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FCC Grants Waiver for MotoTRBO

03/26/2013

March 22nd, 2013, the FCC granted a petition from the ARRL to allow one-slot TDMA on the ham bands, WT Docket No. 12-283.  This allows operation of all of the competing DMR radios to be used on the ham bands until such a time that the FCC gets it’s rulemaking done to allow amateur radio […]


NCARC Hamfest

01/19/2013

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio attended the Northern Colorado Amateur Radio Club’s hamfest at the Ranch (Larimer County Fairgrounds) on January 19th.  The hamfest was well attended and many hams toured the Rocky Mountain Ham Radio Commtrailer.   In addition to the trailer, RMHAM had a static MotoTRBO display at the event demoing linking and Digital Mobile […]


10th In The US Multioperator!

11/13/2012

Well, the results are in.  Rocky Mountain Ham Radio came in 10th in the nation, multioperator for the 2012 June VHF QSO Party.  Not too bad for a bunch of folks west of the Mississippi.    As you know, it’s a numbers thing.  Being out here in the west, the population density is not such that […]


Operation Vortex

10/16/2012

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio was invited to provide communications for Operation Vortex on October 11, 2012. This was a large, metro-wide exercise that simulated destruction by tornados in various locations across the area. Several first-responder agencies from jurisdictions around the metro area took part in the exercise, Denver International Airport and several ARES districts. In […]


PPRAA Megafest 2012

07/14/2012

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio took their show on the road on Saturday July 14, 2012.  We rolled into Lewis Palmer High School in Monument Colorado at 6:15AM and were greeted by many smiling faces from the Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association including Dan Scott, W0RO.  A fine turnout was had for the swapfest and many […]


Supporting the Waldo Canyon Fire

06/30/2012

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio was requested to assist D14, Pikes Peak ARES with the effort to support The Colorado Springs EOC, The Red Cross and The Salvation Army in disaster and shelter traffic.  The event is a multi operational period event where 350 houses were destroyed and two people were killed by a forest fire […]


NDMS 2012 DIA

05/16/2012

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio and several ARES districts participated in the NDMS 2012 Mountain Move exercise at DIA and many local area hospitals on May 16 2012.  Several of our members were stationed in the Communications Trailer at DIA’s Signature Flight Support Center near the main terminal at DIA.  We also had many members spread […]


Cherry Creek Public Schools ARISS Contact

10/30/2011

ARISS Contact with Cherry Creek School District 10/30/2011 Students in the gifted and talented program, “Inside Out” from Cherry Creek School District in Centennial, Colorado participated in an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact on Thursday, October 27 via telebridge station IK1SLD in Italy. On-orbit Astronaut Mike Fossum, KF5AQG fielded eleven questions […]


RMHAM 4th In US MultiOperator!

08/17/2011

2011, June VHF Contest, the RMHAM Team operating under the W0KVA Callsign came in 4th in the US Multioperator category and had a great time doing it.  The text of the QST article is available here. A big congratulations are in order for such a great showing.  This year was truly a tremendous propagation year […]


2011 Rocky Mountain Division ARRL Convention

08/09/2011

August 5-7, 2011 Rocky Mountain Ham Radio attended the ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention in Taos, NM.  Nearly 650 attendees were offered many forum tracks, great banquets and W1AW/5 operated from the Rocky Mountain Ham Radio Comm Trailer.  The coordinator for the station, Chris Aas, NB5T was glad to have our assistance for a very busy […]