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Sandia Crest Fixed

Alan N5BGC, Mark KF5DFV and Chris W5CBP made the trek to the mountain today to repair the link from Albuquerque up to the Crest and worked their magic on the link to town.  They found that the microwave antenna had fallen out of it’s mount due to icing and wind.  They replaced the unit with […]

Online RMHAM-U April 18 via Zoom

Mike Lozano, K0NGA and the RMHAM team presented an online RMHAM-University live on Zoom.  We had over 80 participants and there was some fantastic information imparted.  A copy of this video is online and you’re welcome to watch it. RMHAM DMR Repeater Network Overview – Location of repeaters – How the talk groups are mapped […]

Codeplug Standardization Process Underway

Hi All,  Rocky Mountain Ham Radio is undertaking a massive update of the RMHAM Sample Codeplugs.  We will be updating repeaters, contacts and formats to ensure that it’s usable for all users along the network.  Our codeplug team has been meeting to try to come up with a good plan and group channels appropriately and […]

New Mexico Talkgroups/Repeaters Added

We have added a few new talkgroups to the New Mexico systems.  Albuquerque/Sandia and  Pajarito both have local talkgroups that are “local” and keep the traffic on that repeater. We’ve also added a “New Mexico” talkgroup which covers all repeaters in New Mexico.  We’re adding these to Durango and Caviness soon allowing for a talkgroup […]

Dirty 30 2020 Race Cancelled

Hi All, The 2020 Dirty 30 race in Golden Gate Canyon State Park was cancelled today to ensure everyone’s continued safety.  Our team will be back next year and will be ready to go supplying the communications needs for the event. This is a huge event and requires 30+ hams to pull off what we […]

The Swapfest!

The Swapfest was a great event.  500 of your closest friends came out to sell lots of great gear and see many interesting things.  The RMHAM/ARA/CCYARC event was another success and we had a great time putting it on for you.  Looking foward to the 2021 version.   It will be a great event!  

RMHAM Assists JFK High in Foxhunt!

On January 15th, RMHAM members visited JFK High School to teach a group of engineering students some amateur radio fundamentals, and guide them on an ARDF foxhunt. We were able to take about 20 students out in 3 teams to try and find 4 hidden transmitters. For many of these kids, it was their first […]

RMHAM Completes Western Microwave

As of 12/28/2019, Rocky Mountain Ham Radio has completed it’s western microwave through to Grand Junction. The Colorado Connection is currently riding this on their western slope repeaters: Leadville, Vail, Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction.  Mark Skelton, N7CTM, Mike Langhenry, K7AIH and John Maxwell, W0VG braved the snow to finish the final spike in the […]

RMHAM Does Network Class

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio facilitated a Mikrotik network class on December 14, 2019 from 8am to 3pm to a full house of interested folks. Dr. Willem Schreuder, AC0KQ led us through configuring Mikrotik routers, OSPF and troubleshooting while John Maxwell, W0VG led us through building a working microwave radio link to interconnect. We used the […]

Wyoming DMR in the Press

Our neighbors to the north did a nice segment with Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service. There’s a half hour video on Amateur Radio and how hams in Wyoming are helping out. Greg Galka, N7GT did a blurb on DMR. It’s interesting to see what they’re doing. Click here to see the video.