RM Division


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ARRL Rocky Mountain Division
Sections: Colorado · New Mexico · Utah · Wyoming

Dwayne Allen, WY7FD
PO Box 1482
157 Vista Circle
Sundance, WY 82729-1482
307-283-3107    wy7fd@arrl.org

Vice Director:
Jeff Ryan, KØRM
9311 W. 90th Place
Westminster, CO 80021
720-334-2620    k0rm@arrl.org

ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Director


Dwayne Allen WY7FD lives in Sundance, Wyoming, and has been licensed for over 20 years. He’s active on all bands between 80 meters and 70-centimeters and served as Wyoming’s Section Manager prior to election as Vice-Director in 2008. In January 2016, he became Director of the Rocky Mountain Division. He has served as secretary, vice-president, and president of the largest ham club in North Dakota, the Red River Radio Amateurs, and is an Emergency Coordinator for Crook County, Wyoming. Dwayne is also a Field Day addict (his callsign says it all: “WYoming 7 Field Day”) as well as an avid DXer and contester.

Current ARRL committee appointments:

  • Programs and Services Committee
  • Contest Advisory Committee (Board Liaison)
  • DX Advisory Committee (Board Liaison)


ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Vice-Director

jeff ryanJeff Ryan KØRM, of Westminster, Colorado, was appointed to Vice-Director in January 2016, bringing a wealth of experience to our Division. Jeff is a Life Member of the ARRL and has been an active member of the Colorado Amateur Radio community for over 20 years as an ARRL Field Services volunteer as well as holding several leadership positions in Colorado-based organizations. Jeff was Colorado Section Manager from 2001 thru 2011 and was an Assistant SM and an Emergency Coordinator prior to that. He also served as the Division representative on the ARRL Emergency Communications Advisory Committee (ECAC). Jeff co-founded HamCon Colorado in 2002 for the sole purpose of hosting a full blown ARRL Division Convention in Colorado. He currently sits on the HamCon Colorado board of directors and serves as co-chairman of the 2016 Convention. He is currently the President of Rocky Mountain Ham Radio, Vice Chair of the Colorado Council of Amateur Radio Clubs and an Assistant Section Manager. Active on HF, he enjoys rag chewing primarily on 10 and 20 meters. He is also active on VHF/UHF and been participating with the WØKVA/NØSZ team in the June VHF Contest since 2009. Jeff has been working in the telecom industry for over thirty years. He is also a private pilot.

Current ARRL committee appointments:

  • Public Relations Committee (Board Liaison)
  • Administration and Finance

ARRL Committee appointments

The League and its Rocky Mountain Division members wish to thank the following hams who are volunteering their time to serve on various committees that contribute valuable studies and recommendations to the Board of Directors:

  • Assistant Director (Emerging Technology): Ed James, KA8JMW of Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Assistant Director (STEM and Education): Paul Veal, NØAH of Littleton, Colorado
  • Entry Level License Committee: Paul Veal, NØAH of Littleton, Colorado
  • ARRL Electromagnetic Compatibility Committee: Ron Hranac, NØIVN of Littleton, Colorado
  • ARRL RF Safety Committee: Robert Gold, M.D., WØKIZ of Castle Rock, Colorado
  • ARRL Public Relations Committee: Katie Allen, WY7YL of Sundance, Wyoming



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