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Next Meetings

On-Air Nets -
Thursday, 4 March 2021
- 10m (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MST)
- 2m (147.345+, 107.2 ctcss at 2000 MST)

Board -
Monday, 8 March 2021

General Membership -
Wednesday, 10 March 2021

See the Meetings page for times and locations.

Solar Forecast

Field Day 2020

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PPRAA Field Day 2020


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.


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


Ellicott Fire Station
75 N Ellicott Hwy, Calhan, CO

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


Stations and current station captains:

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


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


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


  • 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.