Tag Archives: incident command

J-Pole antennas provide communications support for motorcycle rally

How do you provide communications support for an event that involves over 1,600 motorcycles and thousands of spectators? With a dedicated ARES/RACES team and a slew of KB9VBR J-Pole antennas. On August 16-18, 2012, Marathon County ARES in conjunction with ARES/RACES teams from Lincoln, Portage, and Wood Counties in Wisconsin provided communications support for the […]

2011 Wisconsin State ARES/RACES Leadership Conference

I had the privilege of once again attending the annual Wisconsin State ARES/RACES Conference. I can’t believe that this annual event has been going on for 13 years now, and of those 13 years, I’ve only missed two conferences, the first one, held in 1999 and again in 2004.  Being licensed since 1999, I’ve been an active […]

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