DAYTON HAMVENTION® 2016 CLUB OF THE YEAR

05/28/2016
Frank Beafore, WS8B and Chris Hamilton, KDØZYF Photo Courtesy Joe KØNEB

Frank Beafore, WS8B and Chris Hamilton, KDØZYF
Photo Courtesy Joe KØNEB

To the Members of Rocky Mountain Ham Radio

“Congratulations on your winning the Hamvention® Club of the Year Award for 2016. You were chosen from a prestigious group of clubs from across the U.S. The judging team reviewed the nomination and your web site and came away completely impressed with your accomplishments. We especially focused in on your public service efforts and especially your attention to the younger folks. I am looking forward to meeting your representatives at Hamvention 2016.” Warmest Regards,  Frank Beafore, WS8B Chairperson, Hamvention Awards

“Congratulations on your club being nominated as Club of the Year for the 2016 Dayton Hamvention.” Jim Tiderman, N8IDS, General Chairman, 2015 – 2016 Dayton Hamvention.

Read more at the Dayton Hamvention Awards Page


Colorado Wide Changes Names to Rocky Mountain Wide

03/24/2016

As of May 1, 2016, Colorado Wide will officially be changing names to Rocky Mountain Wide.  This talkgroup is now carried in 4 states on 25 repeaters.  We believe that the name change more adequately describes the coverage area of this talkgroup.  The talkgroup ID will remain 700.

The codeplugs are being revised for all radios as we speak and the website information has already been changed to reflect the change.

There is no reason we cannot start using the name “Rocky Mountain Wide” now, so let’s all try to do it!

Looking forward to hearing all of you on Rocky Mountain Wide.


2016 New Mexico TechFest

03/01/2016

RMHAM_logo_smallThe second annual New Mexico TechFest, an ARRL-sanctioned operating specialty event hosted by Rocky Mountain Ham Radio on February 27, 2016, was a huge success! 77 hams from across New Mexico gathered at this annual technically-focused conference designed to facilitate education, demonstrations, and collaboration about relevant and emerging technical topics, techniques, and applications within amateur radio.

In addition to the top-notch technical presentations that were given, attendees were treated to snacks and refreshments as well as numerous prizes that were drawn throughout the event. Tables with AC power were provided for attendees to set up and conduct informal ham-related technology and home-brew project demonstrations and posterboard presentations throughout the day.

For more details, please visit the New Mexico TechFest event page.

 


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Amazon Smile!

02/22/2016

smileimagesHi everyone,  this is just a note to let you know that Amazon really does give back!  This is the last quarter disbursement from Amazon Smile Foundation for Rocky Mountain Ham Radio.  We’re going to put it to good use, but we could always use more.  Read the following email from Amazon Smile and follow the link for smile.amazon.com!

Dear Charity Administrator,

This email is to notify you that Rocky Mountain Ham Radio Inc has been issued a $54.76 donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity between October 1 and December 31, 2015. The donation was deposited to your organization’s bank account on or before February 15, 2016. It may take several days for the donation to appear in the account.

You can increase your organization’s donation potential by spreading the word about AmazonSmile. Sign in to http://org.amazon.com and click on Marketing Tools to access customized online tools to let your supporters know that their AmazonSmile shopping can support Rocky Mountain Ham Radio Inc. Here are several tactics that have been successful for participating organizations.

Share this link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-2928518 and ask your donors, volunteers, employees, and friends to bookmark this link so all their eligible shopping will benefit Rocky Mountain Ham Radio Inc.
Send an email: In your next email newsletter to supporters, promote your AmazonSmile participation and include the link above.
Copy and paste this message in a Facebook post: When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Rocky Mountain Ham Radio Inc. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/45-2928518 and support us every time you shop.
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If you have any questions, please sign in to http://org.amazon.com and click on the Help tab to see our FAQ topics.

Thank you for your participation in the AmazonSmile program!


The Swapfest is Nearly Here!

01/18/2016

The Swapfest is an annual event this year it is co-sponsored by the Aurora Repeater Association, The Cherry Creek Young Amateur Radio Club and Rocky Mountain Ham Radio.  It is held at the Adams County Fairgrounds. The event will be held February 7, 2016 Doors open to the public at 9 AM and admission is $5. For more information you can contact Wayne N0POH at 303-699-6335 or by using our contact form. Once again tables will be $10 in advance and $15 the day of The Swapfest 2016 Swapfest Flyer to reserve your table now.

Directions to the Adams County Fairgrounds: 9755 Henderson Road Take I-25 to I-76 to US 85 to East 124th Road turn West and it becomes Henderson Road after you pass Brighton Road  US 85 may also be accessed from the E-470 toll road, East 124th Avenue is the first light south of E-470 off of US 85.


RM Ham University 2016

01/05/2016

RM Ham is offering two ½ day classes from 8 AM until noon culminating in a pizza lunch! The classes are Feb 27th, 2016 – Basic Networking and April 2nd, 2016 – Ham Data Transmission. The class fee is $10 per person. These will be held at the ESF Building, 4700 South Yosemite Street, in Greenwood Village. Class size is limited so ENROLL today!


RMHR-NM University

12/05/2015

RMHR-NMSaturday Morning, December 5, 2015 Rocky Mountain Ham Radio New Mexico and Colorado came together for a day of IP learning at Rocky Mountain Ham University.  It was everything from basic routers and IP addressing to building a network connected to the Rocky Mountain Ham microwave system.  10 RMHR – New Mexico members came together to build a large lab network on the conference table at Mark Menicucci’s office in Albuquerque, NM.

It was a great learning opportunity to get some folks into the IP world as well as teach some seasoned folks some good tricks.  It was an excellent opportunity and everyone, incuding the instructors learned something!

 


HamCon Colorado 2016

11/14/2015

HamCon-2016Attention Hams of Colorado…Registration is Open!  The ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention is being held in Keystone Conference Center, Keystone, Colorado on May 13-15, 2016.

There will be hundreds of hours of forums and learning opportunities for you.  Registration is open on the HamCon Colorado website at http://www.hamconcolorado.org.

The HamCon Colorado team is putting together a wonderful event, bigger and better than ever before.  Historically this event was held in Estes Park, Co but we had outgrown that facility’s ability to hold our convention.

The new venue at the Keystone Conference Center is so much bigger and better than ever before that you’ll really be sad if you miss this event.

Make sure you register now for your convention ticket and the host hotel.  This is a world class venue with world class learning opportunities of all kinds.