The August business meeting of the Pecos Valley Amateur Radio Club featured special guest Ed James, (KA8JMW). Ed's extensive experience and knowledge with the D-Star system proved to be quite an asset to the Roswell area ham community as he shared a presentation at the meeting. The PVARC recently installed and placed into service southeast New Mexico's first D-Star repeater on 444.425 MHz. The repeater is on the network and can be found as W5ZU. A special thanks goes out to Rix and Tom Lewis for making a video of the presentation which can be view by going to our D-Star page.