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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 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


GENERAL LICENSE HAM CRAM CLASS

Saturday, July 21 & 28, 2018

Sign up today – registration ends soon!

This two day General License HamCram Class will review all the material contained on the General License Exam.  We will provide lunch both Saturdays, and the General License Exam starting at 3pm on the second Saturday for $25.00.

Contact the instructors at this link.

STUDY GUIDE:

We will be using the hamradioschool.com General License Study Guide. It is available to order online (Amazon.com) or can be purchased locally at Ham Radio Outlet.

CLASS:

1st Saturday – 8:00am to 4:00pm
2nd Saturday – 8:00am to 3:00pm
Thirty Minute Lunch Break with lunch brought in.

EXAM SESSION:

2nd Saturday – 3:00pm

This is a CLOSED exam session, only available to those students who signed up for the class.

LOCATION:

Gwinnett County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
800 Hi-Hope Road, Lawrenceville
Click here for directions

REGISTRATION:

*** PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ***
*** THERE IS A NO REFUND POLICY FOR NO SHOWS ***

Name and Call Sign:
Email Address:


GARS FIELD DAY

GARS Field Day 2018 is over, but if you took any photos at Field Day (or any other GARS event), please upload them to our Groups.io group for everyone to see.
* Simply go to https://groups.io/g/GARS/photos
* Click on the “New Album” button
* Enter an Album name in the format “2018 Field Day by YourCallSign”
* Click the “Create” button
* Click the “+ Add Photos” button
* and upload away!
When you are done, please send an email to the group letting them know you uploaded some pictures.

 

GARS MEETING

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

NEXT MEETING: Tuesday, August 14th – Doors open at 6:30pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00pm

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

PROGRAM: Got My License, Now What? by David Harden, KJ4CMY

Learn more about your options getting started in Amateur Radio.

UPCOMING MEETINGS:
* September – Learn more about the EAA by Joel Levine, WA4HNL
* October – Show and Tell by all of you
* November – Bouvet Island DXpedition by Bob Allphin, K4UEE
* December – Holiday Party!


GARS WORKSHOP

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, July 17th – Doors open at 6:30pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00pm

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

TOPIC: CPR and AED Training by Sandy Jackson, KJ4DRO

Learn or refresh your memory on CPR and AED usage.

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:
* August – Show and Tell of Various Morse Code Keys by Mac Mc Donald, NN4K
* September – Getting Started with D-Star by John Davis, WB4QDX * October –
* November –
* December – NO MEETING – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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