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Colorado QSO Party – Saturday August 31st

Warm up those tubes, this is the one day each year when the rest of the world specifically wants to talk with Colorado Stations! August 31st 2019 from 0700 to 2200 MST.  Make a few contacts to let people know Colorado Ham Radio is alive and well.  Want to dive in more, check out the […]

WCARC Club Picnic – New Location – 09-14-19

Can you believe it is almost September?  With September comes the annual WCARC Club Picnic.  This year we have decided to move it to a new location.  So mark you calendar and make note of the new park location. This years annual club picnic, on September 14th 2019 from 11am to 3pm, will be at […]

New DMR Repeater on Longhill

Barthold, AD0RM, would like to report that his new repeater on Longhill, near Ridgeway, is up and running.  The DMR repeater is operating on frequency 447.800, negative offset, CC 1. Currently static talkgroups are TG91 (world wide) on timeslot 1, and TG31086 (Western Colorado, which he believes is also statically linked by Bill W0BX, in […]

New FCC Rules you should know

How D Everyone: On September 30th, 2019, the FCCs new Part 95 Rules update takes effect.  The link at the end is a good summary of those changes. A specific item of note:  “… it is quite clear that the operating, manufacture, import, sale or offer for sale any radio that: 1) is not certified and/or 2) […]

WCARC HamFest this Saturday, Aug 10th!

Don’t forget to stop by the WCARC Ham Fest this Saturday at the First Christian Church on 1st St in Grand Junction.  Even if you don’t plan to buy or sell anything, it is a great opportunity to just hang out with your fellow hams.  It’s not often that we have the chance or time […]