Club Announcements

W9UDU 2023 Free Fest!

Come and join us at the W9UDU 2023 Free Fest on August 12, 2023 6am to 1pm. We’ll be setting up at the Greater Racine Kennel Club located at 6320… Read more »


Club meetings for 2023

W9UDU quarterly meeting schedule for 2023 The club meetings take place every year on the second Tuesday of January, April, July and October. Below is the schedule for 2023: January… Read more »


Welcome to the World of Amateur Radio

If you are are among the many people that enjoy listening to Amateur Radio also known as HAM radio, you probably already realize how much fun it can provide. Many… Read more »


Club meetings for 2022

New, quarterly meeting schedule: January 11 6:30pm April 12. 6:30pm July 12. 6:30pm October 11 6:30pm January 10 6:30pm   2023   All meetings will be at the Sealed Air YMCA… Read more »


Free Fest 2022 – August 13

Brought to you by The Racine Mega Cycle Club and Racine/Kenosha ARES/RACES RKARES.ORG Date: August 13 2022 Time: 6:00AM to 1:00PM Location: Greater Racine Kennel Club 6320 Six Mile Road… Read more »


Latest ARRL News
  • Anna Gomez Confirmed to Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    on September 22, 2023 at 9:31 PM

    The US Senate confirmed Anna Gomez as the fifth commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission on September 7, 2023. Gomez thanked President Biden for the nomination and the Senate for her confirmation."I am grateful for the opportunity to serve," she said in a statement on her LinkedIn page.Gomez is an attorney with decades of experience in domestic and international communications law ...

  • Celebrating 50 Years of the ARRL Foundation
    on September 22, 2023 at 5:04 PM

    Thursday, September 21, 2023, marked 50 years since the ARRL Foundation was formed. As a partner with ARRL, the ARRL Foundation stewards philanthropic support for amateur radio through scholarships, club grants, and other programs to ensure a strong and vibrant future for the avocation.The total assets of the nonprofit entity measured nearly $8M at its most recent annual audit, but it grew from...

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    on September 22, 2023 at 5:03 PM

    ASWFC GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING ISSUED AT 0249UTC on 22 SEPTEMBER 2023 BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE:"Solar wind streams from a pair of coronal holes are expected tomildly increase geomagnetic activity at times during the intervallate 22-Sep to 24-Sep."INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EXPECTED FROM 22-24 SEPTEMBER 2023."Nine new sunspot groups appeared this week, but th...

  • Amateur Radio Serves in Large Utah Bike Race
    on September 15, 2023 at 6:35 PM

     On September 9, 2023, the Bridgerland Amateur Radio Club (BARC) in northern Utah provided amateur radio communications support during LoToJa, the longest 1-day USA Cycling (USAC)-sanctioned bicycle race in America. The LoToJa course consists of 200 miles of rough, mountainous terrain. BARC was prepared for the challenge and had been training and working on their communications plans for more t...

  • 2023 SET Exercise to Test Skills and Emergency Preparedness
    on September 15, 2023 at 6:25 PM

     The ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is scheduled for October 7 - 8, 2023.The SET is ARRL's annual national emergency exercise designed to assess the skills and preparedness of Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®) volunteers, as well as those affiliated with other organizations involved in emergency and disaster responses. The SET is open to all radio amateurs and partner organizations,...