J-Poles at the Wisconsin State ARES/RACES Conference

I’ve had  the opportunity to attend the Wisconsin State ARES/RACES Conference for 10 of the last twelve years that it has been offered. The conference, always held in late October is a great time for learning, networking, and sharing. In addition to the presentations and round table discussions at the conference this year, ARES members […]

Simulated Emergency Test 2010

Once again the KB9VBR J-Pole Antennas played an important role in the Marathon County ARES/RACES Simulated Emergency Test. This year we decided to set up a fully functioning incident command post and operate five net control stations during the SET. At the same time as the drill, we greeted passers by at the village of […]

Special Event Station W9K

When I’m not busy building J-Pole antennas I’m usually wearing my other amateur radio hat as Emergency Coordinator for Marathon County, WI ARES/RACES. This Saturday, October 2nd is the annual ARRL Simulated Emergency test, so our group decided to do something a little bit different. This year we are setting up a fully operation Incident […]

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Check out and become a friend on the KB9VBR J-Pole antenna page. On that page you can find the latest news, leave comments and ask questions about our great line of J-Pole antennas. Becoming a friend is easy, just click  on the Facebook link and add it to your friends list. I guarantee that doing […]

Base Camp Antennas

I’ve sold quite a few J-Pole antennas to Campers, RVers, Search and Rescue Teams, and outdoors people. A good antenna on a mast will greatly increase your communication range especially if you are using simplex frequencies. The concept of setting up a base of operations is the same regardless if you are using the 2 […]

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