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Area Events / USS Cobia Special Event 11/09-11/10/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on February 28, 2019, 10:21:50 PM »
Veterans Day Weekend
Saturday, November 9th and Sunday, November 10, 2019.

The WWII Submarine USS Cobia will be on the air Veterans Day Weekend,
thanks to the USS Cobia Amateur Radio Club using callsign NB9QV.

The USS Cobia is at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum at Manitowoc, WI.
http://www.wisconsinmaritime.org/special-events/

Nov 19 - Nov 10
1400 UTC - 2100 UTC
Callsign NB9QV
7.250 and 14.240 MHz

QSL information:
W6BSF is the QSL manager for NB9QV, the USS Cobia Amateur Radio Club.
Send a SASE #10 envelope along with your QSL card to:

FRED NEUENFELDT
W6BSF
4932 S. 10TH ST.
MANITOWOC, WI 54220

Obviously, they used a lot of vacuum tubes back in the day, and they need tubes for
their restoration project.   If you have any vacuum tubes you'd like to donate,
see the list here:

http://www.wisconsinmaritime.org/the-submarine-experience/uss-cobia/radio-restoration-needs/

This would also be a good time to remember and thank all of the veterans you know!

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Area Events / USS Cobia Special Event 06/01-06/02/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on February 28, 2019, 10:17:38 PM »
WWII USS Cobia Special Event Station

Thanks to the USS Cobia Amateur Radio Club call sign NB9QV

Saturday June 1st, and Sunday June 2nd
Call sign: NB9QV
1400Z-2100Z
7.250 MHz and 14.240 MHz

QSL information:
W6BSF is the QSL manager for NB9QV, the USS Cobia Amateur Radio Club.
Send a SASE #10 envelope along with your QSL card to:

FRED NEUENFELDT
W6BSF
4932 S. 10TH ST.
MANITOWOC, WI 54220

The USS Cobia is at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum at Manitowoc, WI.
From website: http://www.wisconsinmaritime.org/special-events/

"Local amateur radio operators will set up and operate radio
equipment in the crew's mess aboard Cobia and talk to people
around the world as part of the International Museum Ship's
Afloat weekend. Members of the Museum and the Radio Club
consider it a distinct honor and a privilege to participate in this
annual event.  Visitors can see and talk with Amateur Radio Club
NB9QV members on board the submarine this weekend!"
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General Discussion / WWV Centennial Celebration Special Event 09/28 - 10/02/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on February 28, 2019, 09:39:54 PM »
Did you know that WWV had an Amateur Radio Club?
Yes, it's now official  WW0WWV granted February 23, 2019.

WWV Amateur Radio Club, organized to help celebrate the
100th anniversary of WWV, the world's oldest continuously
broadcasting radio station.

The Northern Colorado Amateur Radio Club (NCARC) and
the WWV ARC, along with the National Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST) and radio station WWV, will host a
WWV Centennial Celebration on October 1, 2019.

"NCARC will operate a special event amateur radio station,
call sign WW0WWV, on the WWV property starting
September 28 and going 24-hours a day through October 2. 
The goal is to make as many U.S. and world-wide contacts
during the 120-hour period as possible, using multiple bands
and multiple modes on at least 4 simultaneous transmitters. 
The effort will require hundreds of volunteer operators.

The 100th anniversary is an occasion to celebrate radio and our
understanding of the EM spectrum, and an opportunity to help
people everywhere appreciate what radio does in their everyday lives."
   

More details will be coming as the event gets closer.
It will be interesting to see what bands and modes they use.

Check their website for current information:
 http://wwv100.com/index.php
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Area Swapfests / Madison Hamfest Saturday 04/13/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on February 16, 2019, 03:26:06 PM »
Approximately 108 miles, 1 hr and 50 minutes WSW from Cedarburg, WI
(Actually located in Stoughton, WI)

04/13/2019 Saturday
Madison Hamfest
Madison Area Repeater Association (MARA)

Mandt Community Center
400 Mandt Parkway
Stoughton, WI 53589

GPS:  North 42.91157  West 89.21647

map: https://binged.it/2nfBKJM

Vendor setup starts at 6:00 am
Event runs 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talk In:  MARA's Wide Area Repeater   147.150 MHz (+600) PL 123.0 Hz

*** Dano's Chef Service ***
will be providing breakfast and lunch again this year! ***

more information:
Website: https://w9hsy.org/hamfest-2019/

Flyer: https://w9hsy.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/MARA_Hamfest_2019.pdf

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Area Events / Community Appliance & Electronics Recycling Event Sat. 10/26/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on February 13, 2019, 02:56:02 PM »
Last recycling event in Cedarburg for 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019
10:00 am - Noon

Some information from their Bill insert:
https://www.cedarburglightandwater.org/sites/cedarburglightandwater.org/files/Recycling%202019%20bill%20insert.pdf

Cedarburg Light & Water is once again hosting the Community Appliances & Electronics Recycling
Events in 2019. Whether you’re looking to clean out your garage, the basement, or free up the junk
drawer, bring your items here to be recycled safely and responsibly. Residents and businesses from   
Cedarburg and other communities are welcome. 

EVENT LOCATED AT: 
Cedarburg Light & Water Utility
N30 W5926 Lincoln Blvd.
Cedarburg, WI 53012

PLEASE ENTER FROM LINCOLN BLVD

Map of location:
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cedarburg+Light+%26+Water+Utlty/@43.2863,-87.9841,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x8804e511c081e64f:0xb24e236c9abdf8ec

APPLIANCES

Refrigerant Depot will be on site collecting all major household appliances (with or without freon)
for NO CHARGE.
Examples of appliances being collected include:

Dishwashers
Water Heaters
Car Batteries
Gas Grills
Lawn Mowers**
Snow Blowers**
Air Conditioners
Dehumidifiers
Refrigerators*
Microwaves
Washers/Dryers
Stoves

*Visit Focusonenergy.com for details on picking up working refrigerators/freezers.
**Oil and gas must be removed from outdoor equipment before drop off.

ELECTRONICS

United Milwaukee Scrap will be onsite collecting most electronics and small appliances for
NO CHARGE (see exceptions listed below).
Items with missing components may be rejected.

Examples of electronics being collected include:

Desktop PCs/Laptops
Keyboards/Mice
Fax Machines
Power Tools/Batteries
Vacuums
Cell/Cordless Phones
Stereos/CD Players
VCR/DVD Players
Small Appliances
Wiring

TVs and computer monitors must be complete and will be accepted as follows:
 
Flat screen TVs and monitors free
Plasma, tube, CRT, projection, wood case:
32” and under $25 charge
Larger than 32: $50 charge 
Printers $5 charge  <--- change from last year, used to be free.

Cash only please.


Event details and pricing subject to change.
Some items may not be accepted by the vendors
(examples include lightbulbs, water softeners, speakers)

Contact Cedarburg Light & Water with questions at 262-375-7650
or visit www.cedarburglightandwater.org

or http://www.cedarburglightandwater.org/recycling-events

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Area Events / Community Appliance & Electronics Recycling Event Sat. 08/17/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on February 13, 2019, 02:54:23 PM »
Second recycling event in Cedarburg for 2019

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:00 am - Noon

Some information from their Bill insert:
https://www.cedarburglightandwater.org/sites/cedarburglightandwater.org/files/Recycling%202019%20bill%20insert.pdf

Cedarburg Light & Water is once again hosting the Community Appliances & Electronics Recycling
Events in 2019. Whether you’re looking to clean out your garage, the basement, or free up the junk
drawer, bring your items here to be recycled safely and responsibly. Residents and businesses from   
Cedarburg and other communities are welcome. 

EVENT LOCATED AT: 
Cedarburg Light & Water Utility
N30 W5926 Lincoln Blvd.
Cedarburg, WI 53012

PLEASE ENTER FROM LINCOLN BLVD

Map of location:
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cedarburg+Light+%26+Water+Utlty/@43.2863,-87.9841,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x8804e511c081e64f:0xb24e236c9abdf8ec

APPLIANCES

Refrigerant Depot will be on site collecting all major household appliances (with or without freon)
for NO CHARGE.
Examples of appliances being collected include:

Dishwashers
Water Heaters
Car Batteries
Gas Grills
Lawn Mowers**
Snow Blowers**
Air Conditioners
Dehumidifiers
Refrigerators*
Microwaves
Washers/Dryers
Stoves

*Visit Focusonenergy.com for details on picking up working refrigerators/freezers.
**Oil and gas must be removed from outdoor equipment before drop off.

ELECTRONICS

United Milwaukee Scrap will be onsite collecting most electronics and small appliances for
NO CHARGE (see exceptions listed below).
Items with missing components may be rejected.

Examples of electronics being collected include:

Desktop PCs/Laptops
Keyboards/Mice
Fax Machines
Power Tools/Batteries
Vacuums
Cell/Cordless Phones
Stereos/CD Players
VCR/DVD Players
Small Appliances
Wiring

TVs and computer monitors must be complete and will be accepted as follows:
 
Flat screen TVs and monitors free
Plasma, tube, CRT, projection, wood case:
32” and under $25 charge
Larger than 32: $50 charge 
Printers $5 charge  <--- change from last year, used to be free.

Cash only please.


Event details and pricing subject to change.
Some items may not be accepted by the vendors
(examples include lightbulbs, water softeners, speakers)

Contact Cedarburg Light & Water with questions at 262-375-7650
or visit www.cedarburglightandwater.org

or http://www.cedarburglightandwater.org/recycling-events

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Area Events / Community Appliance & Electronics Recycling Event Sat. 05/18/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on February 13, 2019, 02:50:57 PM »
First recycling event in Cedarburg for 2019

Saturday, May 18, 2019
10:00 am - Noon

Some information from their Bill insert:
https://www.cedarburglightandwater.org/sites/cedarburglightandwater.org/files/Recycling%202019%20bill%20insert.pdf

Cedarburg Light & Water is once again hosting the Community Appliances & Electronics Recycling
Events in 2019. Whether you’re looking to clean out your garage, the basement, or free up the junk
drawer, bring your items here to be recycled safely and responsibly. Residents and businesses from   
Cedarburg and other communities are welcome. 

EVENT LOCATED AT: 
Cedarburg Light & Water Utility
N30 W5926 Lincoln Blvd.
Cedarburg, WI 53012

PLEASE ENTER FROM LINCOLN BLVD

Map of location:
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Cedarburg+Light+%26+Water+Utlty/@43.2863,-87.9841,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x8804e511c081e64f:0xb24e236c9abdf8ec

APPLIANCES

Refrigerant Depot will be on site collecting all major household appliances (with or without freon)
for NO CHARGE.
Examples of appliances being collected include:

Dishwashers
Water Heaters
Car Batteries
Gas Grills
Lawn Mowers**
Snow Blowers**
Air Conditioners
Dehumidifiers
Refrigerators*
Microwaves
Washers/Dryers
Stoves

*Visit Focusonenergy.com for details on picking up working refrigerators/freezers.
**Oil and gas must be removed from outdoor equipment before drop off.

ELECTRONICS

United Milwaukee Scrap will be onsite collecting most electronics and small appliances for
NO CHARGE (see exceptions listed below).
Items with missing components may be rejected.

Examples of electronics being collected include:

Desktop PCs/Laptops
Keyboards/Mice
Fax Machines
Power Tools/Batteries
Vacuums
Cell/Cordless Phones
Stereos/CD Players
VCR/DVD Players
Small Appliances
Wiring

TVs and computer monitors must be complete and will be accepted as follows:
 
Flat screen TVs and monitors free
Plasma, tube, CRT, projection, wood case:
32” and under $25 charge
Larger than 32: $50 charge 
Printers $5 charge  <--- change from last year, used to be free.

Cash only please.


Event details and pricing subject to change.
Some items may not be accepted by the vendors
(examples include lightbulbs, water softeners, speakers)

Contact Cedarburg Light & Water with questions at 262-375-7650
or visit www.cedarburglightandwater.org

or http://www.cedarburglightandwater.org/recycling-events

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Area Swapfests / Vikingfest Saturday 02/23/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on February 12, 2019, 10:57:35 AM »
FIRST (and last) ANNUAL
VIKING FEST
Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
0900 – 1500 CST
1421 S. 62 nd St, West Allis, WI 53214

DD: 43.01616° -87.99001°
DMS: 43° 00' 58.171" N 87° 59' 24.050" W
UTM: 16 419326 4763085
USNG: 16T DN 19326 63084 (NAD 83)
MGRS: 16TDN1932663084

Last November, we moved to a larger facility and now we need to clean up the old one!
Come be witness to history and maybe purchase actual equipment used
in the world of Land Mobile Radio (LMR).

• TEST EQUIPMENT
• CABLES
• CONNECTORS
• POWER SUPPLIES
• SHOP TOOLS
• AND SOOOO MUCH MORE !

Talk-in (70cm) – FM38
(443.800+ 123.0Hz)

Talk-in (2m) – MAARS
(145.130- 127.3Hz)

FREE ADMISSION!
FREE PARKING!
WHOA!!!!

Flyer attached below.
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Area Swapfests / MRAC & MAARS Spring Interclub SwapFest - Saturday 03/23/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on January 06, 2019, 04:24:10 PM »
03/23/2019 Saturday

MRAC & MAARS present:
The 8th Annual Interclub SwapFest

Sponsor: Milwaukee Radio Amateurs' Club/Milwaukee Area Amateur Radio Society

Elks Lodge #46
5555 West Good Hope Road
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(Across from HRO in Milwaukee)

Vendor setup 6:00 am - 8:00 am
Event runs 8:00 am - Noon

Tickets and Tables can be ordered at the website below:

Website: http://www.w9rh.org/club-events/swapfest/

Flyer:  http://www.w9rh.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/MRAC-Swapfest-Flyer-2019.pdf


Talk-In: 145.39, 145.13 (PL 127.3)

Public Contact: David Schank , KA9WXN
                        1036 South 97th Street
                        West Allis, WI 53214
Phone: 414-459-9741
Email: w9rhmrac@gmail.com
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Area Swapfests / Tri-County ARC (W9MQB) Sunday 03/17/2019
« Last post by KC9ONY on January 06, 2019, 04:11:21 PM »
Approximately 71 miles, 1 hour and 20 minutes from Cedarburg.

03/17/2019 Sunday   

Tri-County ARC (W9MQB)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm ??
(Setup starts at 6:00 am)

Jefferson County Fairgrounds Activity Center
503 North Jackson Avenue
Jefferson, WI 53549

Map/Location:  http://tinyurl.com/Tri-County-ARC-Hamfest

Talk-In: 145.49 (PL 123.0)

Public Contact: John McIntyre , KD9IQC
                        540 Jackson Street
                        Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
                        Phone: 920-723-7439

Email: hamfest@w9mqb.com  Subject: Hamfest 2019

More information:
Club website: http://w9mqb.org/

Flyer: http://w9mqb.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/HAMFEST-2019.pdf
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