High Desert Amateur Radio Club of NM

Outback New Mexico
Members of the High Desert Club take Ham Radio outdoors to some of the most beautiful sites in the State.
All Photos by Ed Poccia, KC2LM if not otherwise indicated.
On Thursday, August 26, operating throughout the Albuquerque area, HDARC members tested connectivity of different repeaters from their mobile stations. Read the article on this operation in the September HDARC Newsletter.
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On Friday, August 20, several members of the HDARC, along with members of the Bernalillo County ARES group, set-off on a ham radio hike and HT operation to the top of one of the fissure volcanoes in the Petroglyph National Monument just off Atrisco Vista Blvd, across from the Double Eagle Airport.
Photos by Ken Ham AG5UL

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Ops from the Ojita Wilderness
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Photo by Ed Poccia, KC2LM

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Photo by Gerry Jurrens

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Off to San Luis, NM in the shadow of Cabezon, Ed Poccia, KC2LM, Ray Loomis, KI5ALD & Gerry, Jurrens N2GJ, enjoying making phone and digital contacts on 20 meters.


Jeeping into the Ojita Wilderness to make a contacts through the repeater aboard the International Space Station.
Photo by Anne Poccia, N2VAD
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The Outback Team, along with a herd of goats in the Outback west of the Monzano foothills.

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Ray, KI5ALD and Larry, NY5L at the Sandstone Bluffs in the Malpais.

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Alec, AG5KY in the Ojita Wilderness.

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Ed, KC2LM & Ray, KI5ALD in the Ojito Wilderness.

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Gerry, N2GJ, Ed, KC2LM & Ray KI5ALD in the Jemez Mtns.

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Ray, KI5ALD at the Valles Caldera.

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Gerry, N2GJ, operates from Fenton Lake State Park.

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Larry, NY5L at the Petroglyphs National Monument.

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Gerry, N2GJ & Ray, KI5ALD at the Double Eagle Airport.

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Ed, KC2LM operating from the Sand Dunes west of Albuquerque.

Outback Locations

San Luis, NM by Cabezon

Prairie west of Monzano Mtns.

Elephant Butte Lake State Park

El Malpais

Ojita Wilderness

Jemez Mountains

Valles Caldera

Fenton Lake State Park

Petroglyphs National Monument

Double Eagle Airport

Sand Dunes west of ABQ.