Montrose ARC Tail Gate Party 2024

Montrose ARC Tail Gate Party 2024

The Montrose Amateur Radio Club (MARC) is excited to invite all amateur radio enthusiasts to the 2024 Tail Gate Party. This annual hamfest is a fantastic opportunity for radio enthusiasts to gather, share their passion, and enjoy a day of camaraderie and learning.

Event Details:

  • Date: June 1, 2024
  • Location: Lions Club Pavilion, 510 N. Palmer Street, Delta, CO 81416
  • Website:
  • Sponsor: Montrose Amateur Radio Club
  • Type: ARRL Hamfest
  • Talk-In Frequency: 147.195 + 107.2
  • Public Contact: Steve Schroder, KI0KY
    • Address: 29848 Stingley Gulch Rd., Hotchkiss, CO 81419
    • Phone: 970-403-5615
    • Email:

Activities and Highlights:

  • Vendor and Swap Tables: Find a variety of amateur radio equipment, accessories, and parts. It’s the perfect place to buy, sell, or trade gear.
  • Food and Refreshments: Enjoy delicious food and beverages while you socialize and browse the vendor tables.
  • Raffles and Prizes: Participate in exciting raffles for a chance to win great prizes.
  • Networking: Meet fellow amateur radio enthusiasts, share your experiences, and expand your network.

Club Overview:

The Montrose Amateur Radio Club is dedicated to promoting amateur radio and supporting the community through various activities and services. The club:

  • Holds monthly meetings with in-person training sessions.
  • Organizes social gatherings and meals.
  • Supports local emergency groups, including ARES Section 8, Delta County AUXCOM, Montrose County ARES, Search & Rescue, and Colorado State AUXCOM.
  • Provides radio and logistics support for endurance events like Hard Rock 100, Imogene Pass, and Grand Mesa Ultras.
  • Offers Volunteer Examiner (VE) testing for FCC licenses, online classes, STEM scholarships, and in-person training.

Regular Club Events:

  • Monthly Meetings: Held on the third Friday of every month at 6:30 PM at the Delta Library (124 E 6th St, Delta, CO 81416).
  • Breakfast Gatherings: First Saturday of every month at 8:00 AM. Locations alternate between CB Tavern (334 Main Street, Delta, CO 81416) and Busy Corner White Kitchen Café (318 Main St., Olathe, CO 81425).
  • VE Testing: Scheduled on specific dates throughout the year at the Delta Library. Pre-registration is required.
  • Weekly Nets:
    • VHF Net every Sunday at 7:00 PM on the Cedaredge Repeater (147.195 mHz, Tone 107.2).
    • HF Net every Sunday at 7:30 PM on 3992.5 kHz.

Contact Information:

For more information about the Tail Gate Party or to register as a vendor, contact Steve Schroder at the provided phone number or email address.

Join us at the Montrose ARC Tail Gate Party for a day of fun, learning, and community. Whether you're an experienced ham or new to the hobby, this event offers something for everyone. We look forward to seeing you there! For more details and updates, visit

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