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Rocky Mountain VHF+ Activities
Monday 7 PM local Colorado Front Range ARES SSB Net 144.220 MHz USB
Monday 8 PM local Rocky Mountain VHF+ Net 144.220 MHz USB
Tuesday 8 PM local 1.35 M Activity Night 222.1 MHz USB
Wednesday 8 PM local 70 cm Activity Night 432.1 MHz USB
Thursday 8 PM local 23 cm Activity Night 1296.1 MHz USB
Friday 8 PM local 33 cm Activity Night 902.1 MHz USB
Saturday 8 PM local 13 cm Activity Night 2304.1 MHz USB
Sunday 8 PM local 3 cm Activity Night 10,368.1 MHz USB

Beam Spinners VHF USB Activity Monday Thru Saturday 144.200 http://beamspinners.azurewebsites.net

Check out the latest From the Wyoming Swap Shop! http://www.n0ara.org/wss.htm

More Local and regional events may be found at CQ Colorado http://cqcolorado.org/

Wanted – Hams willing to help other hams with tower work – either gratis or for compensation. We’d like to form a referral list of those who are willing to help those who are in need! Contact Wayne N0POH 303-699-6335 or email :info@n0ara.org

Area Ham Fest and Event Information

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio University

02/18/2018
Adams County Fairgrounds in Brighton At 9 AM
Admission: $5.00

Contact: Home Brew and Kit-building Expo Coordinator Chris AE5IT n conjunction with the The Swapfest at the Adams County Fairgrounds. Go to http://www.rmham.org/

THE SWAPFEST

02/18/2018
Adams County Fairgrounds in Brighton At 9 AM
Table Cost: $10.00 Admission: $5.00

Contact: For more information contact: Wayne Heinen N0POH at 303-699-6335 (metro) or email to info@n0ara.org
Mail reservations to Aurora Repeater Association, P.O. Box 471802, Aurora, CO 80047-1802
Download the 2018 Swapfest Flyer .In pdf format to reserve your table now

Severe Storm Spotter Certification Class

03/08/2018
Arapahoe County Fairgrounds
25690 E. Quincy Ave.
Aurora, CO 80016 Doors open at 5:30 PM
Contact: For more information contact: training@arapahoeares.org
Download the Flyer
http://n0ara.org/2018_Spotter_Class.pdf

All Levels VE Exam Session 9 AM

03/10/2018
CCYARC & RMHR at the Instructional Support Facility 5416 S Riviera Way (North East Corner of S. Riviera Way and S Picadilly St) Centennial, CO 80015
Contact: VE Test contact Bob Sterner KB0BS 720-635-7930 ccyarc@gmail.com If you will be attending this session please pre-register at https://hamstudy.org/sessions/

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio University

03/17/2018
Cherry Creek Public Schools
Educational Support Facility
4700 South Yosemite Street
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Contact: RF Applications for the Raspberry Pi (Willem AC0KQ) Class starts at 08:00 to Register Go to http://www.rmham.org/

Severe Storm Spotter Certification Class

03/26/2018
Bennett Community Center
1100 W. Colfax Avenue
Bennett CO, 80102. Doors open at 5:30 PM
Contact: For more information contact: training@arapahoeares.org
Download the Flyer
http://n0ara.org/2018_Spotter_Class.pdf

Longmont Amateur Radio Club

04/07/2018
Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont 9AM – 3PM
Table Cost: $15.00 Admission: $3.00

Contact: Contact: Jerrylarcradio@w0eno.orgFor more information Go to http://w0eno.org/larcfest

All Levels VE Exam Session 9 AM

04/14/2018
CCYARC & RMHR at the Instructional Support Facility 5416 S Riviera Way (North East Corner of S. Riviera Way and S Picadilly St) Centennial, CO 80015
Contact: VE Test contact Bob Sterner KB0BS 720-635-7930 ccyarc@gmail.com If you will be attending this session please pre-register at https://hamstudy.org/sessions/

Rocky Mountain Ham Radio University

04/21/2018
Cherry Creek Public Schools
Educational Support Facility
4700 South Yosemite Street
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Contact: Locating Interference (John W0VG) Class starts at 08:00 Sharp to Register Go to http://www.rmham.org/

Buy/Sell/Trade

  • For Sale: – Two HV Plate Transformers, Chicago Standard TR 1621, 5.4KV ea. If purchasing both, will throw in a choke. $200 Pickup Only

Tom  – W2CO (file date 02/04/2018)

Phone: 303-651-0367 (Metro)

E-Mail: w2co@comcast.net


  • For Sale: – Yaesu FRG-7 receiver. Very, very nice with ORIGINAL manual. These are SOUGHT AFTER by many. Fully (and PROPERLY) realigned, works splendidly, and is “pretty”. $165 obo
  • For Sale: – My 1964 built “HBR-11” receiver [“Home Built Receiver 11 tubes”]. With coilsets for 80, 40, 20 meters in ORIGINAL Allied Radio box that the parts came in! Full manuals, schematics, specs, data & documentation. (there’s even an HBR website!) These receivers are STILL being built and are based on the QST articles by Ted Crosby (W6TC sk). Works well and has astounding sensitivity (.04 uv for readable CW on 75m). This is the one you want for REAL vintage radio. $145 obo
  • For Sale: – Knight Kit KG-220 30-50 mHz tunable FM monitor receiver [RARE]. This WILL receive the 29.6– mHz (10 meter) FM repeaters. Good tubes, realigned, clean, with manual $65
  • Wanted: – Drake AC-3 or AC-4 power supply (beauty is not a requirement, but function iS!) Need it for a Drake TR-3
  • For Sale: – Heathkit PS-23 Power Supply. Powers nearly ALL Heathkit HF gear (and the Collins KWM-2). Works fine, with all voltages as “advertised” $85
  • For Sale: – Antenna-switching relay in chassis-box w/SO-239 fittings
  • For Sale: – Dow-Key antenna-switching relay
  • For Sale: – Radio Shack 12-254 [small] Wx Radio with auto-alert (NIB)
  • For Sale: – ICOM TH-25AT 2m HT w/antenna
  • For Sale: – Drake TR-3 – all there, except tubes (case is fine)
  • For Sale: – Sencore SM-152 Sweep/Marker Generator w/book
  • For Sale: – EICO 369 – Sweep/Marker Generator with ALL cables and original book – nice/very little use

Tom “T. Carl” Dailey – W0EAJ (file date 01/24/2018)

Phone: 720-839-8014 (Metro)

E-Mail: radio@daileyservices.com


  • For Sale: – Hy-Gain AV-18HT – From an estate and Reasonably Priced
  • For Sale: – Ten-Tec Omni-VII – From an estate and Reasonably Priced

David Coombs – K0EUS (file date 01/24/2018)

Phone: 970-417-5802 (Delta CO)

E-Mail: dcoombs303@yahoo.com


  • Free: – 2 – UHF MVP mobiles (aprox 35 watts) -one cystalled for 441.000 and the other 446.775 – again previous use in data packet nodes.
  • For Sale: – Harris UHF mobile duplexor. Previously used for UHF packet and tuned to 441.000 and 446.775 to run to nodes on single antenna. Can be re-tuned for use on a repeater or ? Asking $100

Rex Ishmael – WD0AJG (file date 01/21/2018)

Phone: 405-269-2578 (Monument)

E-Mail: wd0ajg@gmail.com


  • For Sale: – Tristao Sky Needle telescoping steel tubular “tower” Complete with ground mounting structure, tile-over fixture, rotor, control box, cabling – everything but not motorized. It is disassembled and on the ground south of Carter Lake west of Berthoud, Co. Too much of a lightning rod to erect at our location.
  • Lost everything in High Park Fire

Dave  – W0LEV (file date 01/06/2018)

Phone: (970) 367-5222 (Ft Collins)

E-Mail: mailto:DaveArea51A@gmail.com


  • For Sale: – Hy-Gain AV-18 Hy-Tower HF all band vertical with MK-160A 160m add on allows automatic switching from 80 to 160 meters. The trap disconnects the 160 meter wire from the Hy-Tower antenna when operating on 80-10 meters and allows the wire and tower to act as a quarter wave inverted-L on 160 meters.. Really new – never unpacked and still in the shipping crate. Too much project for me. $850
  • For Sale: – Ameritron RCS-4 4 position ant switch 1-30Mhz. New never out of the box. List $159. $125.
  • For Sale: – 90ft Andrew #84147 LDF5-50A 7/8in heliax with 5ft 1/2in LDF4-50A heliax pigtail, N connectors $125
  • For Sale: – 50ft 7/8in hardline, N connectors $60.
  • For Sale: – 70ft Andrew #84147 LDF5-50A 7/8in heliax, NO connectors $70
  • For Sale: – 40ft 7/8in hardline, N connectors $50.
  • For Sale: – 85ft Andrew #84147 LDF4-50A 1/2in heliax, NO connectors $75
  • For Sale: – 80ft Times Microwave #68999 (LMR400) 1/2in hardline, PL259 connectors $80
  • For Sale: – 70ft Wireman 4-4XL, (LMR400) 1/2in hardline, N connectors $70
  • For Sale: – 45ft Andrew #84147 LDF4-50A 1/2in heliax, N connectors $45
  • For Sale: – 40ft Wireman 4-4XL (LMR400) 1/2in hardline, N connectors $40
  • For Sale: – 35ft Andrew #84147 LDF4-50A 1/2in heliax, N connectors $35

Larry Lewis – K0RI (file date 01/04/2018)

Phone: 719-495-4899 No calls after 6PM please (Colorado Springs Black Forest)

E-Mail: k0ri@earthlink.net


  • For Sale: – AEA AT-300 Antenna Tuner, Power range 300 or 30 watts continuous 3.5MHz to 30MHz Power and SWR meter Forward and Reflected power meter With manual. AT-300 is very similar to the MFJ-949E $185.00

Ira Kalfus – K4WOU (file date 12/28/2017)

Phone: 303-353-2333 (Metro)

E-Mail: irak4wou@gmail.com


  • For Sale: – 3 – Dentron MLA 2500, 160 thru 10 meter amplifier. +2.5 kW PEP. $400 ea
  • For Sale: – Collins KWM-2A Transceiver with PM-2 Power Supply, excellent condition $950 and I ship.
  • Last chance folks then it goes on EBay. – If you are in Colorado we can meet half way to save shipping cost.

Jim Best – WU7G (file date 12/11/2017)

Phone: H:307-514-2820 / C:307-630-0922 (Cheyenne)

E-Mail: wu7g@bresnan.net


  • For Sale: – Dentron MT3000A antenna tuner $250
  • For Sale: – E.F. Johnson KW matchbox with meter and pickup $250

Keith Ericson – K0KE (file date 10/24/2017)

Phone: 303-506-7575 (Metro)

E-Mail: k.r.ericson@att.net


  • Wanted: – HD-73 Rotor with or withour control box
  • For Sale: – UHF broad band (400 – 1400 MHz) preamps. The gain runs on the order of 25 dB with a 1.2 dB noise figure. $74.95

Dave  – W6OAL (file date 10/20/2017)

Phone: 303-648-1255 (Metro)

E-Mail: W6OAL@aol.com


  • For Sale: – Palstar CW50A keyer (paid $180) new in box. $100
  • For Sale: – Bencher BY-1 CW paddle. $50

Charles Williams – AC0VQ (file date 10/16/2017)

Phone: 303-304-9010 (Metro)

E-Mail: ichuck@gmail.com


  • For Sale: – Yaesu FT-7100 VHF/UHF Radio asking 250.00 obo, works great and in good condition.

Bob Hatch – W0RSH (file date 09/29/2017)

Phone: 719-635-3647 (Colorado Springs)

E-Mail: bobhatch@hotmail.com


  • For Sale: – ICOM IC-7300 in the box $1100.
  • For Sale: – Yaesu FT-70DR in the box $175
  • For Sale: – Yaesu FT-991(not A) in the box $865

Rich Brackle – N0FAK (file date 09/21/2017)

Phone: 303-564-7424 (Metro)

E-Mail: rbrackle@yahoo.com


  • For Sale: – HyGain TH-7DX. Seven elements on a 24′ boom. Pre-MFJ antenna. This is a large, high performance antenna, approx 75lbs. $175
  • Both antennas are in good physical condition and come with documentation. These antennas cover 10-15-20 meters. They are on the ground, ready for transportation in Guffey, CO

Larry Clark – K0RS (file date 09/12/2017)

Phone: 719-479-2250 or text 719-285-3111 (Guffey)

E-Mail: k0rs@yahoo.com


  • For Sale: – AL811 HF amp, does warc bands rebuilt 11/2016 $450.00
  • For Sale: – AL80A HF amp rebuilt 4/2017 New 3-500 tube $900.00
  • For Sale: – Icom 756 Pro 2 with Icom SM-8 desk Mic $1295.00
  • For Sale: – 2 Signal Link USB with cables. (1 new never used) for icoms $75 each
  • For Sale: – MFJ 40 Amp switching power supply $100.00
  • For Sale: – Astron 30 Amp power supply $125.00
  • Everything works and is not junk, going into assistant living so here a fantastic ham station already for you to use

Rich Miller – KB0QC (file date 08/15/2017)

Phone: 303-956-5791 or Ken 720-982-5724 (Metro)

E-Mail: kb0qc@q.com


  • For Sale: – Heathkit SB-1000 AMP that works great on all bands 10-160 with a new power supply. $2000 obo

Brad Alms – KF7BA (file date 05/15/2017)

Phone: 720-892-0089 (Metro)

E-Mail: Brad@KF7BA.com


  • For Sale: – “OAL Flat Halos” for 2 meter SSB operation, List $125, Usually available at most metro hamfests for $100.

Dave Clingerman – W60AL (file date 04/02/2017)

Phone: 303-648-1255 (Metro)

E-Mail: W6OAL@aol.com


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Wayne N0POH