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22 Nov

November GARA Meeting: Annual Meeting and HF Propagation

This month's presentation will be: Introduction to HF Propagation presented by Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA. Carl will present to us via web meeting, but we will still ... more
25 Oct

October GARA Meeting: Our Repeaters!

Ham radio repeaters are pretty simple systems, but if you don’t know what’s going on behind the scenes, they can be a little bit of a mystery.  This month ... more
27 Sep

September GARA Meeting: Using a NanoVNA

This month our very own Matt Trull will be giving a presentation on the Nano VNA.  If you’re not familiar with this small but useful device, this presenta... more
26 Jul

GARA July Meeting: Building Batteries

This Monday, Carl Fenske will be continuing the battery class from Field Day.  Hopefully we can complete the battery builds. Please make sure to bring your ... more
21 Jun

2021 ARRL Field Day with GARA

Plan now to join the Greensboro Amateur Radio Association for our 2021 ARRL Field Day activities! Setup will commence Friday, June 25th starting at 2 PM at ... more
23 May

May GARA Meeting: Server Power Supply for Ham Radio

The presentation this month will be on hacking a HP server power supply to make it supply 13.8v or 14.2v for your shack. You can pick the power supplies up for ... more
26 Apr

April GARA Meeting - TARPN

Please join us as Tadd Torborg, KA2DEW will be talking about the NC packet off the grid round table chat room project. The website can be found at ... more
21 Mar

March GARA Meeting - Show Me Your Shack

This month we will have a “Show Me Your Shack” evening!  Since we’re still meeting online for a little while longer, we thought it would be fun to have a ... more
22 Feb

February GARA Meeting - All About Dummy Loads

This month, our presentation will be on dummy loads.  What are they?What are they used for?  What do they consist of? We hope you all will get ... more
20 Jan

Winter Field Day with GARA

Winter Field Day (WFD) will take place starting Saturday, January 30, at  2 PM  and ending Sunday, January 31 at 2 PM. Just like the ARRL Field Day. We ... more
20 Nov

November GARA Meeting - Show and Tell!

As you know, GARA's November meeting is normally when elections are held to fill positions on the Board of Directors and other elected positions. This year will ... more
26 Oct

October GARA Meeting - Parks on the Air

UPDATE: Here is Yakov's presentation if you would like to re-read through the slides: Download We will again be conducting this month’s GARA meeting ... more
28 Sep

September GARA Meeting - History of SSB

This month, we will conduct our monthly GARA meeting using Google Meet and we will not meet on the 145.150 repeater. To join, go to and type in ... more
27 Jul

July GARA Meeting - Field Day Wrap-Up

Join us on Monday evening, July 27, for our July GARA meeting. Due to continuing COVID-19 concerns, the meeting will be held on the 145.150MHz W4GSO VHF repeater ... more
17 Jun

Special Meeting with ARRL Section Manager on June 23

Calling all local hams: here is some information about an opportunity to meet with Dr. Marv Hoffman, WA4NC, the new NC ARRL Section Manager.  The meeting will ... more