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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Contact Information

Section Name:
Wisconsin
Contact:
Jason Spetz KC9FXE
Email:
KC9FXE@ARRL.ORG

Basic Information

Division:
Central
Description:

WELCOME! This is where to find all the lastest information on the Wisconsin Section.  The Section Manager, Jason, KC9FXE, will also be making appearances around the state so you can meet and greet him, up close and in person.

NEWSLETTERS:  September 2022   August 2022

HAMFESTS, SWAPFESTS, AND CONVENTIONS:

  • September 23, 2022 HRO Superfest HRO MIlwaukee, WI
  • October 8, 2022 Black River ARA Hamfest. 103 W Adams ST Colby, WI
  • October 15, 2022 WI ARES/RACES Conference/ARRL State Convention  Wisconsin Rapids, WI  Click for more info.
  • November 5, 2022 Milwaukee Repeater Club  5555 W. Goodhope RD. 8am - 1pm E-Mail For For Info
  • November 6, 2022 FCARC Swapfest    W2091 Couty Rd JJ, Kaukauna, WI.Click  For More Info

 ARRL HAMFESTS AND CONVENTIONS

 ARRL AFFILIATED CLUBS 

 TRAFFIC HANDLING - Denny Rybicke, K9LGU, Section Traffic Manager

PROCEDURES AND TIPS - How To Be A Net Control StationList of Non-Wisconsn HF NetsMessage Format, Everything You Need To Know.

PREAMBLES, LISTS AND GUIDES - ARES/RACES Net Preamble, ARES/RACES VHF Net PreambleBadger Emergency Net PreambleCW Net PreambleOfficial Relay Station Guide,Public Service Honor Roll CriteriaWisconsin Nets Routing Guide By CitiesWisconsin Nets Association ManualFind any Wisconsin Net,Wisconsin Side Band Net Preamble

OTHER -  All You Need to KnowARRL Numbered RadiogramsMessage Basics from OK NTS Digital,  QForms (A program which allows entry of text into an electronic form to create a message), Wisconsin Nets Association History.

WISCONSIN ANTENNAS AND TOWERS 

SEVERE WEATHER SPOTTER TRAINING - Severe Weather Spotter Classes Schedule  | Milwaukee Area Skywarn Assocation 

WISCONSIN ARESARES

CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, EXAMS 

  • Eau Claire ARC License Testing - Held at the L E Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St. Eau Claire, WI 54703 (lower level) Starting at 9am. Coffee and rolls provided. Walk-ins are welcome. For additional info contact Jon, KE9KW, at 715 834 1540.
  • Date TBA * * Technician Class -  Outagamie County ARES Technician Class held at American Red Cross building, 1302 E. Wisconsin Ave., Appleton, WI.  Bring lunch, snacks, soda,  paper, pens, and a small calculator. Pre-registration is not required but is appreciated. Please contact Jon E. Kreski, AB9NN, at 920-749-1041.
  • Date TBA * * General Class by Wisconsin Valley Radio Association, 2805 Martin Ave.,Wausau. Registration is not required but is encouraged, we use the ARRL General Class license manual, pre-study is recommended.
  • Juneau County Amateur Radio Club - VE testing session at City Hall, 4th Floor, Mansion and Hickory Streets, Mauston. Walk-ins are welcome. Arthur "Bud" Kriese, AB9PB, 608-565-7915, New Lisbon.
  • M&M Amateur Radio Club - Menominee, MI. Use the 147.000 repeater for information. No need to pre-register.
  • Amateur Exam Sessions - List of ARRL license exams to be held in Wisconsin.
  • Dane County Classes: Mt. Horeb High School, Fine Arts Center, 305 S. Eight St., Mt. Horeb; Cottage Grove, Glacial Drumlin School, 801 Damascus Trail (CTH BB), Cottage Grove; Sun Prairie Public Library, 1350 Linnerud Dr., Sun Prairie. J. McLellan, 608-267-2542.
  • Technician License Classes at the MATC Building, 330 W. Collins St., Portage.Books available for $18 payable the first night of the class. The only other expense will be the $15 fee required by the FCC for taking the amateur radio exam at the Portage Library. Bill Hanold, N9CHN, N3305 Tipperary Point Rd., Poynette, WI 53955, phone 608-635-4138.
  • W9PE Ham Cram - The course given in two, 3-hour sessions, is available as a free power point slide presentation useful to schools and clubs. Over 700 students have used it since 1991 as an aid to pass the FCC exam. Course Information

ON-THE-AIR EVENTS

  • Wisconsin QSO Party takes place in March. 
  • ARES/RACES Net - Sundays at 8:00am - Everyone is invited to check into or participate in this net which meets on 3967.0 KHz (primary); 3977.5 KHz (secondary). Ron Purvis, WB9WKO, Net Manager.
  • YOUNG HAMS - Saturdays at 7pm - YACHT youth echolink net on the 147.000 W8PIF repeater.  We currently have 120 youth and adult members from 22 states and several countries.  Net is open to all who support youth and ham radio.  Edward Engleman, KG8CX


TRAFFIC HANDLERS (1959 Photographs) - K9AEQ, W9BCC, W9CBE, W9CXY, W9DYG, K9ELT, W9ERW, W9FZC, K9GDF, K9GSC, W9IBF, W9IQB, W9KJJ, W9KKM, W9KQB, W9LFK, W9LMX, W9MWQ, W9NLJ, W9PTL, W9SIZ, W9SZR, W9VHP, W9VIK.


TECHNICAL SPECIALISTS - Contact these experts to help solve your problem. List of Technical Specialists.


TOURS - Places for you or your club members to tour. These organizations make use of Wisconsin amateurs in times of emergency or public service. They would love to give you a tour of their facility! Visit them! List of Tours.

SPEAKERS - Amateurs willing to give presentations to your club and their topcs of interest: List of Speakers.


SECTION APPOINTEMENTS - List of Section Appointments.


Please let us know about any updates or corrections to this web site. Jason Spetz, KC9FXE
 

Wisconsin Officials

  • Jason Spetz

    Section Manager

    Jason P. Spetz KC9FXE

  • Larry Dubisz

    Public Info Coordinator

    Larry Dubisz KC9KCU

  • Etienne Robitaille

    Section Youth Coordinator

    Etienne Robitaille K9ZN

  • Kyle Schaefer

    Assistant Section Manager,
    Section Emergency Coordinator

    Kyle E. Schaefer KC9SDK

  • James Lackore

    State Government Liaison

    James R. Lackore AD9X

  • Dan Vanevenhoven

    Affiliated Club Coordinator

    Dan Vanevenhoven N9LVS

  • Thomas Czaja

    Assistant Section Manager

    Thomas J. Czaja KG9EE

  • Gary Payne

    Assistant Section Manager

    Gary A. Payne N9VE

  • Dennis Rybicke

    Section Traffic Manager

    Dennis J. Rybicke K9LGU

  • Eugene Santoski

    Assistant Section Manager

    Eugene R. Santoski K9UTQ

  • Frederick Baguhn

    Assistant Section Manager

    Frederick Baguhn W9GOC

  • Richard Regent

    Technical Coordinator

    Richard R. Regent K9GDF

  • Daniel Gomez-Ibanez

    Assistant Section Manager

    Daniel A. Gomez-Ibanez W9DGI

  • Lucky Lasanske

    Assistant Section Manager

    Lucky Lasanske K9LUK

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