19th Annual
Wisconsin ARES/RACES Conference/ARRL Convention 2017
Presented by WeComm Ltd in cooperation with Wisconsin ARES/RACES
Saturday, October 21, 2017
McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM Registration Opens

Lobby Demonstration - WI-LINK System -Linking Analog and Digital for Voice Communications - John Kruk N9UPC, EC St Croix.

9:30 AM to 9:45 AM Welcome, Introductions and Awards. Mark Rasmussen, N9MEA SEC
(See N9MEA's Bio Here.)
9:45 AM to 10:15 AM Words from our SM, ARRL Update with Focus on ARRL Sponsored Insurance Program; Patrick Moretti, KA1RB, SM WI
Wisconsin ARES/RACES Awards (See KA1RB's Bio Here.)
10:15 AM to 10:45 AM Your WECOMM Network: What's New, What's Next and How To Use It; Kyle Schafer KC9SDK, President, WeComm, Ltd
(See KC9SDK's Bio Here.)

10:45 AM to 11:00 AM Networking Break
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM VHF/UHF Digital Voice Modes & System Fusion Overview - Mark Thompson, WB9QZB (See WB9QZB's Bio Here.)
12:00 PM to 1:15 PM Lunch (Either in all purpose room or on your own). Door prizes!
ARES/RACES Apparel Update. Kyle Schafer, KC9SDK, and Emma Schafer, KC9YGJ
1:15 PM to 2:15 PM HF Digital for Emergency Communications; Mike Martens KB9VBR DEC NE and Joe Schoebel KD9CJX
(See KB9VBR's Bio Here.) (See KD9CJX's Bio Here.)
2:15 PM to 2:45PM Linking Analog and Digital Modes - John Kruk, N9UPC EC St Croix
(See N9UPC's Bio Here.)

2:45 PM to 3:00 PM Networking Break
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM Skylog - Logging and Dispatch for Public Service Events - Jeremy Charles (See N9VHT's Bio Here.)
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM We're SET now let's stand and work together, Chris Keezer, KC9NVV DEC
(See KC9NVV's Bio Here.)
4:00 to 4:30 Closing Remarks and GRAND Door Prizes
5:00 PM Library closes
5:15 PM

Dinner at Lake Aire Supper Club.
Menu at http://www.lakeairesupperclub.com

The Wisconsin ARES/RACES Conference Committee would like to thank the following for their generous donation of certificates and door prizes: ARRL, Cable Experts, CQ Communication, DX Engineering, HAM Call, HAM Radio Deluxe, HAM Radio Outlet (HRO), KB9VBR Antennas, MFJ Enterprises, Quicksilver Radio, RT Systems
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