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Next Meetings

On-Air Nets -
Thursday, 1 October 2020
- 10m (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MDT)
- 2m (147.345+, 107.2 ctcss at 2000 MDT)

Board -
Monday, 12 October 2020

General Membership -
Wednesday, 14 October 2020

See the Meetings page for times and locations.

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Field Day 2020

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PPRAA Field Day 2020

Who:

PPRAA encourages members to work from home as a Class D or E station to support social distancing. A very limited number of hams (priority to club members) are invited to participate from the Ellicott club station if they do not have equipment to participate from home. Anyone interested in operating from the club station should contact a Club Officer to coordinate a time.
PPRAA members, local amateur radio operators, friends, guests, and elected government officials.

When:

Setup: June 26nd, 1530
Operations: June 27rd, Noon until June 28th Noon
Tear Down: June 28rd, Noon

Where:

Ellicott Fire Station
75 N Ellicott Hwy, Calhan, CO

Talk In: 146.460 simplex. We will also monitor repeater 146.970-

Map:


Stations and current station captains:

HF1 (ssb/cw): TBD
HF2 (ssb): TBD
HF3 (digital): TBD
VHF/UHF: TBD
Satellite: TBD
GOTA: TBD
Talk In (146.460): TBD

Antennas:

TBD
30 Ft Tower with a 3 element TriBander
80/75 Meter
40 M
3 or 5 element 6 meter Beam
G5RV

Radios:

TBD
TS-50 HF (Digital) (RATT/PK31)
IC-706 HF (Voice)
TBD HF (GOTA Station) (AF0S)
TBD 2 Meter (Talk In)
FT-726R 6 Meter (Optional)
IC-2820 D-Star (Demo)
IC-91/92 D-Star Handhelds (Demo)

Computer Program:

N1MM (Get it here.)

Food Schedule:

Saturday Lunch 1230-1330 Hamburgers, Brats, chips, & soda
Saturday Dinner 1800-1900 Brisket and PotLuck
Sunday Breakfast 0800-1000 Eggs/omelets, bacon, & juice

Notes:

  • There will not be a charge for meals, but donations will be welcome at the site to help cover the cost of food.
  • For the potluck dinner Saturday night, we will provide meat and drinks. You should bring a side dish, salad, or dessert to share.
  • We are also needing 3 to 4 volunteers for each of the three meals to help with KP (serving, cleaning up).


Note: Full Field Day Rules can be found here.
Rule waivers for 2020 can be found here.