TaosARC Members

TaosARC Members

We’re a growing group of enthusiastic ham radio operators in Northern New Mexico.  Check the calendar for our next monthly meeting and join us.  Or, if we’re working an event, come see what we do for fun!

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By August 13, 2014 Read More →
TaosARC Frequency Plan

TaosARC Frequency Plan

(Repeaters) Channel 1; Picuris (147.12+/67Hz) Channel 2; ARES San Antonio Mt. (145.175-/141.3Hz) Channel 3; High Valley, San Antonio Mt. (146.760-/67Hz) Channel 4; Taos Ski Valley UHF (444.975+/123Hz) Channel 5; Picuris 220 (224.400-/225.7Hz) Channel 10; Red River (145.390-/100.0Hz) Channel 11; Angel Fire (147.340+/100.0Hz) Channel 14; Taos (“Mickey”) (449.875-/123.0Hz)(Simplex)Channel 6; 146.500 (Simplex) Channel 7; 147.520 (Primary) Channel […]

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By August 11, 2014 Read More →
Taos Local Repeaters

Taos Local Repeaters

The following links provide information on major linked repeater systems in New Mexico and Colorado. http://nm5ml.comhttp://www.urfmsi.org/wp/http://nmsarc.org/resources/repeaters.html https://allstarlink.org/ http://colcon.org/ There are eleven repeaters in the Taos area. Three are part of the Mega-Link system, and eight are local repeaters. MEGA-LINKTres Piedras (San Antonio Mountain)  147.220+, 100.0Taos Ski Valley                                    147.140+, 67.0 Iron Mountain (Moreno Valley)          444.350+, 100.0 TAOS AREA LOCAL REPEATERS Taos (Picuris […]

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By August 11, 2014 Read More →
Ham Radio in the News

Ham Radio in the News

Ham radio operators were keys to communication after quake – San Lorenzo Valley Press-Banner Fri, 17 Oct 2014 01:21:48 GMT NBCNews.comHam radio operators were keys to communication after quakeSan Lorenzo Valley Press-BannerFor nearly a week after the quake, ham radio operators were on duty around the clock at relief centers and hospitals countywide, as well […]

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By October 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Estate Sale of Ham Radio Equipment

Estate Sale of Ham Radio Equipment

I received this notice about an auction, so here are the details in case anyone has an interest in attending. To: Webmaster Name: Fraqces Taylor Email: FTallergy@aol.com Subject: Silent Key KG5BL ham radio sale Message: Ham Radio Sales Estate of James Taylor KG5LB Silent Key First Sale, Saturday November 1, 2014 Second Sale, Saturday November […]

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By October 17, 2014 Read More →
Ham Radio in the News10/14/2014

Ham Radio in the News10/14/2014

For Ham Radio Geeks, Contact With Space Station Is Exciting – Forbes Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:20:50 GMT ForbesFor Ham Radio Geeks, Contact With Space Station Is ExcitingForbesAt the height of the Cold War when I was 13 years old, I got my amateur (ham) radio novice license. From the confines of a cramped closet […]

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By October 14, 2014 Read More →
San Antonio Mountain Work

San Antonio Mountain Work

Brian Williams and John Wheatley were up on San Antonio Mountain and did some great work on the equipment.  From Brian: John and I installed new batteries on SAM today (in a snowstorm), so the 146.76 and APRS machines now have substantial backup power. The old batteries were removed and will be recycled, unless Mickey […]

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By October 14, 2014 Read More →
TaosARC Monthly Meeting Minutes for 10/8/2014

TaosARC Monthly Meeting Minutes for 10/8/2014

We will be posting our meeting minutes in this category in the future so everyone can track what’s going on and provide feedback or suggestions. Meeting Minutes Major Items on Agenda: Officer election. Speaker:  Dan Weinman, CEO of PPC Solar Speaker:  Brian Mileshosky, N5GZT, Director of the ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Meeting called to order […]

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By October 9, 2014 Read More →
Ham Radio News 10/5/2014

Ham Radio News 10/5/2014

ARRL Again Asks FCC to Elevate Amateur Service 2300-2305 MHz Allocation to … – ARRL Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:00:40 GMT ARRL Again Asks FCC to Elevate Amateur Service 2300-2305 MHz Allocation to …ARRLIn comments filed in response to an AT&T Mobility Petition for Rule Making seeking a new air-to-ground communications system on 2.3 GHz […]

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Kongos Band – TaosARC on the Job

Kongos Band – TaosARC on the Job

After some last-minute radio programming and a briefing from the Taos Police Dept, everyone from the fire department to the state police and TaosARC hit the Plaza to help assure a fun time for Kongos Band fans.  The bass was definitely working, as you could feel it hitting you across the Plaza.  Everyone had a […]

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By September 26, 2014 Read More →
September Monthly Meeting

September Monthly Meeting

We had a lively meeting on September 10th at the EOC.  The food was good, the company better, and a lot was discussed about repeaters, equipment, the website, and more.  If you missed this one, try to

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By September 11, 2014 Read More →
Ham Radio News

Ham Radio News

Drone, ham radio destroyed amid headbutting assault – KXAN.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:46:55 GMT WTAE PittsburghDrone, ham radio destroyed amid headbutting assaultKXAN.comAUSTIN (KXAN) – An Austin man is facing charges after police say he tossed a drone and a ham radio over the fence because he was tired of his neighbor “getting in his […]

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By September 8, 2014 Read More →
6 Meter & 220 Link on Picuris Mtn.

6 Meter & 220 Link on Picuris Mtn.

Brian and Lew spent the day Sunday getting the 6 meter antenna up on Picuris and linked to the 220 channel (Channel 5).  Michael Kittredge did some driving up the canyon for radio checks and performance testing of both the 6 meter (51.500) and the 220 channel. Does anyone else who watched Home Improvement see […]

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By September 7, 2014 Read More →