We are a ham radio group that prides itself in finding new ways to advance the art and science of amateur radio across the States of Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. We have technically skilled people in the business with several hundred years of combined knowledge on almost any topic you might encounter.
We enjoy many different and varied ham radio activities:
- Contesting: We’re avid VHF contesters but have many HF contesters and non-contesters on our rolls
- Teaching: Our team members are experts in their fields. We use our knowledge to train all levels of hams. See Rocky Mountain Ham University above.
- Field Day Outings with multiple stations in remote areas. This is a great opportunity for social activities and teambuilding.
- Construction: Building new repeater facilities and microwave systems in Colorado and New Mexico
- Repeaters: We are constantly adding new repeaters to our Colorado/New Mexico/Wyoming DMR system and developing our analog offerings
- Microwave Linking: We have designed and implemented a ‘co-op’ IP-based microwave network for linking and other applications that currently spans southern Wyoming all the way down to central New Mexico (with plans to expand further south to El Paso, Texas). See Amateur Microwave Network in the menu above.
- Special projects: Building out the RMHAM repeater network in Colorado and New Mexico
- Emergency Kits: Development, Construction and Testing of Emergency Deployment Kits, WiFi, Microwave, IP phones, Radio caches, Interoperable equipment caches
We always need new skills to add to our professional toolbox, so if you have interest, we would love to have you come out to some of our events and join in.
We are not really the traditional “ham club” per se, we are a group of like-minded individuals that provide assistance where assistance is needed and requested.
Rocky Mountain Ham has worked on many projects in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming including:
- Numerous public service events, Colorado Coal Century (Triple C Bikeride), Dirty 30 Trail Run, Double Dirty 30, Bikes and Brews (Cañon City), NDMS, BikeMS, Many Colorado ARES/AuxComm events and deployments such as Rally Colorado since 2016.
- Construction of new IRLP repeater for Boulder ARC’s 146.61 and interface with node
- Rebuild of 145.19 repeater at Pajarito Ski Area in New Mexico
- Complete rebuild of Colorado Connection at Durango, Cheyenne Mountain, Salida, Breckenridge, Leadville, Vail, Denver/Front Range, Akron, Glenwood Springs, Grand Mesa, replacing repeaters, adding new digital linking to the Eagle hub on our microwave backbone and increasing the quality and reliability of their network. On our list for the future: New Repeaters in Steamboat and Kremmling and adding a brand new repeater in Burlington!
- Rebuild of CRA at Cheyenne Mountain and addition of digital linking. Digital linking for CRA Eldorado Mtn. Build of CRA, RMHAM and Fun Machine at Westcreek.
- Construction of new IRLP/Echolink radio system for Estes Valley Amateur Radio Club
- Installation and addition of many DMR link systems in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming (an always ongoing project with us)
- Construction of microwave systems from Cheyenne, Wyoming along the Rockies down to El Paso, Texas
- Construction and operation of the RMHAM Communications Trailers and several other specialized communications “QRV” Quick Response Vehicles based in Colorado and New Mexico.
- Construction of Salt Lake City’s Veterans Administration Mobile Communications Center
- Rebuild of the State of Colorado alternate EOC at Camp George West.
If you would like more information about RMHAM read the titles below “Club Business” above, feel free to look around and see what we have to offer. We always are looking for new folks that are willing to step up and help us in our tasks!