Author Archives: Dave Casler, KEØOG (Webmaster)

About Dave Casler, KEØOG (Webmaster)

Ham radio operator for over 40 years, Dave Casler holds Amateur Extra class call sign KEØOG. He is the webmaster for the Montrose Amateur Radio Club and is happy to receive articles and photos from club members. Dave enjoys HF SSB ragchewing, PSK-31, APRS, and software-defined radio (SDR).

Draft Minutes from April, 2017, Meeting

Please note corrections by adding a reply via the form below these minutes. From: Steve Schroder Sent: Sunday, May 7, 2017 3:30 PM To: KEN KERRICK; Dick Schultz; John Renzelman; Lew French; Gary and Terrell Lindberg Subject: Draft April Mintutes … Continue reading

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Bell Labs Video from May Meeting

Here’s the video that was shown at the May meeting on wave behavior:

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Club Member Jim Adams, AAØCW, Wins NPOTA Award

Jim reports that he worked 121 NPOTA units from June through December, using 100 watts to a G5RV.

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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.     Club President Ken, KDØQGK, won the door prize for hams and Marsha won the ladies door prize. Good day … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. Camp setup. Steve and Bill address … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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