23rd Annual
Wisconsin ARES/RACES Virtual Conference/ARRL Convention 2021
Presented by WeComm Ltd in cooperation with Wisconsin ARES/RACES
Saturday, November 13, 2021
9:30 AM to 6:00 PM – Zoom check-in begins at 9:00 AM


9:00 AM to 9:30 AM Check-in to WI ARES/RACES Conference on Zoom
9:30 AM to 9:45 AM Welcome, Introductions
Kyle Schaefer, KC9SDK - SEC
9:45 AM to 11:00 AM State of the Section
Patrick Moretti, KA1RB - SM WI
Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA - Central Division Vice Director
Kyle Schaefer, KC9SDK - SEC
11:00 AM to 11:15 AM Break
11:15 AM to 11:30 AM EC of the Year Award and Don Michalski Leadership Award
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM SMS GTEWay: Texting via APRS
Michael Martens, KB9VBR - EC & DEC Marathon County
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Lunch and door prize winners
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM ICS Form Refresher and Are They Really Standardized?
Paul Hughes, WC9CBJ - State Communications and Warning Officer at WEM
2:00 PM to 2:05 PM Break
2:05 PM to 3:05 PM Winlink Use During an Incident or Planned Event
Douglas Lofreddo, N4UCM - Assistant Communications and Warning Officer at WEM
3:05 PM to 3:10 PM Break
3:10 PM to 4:10 PM Data Networks Supporting Expanding Incidents
Jonathan Markworth, KD9GAE - Ozaukee County ARES/RACES
4:10 PM to 4:15 PM Break
4:15 PM to 5:45 PM Panel discussion of ARES-RACES Responses at WEM
Paul Hughes, WC9CBJ - State Communications and Warning Officer at WEM
Douglas Lofreddo, N4UCM - Assistant Communications and Warning Officer at WEM
Jonathan Markworth, KD9GAE - Ozaukee County ARES/RACES
5:45 PM to 6:00 PM Closing remarks and GRAND door prizes
Click here for a PDF (printable) version of the Itinerary.
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