High Desert Amateur Radio Club of NM

In the News

Ham Radio During Balloon Fiesta, Oct. 2021
The Ham Radio Station Needs Operators.
CLICK HERE to send Dave Johnson, N0LVA an email expressing your interest in volunteering.
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ARRL Field Day June 26-27
The COVID-19 pandemic-modified ARRL Field Day rules from 2020 will continue this June with the addition of a power limit imposed on Class D (Home Stations) and Class E (Home Stations-Emergency Power) participants.

Class D stations may work
all other Field Day stations, including other Class D stations, for points. This year, however, Class D and Class E stations will be limited to 150 W PEP output.
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Information Coordinator Jim Faulkner, KO5V is the HDARC's Information Coordinator.
       
Event Schedule – Click Here to access the online contest schedule, Contest Calendar
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New DSTAR Net Bob Longoria, N5JH and Mark Goodrum W5MHG are announcing a new weekly net starting on Wednesday, June 10th.  This net will be called the DSTAR Simplex Net.  Its purpose is to build up a DSTAR community on the air and to help people get established on DSTAR. The frequency for the net will be 441.0 digital voice simplex and will take place on every Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm.  So, if you are a DSTAR user, check in for some great and interesting DSTAR discussions.  Hope to hear you then.  For questions or help, please contact Bob Longoria at n5jh@arrl.net or Mark Goodrum at w5mhg@outlook.com.

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VE Testing Continues
Jim Kajder AF5FH is testing from his residence.
The Next Ham Radio License Testing Session will be on January 16, 2021 in small groups with 45 minutes test sessions between 11 AM and 2 PM.

Anyone wishing to take an exam may contact him at af5fh@arrl.net
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SSTV Images from the ISS
HDARC
members have posted the SSTV images they have decoded from the ISS as part of the 20th Anniversary Celebration of ARISS.
CLICK HERE to view those images in the ISS SSTV Photo Album.