We meet 4 times a year
(but the Special Interest groups (SIGs) have their own schedule)
Next membership meeting: The Upper Rio FM Society, Inc., (URFMSI) will hold its next quarterly meeting on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall of the Immanuel Presbyterian Church located at 114 Carlisle Blvd., SE, in Albuquerque. Down load the agenda here. Please enter the church from the northern most entrance. DO NOT park in the Nob Hill parking lot to the west of the church, as police have been ticketing.
January 10 MEETING PROGRAM / GUEST SPEAKER:
The January meeting will feature Mark Hendricks, JROTC leader at West Mesa High School. Mark will talk about how HAM radio is incorporated in his STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program at West Mesa. He will also talk about the Near Space Challenge program featured at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta.
Minutes from past meetings can be found here.
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.
2017 Upper Rio Meeting Schedule
January 10, 2017
April 11, 2017
July 11, 2017
October 10 (2017 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)
2016/17 Upper Rio Board of Directors Meeting Schedule
November 17, 2016
March 16, 2017
June 15, 2017
September 21, 2017
November 16, 2017
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.