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Minden, Nevada

SIERA Repeater Frequency: 147.330 MHz, PL: 123.0 Hz, Offset: +600 Hz
SSC #2346
Welcome to the SIERA webpages!
Web Site Last updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 10:51am
Date Updated Change Made
04/24/2019 Updated - VHF Call Sheet & Membership Listings
04/23/2019 Updated - 2019 Pony Express Handbook (DRAFT) - see link below on this page
03/29/2019 Posted - 2019 Field Day Information

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2019 Pony Express Re-Ride Information
The 2019 Pony Express Re-ride dates for Nevada are
Monday, June 17 through Wednesday, June 19

The pony will be traveling East to West
Entering Nevada at Ibapah and leaving Nevada at Stateline in South Lake Tahoe

PEX 2018 - West to East
2019 Radio Operators Volunteer Assignments
Revised: 02-10-2019
Section Route Assignments Comments
1 Ibapah to Shelbourne Steve Bickford (N6AE) & Pete Cervantes (KG7OKY) Enter NV
2 Shelbourne to Strawberry Ken Head (KE6FTM) & Randy Head (KE6REY)  
3 Overland Pass West to Grubbs Well OPEN  
4 Rye Patch Canyon Rick Bischoff (K7ET) Stationary Relay
Austin Summit Robert Nelson (WA3PAD), Frank Kostelac (N7ZEV),
Linda Kostelac (KC7IIT & Keith Gordon (N7KSG)
Stationary Relay
Austin to Railroad Pass Lynn Jenkins (KG7CXR)  
5 Railroad Pass West to Cold Springs Jeff Cauhape (K7BCV) & Sue Cauhape (KI7CTT)  
6 Cold Springs to Sand Mountain Adam Reddick (K7MBP) & Sophie Reddick (K7SFE)  
7 Sand Mountain to Top Gun OPEN  
8 Top Gun to Ft. Churchill Don McRoberts (W3DRM), Jim Marshal (K6LR) & Walt Nowosad (WA7LTS)  
9 Ft. Churchill to Carson City Don McRoberts (W3DRM), Jim Marshal (K6LR) & Walt Nowosad (WA7LTS)  
10 Carson City to Friday's Station Ben Echavarria (K7BBE) & Daryl Haines (KE7HXD) Leave NV
Tom Tabacco is coordinating the efforts for SIERA
Please contact Tom if you are interested in volunteering to cover a section this year.
Additional info and links will be posted as they are received.

Click here for the PEX 2019 Handbook

The tradition continues...

SIERA has provided communications for the Pony Expres Re-Ride from 1989 to 2019.
That's 30 years of continuous support!.

It's a lot of fun too. Please consider signing up for a section or two.
You won't be sorry, I can assure you.

Contact Tom Tabacco if you are interested joining the team.
2019 Field Day Information
Field Day 2019 - June 22 - 23, 2019
2019 ARRL Field Day Logo

This event will be held at the Minden-Tahoe Airport.

Click on the following links for info on the 2M repeater linking project
from Carson City, Nevada to Pearsonville, California which is just north of Ridgecrest.
All of the links are along the US395 corridor.

2M Linking Project Information
2M Linking Project Plans

SIERA Monthly Meetings
SIERA general meetings are held on the first Saturday of each month at:

Carson Valley Methodist Church
1375 Centerville Lane
Gardnerville, Nevada
(Click here for map)

Start time of the meeting is 1 PM

SIERA Breakfast & Lunch Gatherings

4th Saturday of each month
8:00 AM 'til ???

Tail Dragger Cafe
(At the Minden-Tahoe Airport)
1150 Airport Rd
Minden, NV 89423
Phone: (775) 782-9500
(Click here for map)

Come join us for a nice breakfast and coffee, meet with fellow "hams".

Everyone is welcome.

Every Wednesday
11:15 AM

Jethro's Oven & Grill
1281 Kimmerling Rd
Gardnerville, NV 89410
Phone: (775) 265-2215
(Click here for map)

Come join us for a nice lunch, meet with fellow "hams".

Everyone is welcome.
SIERA is an acronym for "Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association".

We are a non-profit corporation for education and scientific purposes that provides organization and training of licensed amateur radio operators so they are capable of maintaining radio communications, as a public service.

If you are a licensed Radio Amateur or are interested in becoming a licensed Amateur,
please look over the many links on this website and feel free to contact us for further information.

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