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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.

 

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


*** 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.


GARS – 2018 – HAM OF THE YEAR

W4HNG

Neal Gilchrist

HOTY

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:

  • November 12 – Ray Bailey, N4GYN, Doing the Tail Twister, and Enjoying Ham Radio Remotely

UPCOMING MEETINGS

  • December – Holiday Party
  • January 14, 2020 – Stephen Schreiman, KJ4MWF, Power Supplies
  • February 11, 2020 – Jeff. J. Stuparits, W4DD, Finding Power Line Noise and other RFI
  • March 10, 2020 – Bob Hensey, K4VBM, Certificate and Awards Hunting

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: November 19 – Using Raspberry Pi for Ham Radio (Part 1) -Dave Slotter, W3DJS

Bring your own Raspberry Pi, keyboard, mouse, monitor and power strip too. Dave will demonstrate configuring and using some ham radio applications on the Raspberry Pi. If you want a copy of the W3DJS Raspberry Pi Ham Radio Image, bring a SD or microSD card to have the image flashed on.

As always, all other Ham Radio questions are welcome after the presentation.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

  • December – None (Holiday party)
  • January – TBD
  • February – TBD

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

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