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ARRL Sections - Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Contact Information

Section Name:
Wisconsin
Contact:
Gary Sorensen, W9ULK
Daytime Phone:
608-697-2652
Evening Phone:
608-586-5781
Email:
garyso@maqs.net

Basic Information

Division:
Central
Description:

HAMFESTS AND SWAPFESTS - Section Manager to Make Personal Appearance at Events. Meet and greet Gary Sorensen, W9ULK, your Section Manager, up close and in person. Gary looks forward to seeing you at your hamfest!

 

 ARRL Hamfests and Conventions

ARRL Affiliated Clubs

 

WISCONSIN ANTENNAS & TOWERS (downloadable files)

Antenna Height

PRB-1

 

TRAFFIC HANDLING - Denny Rybicke, K9LGU, Section Traffic Manager.

TRAFFIC NETS - Nets, Net Managers and Net Control Stations.

 

CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, EXAMS 

  • Date TBA * * Technician Class * *  Outagamie County A.R.E.S. Is conducting a Technician Class to be held at American Red Cross building, 1302 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Appleton, WI.  Bring Lunch, snacks, soda,  paper, pens, and a small calculator. Pre-registration is not required but is appreciated. Please contact Jon Kreski at 920 – 749 – 1041. The Technician amateur radio license exam will be held at 8 am at the same location on Saturday April 27, 2013.

  • February 22 - 23 8am - 5pm * * Technician Class The Space Place Amateur Radio Center, 2300 S. Park St., Madison, Is holding a single weekend Technician Class using the ARRL Technician Class License Manual, pre-study is recommended. A license exam session follows the workshop. The ARRL-required fee is $15 (check or money order is preferred). Bring two forms of identification; one must be a photo ID. For More Information Contact Saraelizabeth
  • April 26 - 27 8am - 5pm GENERAL-CLASS LICENSE WORKSHOP The Space Place Amateur Radio Center, 2300 S. Park St., Madison.You can upgrade your Technician (or Novice) Class ham radio license to General Class at our two-day workshop. There is a $10 non-refundable charge for this 2 day course.Home study before the workshop is strongly recommended. We suggest the latest edition of ARRL's "General Class License Manual, 7th edition," available from www.arrl.org) or from Amateur Equipment Supply www.aesham.com. As the workshop weekend approaches we will send you a syllabus to tell you what material will be covered in the workshop sessions.A license exam session immediately follows the workshop. The VEC-required fee is $15.00. A check or money order in that amount is preferable to cash. Also bring a photo ID or two alternate forms of identification. We will take a lunch break (Dutch treat) plus other breaks, each day. There is a McDonald's next door to U.W. Space Place (2300 South Park Street). You may bring your own lunch if you prefer. Refreshments and snacks will be provided at Space Place.For More Information Contact Saraelizabeth
  • September 22-23 * * Technician Class The Space Place Amateur Radio Center, 2300 S. Park St., Madison, Is holding a single weekend Technician Class using the ARRL Technician Class License Manual, pre-study is recommended. A license exam session follows the workshop. The ARRL-required fee is $15 (check or money order is preferred). Bring two forms of identification; one must be a photo ID. For More Information Contact Saraelizabeth
  • To Be Announced - General Class by Wisconsin Valley Radio Association, 2805 Martin Ave.,Wausau. Registration is not required but is encouraged, we will be using the ARRL General Class license manual, pre-study is recommended.  Travis Augustine, W9HDG, 715-966-1045.
  • 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, 267-2542.
  • Chippewa Valley Amateur Radio Club 5 week Amateur Extra Classes with test at St. Joseph Hospital, basement floor, Chippewa Falls. Ron Anderson, W9RMA.
  • 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's 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.

SEVERE WEATHER SPOTTER TRAINING -  2014 Severe Weather Spotter Classes Schedule  | Milwaukee Area Skywarn Assocation | ARES

ONLINE COURSES - Course Registration | Introduction to Amateur Radio Emergency Communications EC-001 | Antenna Design and Construction EC-009 | Radio Frequency Propagation EC-011 | Analog Electronics EC-012 | Digital Electronics EC-013  | Advanced Emcomm EC-016

ON-THE-AIR EVENTS

  • Sundays, 8 a.m. - ARES/RACES Net.  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.
  • Wisconsin QSO Party will be March 19, 2014. Click For More Info

YOUNG HAMS

  • Saturdays, 7 p.m. - YACHT Youth Echolink Net on the 147.000 W8PIF repeater, node #481872. Listen to the net for information about any subsequent HF roundtable activity and for the Ragchew Roundtable with Edward Engleman, KG8CX.
  • Young Amateurs Contest Ham Team - We encourage youngsters and parents to get involved with ham radio. Free membership, enjoy 0n-the-Air events. View the Wisconsin YACHT Web Site for information, photos and the QRZ list of all members.

TRAFFIC HANDLERS (1959 Photographs) - K9AEQW9BCC, 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. Gary Sorensen, W9ULK

 

Wisconsin Officials

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