We meet 4 times a year
(but the Special Interest groups (SIGs) have their own schedule)
April 10, 2018 MEETING PROGRAM / GUEST SPEAKER:
The Upper Rio FM Society, Inc., (URFMSI) will hold its next quarterly meeting on
Guest Speaker TBD
|We hope to have a presentation on N5VA, the station operated by local HAMS at the Albuquerque VA Hospital. More details to follow.
Please note the new time – 6:30 PM NOT 7:00 or 7:30 PM!
The purpose of the meeting is to conduct normal business of the URFMSI as may be appropriate.
Members and visitors alike are invited to attend. Please bring a fellow ham along, or
someone who is interested in becoming a ham or is curious about what we do.
Minutes from past meetings can be found here.
Presentations given at past meetings can be found here
2018 Upper Rio Meeting Schedule
January 9, 2018
April 10, 2018
July 10, 2018
October 9 (2018 Annual meeting)
The Upper Rio FM Society meets quarterly on the second Tuesday of January, April, July and October at 6:30pm. Our meetings are held in the fellowship hall of Immanuel Presbyterian Church, located at 114 Carlisle Blvd in southeast Albuquerque (at the intersection of Carlisle and Central Blvds). The purpose of the meetings is to conduct normal business of the URFMSI and to tend to other matters as appropriate.
Meetings generally start with a technical presentation which is followed by a short business meeting. The October meeting is the Annual Meeting of the membership, at which members are elected to the Board of Directors. Topics are announced in the membership mailing that occurs before each meeting.
Many members monitor and talk on the 146.90 (-, 67 Hz PL) repeater while en-route to and from meetings. Feel free to join them to chew the rag or request additional directions to the meeting location.
If you are GPS enabled, the coordinates to the meeting location are:
N 35 degrees 04.740 minutes, W 106 degrees 36.264 minutes (WGS-84 datum)
2017/18 Upper Rio Board of Directors Meeting Schedule
November 16, 2017
March 15, 2018
June 21, 2018
September 20, 2018
November 15, 2018
Board meetings are held the third Thursday of March, June, September, and November at the “HUB” and start at 6:30 pm. The hub is located on the south side Gibson just east of the Truman gate (Loop Road and Gibson). See map below.
Repeater Network Outages and issuesNone at this time