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10m Net -
Thursday, 7 May 2015 - (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MDT)

Board -
Monday, 11 May 2015
General Membership -
Wednesday, 13 May 2015

See the Meetings page for times and locations.

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Major Events

PPRAA World Amateur Radio Day Special Event Station
– Saturday April 18, 2015 1600Z-2300Z (1000-1700 MDT)
– Club station at the Ellicott Fire Station (see Field Day page for direction)
– Club will provide lunch (burgers, brats, chips, drinks, etc.)

PPRAA 75 years Special Event Station
PPRAA Veterans’ Day Special Event Station
PPRAA Pearl Harbor Day Special Event Station
– QSL to:
PPRAA
PO Box 16521
Colorado Springs, CO 80935-6521
– No need to send a SASE, we will send cards to all confirmed contacts.


LARC Fest
– Saturday, April 4 (8 AM to 2 PM) 2015
– Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, CO
– More info here.

General License Class
– Wednesday evenings, 6 May through 10 June (6:30 PM to 9 PM) 2015
– Fountain Library, 230 S. Main St, Fountain, CO 80817
– Class is limited to 20 students.
– Required to buy the recommended book and attend each class.
– Past classes have a 98% pass rate on the license test.
– Exam will be given on 30 June and cost $15.
– Call Frank Rogers (719) 495-2198 for additional details.

ARRL Field Day 2015
– Saturday/Sunday, 27 & 28 June 2015
– More information, click on Field Day tab above.

PPRAA Megafest 2015
– Saturday, July 11, 2015 8 AM to 1 PM
– More information, click on the Megafest tab above.

Central States VHF Society (CSVHFS) Conference
– Thursday July 23 thru Sunday July 26 2015
– Denver Marriott Westminster
– More info here.


2014 Megafest
– A big thanks to all attendees and vendors who turned out to support us this year and make it a great event.
We had over 500 paid admissions. Boy Scout Troop 8 sold coffee & donuts, burgers & brats, chips, and sodas. The weather was great and everyone seemed to have a great time.
Congratulations to this years raffle winners:

  • Grand Prize: Elecraft KX-3 – Jarret Rush, NM0V
  • Second Prize: ICOM ID-51A (with RT Systems programming kit) – Jarret Rush, NM0V
  • Third Prize: Kenwood TM-71A (with RT System programming kit) – Eric Freund, K0EWF
  • Fourth Prize: Rigexpert AA-54 Antenna Analyzer – Skip Juhasz, WB2UFV
  • Fifth Prize: Tigertronics Signal Link USB – Robert Carpenter, KD0PNR
  • Sixth Prize: Butternut HF9V Antenna – Dan Scott, W0RO

(07/26/14)

PPRAA Forum
– The PPRAA discussion forum is now online. Visit the forum site and register to join the discussions on amateur radio in the Pikes Peak region or general technical topics.
(03/11/09)


DRT Says “Thank You!” to PPRAA
– The DRT thank you letter to PPRAA can be read here.
(11/21/05)