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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 […]


RMHAM-U Standing Room Only!

02/28/2015

Rocky Mountain Ham’s Mike Lozano and Jeff Ryan put on a successful MotoTRBO systems class today for basic MotoTRBO systems and the RMHAM network.  We had 53 attendees learning the intricacies and the ins-and-outs of the network and how to properly program and use your DMR capable handhelds. Don’t forget to get your seat at […]


New Mexico TechFest

01/05/2015

Despite 6-12 inches of unexpected snow and ice around Albuquerque and much of the Land of Enchantment the night before, the 2015 New Mexico TechFest, an ARRL-sanctioned operating specialty event hosted by Rocky Mountain Ham Radio – New Mexico, was a huge success.  60 hams from across New Mexico gathered on Saturday, February 28 for […]


KE0CRD, Colton Ragsdale

01/03/2015

Saturday, RMHAM tested one of it’s members.  Colton Ragsdale, 5 years old, passed the test missing only three questions!  He had the test read to him by RMHAM Members, Dean Mertz, K0MKT, Ken Zylla, KD0MGQ and George Bartling, WA9TCD. His proud parents Zeke Ragsdale K0XK and Debra Ragsdale K0KAI are also members.  Congratulations, Colton!   […]


RMHAM Starts TRBO On-Air Net

11/07/2014

If you’re new to MotoTRBO or just wanting to learn more about how it all works, you’ll be sure to mark your calendar for the First and Third Saturday of every month.  Come to Rocky Mountain Wide and participate in the new MotoTRBO tech net. We’ll have system designers and tech geeks there to answer […]


RMHAM Front Range Microwave

10/16/2014

During the 2014 year, Rocky Mountain Ham Radio personnel have spent significant amounts of time building and extending microwave radios to various locations along the front range to extend the reach of it’s radio systems.  Our goal was to create a cooperative microwave network to carry IP traffic to repeater site locations while remaining technology […]


Bikes & Brews Ride Canon City

09/23/2014

Saturday September 20, 2014 Rocky Mountain Ham Radio assisted Colorado ARES Region 5 District 1 in supporting the Bikes & Brews event in Canon City.  Colorado ARES R5D1 was managing communications and logistics for the event from the RMHAM Trailer in downtown Canon City.  The Event had nearly 300 bicycle riders in attendance.  It lasted […]


RMHAM Adds New Salida Machine and Update Colorado Connection

09/14/2014

9/14/2014 The Rocky Mountain Ham Radio team (K7PFJ, K0GUR, K0JSC and W0VG) went to Methodist Mountain in Salida, Colorado to install a new high speed ham band internet microwave link to Fremont Peak at the Royal Gorge (With the help of Matt, W1ATE and Thirza W1NDX at Fremont) to interconnect the new MotoTRBO machine and […]