Save the date!
ORC Spring Swapfest
Sat. May 5, 2018, 8 AM -  1 PM at the Columbia St. Mary’s Center, Cedarburg. Click here to download flyer

The following positions have been appointed by the President (Chuck, W9KR). If you are able to assist with any of the open positions, please contact Chuck.

50/50 Raffle

Jerold ?

Annual Awards Banquet Kevin Steers, K9VIN, Chair


Gus (Sandy) Wirth, W9BTN, Chair

Jim Albrinck, K9QLP

Ed Rate, AA9W, Trustee

Dave Barrow, N9UNR, Treasurer


Ken Boston, W9GA

Club Swag (Caps & etc.) Gary Drasch, K9DJT

Corn Roast

Kate Holt, Nancy Stecker (Need 2-3 helpers)

FCC Licensing & Advancement Tom Ruhlmann, W9IPR, Chair

Fall Swapfest

Tom Ruhlmann, W9IPR, Chair

Field Day

Ken Boston, W9GA, Chair


Stan Kaplan, WB9RQR

Lighthouse Activation

Bill Howe KA9WRL chair,

Tom Nawrot AA9XK,

Loren Jentz N9ENR,

Tom Murtaugh W9VBQ

Meeting Name Tag Assurance Zack Yatso, KC9ZNR
Meeting Programs Stan Kaplan, WB9RQR, Chair


Dave Barrow, N9UNR, Chair

Newsletter Editor

Tom Ruhlmann, W9IPR

Nominations Committee

Ken Boston, W9GA, Chair

Jim Albrinck K9QLP,

Bill Shadid W9MXQ,

Chuck Curran W9KR,

Tom Ruhlmann W9IPR


Johnathan Crawford, KC9AMW

Public Service Liason

Jim Albrinck, K9QLP

Scholarship Committee

Ed Rate, AA9W Chair,

Tom Ruhlmann W9IPR,

One Opening

Spring Swapfest

Loren Jentz, N9ENR, Chair

Sunshine Committee Nancy Stecker, KC9FCK


Brian Skrentny, N9LOO


Newsletters (pdf)

January 2018 (651 KB)
2017 (Jan-Dec) (9.1 MB)

Find all previously published newsletters in our archive.


Computer Corner

Index file (82 KB)
Entire PDF set (7/1993 - 12/2016) (9.28 MB)

The index file has a listing of all 'Computer Corner' articles that have been published.

Ham Nation

Ham Nation webcast - Every Wed @ 8pm CT

HAM Nation is the new TWIT show ( about ham radio. Bob Heil (K9EID), with various co-hosts and guests will cover the excitement and importance of ham radio - from tossing an antenna wire in a tree allowing you to talk to the world, to the importance of ham radio operators in time of disasters. HAM Nation airs live each Wednesday at 8:00 CT/ 9:00ET on

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