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.

High Desert Ham Fest event on Sat OCT 1st 2022
Your local ARRL reps Mike Ritz W7VO and Bonnie Altus AB7ZQ will be in attendance.
Registration is now OPEN!!!!  
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Various Vendors including Richard Hammerschlag WD6X will be there with all his goodies.

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 our activities.

What is Ham RadioGetting Licensed

First Thursday of each month at 7pm. (Except the August meeting is moved to the 11th)
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The HIDARG SHACK...is now 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
Please contact maxv @ horizonps.com for those wishing to find out more.
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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 is on its OWN room  Central-OR at 82254
443.750+ T156.7

HAM CRAM CLASSES at COCC are available 4 times a year.
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   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

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