Amateur Radio Emergency Service for Dane and Iowa Counties

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  • Staffing Emergency Services
    While on a tour this past week I had the opportunity to sit with a retired public health director. He drew the lucky wild card and retired just before we even knew there would be a pandemic. In his closing interview he noted specifically that he would recommend budget to plan and provide for a … Read more
    What? Nearly every level of Public Service at which we could be deployed has a FOG or Field Operations Guide. Even if you are not in the middle of an incident they have a wealth of information on operating and equipment and procedures. It is Free so its worth every penny. On Android or IPhone … Read more
  • Setting Up Outside Show and Tell
    Thanks to all who came to Badger Prairie Park on Aug 31 for a show and tell on setting up outside. We all learned something from each one of the setups. I was asked if I could provide a breakdown of some of what we learned. It wasn’t recorded and I wasn’t taking notes and … Read more
  • Badger Challenge (UW Cancer Research)
    Event Timing: Sunday, September 24, 2022Event Address: 6000 American Parkway, Madison The Badger Challenge (formerly The Ride) consists of a cycling event (100mi, 100k, 50k, 25k, 5k) and a Run/Walk event (13.1mi and 5k). The Badger Challenge would not be possible without its numerous caring and dedicated volunteers! This year, it takes place on Sunday, … Read more
  • August 2023 In-Person at Badger Pairie Park
    Join us on the last Thursday of the month, August 31, at 7:00, at Badger Prairie Park County Park in Verona for a show and tell. When we asked what people wanted to see during the year one of the requests included ideas and examples of setting up outside and operating. If you have a … Read more
  • Route Links for 2023 Bike the Barns
  • We Are Now Federated Using ActivityPub
    What?! There is a growing number of social media platforms that are using a protocol called ActivityPub to allow users on disconnected social networks to follow one another. You may have heard of Mastodon, an open source web service that supports ActivityPub. Others include Pixelfed, PeerTube, and Lemmy and many others. The key is that … Read more