Blog Archives

k0rm

Full House @ RMHam U

12/15/2018

Saturday, December 15th saw a full house in attendance at the RM Ham University class.  Bob Witte, KØNR presented Test and Measurement techniques and equipment for Amateur Radio.  Great attendance drove great participation and Q&A.  Many favorable comments followed and we’ll be sure to keep Mr. Witte on the list of RMHU adjunct professors for […]


Boo! Don’t be scared by Halloween changes.

10/21/2018

On October 31st, there will be some minor changes to the RMHam DMR Network.  On that date, the Devils Head repeater will be re-programmed with a new ‘Local’ talk group and the current ‘Central’ talk group will be dropped.  For those of you maintaining your own Code Plug, the changes are as follows: (1) Repeater […]


Willem Explains NetLab

10/08/2018

(By KØRM) At the BARCFest held on October 7th, the RMHam NetLab was on display and drew many curious attendees.   I captured an impromptu briefing when I aimed my camera at our own network guru Willem Schreuder and said “what’s going on here?”   Thanks to him for a great two-minute explanation and demonstration. Click HERE […]


RMHam U – Antennas, feedlines, SWR

12/16/2017

About 25 hams attended Chris Hamilton’s (AE5IT) RMHam U class on Antennas, Feedlines and SWR (subtitled:  Every Antenna is a Multiband Antenna).   The Chris explained why even mismatched antennas can be effective radiators as long as your are using a feed line with low loss.  The class also had a practical demonstration of wave  propagation.  […]


Maker Faire Success

11/04/2017

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio attended Maker Faire Denver on October 14th and 15th 2017 at the Denver Merchandise Mart.  The Comm Trailer was set up in an area that had great traffic and many visitors during the event.  Willem reported that the crystal receiver was a bit hit with attendees and there were ongoing discussions about […]


RMHam U – Microwave Transmission

12/17/2016

Sub-zero temperatures and upwards of 12-14″ of snow in some areas of the Denver Metro area didn’t stop the December edition of Rocky Mountain Ham University. Instructors Doug Sharp, K2AD and John Maxwell, W0VG conducted a lab in which 16 students set up, configured and put point-to-point microwave radio links in service.   Attendees learned […]