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LARC is temporarily holding virtual club meetings via Zoom on our usual meeting night because of the coronavirus pandemic.  Please stay tuned on this website for the meeting information and password, so that YOU can join us for our meeting!

RMHAM University

RMHAM University is working on their schedule of upcoming classes.

Here is a link to the latest news about the University.

It appears that thay are working to resume their schedule of monthly classes after the interuption caused by the pandemic. 

I have attended several of these sessions and am looking forward to attending again.

Vote in the Splatter's September Poll!

You can see the September poll on page 5 of the Splatter, or you can go to to place your vote!  You can see the results after voting, and add comments if you wish.

September Splatter is Up!

Our September Splatter Newsletter is published and available at

Hamlet Net (for newer operators) Tonight (09/15, Tues) at 7 pm

LARC Tuesday Night Hamlet (Newbie) Net

The Tuesday Night Hamlet Net is an informal net for newer ham radio operators on the club's VHF and UHF repeaters.

This net is held every Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm Mountain Time on the LARC repeaters.

VHF: 147.270 MHz (+) 100 Hz CTCSS tone (req'd and xmitted)UHF: 448.800 MHz (-) 88.5 Hz CTCSS tone (req'd and xmitted)(repeaters are always linked together)

(except for the rare holiday - and maybe even then)

LARC General Meeting - TOMORROW, WED., 9/16, at 6:30 pm

The LARC General Meeting wil be held via Zoom with our social time starting at 6:30 pm on 16th September 2020.  All are welcome.

Members, please try to attend, as this is also our annual election for Board Members, which will be held when the meeting begins at 7:00 pm. If you would like to run for an Executive position please let a member of the board know or send email to  We will be voting prior to the meeting presentation.  See Zoom information below. 

Current Nominees are:

Calling ALL Members!

LARC Members - As a way to help your club grow, the board needs your help.

Please fill out the 2020 Annual Survey Click on the link and give us your thoughts as soon as possible!  It should only take about five minutes of your time.

Thank you & 73!

Patriot Team/LARC VE Team Exam Session TODAY, SUNDAY, 9/13

The LARC VE Team, in conjunction with the Patriot VE Team, is sponsoring VE Exam Session(s) on Sunday, September 13th, at 9:00 am, 10:30 am, and also at 12:00 NOON, at the Professional Building at 350 Terry Street, Longmont, 80501.


These tests will be offered in-person online (NOT REMOTE). Please bring your tablet or laptop. Further instructions will be given upon registration.

How well do you ZOOM ?

In a recent LARC board meeting, the topic of ZOOM came up and how the club might use it. There were a number of suggestions mentioned and I am certain that we will all be hearing about some of them in the near future. There may be articles in the Splatter, or the Website, discussions on the nets, or even via E-Mails.

World-Wide Digi DX Contest for FT8 & FT4 this Weekend!

The World-Wide Digi-DX Contest for FT8 & FT4 is starting at 6 am MDT (1200 UTC) Saturday, 8/29, and is running through 5:59 am MDT (1159 UTC) on Sunday morning.  The purpose of this contest is to get as many Maidenhead Grids as possible.  For more information & the rules for this contest, go to:


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