GMARC Trunk Swap at the PPG

GMARC Trunk Swap at the PPG

Gear up for a day of amateur radio adventure with the General Motors Amateur Radio Club (GMARC) at the GMARC Trunk Swap at the Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site (PPG) in Shelby Township, Michigan. This unique event promises to be a highlight for radio enthusiasts and newcomers alike, taking place on May 11, 2024.

Event Highlights:

  • Date: May 11, 2024
  • Location: Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site, 49965 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Twp., MI
  • Website:
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest

What to Expect:

The GMARC Trunk Swap is not your ordinary hamfest. Here, participants will have the opportunity to buy, sell, and swap a variety of amateur radio equipment right from the trunks of their vehicles. This setup encourages a dynamic and spontaneous atmosphere where treasures and bargains abound.

Special Features:

  • Talk-In Station: A dedicated frequency (443.075 PL 123.0) will guide attendees directly to the venue and provide assistance as needed.
  • Emergency Communications and Public Relations: Emphasizing GMARC’s commitment to enhancing public relations and emergency communication skills among its members.

About GMARC:

Founded in 1989, the General Motors Amateur Radio Club was established to unite individuals with a shared interest in amateur radio. The club focuses on fostering public relations, emergency communications, and promoting general goodwill within the community.

Venue – Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site:

This historic site adds a unique backdrop to the event, offering a glimpse into automotive history while exploring the technological wonders of amateur radio.

Join the Community:

Whether you are looking to clear out some space in your garage, find rare equipment, or simply learn more about amateur radio, the GMARC Trunk Swap at the PPG is the place to be. It's a perfect setting to meet fellow enthusiasts, exchange knowledge, and enjoy a day filled with amateur radio activities in a historical setting.

Mark your calendar for this one-day event that promises to combine history, technology, and community in a unique and engaging way. Don’t miss out on the GMARC Trunk Swap at the PPG – where radio waves meet the road!

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