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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.


Fund Raiser aka: Dog Show

March 27,28,29,30,31, Wed–Sun   Sign up here

Location: Gwinnett Fair Grounds
Notes: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
We need your help to have enough folks to do the job from 6:00am – 10:00am and 10:00am – 2:00pm each day.
GARS and Gwinnett ARES provide parking fee collection at the parking lot entrance and parking lot supervision for the Lanier Cluster Dog Show.
There is usually a donation for these services, and this is shared between GARS and Gwinnett ARES.

The show is called
The Lanier Cluster
Held at:
Gwinnett Fair Grounds
Sugarloaf and Davis road

Sign up here


HamCram Technician License Class
Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th 2024

This is the entry level study session.

For more information on the test session click here to email the instructors.

STUDY GUIDE:
We will be using the hamradioschool.com material.

CLASS:
Time determined by the instructors Thirty Minute Lunch Break with lunch brought in.

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

EXAM SESSION:
This exam session is a closed session only available to those students who sign up for the class.

REGISTRATION:
*** Pre-registration is Required ***
*** There is a no refund policy for no shows ***

 

Saturday will be 08:00 to 16:00 and Sunday will start at 08:00 till finished then the test session. Lunch will be 30 minutes ordered in. The $25.00 will cover lunches and testing

Name:
Email Address:


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:  March 12 – Antenna Modeling – Lee Johnson N4WYE

UPCOMING MEETINGS: 

  • April 09 – TBD
  • May 14 – TBD
  • June 11 – Ice Cream Social and Field Day Preparations at Harbins Park in Dacula (our Field Day site).
  • July 16 – TBD

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. 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:  February 20 – DIY PCB Layout Using KiCAD – Kevin Scott K4GTR

Kevin’s KiCAD presentation went a little long so it will be completed at this Workshop.  Be sure to bring your notebooks so you can take notes on how to install KiCAD OR bring your Laptop and install KiCad and libraries to get started.  Dallas will show a KiCAD file that demonstrates cross-probing from the Schematic to the PCB Layout including the 3D layout file.

  UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

  • March 19 – Antenna Modeling – Lee Johnson N4WYE
  • April 16 – TBD
  • May 21- TBD
  • June 18 – Preparations for Field Day, Installing N3FJP and configuring the network logging feature.
  • July 23 – TBD

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

REPEATERS:  GARS Repeater Systems


GARS BREAKFAST

Join GARS members for Breakfast at the 5 Spot.

WHEN:  Most Saturday mornings – Starting around 8:00 AM

WHERE:

The 5 Spot Cafe – Lawrenceville

555 Progress Center Ave
Lawrenceville, GA 30043


GARS LUNCH BUNCH

Join GARS members for Lunch at the 5 Spot.

WHEN:  Most Fridays – Starting around 11:30 AM

WHERE:

The 5 Spot Cafe – Lawrenceville

555 Progress Center Ave
Lawrenceville, GA 30043


GARS MEETING & WORKSHOP DINNER

You are invited to join your fellow GARS members for dinner prior to our monthly GARS Meetings and Workshops.

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

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

 


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 preregister.


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.