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Watch the GARA May Meeting Live

When we're ready, we'll start up our super Internet video machine and live stream the entire meeting in the player above.  The stream should begin around 7:15pm EST tonight, May 23, just before the Field Day presentation with Patrick, K2CPR begins.  Although we'd prefer to see you in person at Captain Bills, we're happy to see you online!

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Patrick Moore, K2CPR to Present on Field Day Preparations at GARA’s May Meeting

We had a great meeting with Barry Baines, WD4ASW at our last general meeting in April. His presentation was excellent and inspiring, and it was an honor to have him at our meeting. Visit www.w4gso.org to watch his presentation if you haven't already seen it. With Field Day quickly approaching, May's meeting will revolve around the club's preparations for the event.  Patrick Moore, K2CPR will present and let us know about Field Day plans, where there are still needs, and how you can become involved.  You won't want to miss the meeting or the event- both will be a great ...

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Watch the GARA April Meeting Live

When we're ready, we'll start up our super Internet video machine and live stream the entire meeting in the player above.  The stream should begin around 7:15pm EST tonight, April 25, just before we hear from our guest, AMSAT NA President Barry Baines, WD4ASW.  Although we'd prefer to see you in person at Captain Bills, we're happy to see you online!

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The DR-1X is On the Air!

You may have been wondering about our new repeater and its status.  Well, wonder no longer: it's on the air now! Our engineering committee ran into a few issues preparing the repeater for installation, but without going into all of the gory details (see the recent Feedline articles for those), suffice it to say that enough of the kinks have been worked out to put the repeater on the air.  One of the things you'll notice immediately is that there are a few things still missing: scheduled announcements, voice identification, courtesy tone, etc. are missing temporarily ...

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AMSAT President Barry Baines, WD4ASW to Present at GARA’s April Meeting

This is an exiting opportunity for anyone interested in satellites, space communications, or anything related to amateur radio.  Barry Baines, the president of AMSAT, will be giving an in-person presentation at GARA's April meeting on Monday, April 25.  His talk, titled “An Overview of AMSAT,” will give an overview of AMSAT’s history, talk about the projects that AMSAT is working on currently, and discuss the importance of keeping amateur radio in space.  There will also be a time for questions and answers at the end. You definitely don't want to miss this ...

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Watch the GARA March Meeting Live

When we're ready, we'll start up our super Internet video machine and live stream the entire meeting in the player above.  The stream should begin around 7:15pm EST tonight, March 28, just before we hear from our guest, Tim Duffy, K3LR.  Although we'd prefer to see you in person at Captain Bills, we'd be happy to see you online!

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K3LR to visit with GARA!

Tim Duffy, K3LR, COO of DX Engineering and owner of one of the most prestigious amateur radio stations in the United States will visit with GARA via Skype at our next meeting on Monday, March 28.  Tim will talk about his history, how and why he put together one of the most impressive stations in America, and answer questions from you!  You won't want to miss this special time with the recent Dayton Hamvention Amateur of the Year award winner.  Make plans now to be at Captain Bill's Seafood on West Market Street in Greensboro on Monday!  The meeting begins at 7:15pm and ...

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N4G is a Success!

N4G, GARA's annual special event station commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, was a resounding success this year.  The success began with the organization of the event by David Macchiarolo, AJ4TF, who applied for the permits, found the equipment, lead setup, and spearheaded efforts to make the more than 1,130 contacts on both HF and VHF/D-star.  That's an N4G record!  A lot of GARA club members came out to support the special event station, making contacts on 80m, 40m, 20m and 15m, and in multiple modes including SSB, FM, D-star, CW, ...

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2016 N4G is Here!

N4G, GARA's annual special event station commemorating the Battle of Guilford Courthouse in the American Revolutionary War, is ready for action.  If you're not already involved, it's not too late.  N4G organizers and volunteers will be at Tannenbaum Park at the corner of Battleground Avenue and New Garden Road starting at 1:00pm on Friday, March 11 to setup the station, and then again beginning at 9:00am on Saturday, March 12 and running continuously until the afternoon of Sunday, March 13.  Come out at any time to help setup or to operate the station- rain or shine, ...

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Watch the GARA February Meeting Live Here!

When we're ready, we'll start up our super Internet video machine and live stream the entire meeting in the player above.  The stream should begin around 7:30pm EST tonight, February 22, about the same time we'll hear from our guest, Don Wilbanks AE5DW.  Although we'd prefer to see you in person at Captain Bills, we'd be happy to see you online!

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