On Sunday, June 18th, Intermountain Repeater Group will be providing communications support for the Mt. Evans Ascent foot race, benefiting Alpine Rescue. This year, the race starts at 6:30 AM. If you’d like to volunteer to help out, please contact our club President, Bob – KEØSJ. This is a fun and rewarding activity, and IRG has been providing this service for many years. Check out some photos from last year’s Ascent.
Here are a few pictures from the 2017 ARA Swapfest.
Mark your calendars for the NCARC Winter Hamfest, coming up on Saturday, January 14th, 2017. Intermountain Repeater Group will have table there, possibly with items for sale. Please stop by and say hello.
2 weeks ago, Intermountain Repeater Group provided communication services for the 2016 Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life bicycle ride, in Highlands Ranch. Here are the hams who worked the event. Thanks to KDØMEX – Tim and his wife, Jennifer; KDØYMG – Jed; KEØSJ – Bob and his wife NØCL – Carmen; KIØFV – Bill; NØCFM – Robert; and WØSBS – Tony.
Coming up on October 2nd, Intermountain Repeater Group will have a table at BARCfest. Please stop by and say hello.
Amateur Radio operators from around Colorado will be climbing many of Colorado’s 14,000-foot mountains and Summits On The Air (SOTA) peaks to set up amateur radio stations in an effort to communicate with other radio amateurs across the state and around the world. Join in on the fun during the 25th annual event and see how many of the mountaintop stations you can contact.
Do you want to work meteor scatter? The next few weeks could be a good time to try it out. From the Denver Post:
Perseid, Delta Aquarids, Alpha Capricornids meteor showers will light up the night sky, with Perseids double its normal rate
Coming up on August 27th, IRG will be providing communications support for the Colorado CF Cycle for Life. We are looking for volunteers to work at the aid stations along the routes, and at the start/finish line. All you need is an amateur license and a mobile/portable 2M radio. This is a morning event, starting at 7AM and lasting about 5-6 hours. If you’d like to volunteer, please contact KEØSJ – Bob.