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10m Net -
Thursday, 8 December 2016
- (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MST)
Board -
Monday, 12 December 2016
General Membership -
Wednesday, 11 January 2017

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Major Events

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.

Rocky Mountain Division Convention
– Friday July 31 thru Sunday August 2, 2015
– Ruby’s Inn, Bryce Canyon City
– More info here.

58th Jamboree-on-the-Air
– October 16-18, 2015
– More info here.

CMRG Annual Meeting
– Saturday, October 24, 1:00 – 4:00
– Stetson Hills Police Station
– 4110 Tutt Blvd
-Colorado Springs, CO

Two-Day License Class
– Saturday February 27 & March 5, 2015
– Black Forest Fire Station
– More info here.

LARC Fest
– Saturday, March 26, 2016 (0800-1400)
– Boulder County Fairgrounds
– Longmont, Colorado
– More info here.

Museum Ships Weekend Event
– Friday June 3, and Sunday June 5, 2016
– On Air
– More info here.

Montrose Amateur Radio Club Tailgate Party
– Saturday June 4,2016
– Lions Club Pavilion, Delta, CO
– More info here.

Field Day
– Saturday/Sunday June 25-26, 2016
– Club Station, Ellicott, CO

PPRAA Megafest
– Saturday July 9, 2016
– Lewis-Palmer High School, Monument, CO

Duke City Hamfest
– Friday August 12 thru Sunday August 14, 2016
– Albuquerque Marriott, Albuquerque New Mexico
– More info here.

Denver Radio Club Hamfest
– Sunday August 21, 2016
– Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Golden, CO
– More info here.

PPRAA Annual Picnic
– Sunday, 28 August 2016
– 1000-1500 MDT
– Food servered around 1230
– Pot Luck (Bring a salad, side dish, or dessert)
– Club provides brisket, burgers, brats, drinks
– Bear Creek Regional Park, Pavillion #4

Colorado QSO Party
– Saturday September 3, 2016

Alamogordo Hamfest
– Saturday September 3, 2016
– Otero County Fairgrounds, Alamogordo, NM
– More info here.

BARCfest
– Sunday October 2, 2016
– Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, CO
– More info here.

Socorro Hamfest
– Saturday October 15, 2016
– Socorro, New Mexico
– More info here.

TechFest – 2016
– Saturday November 5, 2016
– Lakewood Elks Lodge, 1455 Newland Street, Lakewood, CO
– More info here.

Winter 2017 Hamfest
– Saturday January 14, 2017 (0800-1300)
– Larimer County Fairgrounds
– Loveland, Colorado
– More info here.

The Swapfest
– Sunday February 19, 2017 (0900-1300)
– Adams County Fairgrounds
– Brighton, Colorado
– More info here.

2017 ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention
– Saturday May 27 thru Sunday May 28, 2017
– Buffalo Bill Village Resort, Cody, Wyoming
– Info here.


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.


2016 Megafest
– A big thanks to all attendees and vendors who turned out to support us this year and make it a great event. 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: Yaesu FT-991 (with RT Systems programming kit) – Paul Hohisel, KC0RQT
  • Second Prize: Icom IC-2730A (with RT Systems programming kit) – Jim Meininger, KD0MXD
  • Third Prize: Icom ID-51A (with RT System programming kit) – Stephen White, KU1W
  • Fourth Prize: Rigexpert AA-54 Antenna Analyzer – Skip Juhasz, WB2UFV
  • Fifth Prize: MFJ 993 BRT – Stephen Alt, N0YS
  • Sixth Prize: Alpha Antenna S9v43 – Don Decker, KA0GWS
  • Seventh Prize: Yaesu FT-60R HT (with RT System programming kit) – Robyn McCray, KD0BAR
  • Eighth Prize: Diamond X50A Antenna – Bill Bramley, N0TUL

(07/09/16)

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)