Welcome....... thanks for stopping by.
Reminder to pay your dues
HiDARG depends upon your support
through membership dues to help
maintain our repeater systems, and to
help with all our activities in the High
Desert of Oregon. Your support is very
much appriciated. Please help!
Copyright 2011-2012 High Desert Amateur Radio Group
Bend, OR 97701
High Desert Amateur Radio Group
We gratefully thank Bend
BroadBand for supporting
our website by providing
us this space.
Some Very Helpfull Information & Misc Info
If you know of something that would be appropriate for this area, please email the webmaster.
(click refresh or press F5 (IE) ...if any links here appear to be broken)
If you find something that is broken or missing, or just plain
wrong , please let me know and we will get it fixed. ---- KF7MAX
Help needed: Looking for volunteers for the following activities. If
your a licensed ham and want to get involved, or not licensed and
want to learn more please contact any HiDARG board member...........
Check the ARES site for upcoming meetings and other events.
Check this link for more events and other info -------->
Contact any HiDARG board member under the "Contacts" button
above to get more information about the events, and how you can
help out. It is a great way to learn this stuff and to practice skills!!!!
The more folks who volunteer to help out the lighter the load!!! You
do NOT have to be a club member to help out. You and your HT or
mobile rig are all that's required.
If you have ham radio items for sale or swap.
Please it must be items related to ham radio....... List them here.......
HAM TECH CLASS can be on the schedule.
Max KF7MAX 541-706-1475 To sign up, and get more
information on time and place. $20 for the manual. Free class.
If interested Please call.
2011-Adventures in Repeater Land.
Chris Novara K7TVL was kind enough
to come over from Eugene/Springfeild,
and help get all our repeaters
optimized for the Oregon Connection.
Chris had already done work on the
Pine Mountain System last year. This
year was to finally get the Glass Butte
and Burns Butte systems optimized. So
on July 9th Mike AD7GC, Max KF7MAX,
and Bill N7RGB headed out a long
dusty, bumpy ride.
See more --->
More details about HiDARGs Feild Day to follow.
UPDATE!!! Our Glass Butte Repeater Antenna
has been fixed and all is well. Thanks Mike
AD7GC, John KE7GYB, and of course Ralph
K7TWR (the Tower Guy)
THANKS ALL who helped out with the Mt Bike
Race The High Cascade 24 MudSlinger Relay. I
dont' recall seeing any mud other than what
the spilt water at the aid station created. Some
of them fellers looked a might dusty to me. We
all had fun, I know I did
Thanks again folks you all know who you are,
and the HC24 folks really appriciated our help.
DREW HOLMES Memorial Fund
Please check out the "NEWS" page for more
information. If you would like to help out or wish
to donate please contact a club officer.
This years election results for the 2014 board.
Jeff KE7ACY President
Joe K7SQ Vice-President
Max KF7MAX Secretary
Ron Ruby KC7SMB Treasurer
HIDARG OFFICERS ELECTED for 2015!!!
Ray Spreier KG7AV President
Joe Barry K7SQ VP
Max Vaughan KF7MAX Secretary
John Cherry KE7GYP Treasurer
Brian Case KF7WPK Member at Large
Andy Johnson KE7TMU HEC/HAC
Work has begun to link Pine Mountain into the
"Dead Indian" repeater just south of Silver Lake,
this will get Lakeview and Klamath Falls Region
7 hospital systems into our system. Thanks to
Mike Smith AD7GC and Rob Thornton for
coordinating these efforts.
PLEASE READ THE CHANGES IN DUES.
DEC 6th Christmas Party Sat. DEC 6th
We had a great turnout at Izzy's last night. Dave
W7PDG won the 2015 Handbook and a HT TD-Q8
radio. John KE7GYB won the Baufang HT.
Several other prizes given away. 10watt guitar
amp went to KF7WPK. A polo shirt and some
hats were given away. Jeff KE7ACY donated a
handmade copper braclet won by Tim KG7LHV.
KF7WPK donated a work lamp won by Jim
N7RD. Jeff KE7ACY was presented with a 2015
handbook and a polo shirt in honor of his past
years as HiDARG president.
YOU CAN NOW JOIN/PAY ONLINE CLICK THE JOIN HiDARG
Button at anytime. If your a current member and have not
updated your membership yet, this is the ideal way.
THANKS TO THESE FOLKS FOR THEIR 2013 Support to
HiDARG. IT IS NOW 2014 Please pay your Dues.
This list is not current but thanks to them and
those that have paid.
We gratefully acknowledge those who have updated their
membership. If you have updated your membership for
2015 and are not on this list, please contact me ASAP If
you do not wish to be on the list, please let me know.
OK we have our JOHN DAY crossband
repeater up an running. Access is via
446.580 with PL 167.9 you will then be heard
on the Mt Stephenson repeater and then into
our main repeater system. When in the JD
area give UHF a try on the new system. We
do have issues, but they are being resolved,
I hope to have some pics up before the end
of the week. Check out the pics area under
the Members menu above.
If the above PL does not work try 156.7
SEE SWAP PAGE FOR ITEMS TO
DONATE TO HiDARG for a potential Fund
raising at Rickreall this spring.
2012 Field Day....... Some video..
Want a HiDARG Shirt, Hat, Towel, Bag
Click the link, select your product, when
the HiDARG logo shows click the LOGO
that will load the product line
-- > click here
Talk with a HAM - - Do you have any questions?
Need advice or need some help?
Joe K7SQ 541-385-3152 . . . OR . . . Max KF7MAX 541-706-1475
If we don't know.... ..we know someone who does.
Were looking to start a General Ham Radio Class.
If interested, please let us know!!!!
We have a couple of folks already signed up.
Contact Max KF7MAX for more info!!!
2013 CLUB DUES...Your member ship helps us
keep things on the air.! Plus you get your call
on the list at the bottom of the page. Not
required ---- KF7MAX
PLEASE PAY YOUR DUES !!!!! NOTE DUES have gone up to
$25 for 2015 but if you pay $2015 now you will get in on the
$20 rate......Click the JOIN Button to pay Online or
download a form and mail it in. IF you are not a member
but want to be a supporter. See LINK below for more
SEE BELOW AT VERY BOTTOM on a SWEET DEAL to get
your 2015 dues paid before Dec31st, 2014
Please PAY YOUR 2015 Dues
A NOTE ON HiDARG Membership Dues
We have the following changes with HiDARG dues. During the Nov 6th meeting, HiDARG members debated
and discussed raising our membership dues for 2015 to $25 dollars. After much discussion on the pros and
cons, the pros won and HiDARG officially voted to raise the membership dues for 2015 and beyond. Associate
dues stay the same.
The current dues are $20 that's only a $1.66 per month folks. At $25/year that puts it up to $2.0833 per month.
Hopefully this won't be a deal breaker for most folks... HOWEVER to help push members and offer an incentive
We agreed that if you pay your 2015 dues EARLY by DECEMBER 31st of this YEAR, you will only have to pay
In fact if you wish to pay for 2016 as well, you can fork over another dollar and 66 cents per month and get 2016
for another $20 dollars. Is that a deal or what?