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10m Net -
Thursday, 2 October 2014 - (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MDT)

Board -
Monday, 6 October 2014
General Membership -
Wednesday, 8 October 2014

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Major Events

PPRAA 75 years 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.

W1AW/0 Centennial QSO Party
– Jan 1, 2014 thru Dec 31, 2014
– September 10-17 2014 ‐ Colorado Activation Period
– 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 info here.
– CO Operating Instructions here.
– CO Operating Calendar here.

BARCFest
– Sunday, September 28, 2014, 0800
– Boulder County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building
– 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO (north of Hover St. & Nelson Rd. intersection)
– More info here.

Ham Radio Two-Day License Class
– Saturday October 18 and Saturday October 25 (8 AM to 5 PM) 2014
– Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Station 1, Monument, CO
– More info here.

285 TechConnect Fall TechFest
– Saturday, November 1 (9 AM to 3 PM) 2014
– Lakewood Elks Club, Lakewood, CO
– 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)

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