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To join us at our next Meeting, Workshop, or Operating Event.

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Guests are always welcome to any of these events!


MEETINGS: Second Tuesday of every month (except December) starting at 7:00 pm.

WORKSHOPS: Third Tuesday of every month (except December) starting at 7:00 pm.


Dacula Memorial Day Parade May 27th, 2024

We help set up the parade participants. We start at 0700 and will be through by 1300.

Contact Earl, AF4FG to get more information or search on this website. Click here to sign up for the parade. Just close the spreadsheet window that is opened when through.


GARS Field Day

June 22 – 23, 2024

June will be interesting for GARS.

The ice cream social will be at the park on June Meeting night.

   Field Day will be at the park.

order your FD T-Shirt from the left column.

Signup sheet.


GARS MEETING

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

WHEN: Second Tuesday – Doors open at 6:30 pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00 pm.

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

PROGRAM:  June 11 – Ice Cream Social and Field Day Preparations at Harbins Park in Dacula (our Field Day site).

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UPCOMING MEETINGS: 

  • July 16 – Simple Get on the Air Antennas for HF, VHF, and UHF – Dallas N4DDM
  • August 13 – DMR Repeaters – Mark Prichard KN4TOD

PREVIOUS PRESENTATIONS: Click here to view our Previous Presentations.


GARS WORKSHOP

The GARS Workshop meets on the third Tuesday of every month, except December. Guests are always welcome! Doors open at 6:30 pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00 pm. The presentation starts after brief introductions and announcements. Hands-on operation for your questions.

WHEN: Third Tuesday – Doors open at 6:30 pm, Meeting Starts at 7:00 pm.

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

PROGRAM:  April 16 – SOTA (Summits on the Air) – Kevin Igarashi-Ball W4KIB

Kevin will bring his SOTA gear for an in-depth show-n-tell.  Others with SOTA/POTA/ARES Go Kits can bring their gear for show-n-tell.  This should give us ideas on building our radio kit for making contacts away from the comfort of our QTH ham shack.

  UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

  • June 18 – Preparations for Field Day, Installing N3FJP and configuring the network logging feature.
  • July 23 – Simple Get on the Air Antennas for HF, VHF, and UHF – Dallas N4DDM
  • August 20 – DMR Repeaters – Mark Prichard KN4TOD

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

PREVIOUS PRESENTATIONS: Click here to view our Previous Presentations.


GARS 2 Meter NET

Join GARS for our weekly Monday Night; Want, Sell, Swap, and Information Net,

WHEN:  Every Monday Night – Starting at 7:30 PM

WHERE:  GARS Primary 2M Repeater on 147.075 MHz (+ offset), CTCSS = 82.5 Hz

REPEATERS:  GARS Repeater Systems

FRIDAY 440 NET

WHEN:  Every Friday Night – Starting at 8:30 PM

WHERE:  GARS 442.100 70cm Repeater (+ offset), CTCSS = 100.0 Hz

The general theme of the net will be a casual ragchew-style net with various, rotating topics of the night throughout its run. The reasons for the net will serve as a casual alternative to the GARS Monday night check-in net, a place to hang out and ask questions.  It is also a place to get to know your fellow GARS members. It also serves folks interested in our plentiful repeater system serving Gwinnett County and surrounding areas.

REPEATERS:  GARS Repeater Systems


GARS BREAKFAST

Join GARS members for Breakfast.

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

WHERE: This Saturday at the Cracker Barrel 

Lawrenceville-Suwannee and I-85 interchange.


GARS LUNCH BUNCH

Join GARS members for Lunch at the Vintage Home Kitchen. Web page menu.

WHEN:  Most Fridays – Starting around 11:30 AM

WHERE: 555 Progress Center Ave Lawrenceville, GA 30043 (678)349-2030

 

 


GARS MEETING & WORKSHOP DINNER

You are invited to join your fellow GARS members for dinner before our monthly GARS Meetings and Workshops at the Vintage Home Kitchen.

WHEN:  Second and Third Tuesday of every month, except December – 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

WHERE: 555 Progress Center Ave Lawrenceville, GA 30043

 


GARS HAM RADIO EXAMS

Monthly Ham Radio Exams for all levels of license – Preregistration is REQUIRED.

WHEN:  Third Sunday of every month — Doors open at 1:45 PM — Exams start promptly by 2:00 PM.

WHERE:  EAA 690 Hangar – 690 Airport Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30046.

MORE INFO:  Click here for more information, and to pre-register.


GARS MEETING LOCATION

EAA 690 – Hangar #1
Gwinnett County Airport – Briscoe Field

690 Airport Rd
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

(Near the intersection of Hwy 316 and Hi-Hope Road)

Talk-in is usually available on the

147.075+ MHz, PL=82.5 Hz repeater

for most GARS events held at the EAA 690 Hangar.

The entrance to the EAA 690 hangar is shown here.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE for a larger map and to get directions.

Please enter the gate on the right.

Follow it around the back of the buildings to the parking area.