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10m Net -
Thursday, 7 August 2014 - (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MDT)

Board -
Monday, 11 August 2014
General Membership -
Wednesday, 13 August 2014

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Major Events

W1AW/0 Centennial QSO Party
- Jan 1, 2014 thru Dec 31, 2014
- May 21-27 and September 10-17 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.

PPRAA 75 years Special Event Station
- Saturday, July 12, 2014
- 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.

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.


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)