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Butts County Ham Cram

by on Jan.09, 2017, under Training

Ham Cram

Date:  January 28

Time:   8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Event Category:  Amateur Radio Training

Organizer   Butts County Emergency Communications Auxiliary

Email:   w4ded at arrl.net

Website:  www.bcgaares.org

Venue:   Butts County Fire Station #7

144 Cowell Road
Jackson, GA 30233 United States


Georgia QSO Party’s and SCARC Opperations

by on Apr.03, 2016, under Club Information

The Southern Crescent Amateur Radio Group will be participating in the Georgia QSO Party’s 55th Anniversary on APRIL 9, 2016. It will be held at the Henry County Emergency Operations Center at 526 Industrial Blvd, McDonough, GA 30253.

 VE testing will begin at 9:10 AM local.

  The contest starts at 2 PM local time (1800 GMT or 6pm) until midnight.  We will operate until sunset and represent Henry County in the contest. We will also use this as a training drill for emergency in the field. We plan to operate from the pavilion behind the EOC building. Training will be inside if needed as well as anyone needing to test for their licensee.

Let me know if you can come and help. We will start meeting for the contest at 10:30 for set up and any training and later we can lunch. This will allow free operations before the start the QSO. (We could work other States QSO Party)

Thank you – 73’s

AJ4GT – Roy Baker    —  Southern Crescent


Clayton/Henry County ARES Report for March 2016

by on Apr.03, 2016, under Club Information

Georgia ARES monthly report for March, 2016
Reported by:  Clayton/Henry County EC, Roy Baker, AJ4GT
Report ID# 9149.  Report submitted by: AJ4GT, Roy Baker – EC

Total number of ARES members in your group is: 25
Change since last month: 0
Name of your Local ARES Net: SCARC/CARES ARES/RACES
Net Frequency: 444.875  +  PL  100
Day of the week:  Monday
Time of the Net: 9 pm local
Total of Nets this month: 5
NTS Liaison: Ga.ARES,GTN, MARS
Drills, Tests and Training sessions: 7
Drills, Tests and Training Man Hours: 72
Public Service Events: 0
Public Service Man Hours: 0
Emergency Operations: 0
Emergency Operations Man Hours: 0
Misc Activities: 1
Misc man hours: 2
TOTAL ARES OPERATIONS: 8
TOTAL ARES MAN HOURS: 74
Comments: Still working at school with Tech Training – six sessions for nine MHrs, Four Nets for 20.5 Mrs,One general Meeting for 15.7 MHrs, and one Skywarn Net for another 6.3 MHrs.


Special Event Station N4V April 30-May 3

by on Apr.21, 2015, under Club Information

Steve Bramham, W4SKB has secured a Special Event Station callsign of N4V, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam war. Information can be found on QRZ at  http://www.qrz.com/db/N4V

A certificate will be sent to those folks logging N4V per instructions on QRZ page. Bands operated will be 10, 15, 20, 40, and 80m voice in the General Class portion to allow more contacts.

NOTES ABOUT THE VIETNAM WAR:

The Vietnam War started in March 1959.
The fall of Saigon happened 30 April 1975, two years AFTER the American military left Vietnam.
The last American troops departed in their entirety 29 March 1973.
A North Vietnamese tank crashed the gates of Independence Palace at 11:30 am local time and the Viet Cong flag was raised.
The South Vietnamese president surrendered and the Vietnam War was officially over.

The Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington DC contains over 58,000 names of service men and women who died in Vietnam.

Additional information can be obtained by visiting – www.vva.org
A Commemorative Certificate will be sent to stations working N4V by sending a #10 Self Addressed Envelope with First Class postage and your QSL/Contact information to:

N4V
PO Box 3083
Kennesaw, GA 30156


March 2015 ARES Report

by on Apr.05, 2015, under Club Information

Georgia ARES monthly report for March, 2015
For Clayton/Henry counties
Net Frequency: 145.170     PL  146.2
Day of the week:  Monday
Time of the Net: 9 PM Local
Total of Nets this month: 5
NTS Liaison: GTN/MARS/ARES
Drills, Tests and Training sessions: 6
Drills, Tests and Training Man Hours: 56
Public Service Events: 0
Public Service Man Hours: 0
Emergency Operations: 0
Emergency Operations Man Hours: 0
Misc Activities: 2
Misc man hours: 9
TOTAL ARES OPERATIONS: 8
TOTAL ARES MAN HOURS: 65
Comments: Wild month of illness went through our group this month. Many sick and a few in the hospital. We did gain members by sending postcard and by active recruiting.  


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