GUILFORD AMATEUR SOCIETY

AMATEUR RADIO FOR GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA

Repeaters on 145.25 Mhz.(88.5 Mhz. Tone) and 444.225 DMR

HOME INFO BOARD JOIN/PCRN REPEATERS

IN-PERSON MEETINGS

G.A.S MEETS THE 3RD MONDAY OF EACH MONTH
Eat at 6:15 and the meeting is at 7:00


GAS MEMBERS WE'RE
MOVING MEETING LOCATIONS


To
The Olympic Family Restaurant

The Olympic Family Restaurant located at
8900 W. Market St., Colfax.
This restaurant is a straight drive out W. Market St. 1.5 miles
west of the PTI airport area (Hwy 68 bridge)
and/or a total 4.5 miles from the intersection
of W. Market St. and W. Friendly Ave.
The restaurant is located at the intersection of
W. Market St. and Marshall Smith Rd.
The Olympic has an extensive and
varied menu from bologna sandwiches to rib eye steaks
sea food, Italian dishes and salads.
Please check their online menu.

Please mark your calendars for Monday, May 16th .

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The new 145.25 repeater is up and running.
Please use PL tone of 97.4 in your radio.

Photos of the new 145.25 repeater below (Courtesy of K4RCI)

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Photos of repeater in the building and new antenna which is on the left of tower



*** ALSO the 146.760 machine PL of 156.7
has great coverage and can also be used. It's located in the
northeast corner of the county at 310 feet.

We will try to keep you updated as soon as info is received.


 

FCC NEWS
As promised, the FCC will now begin charging a $35 fee for new
licenses, upgrades, vanity call signs

and license renewals

starting April 19th.
The applicant must pay the fee directly to the FCC
the Volunteer
Examiners will not collect it.

 

ALSO DMR UPDATES:
T
he W4GG DMR repeater is back running with a new antenna

and the PRN network --

A new DMR repeater is being installed
on PRN for Asheboro - 440.7125 (same TG layout)
and will have a linked local to W4GG DMR here in GSO

and N2DMR Graham. The W4GG DMR repeater is NOT Brandmeister
and can not be accessed with a "hot spot."

If YOU want Brandmeister, use the King repeater listed below
or get a yourself a "hot spot" which can be obtained
from many dealers, so you can access all The BM talkgroups.


The King repeater is now Brandmeister
442.6375 + 5
313715 CC2 TS 2 - this is a fulltime talkgroup for LOCAL ONLY
TS 1 is also CC2 and is on demand for
your choice of TG for the BM network
and will only be on for 15 minutes with no activity.


 

We need
your support by renewing your
G.A.S. membership.
This is due January 1 and helps us
fund the upkeep of the repeaters.
See the botom of this page for mailing information.

 


NEW NET TIME CHANGES

USING THE GARA REPEATER

The new traffic and ragchew net schedule is as follows: The Central & Western North Carolina Traffic Net will be held nightly at 7:00 on the 145.25 repeater. For your convenience, there will be a ragchew net nightly at 7:30 or following the traffic net if running long. The Randolph Amateur Radio Club will host the ragchew net on Monday night. The Guilford Amateur Society will host on Wednesday night. The Swapnet and ragchew will be on Friday night. Any other scheduled users of the repeater are not affected. Set a reminder in your phone and join us nightly! -- Mark, KX4PZ

 

ADDITIONAL
TECHNICIAN LICENSING CLASS

04/04/2022
Start/End Dates: 06/01/2022 - 06/22/2022
Times 6:30 - 9:30 pm Eastern
# of Sessions: 4
Class level:Technician
Morse code offered: No
Pre register required: Yes - e-mail KK4RR@mac.com
Fee: No charge for those that reside in the Greater Piedmont Triad
Pre Study required: Yes
Class Type: Online Via Zoom
Exam offered: No
Sponsoring Club/Organization:
The Tri-County ARC and the High Point ARC
Instructor: KK4RR
Contact: Richard Weinbaum KK4RR
Phone:(336) 687-8001
Email: KK4RR@mac.com
Location: Online

Additional Information: This class is held on the Zoom platform, and is available to anyone/anywhere. It is designed to compliment your personal use of a Technician Class license manual and web based practice tests.
A General class license study session is in the works and we hope to present it in May.
More information to come soon.
73
Keith - KA4JAH

 

 

REPEATER INFORMATION

CLICK HERE

 

 


 

WEEKLY NET

See new net time changes above

 

NEW - TRADER'S NET
Each Friday evening at 7:30 on the 145.25, W4GG repeater



Links & Useful Information
(More will be added later)

Randolph Amateur Radio Club (RARA) - CLICK HERE

High Point Radio Club - W4UA - CLICK HERE

Greensboro Amateur Radio Assoc. - W4GSO - CLICK HERE

Forsyth Amateur Radio Club - W4NC - CLICK HERE

N4GVK Weather Page for SW Greensboro - CLICK HERE
(New weather station installed)

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Hamfests

We need updates on local Hamfests
Please send info to Tom, N4GVK at n4gvk@bellsouth.net

 

Most Hamfests are back running a full schedule.
Please contact us for your Hamfest date.


Click for Forecast for 27407 from weatherUSA.net

*** HURRICANE / TS UPDATES ***

From June 1 to November 30. Special outlooks may be issued as conditions warrant. CLICK HERE


G.A.S. Club Info

$25 per year (Due January 1 each year)

Any licensed family member
living under the same roof - no additional charge.
You can pay your dues at a club meeting or
mail them to the G.A.S. treasurer below:

Guilford Amateur Society
C/O Ernie Wall, NC4EW
8504 Bromfield Rd.
Oak Ridge, NC 27310

 

 

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