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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.


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.

 


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: December 3, 2022 – GARS Holiday Party – (See Holiday Party in the Left Column for details)

UPCOMING MEETINGS: 

  • December 3, 2022 – GARS Holiday Party – (See Holiday Party in the Left Column for details)
  • January 10, 2023 – Ham Bands Below 160m – Kevin Scott K4GTR – The Presentation
  • February 14, 2023 – Pi-Star DMR Hot Spot – Mark Prichard KN2TOD – The Presentation
  • March 14, 2023 – Ribbit, a new digital texting mode for VHF/UHF – Pierre Deliou W4CKX – The Presentation

ZOOM INFO:  To be posted here a few days before the live meeting.

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

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.

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:  November 15, 2022 – Radio Astronomy for Hams – Tom Crowley KT4XN – The Hands-On Workshop

Our workshop will focus on Radio Astronomy for Hams but feel free to bring your ham radio questions.

 

 

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

  • November 15, 2022 – Radio Astronomy for Hams – Tom Crowley KT4XN – The Hands-On Workshop
  • December 3, 2022 – GARS Holiday Party – (See Holiday Party in the Left Column for details)
  • January 17, 2023 – Ham Bands Below 160m – Kevin Scott K4GTR – The Hands-On Workshop
  • February 21, 2023 – Pi-Star DMR Hot Spot – Mark Prichard KN2TOD – The Hands-On Workshop
  • March 21, 2023 – Ribbit, a new digital texting mode for VHF/UHF – Pierre Deliou W4CKX – The Hands-On Workshop

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

PREVIOUS PRESENTATIONS: Click here to view our Previous Presentations.


GARS 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

ECHO LINK:  W4GR-R node 405614  

REPEATERS:  GARS Repeater Systems


GARS BREAKFAST

Join GARS members for Breakfast at the Cracker Barrel off Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd and I-85.

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

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


GARS MEETING & WORKSHOP DINNER

You are invited to join your fellow GARS members for dinner prior to our monthly GARS Meetings and Workshops (every month, except December).

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

WHERE: Sonny’s BBQ – 660 Duluth Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046


GARS EXAMS

GARS conducts Monthly Ham Radio Exam Sessions for all levels of license.

NOTE:  We have transitioned from in-person paper exams to in-person electronic exams using HamStudy and ExamTools. Please review the revised instructions under MORE INFO so you don’t spend any time performing any unnecessary tasks. Thanks!

WHEN:  Second 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.