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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 7, 2020
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A. Krause, D. Wagner. D. Engel - vice president, J. Hebein, W. Wasserman. B. Gruetzmacher - president, L. Jordan - secretary, M. Knope, Mr. Weber - Advisor, D. Falk
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
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Amateur Radio Club This club banded together so that its members could assist each other in learning more about amateur (Ham) radio. Their aims and goals were to set up a station and get "on the air." D. Falk, D. Engel, L. Jordan, B. Gruetzmacher
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Mar 7, 2020
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Electricity classes prepare Lincolnites for the future.  Dick Walker, Russel Nelson, Robert Schroeder studied radio operation in their class.
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Dec 13, 2019
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Finley C. "Curt" Peacock 1907 - 2001 Green Bay, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Dec 2, 2019
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George J. Gabert 1905 - 1992 Sturgeon Bay, WI
Topics: qsl card, Door County
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Nov 18, 2019
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Vivre En Wallon Au Wisconsin Living Walloon in Wisconsin
Topics: Walloon, Belgian, Wisconsin
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Nov 16, 2019 Josephine LeGrave Wautlet
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Phonetic Wallon For Belgian Americans Status:  I am checking with UWGB's research center to see if I can get my hands on a fully copy of this.  I did manage to rescue some of the first lessons, but I don't have the full thing.
Topics: Walloon, ancestral language, endangered language, dying language, Belgian, languages
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Nov 11, 2019 Jacqui Lange
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BRUSSELS, Wis. (WFRV) — The Belgian Heritage Center has a new exhibit dedicated to Green Bay Packers co-founder Curly Lambeau. In conjunction with the 100 year anniversary of the Packers, the center unveiled its new exhibit celebrating the Walloon, Belgian heritage of Lambeau. The exhibit includes several Lambeau-related artifacts on loan from the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, and organizers say they help tell Lambeau’s story. “One of the plaques in the exhibit is titled ‘Bellicose...
Topics: Belgian, Door County
Green Bay Packers Co Founder Curly Lambeau's Belgian Roots Explored In Door County Exhibit
Topic: Belgian
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Oct 28, 2019
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New city hall doesn't include space for amateur radio club Ham radio operators will need another home when Manitowoc builds a new city hall.  They have been meeting for many years monthly in an otherwise unused portion of the basement at the current city call at 817 Franklin St. Fred Nuenfeldt, president of the Mancorad Amateur Club, would like to see the club continue because it can provide some valuable services.  Once a year ham operators set up shop aboard the submarine U.S.S. Cobia to...
Topic: Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Oct 28, 2019
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Members of the Mancorad Amateur Radio Club manned radios for a 24 hour period under emergency power as a part of a drill aimed to give them experience under emergency conditions brought on by a tornado, flood or hurriance. From left are John Glaeser and Fran Murray, club board directors, and Jim Hinstorff, club vice president.
Topics: field day, Manitowoc County
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Oct 28, 2019
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Members of the Mancorad Radio Club of Manitowoc this weekend are taking part in the largest non-commercial emergency preparedness test.  The test began Saturday afternoon at the Manitowoc Expo site and will last 24 hours. Members of the club with its president, Larry Steeno, will be on hand to show visitors the equipment and explain the public  service role the club plays in a community.  Charles Scholten, right, demonstrated equipment to Manitowoc's Mayor Anthony Dufek.
Topics: field day, Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Oct 28, 2019
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Power Pack: Two members of The Manitowoc County Radio Club (ManCoRad) start a a portable generator used in emergency operations of radio amateurs in the county. In the top picture, from left are James Wenzel and Clarence Meneau. The emergency preparedness competition exercise was conducted at the Donald Pieschel home near Shoto.  From left on the bottom picture are Pieschel, Emment Bubb, and Leonard Johanek.
Topics: field day, Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Oct 28, 2019
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Jon Teske
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Oct 27, 2019
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Jon Teske (age 14 K9CAH, now W3JT) & Fred Neuenfeldt (age 15 K9DGE, now W6BSF)
Topic: Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Oct 25, 2019
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Robert F. Lomprey 1917-1996 Manitowoc, WI
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Oct 25, 2019
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Ralph G. Klein 1909-1985 Manitowoc, WI
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Gary Chaudoir Creates Stained Glass Masterpieces
Topic: Door County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Sep 22, 2019
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Students at Kaukauna High School have organized a Radio Club with Dwayne Gilchrist, instructor, as adviser. Purpose of the club us enable members to obtain a Ham Radio operator's license and to give them added opportunity to work in the electronics shop at the school. Inital officers are David Lampers, president; David Schommer, vice president; Gary Wolf, secretary, and Kenneth Arps, treasurer.
Topic: school club
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Sep 21, 2019
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West High School, Green Bay Row 1: Sharon Baenen, Carol Rosera, Sue DeWitt, Sandra Joannes, Janet Knutson. Row 2: Janet Krueger, Judy Smits, Ellen Lane, Sue Thiele. Row 3: Harlan Wegner, Jim Hayden, Jim Larsen Row 4: Bill Bero, Miss Maureen Griffin (Advisor)
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Sep 21, 2019
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Megacycle Club - East High School, Green Bay First Row: Marilyn Kress,  Virginia K. Kirkas (W9GSQ) , Dorthy Magnuson, Delane Horkman, Gloria Hanson, Nancy Hall. Second Row: Betsy Kissel, Ronald Richter,  Dean D. Delahaut (W9RFQ) , Pete Peterson, Earl Brackner, Tom Robinson. Third Row: Kermit Pahnke, Mr. Showers, Don Shemoncofsky.
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Sep 21, 2019
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Radio Club Back Row: S. Junion, L. Lannoye,  Richard E. Jansing (K9KDW) , D. Robson, J. VanOss. Middle Row: W. Czypinski, P. Farrell, R. Graham, J. Kamenich. Front Row: J. Nick, B. Gosz, D. Delwiche,  Peter Treml (K9LIT) ,  Paul A. Schumacher (K9TRB) .
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Sep 21, 2019
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Megacycle Club - East High School Leo Witcpalek, Vincent Kehl, George Huebner,  Kline R. Wilson (W9YCK) , Bill Ricker ( W9YCN) ,  Karl G. Raymakers (W9YCL) , Larry Valentine. Advisor - Mr. Showers
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Sep 20, 2019
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John Foeller, NYA state radio Engineer, is shown checking the work of two members of the short wave radio club at the Vocational school here.  The NYA has established short wave radio clubs, with a membership of 400 young people in ten Wisconsin cities (The National Youth Administration (NYA) was a New Deal agency sponsored by the Presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt in the United States that focused on providing work and education for Americans between the ages of 16 and 25)
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Sep 16, 2019
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Megacycle Club - East High School, Green Bay Edward Collard, Karl G. Raymakers (W9YCL) George Huebner, Bill Ricker ( W9YCN) , Nancy Oyster,  Quinn L. Hawley (W9SAP) , Vivian Vande Voort, Ruth Nelson,  Kline R. Wilson (W9YCK) , R. Showers (Advisor), Hazel Hansen.
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When the Secret Service came to town, it brought along two locals. Agents Tim and Joe Alexander, both now living near Washington, D.C .. but natives of Brussels in southern Door County, were assigned to cover the presidential visit to De Pere.
Topics: Brussels, Door County
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Aug 28, 2019
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A Head Start On Christmas: Eve of St. Nicholas Day prominent in Belgian tradition Belgian waffles: Christine, Jack, Hazel and Harry Chaudoir, from left, show off a 100-year-old waffle maker and the resulting waffle at Jack and Christine's Namur home. The Chaudoirs celebrate Christmas Belgian-style.
Topics: Belgian, Wisconsin
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Aug 14, 2019
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L'Amerique Des Wallons In the 19th century, several thousand Walloons emigrated to the United States, in search of a better life. They settle in Wisconsin, around the city of Green Bay, to cultivate the land. A century later, a group of Walloons visits American cousins. Robert Mainz (Director) Mirrored from:  https://www.sonuma.be/archive/l_amerique-des-wallons
Topics: Belgian, Walloon, Wisconsin
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Aug 12, 2019
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Wisconsin Belgian American Club Kermis Pamperin Park - Green Bay
Topics: Green Bay, Wisconsin, Belgian
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 30, 2019
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William E. Berndt   1933-2019
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 30, 2019
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David J. LeClair  1915-1998 De Pere, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 28, 2019
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Kenneth F. Cowan 1943-2019 Green Bay, WI
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Jun 26, 2019
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Some artifacts about WLUK in 1959.  The station started in 1954 as WMBV in Marinette, Wisconsin.  "The old tower location was near Oconto"
Topics: Green Bay, Wisconsin
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Robert M. Tetzlaff 1924-1988 Manitowoc, WI
Topics: qsl card, Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Everett W. Fliegel 1918-1979 Appleton, WI
Topics: qsl card, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Arthur H. Chandler 1904-1968 Waupaca, WI
Topics: qsl card, Waupaca
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Norman R. Beck 1918-1974 Menasha, WI
Topics: qsl card, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Donald A. Cyr 1919-2007 Manitowoc, WI
Topics: qsl card, Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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George P. Woida 1910-1980 Manitowoc, WI
Topics: qsl card, Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Bennett C. Wright 1940-2005 Appleton, WI
Topics: qsl card, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Carleton A. Heinritz 1918-2007 Appleton, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Herman L. Greve 1908-1983 Hilbert, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Lester E. Asmus  1906-1981 Appleton, WI
Topics: qsl card, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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George P. Honold 1900-1983 Manitowoc, WI
Topics: qsl card, Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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George C. Hume Jr. 1903-1957 Chilton, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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W9GFL Paul J. Kehl 1913-1968 Green Bay, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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James J. Hyskey 1911-1978 Green Bay, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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George E. Merkl 1914-1976 Appleton, WI
Topics: qsl card, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Irvin J. Herzfeldt 1909-1996 Appleton, WI
Topics: qsl card, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Anthony J. Porto 1914-1970 Menasha, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Joseph C. Lotter 1901-1977 Seymour, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Michael C. Kirkas 1929-1979 Green Bay, WI
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Sylvester P. Senso 1906-1979 Kaukauna, WI
Topics: qsl card, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 21, 2019
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Ervin W. Busse 1911-2002 Manitowoc, WI
Topics: qsl card, Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 20, 2019
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Joseph R. Van Thiel 1918-1987 Little Chute, WI
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Jun 20, 2019
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Kenneth R. Fleming 1919-1997 Appleton, WI
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Jun 20, 2019
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Murray H. Bingham 1907-1955 Sturgeon Bay, WI
Topics: qsl card, Door County
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Jun 20, 2019
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John B. Catlin 1908-1997 Neenah, WI
Topics: qsl card, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 20, 2019
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Harry V. Frederick 1905-1977 Marinette, WI
Topics: qsl card, Marinette
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 20, 2019
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Robert "Bob" J.  Hamacheck 1917-2009 Russell  E. Hamacheck 1919-2010 Manitowoc, WI
Topics: qsl card, Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jun 20, 2019
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Joseph N. Dohr 1905-1983 Appleton, WI
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Jun 20, 2019
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Victor C. Lotter 1899-1988 Seymour, WI
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Jun 20, 2019
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Harvey A. Maass 1909-1987 Seymour, WI
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May 19, 2019 Brandon Brockman
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Road Trip: Belgian Heritage Center  (WFRV) - Lisa and Millaine recently had the chance to take a road trip to the Belgin Heritage Center in Door County. You'll find the Belgian Heritage Center on County Road DK in Brussels. Check out their website for all of their upcoming events. Mirrored from: https://www.wearegreenbay.com/community/road-trip/road-trip-belgian-heritage-center/2008760527
Topics: Namur, Door County, Wisconsin, Belgian
NE WI Ham History & Memories
May 9, 2019
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Paul Niles 1906 - 1981 Waupaca, WI
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Apr 27, 2019
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Chris Christianson
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Apr 15, 2019
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Morticians have a ‘live’ beat Article about a teenage rock and roll band group was formed at Southern Door high school in 1965.
Topics: Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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Apr 10, 2019
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A resolution drawn up by Henry Quartemont and signed by the Town Board of Union to change the name of Fairland to Namur was readily accepted by all concerned.  Namur was the original name of the settlement and legally was never changed. -Door County Advocate Jan 9, 1962 Known in the Photo L-R-; George Lampereur, Hubert Lampereur, Lema (Chaudoir) Lampereur, Grace (Chaudoir) Lampereur, Harold Jeanquart holding the sign and Leonard Lampereur on the ladder.  Back Row: Unknown, and Judge Grover...
Topics: Namur, Fairland, Wisconsin, Belgian
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 29, 2019
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Ashwaubenon - Thousands of amateur radio operators this weekend are demonstrating their abilities to provide emergency communications in the event of a crisis. The Green Bay Mike and Key Club organized a demonstration for the public on the use of amateur radio Saturday afternoon at Ashwaubomay Park.
Topic: field day
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 29, 2019
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Manitowoc County Radio Club President Rich Weyer, right, and club board member Steve Weinert connect with other ham radio operators June 27 from Lakeshore Technical College's emergency operations center.  The local club spent the weekend participating in the American Radio Relay League's annual field day, which is a competition and exercise in emergency preparedness.
Topics: field day, Manitowoc County
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Excerpt from Around The Corner With John Mc Givern Program "Door Countys Quiet Side" Two Door County Walloon speakers, Theresa Alexander and Arlene Jadin, are featured in this episode that aired on PBS.
Topics: Walloon, Belgian, Door County, Wisconsin
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 27, 2019
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The Green Bay Mike & Key Club holiday potluck / holiday party was held at the Ashwaubenon Community Center
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Mar 25, 2019
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Hortonville High School senior Natasha Bruns sets up some equipment during an Amateur Radio Club meeting. Members are working on acquiring their FCC licenses so they can go on air and talk to other radio operators. Cellphones, e-mail and text messaging are popular ways for people to stay in conact with each other.  But a group of students at Hortonville High School is using another means of communication to converse, and they're learning about science along the way.
Topic: school club
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Mar 25, 2019 Tony Walter
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Walloon, Flemish; There Is A Difference
Topics: Belgian, Door County, Green Bay
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 25, 2019
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Orin C. Thompson W9KIZ/W9DSF 1908-2002 Orin C. Thompson, 93, of Wisconsin Rapids (formerly of De Pere) died Monday, June 10, 2002, at the Riverview Manor in Wisconsin Rapids.  Orin was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Evelyn. He will be deeply missed by his three children, grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Many people in the De Pere-Green Bay area will remember Orin as a dedicated lodge member in both the Masons and Oddfellows, as W9KIZ, member of the Mike and Key Club and the...
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 21, 2019
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Amateur radio operators bring USS Cobia's signal back to life MANCORAD Amateur Radio Club member Mike Martch uses a ham radio on the USS Cobia during the "Submarines on the Air" event Saturday at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc. Amateur radio operators talked to each other from 40 submarine museums and memorial sites to pay honor to the "Silent Service" and the 52 submarines lost in World War II.
Topic: Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 21, 2019
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Cletus J. Collom 8DAX/8AXE 1898-1994 Cletus Collom, age 95, of Clare, MI, passed away in March 18, 1994. He was born April 14, 1898, in Great Falls, Montana, and came to Michigan in his early youth.  A resident of Clare for the past 19 years, he was an active industrialist for most of his life. His interest in electronics developed early, and while attending St. Norbert College, he built one of the countries first commercial radio stations which is still in operation in Green Bay, WI. In 1938,...
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Old technology proves hardy: When it comes to getting the word out about terrorist attacks, ham radio operators and government are on the same frequency. Don Quinn Of Neenah is a part of a statewide network of 1,300 "hams" who use their radios to relay response information about disasters. Ham radio operators and government officials believe the pre-World War I era technology can be useful in responding to terrorist attacks.
Topic: Fox Cities
Folkscanomy History: Books of a Historical Nature
Mar 10, 2019
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Belgian Knighthood For Harry Chaudoir Belgium's King Baudouin conferred knighthood on Chaudoir "In recognition of the many unselfish services you have  rendered to the Belgian community in the Peninsula area and towards furthering of close ties between  Belgium and the United States." Chaudoir helped organize the first Belgian-American tour to Belgium.  About 65 persons took that tour in 1972 and most stayed with relatives.
Topics: Belgian, Wisconsin, Door County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 7, 2019
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Amateur radio operators help guide alerts Retired Outagamie County Sheriff's Detective William Drootsan was riding with a friend through the countryside near his Conover summer home last July 30 when dark clouds ushered in a line of severe thunderstorms packing winds later estimated at 100 mph. The pair listened to the ham radio in their vehicle crackle with constant reports from trained weather spotters monitoring the storm's progress and the damage it caused. "When I heard those ham...
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Mar 7, 2019
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The Green Bay Mike & Key Club holiday potluck held at the De Pere Community Center
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Mar 7, 2019
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A ham radio club, one of the few high schools in the area is an active organization at Wittenberg High School. Its members are currently instructing six hopefuls, including three feminine students, in code and theory prior to seeking licenses are amateur radio operators.  Ten of the members already have operators' licenses.   The club is known as Carnonero Amateur Radio Club, taken from the first name given to the Wittenburg settlement. President: S. Sgt. Ray Schroder, Eland, W9EFG Vice...
Topic: school club
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 7, 2019
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Annual Field Day dials in hobby's local enthusiasts. Rich Weyer took a "Ham Cram" course offered by the ManCoRad Radio Club in April.  After the extensive one-day course and an exam, he became a licensed amateur radio operator. On Saturday, Weyer was at Silver Creek Park in Manitowoc , participating in Field Day, an annual public demonstration of amateur radio, also called ham radio.
Topics: field day, Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 7, 2019
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When Manitowoc County Emergency Government took part last month in a nuclear plant drill, members of the federal government were particularly impressed with the efforts of one team member who helped keep communications running. Travis Waack isn't a veteran of law enforcement, government or emergency management. He's a junior at Manitowoc Lutheran High School. And he operates ham radios.
Topic: Manitowoc County
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Mar 4, 2019
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Held at Lily Lake County Park - With a visitor from Florida, Dan, AG4IF
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"Emergency... Emergency," the speaker crackled, "Go ahead" came the reply.  The speaker wwas dead for a moment.  Then with static as an overtone it barked its message.  "Send an ambulance through, we have two injuries.  Power is still off here..." The reassuring voice of the radio operator talked on and the "ham" on the other end thanked him. The ability of the American and Canadian amateur radio operators to handle emergency communications will be...
Topic: field day
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Feb 13, 2019
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Albert "Dutch" VanderZeyden WB9YWQ 1946-2014 Albert "Dutch" VanderZeyden, 68, formerly of Green Bay, died peacefully, Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in Yuma, AZ. Born in Utrecht, Holland, March 12, 1946 he is the son of the late Albert and Magdalena (van Kreuningen) VanderZeyden. The family immigrated to Green Bay on March 5, 1953. Dutch was a graduate of Preble High School. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. Dutch had been married three times....
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 18, 2019
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Neenah-Menasha Amateur Radio Club members helped to bring a bit of cheer to children confined to Theda Clark Regional Medical Center by arranging to talk with Santa Saturday.  At left, Chris Stier, held by Mrs. Leland Schneidwend listens to Santa's voice.  Below, Hank Rowland handles the mike for tiny Joshua Bemas as this mother, Mrs. Scott Bemus, holds him.  The club also visited hospitals in Appleton.
Topic: Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 18, 2019
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Members of the Neenah-Menasha Amateur Radio Club setup operations at the Clayton Elementary School for a field day to test emergency skills.  At left above, Dan Quella "rigs" eqipment while, at right above, Wally Greene, Kimberly; Kent Windrick and Hank Rowland, Neenah, and Scotty Adam, Hortonville, put up an antenna.  At right, Gary Van Ryzin, Appleton; Dan Bayer, Menasha, and Greene, start a portable generator.
Topics: field day, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 18, 2019
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About 25 members of the Neenah-Menasha Amateur Club turned out Saturday for the group's annual "Amateur Radio Field Day," as part of a national test of emergency communications equipment.  The club attempted to contact as many other stations as possible within the 24 hours operating with voice and Morse code.  Above, Elaine Weinig logs contacts made by Steve Kunstman, while Henry Rowland, below communicates via telegraphy equipment.  The club made about 600 contacts.
Topics: field day, Fox Cities
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 18, 2019
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On Aug. 18 Chris Galassie, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Galassie, passed an examination in Chicago for his extra amateur radio license making him probably the youngest such licensed operator in the state.  Chris is 14 years old.
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Jan 18, 2019
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Neenah-Menasha Amateur Radio Club members probed the world airwaves Saturday at the group's annual world field day even in Jefferson Park.  From left at their transmitters-receiver sets are Bill Anderson, Neenah, and John Gajewski, Menasha.
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
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Pure purpose.. an exciting thing to find in the young.  For one whose lifetime hobby has been "to  know a little bit about a lot of things" tremendous challenge is generated in being with John Kober, St. Mary High School Senior.  He has spend the past four years gathering technical knowledge and know-how to become an amateur radio operator.
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 18, 2019
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Ham Radio Operators of the Neenah-Menasha Amateur Radio Club participated in a world-wide communications test.  Transmitters and receivers were setup at he Wiegand Lumber Company. Talking code at the transmitter are Eric Isakson, left and Dr. R. G. Minarik
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 18, 2019
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When the "ham radio bug" hit at the Jerry Sobiesczyk home it caused a nice kind of epidemic that led to all five members of the family studying for, and obtaining, their novice licenses.  The family belongs to the Neenah-Menasha Amateur Radio Club.
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 17, 2019
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Glen R. Schlingerman W9WWQ 1918-1942 The remains of Pfc. Glenn Schlingerman, son of Mrs. Paul Schlingerman, 1123 E. Mason Street, will arrive here Wednesday afternoon. Pfc. Schlingerman died while a prisoner of the Japanese in the Philippines. He had been reported missing in action several months before. The soldier was born Oct 27, 1918 at Winona, Minn, and his family came here about 6 years later. He was educated here graduating from East High School, and just before enlistment worked at the...
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 17, 2019
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Meredith "Mert" T. Nielsen K9CZC 1919-1997 Meredith (Mert) T. Nielsen, 78, Green Bay, died Saturday, October 4, 1997 at his home.  He was born March 18,1919, in Royalton,WI, to the late Theodore and Mary (Smith) Nielsen.  During World War II, Mr. Nielsen served in the US Army Air Corp.  On June 13, 1942 he married Agnes Kwaterski at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Biloxi, Mississippi.  This past June, they celebrated their 55th Wedding Anniversary.  For 43 years, he had been...
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 16, 2019
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Brown County's Civil Defense organization particpiated in "Operation Alert" when a make beleive nuclear bomb was dropped on the West Side.  Leo Westerman is shown involved in  emergency radio work from the Courthouse as part of CONELRAD operations.
NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 12, 2019
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Joseph "Joe" A. Taylor W9OMT/W9JO 1937-2002 Taylor, Joseph A. - Ret. Chief Engineer KSTP TV 1937-2002 Age 65, of St. Paul, on December 12, 2002. Joseph worked for 20 yrs. as Chief Engineer at WBAY TV, Green Bay, and 10 yrs. as Chief Engineer for KSTP TV. He attended the University of Wisconsin Extension in Green Bay and the University of  Illinois. He served as an educational specialist in the Air Force, served as a Red Cross disaster team volunteer. As Joe would say, 'Let's get the...
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NE WI Ham History & Memories
Jan 12, 2019
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Louis H. Pansier W9LYX 1925-1971 Louis H. Pansier, 45 916 Park St., died Tuesday Jan 26 in a local hospital.  Mr. Pansier, a veteran of World War II, served three years in the Army.  He was chief meter reader for the Green Bay Water Dept. where he was employed for the past 20 years.  Mr. Pansier was a member of and past commander of the Order of Purple Heart, a member of the Mike and Key Club, and was active in civil defense.
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