ARRL Sections - Utah



Contact Information

Section Name:
Mel Parkes
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Basic Information

Rocky Mountain
Upcoming events in Utah for 2017 Utah VHF Society Swap Meet. 25 February (Saturday). Will be held in Farming at the Legacy Events Center, Admission Free for members, $5.00 for non members, For more information and details or if you wish to join or pay dues see the Society Web Site Utah Digital Communications Conference - March 25th, 2017 Sandy, Utah Inspired by ARRL and TAPR National DCC conference, Utah is hosting an event similar in nature. The conference will be a fusion of amateur radio communications and maker topics. This conference will focus on the amateur radio hobby that surrounds utilizing digital modes. Current emerging topics such as digital modes for emergency communications and building your own components will be presented on. Go to to register and more information. ARRL Rocky Mountian Division Convention Cody, Wyoming 27-28 May 2017 WIMU Hamfest (ARRL Utah State Convention) - June 16-18, 2017 Bear Lake Utah The great Wyoming Idaho Montana Utah Hamfest is back! We are pleased to announce the revival of the WIMU Hamfest. This great traditional hamfest will be held in Bear Lake, Utah, June 16-18, 2017. Bear Lake is a great destination point for families to vacation while attending the hamfest. Activities will be held at the Garden City Conference Center and Park. Activities include: Outdoor vendors, swap meet, women and youth/child activities, fox hunt, special event station, and much more is planned for the hamfest. Go to to register and more information If you are aware of other events that may be of interest to our hams in Utah Please let me know. Many clubs have new leaders this year and they will need your help to ensure the club and scheduled events are planned and organized, please volunteer to help out!

Utah Officials

  • Melvin Parkes

    Section Manager

    Melvin T. Parkes NM7P

  • Robert Craven

    Section Emergency Coordinator

    Robert M. Craven N7GTE

  • James Brown

    Section Traffic Manager

    James R. Brown NA7G

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  • Brett Sutherland

    Official Observer Coordinator

    Brett Sutherland N7KG