ARRL Field Day 2018 Recap

Every year for ARRL Field Day, we try to mix things up- find a gimmick so to say. This year was no different when my local club, the Wisconsin Valley Radio Association, participated in a joint ARRL Field Day event with the Merrill Amateur Radio Group (MARG) of...

ARRL Field Day 2017 Wrap-Up

It’s good to get back. ARRL Field Day is an event that I seldom miss. Of the near 20 years that I’ve been licensed, I think I’ve only missed two Field Day events. Both times I was biking on a week long tour of the State of Wisconsin. So after taking...

2014 Wisconsin ARES/RACES Conference Recap

Every year in mid October, Wisconsin ARES/RACES, the state’s amateur radio emergency communications group holds its annual conference. While open to anyone with an interest in Emergency Communications, the conference gives ARES leadership an opportunity to...