Winnebago County ARES/RACES is an amateur radio public service organization based in Winnebago County, Wisconsin, and is open to all licensed amateur radio operators. ECWEC is the non-profit entity associated with Winnebago county ARES/RACES.
Winnebago County ARES/RACES is a local group of ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Services) & RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services) volunteers, all licensed hams, dedicated to serving the public in time of need. We support Winnebago County and provide support for local community events. East Central Wisconsin Emergency Communications (ECWEC) is the non-profit entity associated with Winnebago county ARES/RACES.
We are still in need of at least 5 operators for the Neenah Duathlon on Sunday May 1. The race kicks off at 7:30, and we meet around 6:30 at Riverside park in Neenah. The cutoff for the race is 11:00, so it's a fairy quick event that allows for much of Sunday afternoon to be left intact for that spring project you may be looking to get ahead on.
WX9GRB will call a special winter weather net on Wednesday evening at 9pm to collect snowfall information. Like our other Winter nets, we ask that spotters step outside their home, and measure the snowfall in a non-drifted area, perhaps on the driveway near the mailbox. The net will begin on the 146…