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  • KB4CC Field Day 2016 25-26 June will be held at a camp site in Crooked River State Park in St Marys at the end of Spur 40 / Charlie Smith Sr. Hwy. As sites are available first come first served, we won't have an exact site number until the afternoon of Friday 24 June. Talk in Saturday morning will be on the N6EMA repeater 147.195. Everyone is welcome, stop in and say hello and take a turn on the mic.

  • CCARS July Meeting and Test Session - Because of a lot of members possibly going out of town for the 4th of July weekend, the July meeting has been scheduled as an eating meeting to be held 6:00 PM Saturday, 9 July. The Testing session will be held Sunday 10 July at 3:00 PM at the Camden County Library. Anyone wish to take the test must contact our VE Team before 1 July to reserve a seat. See deatils on our VE Page

  • CCARS former President and long time member and friend, Joe Bezy AA4BZ has recently had to undergo some invloved surgery and is recovering at home. Please say a prayer for his quick recovery and give him a call or send him an email, let him know we are thnking of him.

  • 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.

  • 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
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.
Join us each Saturday at 0900 for breakfast at

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!
FY 2016 Meeting Calendar

3PM the 1st Sunday of each month

Camden County Public Library
1410 Hwy 40E (Corner of Gross Rd and Hwy 40)

Our next meeting will be:

Eating Meeting
6:00 PM
Saturday, July 9th
Rocco's Italian Restaurant
916 Kings Bay Rd.
St Marys, GA

Field Day 2016

Next Month:
Club Projects

Contact Glenn (W4ULB) for more information: E-mail

Monday Night Fun Net
Monday 8:00 P.M.
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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0800 15 Oct 2016

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