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The Denver Radio Club, WØTX

Providing Amateur Radio Services for the Denver Area Since 1917.
Denver Colorado, U.S.A.
E-Mail to: W0TX@w0tx.org
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The D.R.C. HAMFEST (The BIG ONE!) is this month,
on Sunday, August 21st.
Full details are in the "Hamfest Info" link to the left.
Mark your calendars now - and BE THERE!



 

Our next Denver Radio Club Meeting will be on

Wednesday, August, 20th, at 7 pm.

Our meeting presentation topic is:

Test Gear for your Ham Shack

Photo of Test Equipment in Ham Shack Photo from "Mr. Carlson's Lab" on YouTube®, Paul Carlson, VE7ZWZ.

Presented by Steve Manion, KDØMFT

Steve, who has an extensive background in electronic instrumentation,
will discuss the basics of DMMs, Counters, Oscilloscopes and Spectrum Analyzers.

He will tell us what features to look for and where to buy
both new and used test equipment - as well as user and service manuals.

Please come to the meeting and learn all about Instrumentation for Ham Radio.


More information is in the August issue of the DRC Roundtable Newsletter.

This will be an interesting and useful presentation.
Please mark your calendars now to attend!


We will be meeting at the Jefferson County Administration & Courts Bldg.
100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden CO
Hearing Room #2
Coordinates: 39.727962N , -105.201500W
Full details are found in the "Club Meetings" link to the left.


 

Fact of the Day

 


 

Bill's PACKET RADIO CLASS VIDEOS
are now streaming on our New DRC YouTube Channel,

where you can view all of Bill Rinker's (W6OAV) Packet Radio Class sessions.

These sessions took 10 weeks for Bill to present in 1992, and they are in-depth.

Although there have been some changes with newer technology,
the majority of the information is still current and very usable.
Image of YouTube Logo Please Click Here to open the DRC YouTube Channel
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Back Issues of The RoundTable Newsletter are now available on this website.

There is now an index to articles.

For more information and access,
Please Click Here

 


To read the DRC President's Message from our monthly Club Newsletter, "The RoundTable"...
please click on "President's Message", in the left column.

The complete newsletter, in PDF format, is sent by e-mail to Club members each month.


Are you ready to expand your Amateur Radio horizons?

  • Try the DRC 6 Meter Repeater. 
    Receive it on 53.090 Mhz., transmit to it on 52.090 Mhz., using a 107.2 Hz. access tone
  • Experiment with the 1.25 Meter Band using our 220 Repeater. 
    Receive on 224.380 MHz., transmit on 222.780 MHz., using a 100.0 Hz access tone.
  • And, if you have packet capability --
    Our HF-VHF Packet Gateway will let you work the world on packet through the gateway node WØTX-7.
    Try it at 145.05 Mhz on 2 meters or 14.105 Mhz on 20 meters


These repeaters and the packet gateway (2M side) can be used by all hams with Technician class and above licenses.


They are located west of Denver in Lakewood, providing local metropolitan area coverage -
however, they are not wide area repeaters.

And, remember that our wide area repeater on Squaw Mountain, 449.350, is also an EchoLink® station, number 4140.
Call your out of town ham friends, or have them call you by connecting through their local EchoLink® station or their PC.

Please click on our DRC Repeaters Page...in the left column... it has photos showing our EchoLink® repeater location.

 

Ready for your Ham license?    Time to Upgrade?    Need to find a VE Testing Session?

Please Click Here

 

New WANTED and/or FOR SALE items have been posted.

Check out our Trading Post page.

Please Click Here


 

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." - Benjamin Franklin

Michael Vespoli, KEØHFH; and Brennan Pate, ADØUZ;
are our Emergency Communications Coordinators.

For important information regarding Emergency Communications,
Click on "EmComm Info", in the left column.

 


For interesting links to other web sites on our Ham Links page, click on "Ham Links", in the left column.


Propagation Information:



The Current Greyline Propagation Map:

To update the above information, click on the "Reload" or "Refresh" button on your web browser.

Thanks to NØNBH, and John Walker for providing these images.

 


The DRC is an American Radio Relay League Special Services Club

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The Denver Radio Club

Since 1917

We have been Serving Amateur Radio in the Denver area for 98 Continuous Years !

 

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