System Fusion is Live!!

System Fusion is Live!!

The Yaesu System Fusion repeater is now live on the 147.240 repeater as of 15:30 local time on 4/29/2015. The repeater currently only IDs in CW but look for more robust features coming in the near future. To reduce interference between modes please be sure your radio is using tone encoding on both the Tx and […]

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New 147.240 Repeater Features Coming Soon!!

ECWEC has secured a new Yaesu System Fusion repeater for Winnebago County. It will replace the current 147.240 repeater hardware and will enable hams to use both analog AND digital communications on the same repeater frequency. If you use a regular analog radio there will be no change to how you operate with the new […]

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Operators Needed for Fox Cities Marathon – Sunday, September 21

Via Ouatagamie ARES This e-mail is to ask for volunteers for ham radio communications and tracking support for the FOX CITIES MARATHON which is Sunday September 21, 2014 morning at 7 am.  Required is at least a 5 watt HT and optional is a lawn chair.  This race covers about 26 miles and has at least 5,000 racers signed-up each […]

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Walk MS – Oshkosh

via the Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club The MS Society has asked the FCARC to provide radio communications for the Walk MS on September 14th in Oshkosh.  The walk will start in Menominee Park at 10:00 AM. If you would like to help out the Walk MS – Oshkosh, you can sign up here: http://fcarc.us/?q=node/492 or e-mail Dave – ND9DW at dsprangers […]

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EmComm Anti-Patterns

KD7BBC of hamstudy.org wrote this great article on communications patterns. I am a software developer. In software, we have what we call “Design patterns” which are software patterns that we can use to solve common programming problems in clean ways. There are a huge number of these patterns, but they all share a common theme: […]

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Amateur Radio Supports Cellcom Marathon

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Local Yaesu System Fusion Repeater

The Appleton 442.175 Repeater is now a Yaesu System Fusion Repeater. It is capable of both digital and analog FM with automatic mode switching. If you transmit analog FM it will repeat analog FM. If you transmit C4FM FDMA (similar to APCO 25 phase one) it repeats the same. This repeater is not compatible with […]

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CellCom Marathon Operators Wanted

The 2014 Green Bay CellCom Marathon is still in need of Radio operators and other personnel in order to make the event a success. Please consider signing up to help out. Hotel rooms are available at no cost for Radio Operators only.

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Severe Weather Spotter Training -2014

“Severe Weather Spotter Training -2014” will be held on Tuesday, April 8th  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the EAA Museum – Founders Wing, 3000 Poberezny Rd., Oshkosh.

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Field Day 2013

Winnebago ARES will be conducting field day operations at the Winnebago County Expo Center, on county trunk Y in Oshkosh, Saturday June 22 from 7:30am until 3:00pm. All members are welcome to come and assist for the entire day or to just stop by for a bit and try making some contacts on one of […]

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