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*** URGENT UPDATE ***
Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the following events are cancelled:

  • Dog Show
  • March Technician HamCram Class
  • March Workshop
  • April Exam Session
  • The GA QSO Party is not cancelled, but will no longer take place at Fire Station #31 — instead GARS members are encouraged to participate from their home QTH.

    (Please check back often for the latest updates)

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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

 

2020 Election of officers.

President: John Davis WB4QDX
Vice President: Sandy Jackson KJ4DRO
Secretary: Joe Biddle AD4PZ
Treasurer: Pam Meridy WB1AKQ
Program Manager: Randy Collins N4COR 

 

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. If gate is closed check the gate to the right. Follow it around the back of the buildings.


LAKE LANIER DOG SHOW CLUSTER 2020

WHEN: Cancelled 

 


GEORGIA QSO PARTY 2020

WHEN: April 11

WHERE: HOME

WHAT: Select Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society as your club when you submit your logs

  • This makes the 60th anniversary of the Georgia QSO Party! The Georgia QSO Party is an amateur radio operating event that’s held annually on the 2nd full weekend of April. The object of this competition is for amateur radio operators outside of Georgia to make on the air contacts with stations located inside the state of Georgia. The GQP is sponsored by the South East Contest Club and Southeastern DX ClubNote that this is a one day event due to the second day of the GA QSO Party falling on Easter Sunday.

The Facebook Event is here. 


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:

  • April 14, 2020 – Favorite Internet Web Sites by Bill Cherepy, WB4WTN

UPCOMING MEETINGS

  • May 12, 2020 – TBA

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:

  • March 17 – POSTPONED TO APRIL DUE TO ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION RE: COVID-19

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

  • April – GARS Coax Cable Checkup by David Adcock, KA4KKF

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

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