Second Annual Wisconsin Parks on the Air

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  1. N9AOT

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    The Fox Cities Amateur Radio Club would like to announce the second annual Wisconsin Parks on the Air. This event will take place on the third Saturday of September (9/21) from 11am till 6pm local time. More information is available on Wisconsin Parks on the Air website http://wipota.com/
     
  2. KC9ONY

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    LEFROG (Local Emergency Field Radio Operating Group) will be operating WIPOTA
    from the Kettle Moriane State Forest - Lapham Peak Unit near Delafield, Wisconsin.
    Lapham Peak is in Waukesha county, and is the highest point in the county at 1,233 ft
    above sea level. We will be up near the Observation Tower.

    There are about 20 Wisconsin parks activated so far. Hope to work other Wisconsin
    parks and any others

    Call sign: W9FRG

    WIPOTA designation: LPSF

    Location: GPS coordinates: Latitude:43°1.95' N, Longitude: 88°23.55' W

    Grid square: EN53TA

    Operating times: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm CDT
    16:00 – 23:00 UTC

    Bands: 40, 20, 10, 2m (possibly 80, 15, and 6m)

    Modes: SSB and FM

    Suggested frequencies per WIPOTA: SSB: 3.860, 7.220, 14.260, 21.350, 28.400 MHz
    FM: 146.55 and 146.58 MHz

    Exchange: Call sign
    Park designation or State, Province or Country (S/P/C)

    List of Wisconsin Parks with designation: http://wipota.com/files/WIPOTA_Parks.pdf

    Rules: http://wipota.com/files/WIPOTA_contest_rules.pdf

    Wisconsin Parks on the Air - main website: http://wipota.com/
     
  3. W9AFB

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    I remember going up that observation tower as a kid. Will try to work you guys tomorrow!
     
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