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

  • ALL Meetings  – To be held online until further notice, more information and invitations will be on Facebook,Groups.io,discord server
  • ALL Workshops – To be held online until further notice, more information and invitations will be on Facebook,Groups.io,discord server
  • ALL Ham Radio Testing Sessions – CANCELLED
  • Stone Mountain Hamfest – CANCELLED

    (Please check back often for the latest updates)

Stone Mountain Hamfest SES

We bring you the Inaugural Stone Mountain Hamfest Commemorative SES!

Special Event Stations

K4AK4MK4RK4C W4BOC/P (Bonus Station)

To sign up for an operating spot, follow this link.

Starting EST Friday, November 6th

7pm, or 19:00 EST – 00:00 UTC

Ending EST Sunday, November 8th

7pm, or 19:00 EST – 00:00 UTC

48 hours round the clock!
More Info coming soon.

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GARS Get Together

Saturday October 24th at 1730 to 1930 at the Rabbit Hill Park pavilion 1.

Bring your brown bag dinner and enjoy the outdoors. Bring your radios or project. Don’t forget your mask and dress for the weather. Restrooms are close. Good parking near pavilion.

This is a google map link.

The address is 400 Rabbit Hill Road, Dacula 30019 for your GPS.

 

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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

 

Come join us at our next Meeting or Workshop — Guests are always welcome!


Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus),
MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS will be held Online using:

Zoom

 

*** 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.

 


GARS MEETING

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the following events are not being held in person:

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) Online Meeting using Zoom, invitations will be on Facebook,Groups.io,discord server

PROGRAM:

UPCOMING MEETING 


GARS WORKSHOP

Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the following events are not being held in person:

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) Online Meeting using Zoom, invitations will be on Facebook,Groups.io,discord server

TOPIC:

Every look at those portable toolbox sets available from hardware stores such as Lowes or Home Depot and wonder how you can leverage them for use in ham radio? Join Mark as he describes the “leveraging” of the RIDGID toolbox set for a field-portable VHF/UHF go-box.

  • October 20, 2020 – Mark Bell N7GRB – Ridgid Pro Toolbox and Cart Transformation to VHF/UHF Radio Go-Box Set
  • November 17, 2020 – Chaz Cone W4GKF – Explaing 10-10
  • December 15, 2020 – No Workshop in December
  • January 19, 2021 – Brian Haren W8BYH – Georgia Amateur Radio Situation Awareness Map
  • February 16, 2021 – Lee Johnson N4WYE Nano VNA (Vector Network Analyzer)
  • March 16, 2021 – Rich Donahue K0PIR(Topic TBD)

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

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

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


GARS BREAKFAST

Join GARS for Breakfast at the Cracker Barrel off Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd and I-85 – Saturday mornings at 0730.

WHEN:  Most Saturday mornings – Starting around 7:30am

WHERE:  Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, 75 Celebration Dr, Suwanee, GA 30024