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10m & 2m Net -
Thursday, 7 December 2023
- (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MST)
- (147.345+MHz, 107.2ctcss at 2000 MST)
Board -
Monday, 11 December 2023
General Membership -
Wednesday, 13 December 2023

See the Meetings page for times and locations.

Solar Forecast

Megafest 2023

Here is a Video Tour of CSU Pueblo Student Center

Here is a PDF Flyer


Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Radio Association

Pueblo Amateur Radio Club


Saturday July 22, 2023

0800 to 1300 (Vendors 0600) Ticket sales 0730

New Location this year!

CSU-Pueblo Occhiato University Center

2200 Bonforte Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81001

Just East of I-25, Exit 101

Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association, Inc.

A 501(c)(3) Non-profit Organization


csu map



(Does NOT include admission)

One chair per table included with table rental

Early Bird (before 1 May)……..$12.00

In Advance (1 May – 2 July)……..$15.00

Last Minute (after 2 July)…….$17.00



Drawings !!! Prizes !!!


Special thanks to our sponsors:

Grand Prize: Yaesu FT-710

Raffle Tickets: $1.00 each, 6 for $5.00,

15 for $10.00 or 40 for $20.00

HF Transceiver (The new one!)      
Programming kit generously donated by RT Systems





Raffle License 2023-18211

Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association, Inc.

PO Box 16521, Colorado Springs, CO 80935

Second Prize: Icom IC-52A
Multi-Function D-STAR Dual Bander
Generously donated by Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group, Inc
Programming kit generously donated by RT Systems
Prize: Xiegu G90
HF Transceiver
Prize: Anytone AT-D578UV-PRO
DMR Mobile Transceiver
Programming kit generously donated by RT Systems
Prize: Yaesu FT-5DR
Handheld Transceiver
Programming kit generously donated by RT Systems
Prize: Anytone AT-D878UVII-PLUS
DMR Handheld Transceiver
Programming kit generously donated by RT Systems
Prize: Samlex SEC-1235M
Power Supply
Automatic Antenna Tuner
Prize: SDRPlay RSP1A
SDR Receiver
Prize: ZUM Radio Mini
UHF Hotspot
Prize: MFJ-849
Digital Wattmeter

Drawing at 1200 July 22, 2023
Winners Need NOT Be Present To Win Raffle Prizes
ALSO: Hourly Door Prize Drawings
Winners MUST Be Present To Win Door Prizes

Scheduled Activities:

License Testing at 1000
(free testing, no fee)

Hourly Door Prizes

Pikes Peak Regional Emergency Management Special Communications Vehicle

DXCC Card Checking

Talk In 146.790(-)(88.5 Hz Tone)

Vendors – Reserve Tables via PayPal or Credit Card

Tables do NOT include admissions. You MUST buy at least one admission with your table(s).

Online table reservations are now closed. Get your tables at the door.

Tables: $17.00 Last minute

Admissions: $5.00

MEGAFEST 2023 Friday Night Mixer

Join us the night before MegaFest on Friday evening July 21st to bring together the amateur radio community for a social event to kick off MegaFest. If you are in town on Friday please stop by and say hello! Please complete the RSVP form with the number in your party if you are planning to attend the mixer. – Please RSVP by July 14th so we can notify ThunderZone Pizza the week before. RSVP here

Note: Each party is responsible for the cost of their own beverages and meals.

Friday July 21st 6pm at ThunderZone Pizza and Tap House
2270 Rawlings Blvd, Pueblo, CO 81001

MEGAFEST 2023 Lodging Options

Make it a weekend in Pueblo!

(No guarantees on availability, do your research and reserve in advance)
(Does not constitute an endorsement by either PPRAA or PARC)

Camping / RV

Pueblo KOA Journey, 4131 Interstate 25 North, Exit 108, Pueblo, CO 81008
Arkansas Point Campground, 640, Pueblo, CO 81005
Juniper Breaks Campground, F Lp, Pueblo, CO 81007
Northern Plains Campground, 640 Pueblo Reservoir Rd, Pueblo, CO 81007
Prairie Ridge Campground, Pueblo, CO 81007
Kettle Creek Campground, Pueblo, CO 81007
Yucca Flats Campground, Pueblo, CO 81007
Eagle View Campground, Pueblo, CO 81007

Hotels nearby the event

Baymont by Wyndham Pueblo, 3626 N Fwy Rd, Pueblo, CO 81008
Clarion Inn and Events Center Pueblo North, 4001 N Elizabeth St, Pueblo, CO 81008
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pueblo North, an IHG Hotel, 4530 Dillon Dr, Pueblo, CO 81008
Days Inn by Wyndham Pueblo, 4201 N Elizabeth St, Pueblo, CO 81008

There are many more hotel options, these are just some of the ones that I found that I would personally stay at that are close to the event. You choose your own adventure to suit your tastes and needs!

Derek Brown / K0ATV
Megafest Chairman