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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 member’s, Zeke Ragsdale’s son.  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.  Congratulations, Colton!   Video here: https://youtu.be/N4gPCln68FU


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 […]


Boulder Mountainbike Alliance Uses 449.225

09/12/2014

Hey Rocky Mountain Hams, On behalf of the Boulder Mountainbike Alliance and the team of hams who provided communications for this year’s “Caribou Classic / Sufferfest” event, I’d like to thank you for graciously allowing us to use your  repeater for the event on Saturday.  While we didn’t completely devour the repeater throughout the day […]


Rocky Mtn Ham Radio Rebuild Colorado Connection COS

09/01/2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014 three different groups came together to complete the Cheyenne Mountain, Colorado Springs installation. The Colorado Connection, Colorado Repeater Association and Rocky Mountain Ham Radio installed a spur of new microwave, digital linking and new GE MASTR III repeaters. This day was the culmination of years of design an implementation to attempt […]


RMHAM Installs MotoTRBO on Sandia Crest, NM!

08/25/2014

Albuquerque, NM has a MotoTRBO repeater!  The RMHAM install team made an ascent to the top of 10,600′ Sandia Crest to install and connect the Motorola MTR3000 repeater to Rocky Mountain Wide and South talkgroups.  From left to right: Scott Webb N5SQR, Brian Mileshosky N5ZGT, Tom Ellis K5TEE, Chris Aas NB5T, Pat Mileshosky W5RMY, Isaac […]