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.

3rd Annual High Desert Ham Fest event date is Sept??? Oct???
We are doing it again, thanks to all that participated and supported our second event.
2023 Drawing Winners who were not in attendance are posted below. If you have not been contacted we
need more information from you.. Email maxv @ horizonps.com
Click here  for more info on registration.

HiDARG has many events throughout the month, please check out our Event Support Menu Above
Please note that not all events are listed. Contact any board member if interested in helping with any events.

What is Ham RadioGetting Licensed

First Thursday of each month at 7pm.
Click here for meeting information

The HIDARG SHACK...is  ONLINE and is a great way to get info and stay connected.
HiDARG Groups at https://hidarg-shack.groups.io
Available to Current HiDARG members only, however exceptions are being made for
other interested hams if you have something to contribute.

Please contact maxv @ horizonps.com for those wishing to find out more.
If you wish to subscribe... email

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  Our Wed lunch meetings are now at Jake's over by COSTCO, in PERSON!!!!
FOLKS show up around 11am meeting starts at 12 noon SHARP!

HiDARG's 440 Fusion System has its OWN room  Central-OR at 00738 
443.750+ T156.7
Wires X  90738

HAM CRAM CLASSES at COCC are available 4 times a year.
Feb 24th and March 23rd 2024

Click here for more information

   What the heck's this HamWan stuff I hear floating around, now it is ARDEN
If you want to get in on the scoop and discussions, please contact Jeff KE7ACY or Max KF7MAX
If you have even a passing interest just send an email include your full name and call sign.
You can be removed at any time if you wish.

 What is Ham RadioGetting Licensed

 Solar Cycle & Sun Info

2023 High Desert Ham Fest WINNERS LIST

FT-991A  Chris Jensen KG7ADQ  Sandy, OR
FTM- 300DR  Jim Sprott W7CFL LaPine, OR
GP-6  Wade DeBraal KK7JIO Bend, OR

AT-D578UVII Plus  Arron Roy   ?? ???
$50 ARRL Coupon  Marc Hanks K7HMR  Livingston, TX
$25 ARRL Coupon Loren Rasmussen K7CWQ  Bend, OR