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WARAC 46th Midwinter Swapfest – Ham Radio Q&A

Saturday January 6th, 2018, we’re at the West Allis Radio Amateur Club‘s 46th Annual Midwinter Swapfest at the Waukesha County Expo Center in suburban Milwaukee, WI. This hamfest happens on the 1st Saturday in January after New Years. This is one of the larger hamfests in the state, so it is very well attended and […]

Superior WI Old Firehouse and Police Museum

A recent weekend excursion took us to the far northwestern corner of the state of Wisconsin to visit the city of Superior. Superior, WI is nestled on the western edge of Lake Superior and shares one of the busiest shipping ports on the Great Lakes with its neighbor across the bay: Duluth, MN. In our […]

ARRL Field Day 2013 Wrap-Up

How’d your Field Day operation go? I’m glad to say that for the local club I’m involved with, the Wisconsin Valley Radio Association in Wausau, WI, we have another successful Field Day in the books. While we may not have had the most contacts, or hit all of our bonus goals, we did have a […]

45N90W W9SM Special Event Station on the air today

We’ll be putting the center of the Western Hemisphere on the air today! Join us on the air for the 45N90W Special Event Station. Nov 3, 1500Z-2100Z, W9SM, Wausau, WI. Wisconsin Valley Radio Association. 14.235 7.185. Certificate & QSL. Wisconsin Valley Radio Association, PO Box 363, Wausau, WI 54402. We will be activating 45N by […]

J-Pole antennas at the Kronenwetter Fall Fest

Late September can be absolutely beautiful in northern Wisconsin, or it can be cold and dreary. We where blessed with warm temps and sunny skies for our ARES/RACES group’s deployment at the Village of Kronenwetter’s annual Fall Festival. The festival, which started out as a fire department open house, has grown into a big one […]

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