22nd Annual
Wisconsin ARES/RACES Conference/ARRL Convention 2020
Presented by WeComm Ltd in cooperation with Wisconsin ARES/RACES
Saturday, October 24, 2020
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM – ARES/RACES YouTube check-in begins at 9:00 AM


9:00 AM to 9:30 AM Check-in to Conference on WI ARES/RACES YouTube Channel
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM Welcome, Introductions
Kyle Schaefer, KC9SDK, SEC
(See KC9SDK'S Bio Here.)
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM State of the Section
Patrick Moretti, KA1RB - SM WI & Kyle Schaefer, KC9SDK - SEC
(See KA1RB's Bio Here.)
10:30 AM to 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM to 10:50 AM EC of the Year Award
10:50 AM to 10:55 AM Don Michalski Leadership Award
10:55 AM to 11:55 AM Digital Modes - How it all fits together and works
John Kruk, N9UPC - EC St. Croix County
(See N9UPC'S Bio Here.)
11:55 AM to 12:10 PM Q&A - Digital Modes
12:10 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch time
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM AREDN (Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network) Overview
Aaron Diers, KC0WKP - Network Communications System Analyst, ADV
(See KC0WKP'S Bio Here.)
2:00 PM to 2:15 PM Q&A - AREDN Overview
2:15 PM to 2:30 PM Break
2:30 PM to 2:40 PM Acceptance Remarks from Award Recipients
2:40 PM to 3:40 PM AREDN (Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network) Technical - hands-on setup
Aaron Diers, KC0WKP - Network Communications System Analyst, ADV
(See KC0WKP'S Bio Here.)
3:40 PM to 3:55 PM Q&A - AREN Technical Hands-on Setup
3:55 PM to 4:10 PM Break
4:10 PM to 4:30 PM Closing remarks & GRAND door prizes
Click here for a PDF (printable) version of the Itinerary.
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