in various positions for 17 years; Mid-America Coordination
Council President for 5 years; helped organize the National Frequency
Coordinators' Council in 1995, served 6 years as director performing jobs
ranging from secretary to president.
Radio Operating Activities: DXCC; active HF contester; one
of few with confirmed 2-way SSTV contact with Space Shuttle; co-designer
of dual-band helical satellite antenna; active in public service communications;
early user of computer-control of radio equipment; early packet radio user;
active in ATV, SSTV at various times.
have questions, please contact me at (630) 584-3510
- Illinois Repeater Association
or Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Indiana Repeater Council
- Wisconsin Association of Repeaters
Lists in the Central Division
- Illinois Ham Radio Reflector
- Indiana Ham Radio Reflector
- Wisconsin Ham Radio Reflector
Radio Operators (hams)
in Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin
the purpose of enhancing communication
their respective state.
Wannabees, Old Timers
Ham Related in Your State
all keep in touch.
post to the reflectors.
would like to see these reflectors put to
greater use than they currently are.
reflectors are VERY easy to use!
One last item I would like to address
your ability to receive e-mails from me
Director Dick Isely, W9GIG)
your respective Section Manager
the ARRL Members Only
assured I will not bombard your
with junk mails.
e-mails of specific interest
Central Division members.
receive e-mail messages from
director and section manager
to the site at:
in with your username and password
change your email options.
the "Division/Section notices"
click the "Submit modifications"
to enable these messages.
Dick Isely, W9GIG
American Radio Relay League
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The ARRL Central
ARRL's structure divides the United States into 15 ARRL Divisions. Every
three years the ARRL full members in each of these Divisions elect a Director
and a Vice Director to represent them on the League's Board of Directors.
The Board determines the policies of the League, which are carried out
by the Headquarters staff. A Director's function is principally policymaking
at the highest level. Each division's Director and Vice Director represent
their Division on ARRL policy matters. If you have a question or comment
about League policies, contact your Central Division
representatives by E-Mail or regular mail at the addresses shown
represents the states
Indiana and Wisconsin,
"The 9th Call Area"
- Central Division representatives
George R "Dick" Isely,
736 Fellows St
Saint Charles, IL
Kermit Carlson, W9XA
1150 McKee Street
15 Divisions of the League are arranged into 71 administrative Sections,
each headed by an elected Section Manager (SM).
(The Central Division consists of three sections; Illinois,
on these Section Links for information about your Section Manager and Section
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