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CMRG Annual Meeting 2021

Hello Everyone!

It is time for the Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group to have their annual meeting. We are going to hold it Saturday 16 October, 2021 at 10am start time.
It will be by a Zoom meeting.

The Zoom information has be sent to the mailing list. If you missed it please contact a club officer.

CMRG Annual Meeting

The Annual meeting of the Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group will be held in Saturday October 31, 2020 so 10:00 AM. Due to social distancing and meeting concerns, we will be having a virtual meeting via ZOOM. Meeting log in details and agenda will be sent shortly. There will be 3 board of director positions up for election at the meeting. If you are interesting on being on the board, please let me or any board member know.

Thanks and 73,

Dave Novotny, WA6IFI
Chairman, CMRG

Post expires at 21:29 on Monday December 7th, 2020

New 900 MHz Repeater

Fellow hams,
With the great help from Mike, K0HYT, Jason, K0WTF, and Hants, KD0CXL, a new analog 900 MHz repeater was installed on Almagre South. It is at 12,347 feet. The repeater is on 927.7625 MHz (-25) using 114 DPL.  If you have 900 capabilities, give it a try. 

Dave Novotny, WA6IFI

CMRG Annual Meeting

The Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group, Inc will hold it’s annual meeting:

El Paso County Emergency Communications Center
3755 Mark Dabling Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Saturday October 26, 2019
9:30 am Meet and Greet
10:00 – 12:00 Meeting

The annual meeting is required by our By Laws. At the meeting, we will conduct the business of the corporation and select two board members. The board members whose terms are expiring are:

Mike Palmer, K0HYT, currently serving as treasurer
Stephen Mitchell, K7CB, currently member at large.

Both Mike and Stephen have indicated they are interested in another term. Nominations will also be taken from the floor.
Coffee and refreshments will be available at the meet and greet, which is a time for us to get together and put a face to the callsign. You must be a member of CMRG in order vote. You may join at the meeting.

Please feel free to post this on other reflectors and websites. We look forward to seeing you there.

Dave Novotny, WA6IFI
Chairman, Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group, Inc

Post expires at 09:12 on Saturday December 14th, 2019

CMRG Annual Meeting

Please mark your calendars and save the date.
CMRG Annual Meeting: Saturday October 26, 2019

Time 10:00 AM

Location to be determined

The annual meeting is required by our bylaws and, as the corporate meeting, is when the Board of Directors is selected. The location and agenda will be sent shortly.

Dave Novotny
Chairman, Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group, Inc

Post expires at 19:48 on Friday December 6th, 2019

CMRG Annual Meeting

Announcing the Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group annual meeting:
When: Saturday October 27, 2018
Time: Meet and Greet: 9:30
Meeting 10-11:30am
Where: El Paso County Emergency Communications Center
Please mark your calendar and plan to attend the meeting as we will be having
elections of two members of the Board of Directors and discussions of the repeater
sites. More information will be sent out shortly.

Also, the Colorado Council of Amateur Radio Clubs (CARC) will be holding their
meeting in Parker at 1:00pm. We will plan to end our meeting promptly at 1130 so
delegates to the CCARC may attend both meetings.

Please feel free to post this on other local ham email reflectors.


Your CMRG Board of Directors

Post expires at 13:52 on Thursday November 1st, 2018

CMRG and Pueblo ARC Repeaters Linked

CMRG Members and Friends,

I have some extremely GREAT news to share with you. This afternoon, the link connecting the CMRG and Pueblo Amateur Radio Club repeaters was completed. The following repeaters are now linked:

147.345 in Colorado Springs (Cheyenne Mountain)
145.295 in Salida (Fremont Peak/Methodist Mountain)
147.360 in Lake George (Badger Mountain)
146.790 in Pueblo (Baculite Mesa)

With this linking, continuous communications is possible from south of Walsenburg on the south to the Collegiate Peaks and Hwy 285 on the west, to Leadville, Como, Grant, Bailey, Pine, Deckers, Castle Rock, and Limon on the North, and down Hwy 71 from Limon to Rocky Ford. This ties together the cities of Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Walsenburg, Alamosa, Salida, Buena Vista, Limon, Rocky Ford, and many more. This link has been a dream of CMRG for many, many years and has been made possible by the Pueblo Amateur Radio Club the use of their Baculite Mesa site. Many thanks to them.

Feel free to use the repeaters and meet lots of new friends.

Special thanks to Dave, WA6IFI and Mike, K0HYT for completing the final work on Cheyenne Mountain.

Your CMRG Board of Directors

CMRG Annual Meeting-Save the Date

CMRG Members and Friends,

Announcing the annual meeting of the Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group, Inc

When: Saturday October 21, 2017
10:00 am to 12 noon

Where: Colorado Springs Police Station
Stetson Hills Substation
4110 Tutt Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80922

Purpose: Election to two members to the Board of Directors
Update the members on the status of the club

More information on the meeting will be sent in a couple of weeks. Please mark your calendar, save the date, and tell a friend (or two). Feel free to publish this notice on other Ham email groups.


Dave Novotny, WA6IFI
Chairman, Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group, Inc.

Post expires at 08:17 on Thursday October 26th, 2017

Repair work on Cheyenne Mountain

A tower crew will be working on our tower on this Thursday, October 27.
The crew will be installing new antennas for the 147.345 and 146.76
repeaters. Additionally, they will be installing the 1200 MHz DSTAR
antenna and performing other general maintenance work for us. As a result,
the 146.76 and 147.345 repeaters will be out of service on Thursday,
October 27. The outage will be from approximately 10am to 4pm, We hope to
be back on the air earlier than that, but please plan accordingly.

If you have time on Thursday and want to help out with the antenna
installation, please give me a call for details.

Thanks for you patience and I look forward to seeing many of you on
Saturday at the CMRG annual meeting.

Dave Novotny, WA6IFI
Chairman, Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group, Inc


Post expires at 01:00 on Wednesday November 23rd, 2016

Work Party to Fremont Peak

CMRG Members and Friends,

A work party to install the Automatic Transfer Switch and upgrade the repeater on Fremont Peak outside of Salida has been scheduled.

Date: Friday September 30 to Sunday October 2.

The Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) switches the building power from commercial power to a back up generator in the event of a commercial power outage on the mountain. Having this capability will keep the site and our customers on the air when the power goes out. The repeater upgrade is part of the steps needed to link the Salida repeater on 145.295 with the Cheyenne Mountain Repeater on 147.345 and eventually with Badger Mountain on 147.360.

Come for as many days as you can. If you can only make it one or two, that is fine. The conduit between the buildings has already been installed, but there is still a lot of work to do. Most of the work will be installing conduit inside the buildings and pulling wire. There will be some tower climbing involved as an antenna will be swapped out. If you have experience in electrical work, that will be a plus, but not required.

You will need to provide your own transportation to Salida. The travel time from Colorado Springs to Salida is about 2 hr 15 min. The road from Hwy 50 to the site is on an unimproved dirt road requiring 4 wheel drive and reasonable ground clearance. Work days will be long, but many hands can make the work go quicker. The initial plan is to leave Salida about 8am an return about 7pm.

I plan to drive to Salida Thursday night and stay in a motel Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

If you are interested, please contact me for more details. Feel free to invite other hams and friends.

The weather should be good. Looking forward to

Dave Novotny
Chairman, Cheyenne Mountain Repeater Group, Inc

Post expires at 23:55 on Saturday March 18th, 2017