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On-Air Nets -
Thursday, 25 October 2018
- 10m (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MDT)
- 2m (147.345+, 107.2 ctcss at 2000 MDT)

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Monday, 12 November 2018

General Membership -
Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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Tech Day 2012

Come join us on Saturday, September 15th, 2012 at the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Administration Complex at 166 Second St. in beautiful Monument, CO for a half day workshop aimed primarily at the new Technician Licensees to help them get started in ham radio. While you’re here you’ll learn what it takes to be a ham radio operator, brush up on your DXing skills, test your own ham radio equipment, check out some sweet mobile radio installations, and ask an Elmer “What’s so cool about 10 meters?” Getting started in ham radio has never been so much fun!

Schedule of Events
9:30 am – Youth DXpedition to Costa Rica by Anna Veal WØANT
10:30 am – Mountaintop Operating by Steve Galchutt WGØAT
11:30 am – Home Station Setup by Anna Veal WØANT
12:30 pm – Getting On the Air by Brandon Hippe KDØPWF
1:30 pm – Radio Equipment 101 by Shel KFØUR
* Each presentation is approximately 15 minutes with 5 minutes of Q&A at the end. Events subject to change

Booth Presentations
– Get Your Radio Programmed with Local Repeater Freqs by RT Systems hosted by Kyle Hippe KYØHIP & Cole Turner WØCOL
– Check Your Radio Performance hosted by Bob Witte KØNR
– See an HF Station hosted by Dan Scott WØRO & Stu Turner WØSTU
– Ask Any Question – The Elmer Booth hosted by Paul Swanson AAØK & Shel KFØUR
– Understand Mobile Installations hosted by James Bucknall KDØMFO & Ethan Bucknall KDØMFP
– Getting Your Ham Radio License hosted by Brandon Hippe KDØPWF & Eric Hippe NØHIP
– Ham Radio & Public Service hosted by Randy Meadows KNØTPC

Tech Day 2012 is proudly sponsored by the WØTLM Amateur Radio Club and the Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association.

Two-Day Technician License Class

Ham Radio
Two-Day License Class

Monument, Colorado

Saturday Sept 29 and Saturday Oct 6 (8 AM to 5 PM) 2012

Location: Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Station 1 Sponsored by the Tri-Lakes Monument Fire Radio Association

The Technician license is your gateway to the world-wide excitement of Amateur Radio …

• Earn your ham radio Technician class radio privileges
• Pass your FCC amateur radio license exam right in class on the second day
• Multiple-choice exam, No Morse Code Required
• Live equipment demonstrations
• Learn to operate on the ham bands, 10 Meters and higher
• Learn to use the many VHF/UHF FM repeaters in Colorado
• Find out how to participate in emergency communications

There is no cost for the class (donations accepted)

However, students must have the required study guide:
HamRadioSchool.com Technician License Course $19.95
And pay the FCC Exam Fee: $15.00

Advance registration is required (no later than one week before the first session, earlier is better!)

To register for the class, contact: Bob Witte KØNR
Email: or Phone: 719 659-3727

HamCon Colorado 2013

June 28-30, 2013 at the Rocky Mountain Park Inn in Estes Park, Colorado.
See http://www.hamconcolorado.org/wordpress/ for the latest information.