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LATEST NEWS
  • CCARS.ORG website outage - If you recently attempted to access CCARS.ORG and received an error message, I apologize. During the process of transfering ownership of the domain, there was a glitch in the site hosting arrangements. It took about a week to correct the problem, and just today (4/8/16) I was able to correct a bunch of broken links (the new host is case-sensitive, requiring all files, including pictures, be named EXACTLY as they appear in the code). Everything should be back to normal, but if you find a problem, let me know - Glenn W4ULB Webmaster

  • The ARRL has teamed up with the National Park System to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the NPS by promoting "NPOTA", National Parks On The Air. All year people will be activating NPS facilities for prizes and awards. Sounds like a great way to combine the enjoyment of NPS facilities with our love of radio! There are a number of locations across Georgia and NE Florida, including right here in the Golden Isles. Full details can be found on the ARRL NPOTA website

  • If you haven't started playing with the sub-$40 Raspberry Pi micro computer, you are missing out on a lot of fun and inexpensive ham radio uses, like an a homebrew Echolink or APRS node, compact portable digitial mode terminal, satellite tracking, and much more. The list is growing everyday, and with the release of the new, more powerful "RasPi-2", the possibilities are even greater. You can start with the RasPi homepage then visit Adafruit for parts and ideas. Also check our LINKS page for more.

  • In addition to the RasPi, the sub-$50 Arduino family of microprocessors (Uno, Nano, Mega, etc.) has staked its claim to an amazing array of amateur radio related use: Rotor/antenna controllers, APRS, baloon telemetry, satellite tracking, digital displays, and much more. Start here for tutorials and project ideas. There are a number of great books available from the ARRL, as well as parts and kits from numerous sources like Amazon, Sparkfun, and Adafruit. And, of course, check our LINKS page for more.

  • We are continuing to research suitable locations to install CCARS' brand new Yaesu Fusion Repeater. The plan is to set it up under KB4CC for the 70cm band running both digital and analog.

  • N6EMA (147.195) has Echolink now. It is registered under W4ULB-L with a node number of 269327. The link is expected to stay active until the KB4CC Fusion repeater is in service

  • As previously reported, the former WMOG AM 1490 Gates BC-1G 1KW AM transmitter was successfully rescued from scrapping in 2014 and is currently in storage awaiting a proper home. While there have been several inquiries, the classic beauty is still avalable to purchase for restoration and placement into service. What a great 160 meter AM unit it would be!

  • 2016 HAMFEST CALENDAR - Start making plans for the next Hamfest! Check out the 2016 Event Calendar for a complete listing

  • LINKS PAGE The page lists links to dozens of calculators, antenna analysis software, parts and equipment dealers, reference sources, and tons of other radio & electronics related stuff. It even has a dedicated page of links to radio related apps for your Android smart phone. Check it out here: ANDROID APPS



Club Activities
CQ CQ
The planning committee is always looking for new ways to get our club members together to enjoy this great hobby. Field trips, cookouts, special event stations, JOTA, IOTA, Field Day, fox hunts, we love to do it all! You can be part of it too and now is a great time. We are busy planning new events for 2015! Click here for more information and pictures of some of our recent activities.
WEEKLY BREAKFAST
Join us each Saturday at 0900 for breakfast at

Denny's
Hwy 40 W, Kingsland, GA (Just off I-95 Exit 3)

Be sure to check in via the
N6EMA (147.195MHz+/118.8t) or W1KFR DMR repeaters
so we can have a seat waiting for you!
MONTHLY MEETINGS
FY 2016 Meeting Calendar

3PM the 1st Sunday of each month

***NEW LOCATION***
Camden County Public Library
1410 Hwy 40E (Corner of Gross Rd and Hwy 40)
Directions

Our next meeting will be:

THIS MONTH'S DISCUSSIONS:

Field Day 2016

Next Month:
Club Projects

** VISITORS AND NON-HAMS ARE WELCOME **
Contact Glenn (W4ULB) for more information: E-mail

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
  • Next Month
    • May 1 3:00PM CCARS Monthly Meeting & Testing session
FOR A COMPLETE LISTING OF THIS YEAR'S EVENTS, VISIT OUR CALENDAR PAGE
Monday Night Fun Net
Monday 8:00 P.M.
KG4PXG
146.685 MHz[-]

Echolink #8345

Local Links:
Kingsland N6EMA 147.195 MHz[+] [118.8]
Echolink #269327

Brunswick KG4PXG 145.330 MHz[-] [131.8]
Echolink #8346
Click for Kingsland, Georgia Forecast

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