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10m Net -
Thursday, 24 April 2014 - (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MDT)

Board -
Monday, 12 May 2014
General Membership -
Wednesday, 14 May 2014

See the Meetings page for times and locations.

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Major Events

Ham Radio License Class
- Saturday, April 12 and 19, 2014
- Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Station 1, Monument, CO
- More info here.

Dayton Hamvention
- May 16-18, 2014
- Hara Arena, 1001 Shiloh Springs Rd., Dayton, Ohio
- More info here.

W1AW/0 Centennial QSO Party
- Jan 1, 2014 thru Dec 31, 2014
- May 21-27 and July 16-28, 2014 ‐ Colorado Activation Periods
- The Centennial QSO Party is made-up of two main activities:

  • (1) W1AW operating portable in each state and most territories;
  • (2) The Centennial Points Challenge which is the accumulation of points from qualifying contacts made throughout 2014.

- ARRL Centennial QSO Party infohere.
- CO Operating Instructions here.
- CO Operating Calendar here.

Field Day
- June 28-29, 2014
- More info here.

2014 Rocky Mountain Division Convention / Wyoming HamCon
- July 11-13, 2014
- Hilton Garden Inn, 2229 Grand Avenue, Laramie, Wyoming
- More info here.
Cancelled

PPRAA 75 years Special Event Station
- Saturday, July 12, 2014
- Club Station, Ellicott, CO
- More info to follow.

ARRL National Centennial Convention
- July 17-20, 2014
- Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut
- More info here.

PPRAA Megafest
- Saturday, July 26, 2014
- 0800-1300 Lewis Palmer High School, Monument, CO
- More info here.

2014 Rocky Mountain Division Convention / Duke City Hamfest
- August 8-10, 2014
- Albuquerque, New Mexico
- More info here.

PPRAA Annual Picnic 2014
- Saturday, August 16, 2014
- Memorial Park Pavilion B
- More info to follow.


2013 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 400 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: Kenwood TS-590 – Cathy Hillegas, KA0SNF
  • Second Prize: ICOM ID-880H (with RT Systems programming kit) – Myron Babcock, KL7YY
  • Third Prize: HRO $500 Gift Certificate – Les Borst, KC0NC
  • Fourth Prize: LDG AT600 Pro II Antenna Tuner – Greg DePrez, K0SPI
  • Fifth Prize: Rigexpert AA-54 Antenna Tuner – Dan Scott, W0RO
  • Sixth Prize: Gap Titan DX Antenna – Ron Berkley, AB0NS
  • Seventh Prize: Arrow Antenna 146/3437-10WBP with rollup-bag – Dennis Brothers, WA0CBK

(07/27/13)

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)