RMHAM University 2019-2020

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The classes are free but please RSVP so that we can plan accordingly.
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Date Instructor Title Description
Oct 19, 2019 Mike K0NGA DMR for Amateur Radio This session will cover the three major DMR networks the presenter has experience with (RHMAM, DMR-MARC, Brandmeister) and how operations differ for each, as well as hotspot concepts and basic configuration for the two most common versions (SharkRF Openspot and Pi-Star-based).

No basic concepts or programming will be covered in this session. To review basic concepts and programming before the session, please view one or both of the following videos:
DMR Programming for Amateur Radio
DMR Basics

Nov 16, 2019 Doug N6UA Amateur Satellite Operations The talk will focus on the fundamentals of satellites, terminology and physics. Another section will focus on the land-based operational side or “how to”. Finally, I’ll cover some of my new found excitement of operating as a “rover” through a travelog.
Dec 21, 2019 Rob AD0IU Radio Amateur’s Guide to Space Weather What is space weather? Why do I care? Why do pigeons care? Will there ever be another sunspot? What is Ap, Kp F10.7 and X1? Find out the answers to these and other questions from amateur radio operator and space scientist Rob Steenburgh AD0IU
Jan 25, 2020 Doug K2AD and Chris AE5IT How Feedlines and Antennas Work This talk covers how RF energy travels from the transmitter along the feed line to the antenna, reflections, SWR and radiation, as well as how the antenna radiates, dipoles, long wires and colinears.
Feb 15, 2020 Various Nerdfest A variety of half hour talks on nerdy topics by participants.
Mar 21, 2020 John W0VG RF Coverage Planning How to plan VHF, UHF and microwave coverage. Predicting the coverage of your permanent or portable repeater. Planning an event, understanding the scope of the event, ensuring adequate coverage for the event with fixed and portable repeaters, terrain and coverage modeling tools, including point-to-point microwave for IP.
Apr 18, 2020 Willem AC0KQ and Dave WA1JHK Mountain Top Raspberry Pi Applications Things to do with a Raspberry Pi at a remote repeater site, using the Pi as a remote receiver and transmitter, site monitoring, control and much more. Also considerations such as high RF environments, power and shielding.

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Classes are on Saturday morning
from 08:30 until about noon at:
Cherry Creek Schools
4700 South Yosemite
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
We meet for breakfast
before class at 07:00 at:
New York Deli News
7105 E Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80224