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Providing Amateur Radio Services for the Denver Area Since 1917.
Denver Colorado, U.S.A.
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Our next Denver Radio Club Meeting will be on

Wednesday, April 15th, at 7 pm.

Our meeting presentation topic is:

The Raspberry Pi - Updated

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Robert, KØRCW,
will present the latest updates on the Raspberry Pi® computer.

Come and learn all about the big capabilities of this small credit-card size computer.

Robert will tell us about the new features of the latest A+ and B+ models.

He will also give an update on some of the various ham radio applications which run on the Pi under the Debian Linux OS, and demonstrate the boot-up and basic layout of the Pi using the HDMI video display in the meeting room.

This promises to be an informative and interesting 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.

SPECIAL REQUEST regarding Colds and the Flu:

We always like to see every DRC member at every meeting and activity, but, if you are sick or suspect you may have the Flu, a Cold or other similar ailment ... Please DO NOT EXPOSE fellow Club members. This is the time when you should Not Attend the meeting. Thanks for your understanding.



As every Coloradoan knows, the winter weather can take a sudden change for the worse.
Should that happen the day of our monthly DRC meeting,
listen for meeting status reports on our 145.49 or 448.625 MHz repeaters during the afternoon of the meeting day.


Fact of the Day



now available on-line.

The link below will take you to Bud's (KØHVA, SK) Youtube Playlist,
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.

Even though there have been some changes with newer technology, most of the information is still very current and usable.
Please Click Here


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"... (a full 8 page PDF version is sent by e-mail to Club members),
please click on "President's Message", in the left column.

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 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.

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

Jack McComb, WØJMC, is our Emergency Communications Coordinator.

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 97 Continuous Years !


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