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WMTV Channel 15 Madison, WI Television Station Tour

Recently I was at the Madison Area Repeater Association’s hamfest in Stoughton, WI. After the hamfest we met up with Tom, WJ9H, who is the chief engineer at WMTV channel 15, a mid-market television station in Madison, Wisconsin. He graciously gave us a tour of the broadcast facilities. Channel 15 totally rebuilt their studios in […]

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 […]

2016 Wisconsin State ARES/RACES Conference

Every year in October, dedicated ARES/RACES members and emergency communicators meet for the annual Wisconsin ARES/RACES conference. This event, in it’s 18th year, was held at the McMillan Public Library in Wisconsin Rapids. For those that took time out of their day were rewarded with excellent presentations, thoughtful speakers, and plenty of networking. As a […]

2013 Wisconsin ARES/RACES State Conference Recap

Anyone that has read my blog for any length of time will know that i’m pretty involved with ARES/RACES, emergency communications, and public service communications. Everyone tends to pick a niche within the wide scope that the Amateur Radio Service covers, and mine is emcomm. With that in mind, the attending the annual Wisconsin ARES/RACES […]

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 […]

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