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Big news!

RAFFLE TICKETS ARE IN!

The first place to buy them will be at the Club Breakfast this weekend, Feb 6th, at Country Buffet on Academy. We'll also have them at Aurora Repeater Group's Swapfest on Sunday, Feb 7th.

Last year we sold completely out of 6000 tickets, so if you want a chance to win one of the great prizes at Megafest this year, you're better off buying early!
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Help us ring in the new year by sharing breakfast!
Monthly Club Breakfast
Sat, January 2, 8:00 AM MST
New Day Cafe

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When Pope Francis arrives in the United States at the end of next month, a group of amateur radio operators from across the region will be activating special stations to mark the historic occasion.
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A local couple made it into the local news for Summits on the Air!

Way to go, Frank and Lynn!
Stuck on the summit without a signal? Stay calm and reach for the breath mints - at least that's the unlikely advice that Frank and Lynn Skinner might offer. The husband and wife from Colorado Springs spend weekends hunting for radio signals on summits across the Pikes Peak region. They manage to snag them by means of a gizmo that would make MacGyver envious: a tiny radio tucked in an Altoids tin and powered by a 9-volt battery and a 35-foo...
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A bit late, but still interesting!
The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.
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We had a wonderful turn out for Field Day, lots of non-hams using the GOTA station.
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Pictures from our newly erected tower at the station location.
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The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.
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Dan, W0RO at the Virginia Air and Space Center
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We had a very successful Megafest. We sold completely out of Raffle Tickets, a first as far as attending members can remember!

Congratulations to all the winners!
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Congratulations on achieving your Extra! I'm glad you had a good time.
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110 people
Helmut Seidler's profile photo
Vance Peterson's profile photo
TC Johnson's profile photo
Amigo Towing's profile photo
Ali Sinaei's profile photo
Douglas Nielsen's profile photo
Wanderley Lagreca's profile photo
Dan Martin's profile photo
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PPRAA PO Box 16521 Colorado Springs, CO 80935-6521
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A great group of hams looking to help anyone to get on the air and learn more about Amateur Radio in the Pikes Peak region.
Introduction
The Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association (PPRAA) is an American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Special Service Club located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The PPRAA is a social and technical membership organization which provides educational and recreational activities for its members intended to further their knowledge in the art of radio communications.
During its monthly meetings, the PPRAA provides a place where people interested in amateur radio can socialize and exchange information and experiences related to all aspects of amateur radio. The PPRAA encourages its members to participate in public service communications, civil defense, charitable fund drives and other activities for which amateur radio is particularly adapted. The PPRAA also provides technical education and training to anyone interested in obtaining amateur radio privileges. The PPRAA does not own or sponsor any repeaters. For more information see the Club Articles of IncorporationClub Manual, and the Club Bylaws.
The PPRAA is a 501(c)(3) corporation.