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Welcome to the Gwinnett Amateur Radio Societygroup

The Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society (GARS) is an amateur radio club and a special service club serving Gwinnett County, Georgia, in the North Metro Atlanta area. With over 300 members, GARS is an active part of the Amateur Radio community, and plays an important role in Gwinnett County.

 

MEETINGS: 2nd Tuesday of every month (except December) starting at 7:00pm

WORKSHOPS: 3rd Tuesday of every month (except December) starting at 7:00pm

 

February is the election of officers.

 

Come join us at our next Meeting or Workshop — Guests are always welcome!


*** LOCATION ENTRANCE CHANGE ***

Effective Immediately:

Due to construction at the airport, the entrance we have been using is now closed. Instead, we will enter at the gate next to Advanced Aviation.

Please CLICK ON THE IMAGE for the updated GARS Meeting Location page which contains a larger map with directions.


TECHFEST 2020

TechFest 2020 is scheduled for Saturday, January 18th, 2020.

Please visit our TechFest website for more information.

Glen, W3WWT (TechFest Chair)


WINTER FIELD DAY (WFD) 2020

Winter Field Day 2020 will be held at Gwinnett County Fire Station #31.

WHEN: January 25th and 26th, 2020 – Setup begins at 0930, Operating begins at 2:00pm Saturday and goes until 2:00pm Sunday

WHERE: Gwinnett County Fire Station #31, 1061 Collins Hill Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Help with Setup and operating will be appreciated. I’ll be broadcasting a WFD message with more details shortly after the GARS Party.

More info to come soon.

Joe, AD4PZ (WFD Chair)


GARS MEETING

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

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

WHERE: At the EAA 690 Hangar (click here for more info)

PROGRAM:

  • February 11, 2020 – Finding Power Line Noise and other RFI by Jeff. J. Stuparits, W4DD

UPCOMING MEETINGS

  • March 10, 2020 – Certificate and Awards Hunting by Bob Hensey, K4VBM
  • April 14, 2020 – Favorite Internet Web Sites by Bill Cherepy, WB4WTN

GARS WORKSHOP

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

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

WHERE: At the EAA 690 Hangar (click here for more info)

TOPIC:

  • January 21, 2020 – Using Raspberry Pi for Ham Radio (Part 2) by Dave Slotter, W3DJS

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

  • February – TBD

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

PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS: Click here to view our previous Workshops and Presentations