Calendar

Nov
3
Sun
2019
Stone Mountain Hamfest @ Gwinnett County Fair Grounds
Nov 3 @ 08:00 – 14:00

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*Stone Mountain Hamfest*
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Nov. 2-3, 2019 Sat: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Welcome to the 2019 Stone Mountain Hamfest. This is where you will find out about the hamfest; dates, forums & contests. You can also prepurchase tickets on this site at the ticket booth. ( http://stonemountainhamfest.com/index.php/ticket-booth/ )

Nov
4
Mon
2019
GARS – Weekly 2M Net
Nov 4 @ 19:30 – 20:30

Join the GARS 2m net on Monday at 1930 on frequency 147.075+ pl82.5

Nov
5
Tue
2019
GARS-Executive Committee – Pre-Meeting Dinner
Nov 5 @ 17:00 – 18:15

*Join us before the Executive Meeting for Dinner.*

GARS-Executive Committee – Meeting @ Gwinnett County Fire Station #5
Nov 5 @ 18:30 – Nov 5 @ 20:30

All are welcome to sit in on the Exec meeting.

Nov
9
Sat
2019
GARS – Family Breakfast @ Golden Corral Restaurant
Nov 9 @ 07:30 – 09:30

Near the intersection of Hwy 120

Special Event Station and take a tour of the B-17 @ south side of the airport near the Flying Machine restaurant
Nov 9 @ 09:00 – 17:00

This Saturday from 9:00am until about 5:00pm , GARS will be operating a Special Event Station at Briscoe Field to commemorate the arrival and tour of the B-17 Aluminum Overcast, a World War II classic aircraft.  The station will be setup and operate on the south side of the airport near the Flying Machine restaurant.  The station will operate under the EAA690 club callsign, W4LZU.

Nov
10
Sun
2019
GARS – Monthly Ham Radio License Exam Session
Nov 10 @ 14:00 – 14:30

HAM RADIO EXAMS – NEW LICENSES AND UPGRADES
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2nd Sunday of Every Month starting promptly at 2:00pm.  We stay until the last applicant is done.

*MAP:* http://maps.google.com/maps?q=34.0665545,-83.9725972

*RECOMMENDED PREPARATION:*
* Try the free online practice exams – Google search “ham practice exam”.  Use more than one website.
* If you are unlicensed and don’t feel comfortable putting your SSN on the 605 form, get an FCC Registration Number (FRN) – Google search “get frn number”.
* Save time at the exam session by filling out, printing out, and bringing the NCVEC 605 form to the exam session. ( http://www.ncvec.org/downloads/2017NCVEC605.pdf )
* Please visit http://www.73solutions.com/ for lots of helpful tips.

*WHAT TO BRING:*
* Bring a Photo ID. (Driver’s license, Passport, etc.)
* Bring your Social Security card unless you already have an FRN.
* Minors without a Photo ID must bring their SS Card and Birth Certificate.
* Bring your original license and two (2) copies.
* Bring your original CSCE and two (2) copies for any outstanding elements passed.
* Bring a pen and a pencil with eraser.
* Calculators with memory must be cleared.  CELL PHONES ARE NOT ALLOWED.
* Current Exam Fee is $14.00. Cash only. CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
* Walk-ins are welcome. No pre-registration required.

*VEC:* W5YI-VEC

*MORE INFORMATION:* http://gars.org/exams/

*VE CONTACTS:*
Email: exams@gars.org
CVE – Dave Bruse, W4DTR
Co-CVE – Sid Weaver, N4NQ
Co-CVE – Don Bagby, KK4NJM
Co-CVE – Chuck McCord, KK4TKJ

Nov
11
Mon
2019
GARS – Weekly 2M Net
Nov 11 @ 19:30 – 20:30

Join the GARS 2m net on Monday at 1930 on frequency 147.075+ pl82.5

Nov
12
Tue
2019
GARS – Pre-Meeting Dinner @ The Flying Machine -or- The Five Spot Cafe
Nov 12 @ 17:00 – 18:30

Join your fellow GARS members for a Dutch dinner prior to our monthly meeting. Some members eat at The Flying Machine, while others meet at The 5 Spot Cafe.

The Flying Machine
510 Briscoe Blvd
Lawrenceville

The 5 Spot Cafe
555 Progress Center Ave
Lawrenceville

GARS – Monthly Meeting
Nov 12 @ 19:00 – 21:00

Second Tuesday of every month (except December).
Doors open at 6:30pm.
Meeting starts at 7:00pm.

EAA 690 Hangar
Near the intersection of highway 316 and Hi-Hope Road and Airport Road
For directions, please visit http://www.gars.org/gars/location/

Monitor 147.075+ PL 82.5