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Welcome to the Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society

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 285 members, GARS is an active part of the Amateur Radio community, and plays an important role in Gwinnett County.

 

Come join us at our next meeting.

 

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

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


MAY MADNESS 2018
(A contest for GARS members only)

Contest begins 5/4/18 at 6:00 PM and ends 5/13/18 at 11:59 PM

Click here for more information.


DACULA MEMORIAL DAY PARADE – MAY 28, 2018

We help setup the parade participants. We start at 0700 and will be through by 1300.

Contact Earl, AF4FG to get more information or search on this web site. Click here to sign up for parade. Just close the spreadsheet window that is opened when through.


2018 FIELD DAY T-SHIRT CONTEST

This year we’re holding a Field Day T-Shirt design contest. Rules are simple – designs must be sent to me by April 30, 2018.
Use of a program like powerpoint is preferred (no hand drawn entrees). Try to limit design to between 3-5 colors.
Winner will receive (in addition to bragging rights) a 2018 Field Day T-Shirt.
Good luck and ’73

Ralph Pickwick KJ4CNC
GARSwear Coordinator Email


OFFICER ELECTIONS

New GARS Officers Elected on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 – Congratulations!!!

President – John Davis, WB4QDX

Vice President – Sandy Jackson, KJ4DRO

Secretary – Joe Biddle, AD4PZ

Treasurer – Pam Meridy, WB1AKQ

Program Chairman – Randy Collins, N4COR

 


GARS MEETING

Guests are always welcome!

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, May 8th – Doors open at 6:30pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00pm
At the EAA 690 Hangar (see Location below)

PROGRAM: Field Day software and operations

KA4KKF David Adcock FD Chairman

Click here for more information about our Monthly Meetings

UPCOMING MEETINGS:
* June – Ice Cream Social at the field day site
* July – Active Shooter by Officer Coats
* August – Got My License, Now What? by David Harden, KJ4CMY
* September – by
* October – Show and Tell by all of you
* November – by
* December – Holiday Party!


GARS WORKSHOP

The purpose of the GARS Workshop is to provide local hams (new and experienced alike) a monthly opportunity to ask questions and to learn, hands on, from other hams. Guests are always welcome!

NEXT WORKSHOP: Tuesday, May 15th – Doors open at 6:30pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00pm
At the EAA 690 Hangar (see Location below)

TOPIC: Getting Ready For Field Day and Computer Logging by David Adcock, KA4KKF

Learn how do use N3FJP Field Day Logging software.

All ham radio related questions are also welcome.

Click here for more information about our Monthly Workshops

Click here to view our Previous Monthly Workshops and Presentations

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:
* June – Getting Started with Satellites by Ruth Willet, KM4LAO
* July – CPR and AED Training by Sandy Jackson, KJ4DRO
* August – Show and Tell of Various Morse Code Keys by Mac Mc Donald, NN4K
* September – Getting Started with D-Star by John Davis, WB4QDX


LOCATION

EAA 690 Hangar
Gwinnett County Airport – Briscoe Field
690 Airport Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

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