Author Archives: Steve Schroder

Cedaredge Repeater 118.8

The repeater now needs a 118.8 tone.

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VARA HF (and VARA FM) Discount.

Below is a text from John Blome, Colorado ARES EC. It details the offer to obtain VARA HF and VARA FM at a discount. Jon says at this time there are approximately 35 ARES members signed up to get the … Continue reading

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Cedaredge Repeater Testing and Tone

Testing to find the source fo interference continues. To rule out or implicate the old power supply a temporary one is installed. The access tone is OFF, for now! Steve KI0KY

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Cedaredge Repeater CTSS is 118.8!

The new/temporary CTSS tone is 118.8.We will see if this fixes the problem.Please pass the word of the new tone to others. Until further notice, the NCS needs to announce the new tone in the five-minute pre-net announcement and the opening … Continue reading

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Cedaredge Repeater is OFF

The repeater is spontaneously keying up transmitting a burst of noise. Dick Noble has turned it off. Expect to use the alternate repeater for the Sunday Night Net. Steve KI0KY

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Participate in an exericise with Military Stations.

The Military Auxilliary Radio System will conduct an interoperability exercise with amateur stations on July 21 through July 24.MARS stations using the station or tactical call signs will ask amateur stations for information about actual conditions for infrastructure, utilities, and … Continue reading

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Participate in the MARS nation-wide communications exercise

The Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) is conducting a nation-wide communications exercise. One of its objectives to provide outreach to amateur radio stations. The outreach provides for the exchange of situation awareness messages between MARS and ARS. Information is at … Continue reading

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DMR Workshop

MARC will conduct a DMR workshop on Saturday, November 2, from 0930 until 1200 at the Delta County Work Release Center, 540 W Fourth St, Delta. The workshop will start after the MARC breakfast in Olathe at the Busy Corner … Continue reading

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Participate in the Simulated Emergency Test

Colorado ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Service) will conduct its annual SET (Simulated Emergency Test) on Saturday, October 26 from 0800 to 1600 hrs. The communications exercise is sponsored by the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. All amateur … Continue reading

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Participate in the nation-wide MARS Communications Exercise

The Military Auxiliary Radio System will conduct a nation-wide communications exercise in November. A mission objective is for the exchange of situational awareness information between amateur radio operators and MARS members/stations. Between November 2 and November, 17 MARS stations in … Continue reading

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