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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 […]


Amazon Smile!

02/22/2016

Hi 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 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 […]


RMHR-NM University

12/05/2015

Saturday 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 […]


HamCon Colorado 2016

11/14/2015

Attention 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 […]


Akron Site Online

11/01/2015

As of October 30, 2015, a lot of very dedicated folks went out to Akron, CO to install the new Rocky Mountain Wide/Northern repeater on the network.  It’s footprint is pretty large due to the fact that there’s nothing around there.  It fills in a big hole East of Roggen out I-76 toward Nebraska.  If […]


RMHAM Adds 1st VHF DMR-MARC Machine

09/29/2015

On Friday 9/25/15 John Maxwell, W0VG and Mike Piller, N9GDM installed and optimized the new VHF 147.255 DMR-MARC machine on Conifer Mountain Serving the greater Denver Metro area.  This will work very well for folks in Evergreen, Conifer, Bailey, Aspen Park in the foothills as well as most of the Front Range from Fort Collins […]


New Breckenridge Repeater!

09/18/2015

Little did you know, Rocky Mountain Ham Radio had a UHF Repeater in the Breckenridge/Summit County area.  This repeater was seldom used and was an island unto itself.  As of September 12, 2015, the crack RMHR team added a new MotoTRBO linked repeater to the statewide system.  It is carrying talkgroups 700 and 720 (Rocky […]


RMHAM Supports DRC Swapfest

08/17/2015

        Rocky Mountain Ham came out in force to support the 2015 Denver Radio Club Swapfest with our trailer.  We had 26 people turn out to support, shake hands and greet attendees.  The RMHAM board took this opportunity to hold it’s annual meeting and take care of club business.  Rocky Mountain Ham […]


Did you ever wonder?

05/22/2015

If you ever wondered what it looked like at our mountain tops, you’ll love this pic. We build for the worst possible winter days. This was springtime in the Rockies at its best! We use heavy materials, commercial quality antennas and good care when installing.  Things still get damaged, but it’s a chance to try […]