Category Archives: Member Activities

Bob Schaeffer, KJØG, SK

We are sad to report the passing of founding club member Bob Schaeffer, KJØG, on 8 Dec 2015, in Montrose. At Bob’s request, no services will be held. His obituary in the Montrose Daily Press can be found by clicking … Continue reading

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Colorado QSO Party: Club Members Royce Seymour, AAØJD, and Bill Bear, KCØQXX

Club members Royce Seymour, AAØJD, and Bill Bear, KCØQXX, participated in the Colorado QSO Party held Saturday, 5 Sept 2105. Bill Bear reports that they operated from the Delta-Gunnison county line north of Paonia. The weather was a bit wet … Continue reading

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Club Members Speak at Ouray County Planning Meeting

Club members Randy Cassingham, KØRCC, and Dave Casler, KEØOG, with very little notice, spoke at a Ouray County Planning Commission workshop meeting on Tuesday, July 7th. They were there in response to a proposal that would require a $1000 application … Continue reading

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Founding Club Member, Ike Topliss, SK

Melvin “Ike” Topliss, W7XG, one of the founding members of the Montrose Amateur Radio Club, passed away on 12 June 2015 in Oregon. He was known by many in our club and we will miss him.

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Club Member Don McMillan’s Wife Sue Passes Away

It is my sad duty to report that club member Don McMillan, KDØFYH, lost his wife, Sue, on 21 March 2015. Cards may be sent to 3940 1940 Rd, Delta, CO 81416. Don reports that he plans to attend the … Continue reading

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Connie Schaeffer, KØGAS, SK

We have received the sad report that long time club member Connie Schaeffer, KØGAS, passed away on Sunday. Cards may be sent via her son Carl Schaeffer, 4301 Hwy 62, Ridgway, CO, 81432. Please do not call at this time. … Continue reading

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February 2015 Club Meeting: KCØQXX, KIØKY, and AAØJD Show Colorado QSO Party Awards

At our February, 2015, meeting held last night, club members Bill Bear, KCØQXX, Steve Schroder, KIØKY, and Royce Seymour, AAØJD, showed the awards that they received for their winning participation in last year’s Colorado QSO Party (click here to see … Continue reading

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MARC Jan 2014 Meeting

Members of the Montrose Amateur Radio Club met Friday, January 16th, 2015, at the Olathe Community Center, for their monthly meeting. Some interesting announcements: A team of MARC members, Bill Bear, KCØQXX, Royce Seymour, AAØJD, and Steve Schroder, KIØKY, placed … Continue reading

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Colorado QSO Party: Mobile Operation by KCØQXX, AAØJD, and KIØKY

Steve Schroder, KIØKY, Bill Bear, KCØQXX, and Royce Seymore, AAØJD, all long time MARC members, operated mobile for the Colorado QSO Party, held on August 30th. This year they opted for mobile operation; they used Steve’s HF-equipped truck as their … Continue reading

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MARC Featured in Montrose Daily Press

MARC was featured in the Montrose Daily Press on December 29th, 2013. By permission from the author and the Montrose Daily Press, here is the article: KØIIT ― A club for fun and service ‘Hams’ provide essential communication through enjoyable … Continue reading

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