Welcome to the High Desert Amateur Radio Group     W7JVO

The High Desert Amateur Radio Group is dedicated to the advancement and enjoyment of amateur radio, and to promote our hobby and provide help with community service activities as well as other types of ham radio activities. We have an extensive linked repeater system that stretches across much of Central and Eastern Oregon.

 Click here to read the current newsletter   June/July has been posted.

Noteworthy News!
Wheeler Amateur Radio Club has a new repeater on the air... we now have the info listed in our repeater section.
One of HiDARG's goals will be to have their system linked into our system. HIDARG is currently checking resources to make this happen.

What the heck's this HamWan stuff I hear floating around. We will have more info posted soon.
If you want to get in on the scoop and discussions, please sign up for the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. email list.
If you have even a passing interest just send an email to that address, and include your full name and call sign.
You can be removed at any time if you wish.

There will be no August Thurs night meeting for HIDARG

More info to follow after we (I) get it compiled... ....KF7MAX
I will be sending out a very late edition of the newsletter with some more info, keep an eye out!

ALSO looking for folks to man the booth at the 2016 Deschutes County Fair.
Work a minimum of two hours any one day, and get free access to the fair.
Will be sending out an email to the list with more details, dates, times required etc
If not on the email list, please send KF7MAX an email, Info is under the "Contact Us" menu above.

 "How to Get your Ham Radio License"

Whats required, resources, who can help.

PUBLIC PRESENTATION ON ---> (date to be determined)  At ---> 6pm - 8pm

If you missed the presentation in April, email me to be notified of the next one.


Please RSVP to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Check out our new pages in this regard. What is Ham RadioGetting Licensed


Here is the link to the slide show of the “2015 HiDARG Christmas Party”
-It is made up of high definition still photos that are free upon request.
-Music by The Gatlin Brothers
-Created by Darrell Fevergeon, KD6WWK



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It is outdated and will no longer be updated, it is available for archive purposes for a short time.
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