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
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 .
new 145.25 repeater is up and running.
Please use PL tone of 97.4 in your radio.
of the new 145.25 repeater below (Courtesy of K4RCI)
of repeater in the building and new antenna which is on the left of
*** 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.
promised, the FCC will now begin charging a $35 fee for new
licenses, upgrades, vanity call signs
The applicant must pay the fee directly to the FCC
Examiners will not collect it.
ALSO DMR UPDATES:
W4GG DMR repeater is back running with a new antenna
the PRN network --
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
N2DMR Graham. The W4GG DMR repeater is NOT Brandmeister
and can not be accessed with a "hot spot."
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.
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.
your support by renewing your
This is due January 1 and helps us
fund the upkeep of the repeaters.
See the botom of this page for mailing information.
NET TIME CHANGES
THE GARA REPEATER
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
TECHNICIAN LICENSING CLASS
Start/End Dates: 06/01/2022 - 06/22/2022
Times 6:30 - 9:30 pm Eastern
# of Sessions: 4
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
The Tri-County ARC and the High Point ARC
Contact: Richard Weinbaum KK4RR
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.
Keith - KA4JAH
new net time changes above
- TRADER'S NET
Each Friday evening at 7:30 on the 145.25, W4GG repeater
& Useful Information
(More will be added later)
Amateur Radio Club (RARA) - CLICK HERE
Point Radio Club - W4UA
- CLICK HERE
Amateur Radio Assoc. - W4GSO - CLICK
Forsyth Amateur Radio Club - W4NC - CLICK
Weather Page for SW Greensboro - CLICK
(New weather station installed)
We need updates on local Hamfests
Please send info to Tom, N4GVK at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hamfests are back running a full schedule.
Please contact us for your Hamfest date.
HURRICANE / TS UPDATES ***
1 to November 30. Special outlooks may be issued as conditions warrant.
per year (Due January 1 each year)
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:
C/O Ernie Wall, NC4EW
8504 Bromfield Rd.
Oak Ridge, NC 27310