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 300 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 or Workshop.

Guests are always welcome!


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

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

HamCram Technician License Class Saturday, October 27, 2018

This is the entry level study session.

For more information on the test session click here to email the instructors.

We will be using the hamradioschool.com material.

8:00am to 6:00pm Thirty Minute Lunch Break with lunch brought in.
Location Address: Click here for more information(map).

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

6:00pm to 8:00pm
This exam session is a closed session only available to those students who sign up for the class.

*** Pre-registration is Required ***
*** There is a no refund policy for no shows ***

HamCram Price
Email Address

Christmas Party

Dec. 8th at 1830(6:30pm) at the EAA Hanger. We will eat about 1900(7:00pm). Starting at 2000(8:00pm) to about 2040(8:40pm), will be games and after a short meeting and presentation of Ham of the Year award and wrap up 2017. If you didn’t signup for the meal you may arrive after 2000(8:00pm) for the party and short meeting.

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There is no regular meeting in December on the second Tuesday.

The next regular meeting for GARS is January, the second Tuesday of the month.



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

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, November 13th – Doors open at 6:30pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00pm

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

PROGRAM:  Bouvet Island DXpedition by Bob Allphin, K4UEE

Come see all the projects your fellow GARS members have been working on. Please contact Randy, N4COR if you wish to show one of your projects to the group.

* December – Holiday Party!
* January – Radio Navigation by Jere Sandridge, K4FUN
* February –


We meet on the third Tuesday of every month, except December. 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, October 16th – Doors open at 6:30pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00pm

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

TOPIC: Getting Started with D-RATS by John Davis, WB4QDX

Find out what is D-RATS and learn how to get started, and how does D-RATS differ from D-Star. Bring your laptop and we will help you get online with D-RATS.

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

* November – Coming soon…
* January –

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