Category Archives: Member Activities

HR100: Ouray Aid Station Setup

Here’s a photo I took at the Ouray aid station for the HR100 endurance race.

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More HR100 Pics: Finish Line in Silverton

Club member Bill Bear offers two photos of the finish line in Silverton.

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Photos from HR100 Run at Telluride Aid Station

Friday, July 15th, 2016, found many MARC members supporting the annual Hard Rock 100-mile endurance run. Dick Schultz sends these pictures from the Telluride aid station.  

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Club Meeting May, 2016: Jim Adams Shows Satellite Techniques

At our club meeting on May 20th, 2016, club member Jim Adams, AAØCW, demonstrated how he makes contacts via amateur satellites. To view Jim’s presentation in PDF format, click here (large file).

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Jim Adams and Satellites in the Snow

Jim Adams, AAØCW, was outside today working amateur radio satellite SO50. A balmy 11 degrees. Made contacts with 6 stations including Alaska and Canada with a 1 watt ht.

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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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