Friday, December 30, 2016

2017 Officers

President: Roy Graham, N9ARM
Vice President: Shane Godmere, KA8QZH
Secretary: Keith Summers, KS9WI
Treasurer: John Wolfe, W0LFE
Members At Large : Wes Michael, W9WES
Mel Strommen, K9GB
Nick Marto, KB9UAE

Monday, December 5, 2016

Club Holiday Party

The party is at the American Legion 1708 N. Irwin Ave, this Thursday, Dec. 8th, Social at 5 PM.

Dinner at 6 PM, soft drinks provided by the club... food is a dish to pass. family is welcome and guests.  If you want to exchange gifts, bring a regular or white elephant gift wrapped... 

See you there !!

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Summer picnic

The Green Bay Mike and Key Club annual summer picnic will be on Saturday, August 27 at Meadowbrook Park, 670 Hillcrest Heights, Howard, WI 54313

Stop by any time after 12:00. The food starts around 2PM and we'll be there all afternoon.
We'll be in the open air shelter next to the baseball field.

If you are bringing a dish to pass, please email jakem[at] or call 920-403-0225 (leave voicemail if I don't answer during work hours). The "club" will take care of the meat. As always, BYOB but I plan on having soda/water available.

The park is just south of the elementary school on Hillcrest Heights. Follow the Google Maps link below, or send me a message and I'll get directions to you.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Tall Ships Festival - Aug 5-7

The members of the Green Bay Mike and Key Club will be helping with crowd safety when the Tall Ships Festival comes to Green Bay on Aug. 5, 6, 7.

They will liaison between the National Weather Service and the event promoters, PMI. The schedule will be from Noon on Friday to after the fireworks. On Saturday from 9AM to 4PM and Sunday from 9AM to 5PM..  

On Saturday we will be having a Special Event for the Tall Ships and will be operating as N9T from 9 to 1pm . On Sunday, we will be operating a Special Event for the Lighthouses on the Air activating the Grassy Island Range Lights as N9R from 9 to 1pm.

If you can help, please come on down to Leights Park.. we will be down on the far North end.. If you cannot find us, call on the .120 repeater or Dave (N8KQS) cell at 227-3235.. stay radio active..  

​Setting up on Thursday morning 10AM.. help? call Dave's cell... thanks ..​

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Field Day 2016

This year Field Day will be held June 25-26 at Pine Tree Park in Hobart.  (2703 S Pine Tree Rd Hobart, WI 54155)

It's just west of the Airport... Take Hwy 172 West, about1/2 mile past the Airport. Turn South.  Its about 1 mile on right.


Sunday, April 3, 2016

Upcomming events

Bob Lane, KB8ZXE was awarded 2016 Ham of the Year at the March 19th Club Banquet at the Woods.

Hamcram and Testing April 23.  Study begins at 9am with the testing at 3pm (Room 4092, Science Bldg)

De Pere Festival Bratbarn dates are Apr 17 and June 11

Skywarn Training at UWGB May 4th, 7pm (MAC Hall, Room 208)

At the April club meeting (the 14th) there will be a presentation before the meeting on Fox Hunt Antennas.  The first foxhunt of the season will be Sunday April 17th.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Club Banquet

Saturday, March 19 at 5 PM

The Woods Pub & Grill
530 Erie Rd, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311

This event is open to all Amateur Radio Operators. The cost to member and one guest is $5 each. Non members will pay full cost of the dinner. There will be awards, door prizes and great camaraderie... RSVP to Jake, W9NOV (the former KD9CLF)

Friday, January 29, 2016

Lisa, N9VJL SK

Lisa Jean (Kolbusz) Olgren, 60, Green Bay, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016, after battling brain cancer for 16+ years. 

She was born on September 11, 1955 in Iron Mountain, MI to Norman and Lois (Delmont) Kolbusz. Shortly after her birth, Norman and Lois returned to Green Bay. Lisa was a 1973 graduate of Southwest High School. She attended classes at UW-Madison, took various courses at NWTC, and spent nearly a year in Japan.

In 2006, she married her beloved Jan. He was her “peach”, and the light of her life.

Lisa loved her cats and Virgo. She also loved gardening. When she could, she donated money to an array of concerns. Lisa served as Emergency Coordinator for Amateur Radio Emergency Services (N9VJL) in Brown County from 1994 to 2000, and was a trained storm spotter. She was a proficient flute player, and adored all types of music. Lisa was born a loyal Packers fan. She appreciated the incredible forces of nature and the universe. Lisa loved her family and friends, most especially her Jan.

She is survived by her husband, Jan; two sisters and a brother-in-law: Linda and Wes Michael; and Laurie Schmitt and her children, David Schmitt and Rebecca Schmitt; uncle, Ken Solper and his family; special family friend, Marguerite Lussenden; and many other relatives and friends.
Lisa was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Lois Kolbusz; and aunt, Lenore Solper.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Nicolet Memorial Gardens. To send online condolences, please go to

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in Lisa’s name.
Very special thanks to the staff at Ledgeview Nursing Home for taking especially good care of Lisa while she was there.

Friday, January 1, 2016

2016 Officers

President: Dave, N8KQS
Vice-President: Wes, W9WES
Treasurer: John, W0LFE
Secretary: Bob, KB8ZXE
At Large: Nick, KB9UAE, Keith KS9WI, Jake, KD9CLF