Our 447.825 MHz. (St. Anthony Medical Campus) Repeater Has Changed!
It is now operating in Narrow Band mode with Digital Code Squelch.
Please reset your programing to use:
12.5 KHz. bandwidth (+/- 2.5 KHz. deviation).
Digital Code Squelch (DCS) set to 073 . CTCSS/PL is no longer used.
The DRC December Holiday Dinner Meeting
will be held on Dec. 18th,
at the Golden Corral buffet restaurant, 3677 So. Santa Fe Drive
(southwest of Hampden/285 & Santa Fe, near the River Point Center).
Socializing and dinner will start at 5 p.m., the special program starts at 6:30 p.m.
Dave Baysinger, WGØN, and Rita Baysinger, NØUEW,
will bring us an insider's look at our recent intense wildfire seasons.
Dave will present a behind-the-scenes view of the communications networks
which allow fire crews, aviation units and other first responders to talk to each other.
Rita will explain the systems and processes used to transmit important information
from those managing emergencies to the public.
Dave and Rita are two DRC members
who spent over 70 days working major incidents in 2013!
This will be a non-technical program, of general interest to all.
Bring the entire family for this worthwhile program. Do Not Miss It!
Plan Ahead - Mark Your Calendar. Below is a map showing the Golden Corral location.
Note that there is No Direct Access from Santa Fe Drive.
The parking lot entrance is from S. Natches Ct.
Zoom-In on the map to see the exit from Santa Fe - which is south of the restaurant.
When paying, please mention that you are with the Denver Radio Club group, and receive the lower group rate price.
Please mark the date on your calendar now and be sure to attend!
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.
POSSIBLE DRC MEETING CANCELLATIONS:
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.
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 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?