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To join us at our next Meeting, Workshop, or Operating Event.

Guests are always welcome!

MEETINGS: Second Tuesday of every month (except December) starting at 7:00 pm.

WORKSHOPS: Third Tuesday of every month (except December) starting at 7:00 pm.

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The new entrance to the EAA 690 hangar is shown here.  Please CLICK ON THE IMAGE for the updated GARS Meeting Location page which contains a larger map with directions. Please enter the gate on the right. Follow it around the back of the buildings.

STONE MOUNTAIN HAMFEST

Nov. 6-7, 2021
Sat: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sun: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Stone Mountain Hamfest


GARS MEETING

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month, except December. Guests are always welcome!

WHEN: Second Tuesday – Doors open at 6:30 pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00 pm.

WHERE: EAA 690 Hanger, Gwinnett County Airport – Briscoe Field, 690 Airport Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 

PROGRAM:  October 12, 2021 – Favorite Ham Radio and Related Websites – Bill Cherepy WB4WTN

ZOOM INFO: To be posted here a few days before the next GARS Meeting.

UPCOMING MEETINGS: 

  • October 12, 2021 – Favorite Ham Radio and Related Websites – Bill Cherepy WB4WTN – Operational – In-Person and Zoom
  • November 9, 2021 – Current status of the HamSCI projects – Dr. Nathaniel A. Frissell Ph.D. W2NAF
  • December – Typically no Meeting just the GARS Holiday Party
  • January 14, 2022 – TBD

MORE INFO: Click here for more information about our Monthly Meetings

PREVIOUS PRESENTATIONS: Click here to view our Previous Presentations.


GARS WORKSHOP

The GARS Workshop meets on the third Tuesday of every month, except December. Guests are always welcome! Doors open at 6:30 pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00 pm. The presentation starts after brief introductions and announcements.

WHEN: Third Tuesday – Doors open at 6:30 pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00 pm.

WHERE: EAA 690 Hanger, Gwinnett County Airport – Briscoe Field, 690 Airport Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 

ZOOM INFO: This is to be a LIVE ONLY talk at the EAA hanger.

PROGRAM: October 19, 2021 – GARS Repeater System  –  David Adcock KA4KKF

GARS Repeater System
David Adcock KA4KKF

No Zoom meeting, in-person only

David will tell us about the current status of the GARS repeaters, controllers, remote receivers, voters, Echo Link, user commands, and touch on future plans. We will also have a 2m and 70cm set of duplexers on-site for folks to physically see what a Band Pass – Band Reject BpBr duplexer looks like.

This will be a HANDS-ON Workshop at the EAA Hanger.  So if you have them bring your radios, laptops, programming dongles, and let’s help folks get their radios programmed for the GARS and ARES repeaters.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

  • October 19, 2021 – GARS Repeater System  –  David Adcock KA4KKF
  • November 16, 2021 – 2m Roll-up J-Pole Antenna – Dallas N4DDM
  • December – Typically no Workshop just the GARS Holiday Party
  • January 18, 2022 – Re-capping and tube testing to bring radios back to life – Don Woodward KD4APP

MORE INFO: Click here for more information about our Monthly Workshops

PREVIOUS PRESENTATIONS: Click here to view our Previous Presentations.


GARS BREAKFAST

Join GARS for Breakfast at the Cracker Barrel off Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd and I-85 – Saturday mornings at 7:30 AM.

WHEN:  Most Saturday mornings – Starting around 7:30 AM

WHERE:  Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, 75 Celebration Dr, Suwanee, GA 30024


GARS EXAMS

GARS conducts Monthly Ham Radio Exam Sessions for all levels of license.

WHEN:  Second Sunday of every month – Doors open at 1:45 PM, Exams start promptly by 2:00 PM

WHERE:  EAA 690 Hangar – 690 Airport Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

MORE INFO:  Click here for more information.