Area events

Events of interest to the Amateur / Electronics community of the Sheridan, Wyoming area:

Look for the CPREG Net every Wednesday night at 8:00 PM. It will be on the WY7SHR VHF club repeater:  147.855 MHz (-0.6MHz) transmit tone 100Hz.  The repeater is in a hilltop location just west of Sheridan. All licensed hams are encouraged to participate.  If you’re in the Sheridan area, please consider joining us on the CPREG net.

The next general meeting of CPREG is Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 6:30 PM. We will meet at Perkins. You do not need to be a member to attend.

Planned Net Control Operators:
June – ?????

July – Whoever is there first!

The CPREG Club will meet for Field Day on June 23, 2024. We will be meeting at Troy, K0TDR’s house which is located at 5653 Big Horn Ave, Sheridan, WY. We will be meeting around 10:00 AM to start getting up. Please do not bring dogs as it is held on a farm with many other animals.

There will be a VE Test Session in Gillette, WY on June 23, 2024 at 9:00 am. This test will take place at 441 Foxrun Dr Gillette,WYduring the Field Day gathering. If you are planning on taking the test please contact Jack, WY7JR at WY7JR@arrl.net. If there is no one scheduled to take the test, the session will be canceled. If you do not have an FRN, you will have to visit apps.fcc.gov/coresWeb/publicHome.do to obtain one before taking the test.

For regional situational awareness, consider listening to the Cowboy Net on 3923.5 kHz at 6:45 PM M-F (MST). The Pony Express Net is held on the same frequency at 8:00 AM on Sunday morning. Those licensed General or higher are encouraged to participate (but anyone can listen).

Those needing help getting a station on the air should contact the club or any club officer. If you are interested in the club ask to join our email list at CPREG@groups.io. (Email to that address is blocked until you are a member of the list.) You may request being placed on our list even if you are not a member. Contact an officer to join, or if you have an existing account with groups.io, request joining the CPREG group.

Pictures from past events

Phorge Makerspace Antenna Build

Winter Field Day 2024

Sheridan County E-Comm Trailer Demonstration