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20th Annual Route 66 Event

This years Route 66 Event starts Friday, Sept 6th, @ 1801MST and runs through Sept 15th @ 1759MST. Commemorating the establishment of  U.S. Highway 66 in 1926, which was the first major improvement to link the west coast with the nations heartland. Event participants will be operating CW, SSB and Digital Modes all week.  For […]

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 […]

The 13 Colonies Special Event is happening – NOW

If you missed the other announcements, the Annual 13 Colonies Special Event started on July 1st @ 0700 MST and will run all week until July 7th @ 2200 MST.  All Bands and All Modes will be used.  It is up to each colony station to determine how it will participate.  A special certificate is […]

WWV is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary and they need your help

Hello from Northern Colorado! I hope you had a chance to venture out last weekend and enjoy Field Day 2019, even with the wet and cold conditions.  Now we’re approaching the 4th of July, and it feels like the summer is whizzing by. As you probably know, WWV will celebrate it’s 100th anniversary this fall, […]

HamCon Colorado 2020

Plans for the ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention 2020 have started.  Next year the event will be in Keystone, CO at the Keystone Convention Center, August 6-9, 2020.  To keep up on the details as planning continues, visit the HamCon Colorado 2020 website. 73

Museum Ships Event starts Friday the 31st

Don’t forget that the Museum Ships Weekend Event starts this Friday, May 31st @ 1700 MST.  The event then runs thru Sunday the 2nd, ending at 1659 MST.  With 114 ships now scheduled to participate, there should be some good activity on the bands.  They are also working PSK31.  This will be a good warm […]

Museum Ships Weekend – HF Event

Mark your calendars for the weekend of June 1st and 2nd for Museum Ships Weekend, sponsored by the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station NJ2BB. 87 ships are scheduled to participate at the time of this posting.  Certificates are available for anyone contacting 15 or more ships.  Please see their website for ship names, ship […]

Monthly EmComm Meeting on Summer Break

Please note that the monthly EmComm meeting that occurs the 4th Saturday of every month is now on summer break.  The next scheduled meeting will be Saturday, September 28th, 2019. Enjoy the summer and hope to see many of you there when we resume. 73, John, WJ0NF

EmComm Training Starts in January

It doesn’t matter what EmComm organization you belong to or if you are just starting your interest in Emergency Communications.  Please join us the fourth Saturday of every month, starting January 26th 2019.  Our goal is to tap into the collective knowledge of the ham community to leverage our knowledge base and improve our skills […]

Building a Single Band Transceiver

At the December club meeting, Steve (K0GUZ) produced a short presentation on being an ELMER and working with others to advance the hobby.  He has started on a new project to build a single band transceiver from a QRP-Labs kit.  He is looking for others, Hams or those just interested in the hobby, to build […]