President’s Comments – April 2014

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, April 8th at our normal meeting location in the hospital.  Last month, I presented on the topic of Podcasts.  Watching/listening while on the move is a good way to stay up to date with the latest topics that interest you, and is deceptively easy to setup. No presentation is […]

President’s Comments – February 2014

To recap last month’s meeting minutes, we discussed: How to use our repeater grant money Disaster world schedule Program ideas for 2014 February’s program topic is Echolink, presented by Mark (N0WLU) Meeting Minutes from January 2014

President Comments – December 2013

Items of note for this month.. This month we will have our traditional Christmas Party on this coming Sunday, December, 8th at Rebel’s Northern Exposure in Livingston, WI starting at 5:00 PM. For those who are concerned about the Packer game that was scheduled for 7:30 PM, I talked to them and got it changed […]

President Comments – November 2013

Reminder of the November meeting next week (Nov 12th) Tuesday night at 7:00 pm at Southwest Hospital conference room. Items of note: The speaker will be Thomas Baden AC9BJ from Mt. Horeb. The topic will be foxhunting. Thomas notes that he has been foxhunting since before he was first licensed in 1993 as KE6CBR. He […]

President Comments – October 2013

Items of note for this month.. This month we will be not have an outside speaker, the topic of discussion will be HomeBrew projects we have done. Bring an example of one of your successful homebrews to show and tell why you did the project, what you built and how it works in real time. […]

President Comments – August 2013

Two items of note for this month.. The presentation on Wednesday night will Ed Toal N9MW discussing antennas and items to consider when decide on which one(s), location, installation and antenna problems. Ed has a large number of towers and antennas at his location west of New Glarus. We will need to discuss, review and […]

President’s Comments – February 2013

The February program will be on Solar Emergency Power. I will present what we have done on the farm, providing not only the power we use but a suplus for the grid and a good return on investment. Also will bring a portable unit feeding a 12V battery. With panel prices coming down setting up […]

President’s Comments – January 2013

As my first go at the president news this will be a little short. The Christmas party was fun, the highlight was a visit by Elvis WX9ROC, we got to see another image of our outgoing President. Having joined the club under his leadership and with all the help he has given me in the […]

President’s Comments – October 2012

The nominating committee has these four candidates for HVARC office. They should be in the minutes for October: 1 – Pres. – Ron Niemann 2 – V. Pres – Dave Crist 3 – Secretary – Alvin Bontreger (continuing) 4 – Treasurer – Randy Stojan (continuing) Hap Daus has served as director for 3 terms, and […]

President’s Comments – August 2012

Frustration has just set in. This has not happened to me for many years. After I finished writing the President’s Comments the computer screen changed and said there was a problem and suddenly I could not find my comments. So after taking a deep breath here they are again. This month’s program will be Hap […]

Greetings Everyone!

All amateurs and those interested in amateur radio are welcome at club meetings and events.

The Hidden Valleys Amateur Radio Club is a small friendly club located in the hills and valleys of Southwestern Wisconsin. Our members participate in Field Day, Wisconsin QSO parties, local community service activities, and also offer ham licensing classes. Many of us are trained storm spotters, some have CPR, and a few have multiple Red Cross certifications.

Our club meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM in the lower level of the Southwest Health Center in Platteville Wisconsin. We have a weekly Sunday night net meeting at 7:30 PM on the N0WLU repeater on 146.895Mhz 114.8 pl. All check-ins are welcome.

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