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Thorodin Wind Damage

02/08/2018

As of about 2PM on Feb 7, 2018, the Thorodin DMR went off-air as well as 449.225 analog and the Colorado Connection Denver transmitter.  The main antenna for UHF transmitter combiner broke it’s mounts at the roofline and ripped out it’s feedlines.  The system is temporarily repaired and back online as of Feb 9, 2018.  […]


Support RMHAM this Holiday Season!

11/06/2017

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio has found a great opportunity for you to have a portion of your purchases through http://smile.amazon.com donated to Rocky Mountain Ham Radio.  This costs you nothing, and RMHAM receives a portion of your purchase! Click Here to sign up and support RM HAM or just visit Amazon Smile and choose Rocky […]


Exhibiting at MakerFaire

10/05/2017

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio will be exhibiting its communications trailer at the Maker Faire Denver on October 14th and 15th 2017 at the Denver Merchandise Mart. 451 E 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216.  We will be there from 10AM Saturday to 5pm Sunday.  This is a great event with many crossovers to amateur radio.  Come […]


Three Sites, One Day. Again!

10/01/2017

A crack team of 15 RMHAM team members pulled off another 3 site day interconnecting the RMHAM network to Leadville and Vail.  This push gets DMR into these areas that have not been covered with DMR until now.  We now cover I-70 nearly contiguously from Genoa through Avon.  We installed two microwave hops from our […]


RMHAM Supports Tour De Ladies

07/14/2017

July 8, 2017, Parker, CO.  Rocky Mountain Ham Radio and Douglas/Elbert County ARES with the assistance of member Mark Atkinson, W0ATK made the Rocky Mountain Ham Radio Communications Trailer and cache radios available for the use of the Tour De Ladies. Tour de Ladies is a fully supported, non-competitive, women-only cycling event through the rolling hills […]


March RMHAM-U Impedance, Reflections and Transformation

03/18/2017

March 18, 2017, Chris Hamilton AE5IT did a very hands on presentation on Impedance, Reflections and Transformation relating to antennas and feedlines.  It was a very good description of how antennas, feedlines and SWR is related.  It was a great demonstration with lots of real-world demonstrations on how antennas and feedline matching relates to power […]


George Bartling, WA9TCD SK

02/08/2017

It is with deep sadness that we must announce that another key has gone silent. Our very own George Bartling WA9TCD died suddenly this week leaving many of us in shock and wondering why.  Those of us that had the pleasure of knowing George, know that he gave of himself selflessly. Need him to cover […]


2016 BARCfest

10/02/2016

Boulder Amateur Radio Club’s annual hamfest at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont was a great event and lots of deals were found.  Rocky Mountain Ham Radio cleared out a few estates worth of equipment and a few pieces of equipment.  We all had a good time and had a few first-timers show up to […]


RMHAM-U Announced for 2016-2017

09/08/2016

Click on RMHAM University above for more information and course syllabus.  Our fall/winter class curriculum has been posted and we’ve got another great year of learning for you.  Our classes are limited in number, so make sure you sign up early.  Pizza lunch will be provided for your registration fee.  


RMHAM Does NPOTA Right!

08/15/2016

A few members from RMHAM activated the Great Sand Dunes National Park (NP25) from August 11-13th.  The ARRL National Parks on the Air year long event has been a huge success in getting hams out to the parks and showing off their portable operating skills while teaching the public about amateur radio. Neal Tew – […]