May 2015 Newsletter

The newsletter for May is now available. You can find them on the Newsletters and Minutes page. Includes: President’s Comments KQ’s Korner April Meeting Minutes Hamfest / Computerfests Direct Link: Meeting Minutes – May 2015

President’s Comments – March 2015

The March meeting is here.  Hope to see all of you there on Tuesday, March 10.  I sent out earlier information about the passing of John Holzer’s son.  John was a good friend and I knew his whole family well. Matt MLE has arranged for us to have Grant County Deputy Ric Hottenstein and K-9 […]

President’s Comments – February 2015

I am happy to report that I have been able to set up some fine programs for the upcoming months. This month Dustin Westaby KC9JKV will be speaking and demonstrating Arduino boards and Raspberry Pi. If you are interested in building electronic devices be sure not to miss this meeting. The hospital has been very […]

President’s Comments – January 2015

I hope that 2015 has begun well for all of the HVARC membership.  As your new club president I hope 2015 is a good year for our club.  I have some concerns as we start out a new year.  First of all that we have not had many of us pay our dues every year.  […]

President’s Comments – April 2014

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, April 8th at our normal meeting location in the hospital.  Last month, I presented on the topic of Podcasts.  Watching/listening while on the move is a good way to stay up to date with the latest topics that interest you, and is deceptively easy to setup. No presentation is […]

President’s Comments – February 2014

To recap last month’s meeting minutes, we discussed: How to use our repeater grant money Disaster world schedule Program ideas for 2014 February’s program topic is Echolink, presented by Mark (N0WLU) Meeting Minutes from January 2014

President Comments – December 2013

Items of note for this month.. This month we will have our traditional Christmas Party on this coming Sunday, December, 8th at Rebel’s Northern Exposure in Livingston, WI starting at 5:00 PM. For those who are concerned about the Packer game that was scheduled for 7:30 PM, I talked to them and got it changed […]

President Comments – November 2013

Reminder of the November meeting next week (Nov 12th) Tuesday night at 7:00 pm at Southwest Hospital conference room. Items of note: The speaker will be Thomas Baden AC9BJ from Mt. Horeb. The topic will be foxhunting. Thomas notes that he has been foxhunting since before he was first licensed in 1993 as KE6CBR. He […]

President Comments – October 2013

Items of note for this month.. This month we will be not have an outside speaker, the topic of discussion will be HomeBrew projects we have done. Bring an example of one of your successful homebrews to show and tell why you did the project, what you built and how it works in real time. […]

President Comments – August 2013

Two items of note for this month.. The presentation on Wednesday night will Ed Toal N9MW discussing antennas and items to consider when decide on which one(s), location, installation and antenna problems. Ed has a large number of towers and antennas at his location west of New Glarus. We will need to discuss, review and […]


Greetings Everyone!

All amateurs and those interested in amateur radio are welcome at club meetings and events.

The Hidden Valleys Amateur Radio Club is a small friendly club located in the hills and valleys of Southwestern Wisconsin. Our members participate in Field Day, Wisconsin QSO parties, local community service activities, and also offer ham licensing classes. Many of us are trained storm spotters, some have CPR, and a few have multiple Red Cross certifications.

Our club meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM in the lower level of the Southwest Health Center in Platteville Wisconsin. We have a weekly Sunday night net meeting at 7:30 PM on the N0WLU repeater on 146.895Mhz 114.8 pl. All check-ins are welcome.

We wish to thank Scott Onson KD9GBJ for the server space on which this web site is hosted.