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WIPOTA Wisconsin Parks on the Air 1st Annual 09/15/2018
« on: September 17, 2018, 06:55:01 PM »
Saturday 09/15/2018

First annual Wisconsin Parks on the Air WIPOTA

11 am - 6 pm

http://wipota.com/

From their website:

"The purpose of  the Wisconsin Parks on the Air (WIPOTA) operating contest
is designed to promote public awareness of ham radio within Wisconsin’s
beautiful state park system.
 
The objective of  WIPOTA  is to have competing stations operate from as many
Wisconsin parks as possible and work hams in other WI parks, as well as hams
not located in a park in any state, province or country."

Will be the third Saturday in September.   

Next year is Saturday, September 21, 2019.

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Re: WIPOTA Wisconsin Parks on the Air 1st Annual 09/15/2018
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2018, 07:01:12 PM »
Posted after the fact, sorry.

The LeFrog club participated in this event using their club call W9FRG.
We activated Kettle Moraine - Lapham Peak State Forest  (LPSF).
Had lots of fun....a few mosquitoes.
Plan to do it next year, and probably make some changes to our setup and antennas.
Wasn't able to contact as many WI parks as we would have liked.

73,
Tom KC9ONY