VE June Test Date Change

Due to the conflict with the MARC swap meet, I have changed the date for June VE test session to June 10th. Please make the change on your calendars. –Art Phillips NN7A VE liaison

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Cedaredge Repeater Now Needs 107.2 Hz Tone

Note to all using the popular Cedaredge repeater at 147.195+. You now need a CTCSS tone of 107.2 Hz. Be sure to modify your radio’s settings as necessary.

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Club Members Tom and Kate Palmieri Send Greetings

Tom and Kate winter in the Carolinas and are here in the summer. They’re active participants in club events, particularly public service. They send the following holiday greeting via Chris, WBØITG:
 

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MARC Christmas Party Photos

Bill Bear, KCØQXX, MARC Secretary, sends these photos of the MARC Christmas Party, held on Sunday, 4 Dec 2016.

Overview. Photo by Bill Bear.

Overview. Photo by Bill Bear.

The serving table. Photo by Bill Bear.

The serving table. Photo by Bill Bear.

Club President Ken, KDØQGK, won the door prize for hams and Marsha won the ladies door prize. Good day for the Herrick family!!

Ken and Marsha Herrick. Photo by Bill Bear.

Ken and Marsha Herrick. Photo by Bill Bear.

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Club Members Activate Black Canyon NP for NPOTA

Club Treasurer John Renzelman, KBØRUD, provides these photos of the National Parks on the Air (NPOTA) activation on Saturday, 19 Nov 2016, at Black Canyon National Park near Montrose, Colorado.

Club Vice President Dick Schultz (KDØESZ) and club member Rick Purdy (KEØCEW) enjoy a stiff breeze. None of the equipment had overheating problems.
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The antenna using snow as the ground plane.
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John reports that band conditions were poor. Because of the raw weather, the operation was closed a bit earlier than anticipated. Bravo to all three for putting BCNP on the air!

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Club Members Participate in Colorado QSO Party

Club members Royce Seymour, AAØJD, Steve Schroder, KIØKY, and Bill Bear, KCØQXX, participated in the Colorado QSO Party. They operated at the Gunnison/Pitkin County Line at McClure Pass.

Steve operates from the back seat.

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Camp setup.

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Steve and Bill address a technical problem.

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Double Dirty Thirty Run: Photos of Aid Station 3

Club member Royce Seymour, AJØJD, submitted the following photos of our club’s participation in the Double Dirty Thirty Run held south of Silverton, Colorado, in September, 2016. Aid Station 3 was at 11,300 feet above sea level.

L-R: Royce Seymour, AAØJD, Dick Williams, K8ZTT.

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Imogene Pass Run: Photo from Tomboy Aid Station

Club member Royce Seymour, AAØJD, submitted this photo taken at the Tomboy Aid Station during the Imogene Run in September, 2016.

L-R: Royce Seymour, AAØJD, Richard Wojciechowski, KCØVQC

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Hardrock 100: Governor Basin Photos

Club Member Royce Seymour, AAØJD, submitted these photos from the Governor Basin Aid Station.

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Details on MARS/ARES Upcoming Exercise

Steve KI0KY, presented information at last night’s (October 21, 2016) MARC meeting regarding a MARS/ARES exercise that is coming soon and an ARRL Webinar.  Follow the link for more information.
This will give you an opportunity to operate on 60 meters.
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