W4QQ North Georgia Amateur Radio Club, Dahlonega
North Georgia Amateur Radio Club, Dahlonega
NGARC, callsign W4QQ, is an amateur (ham) radio club in Lumpkin County, Georgia affiliated with American Radio Relay League (ARRL).
Email for NGARC Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org
VHF/UHF FM Repeaters
- 2 Meters 146.835 + 100 (owner Pete N4KHQ) [rcv 146.835mhz; xmt 147.435
; 100hz tone]
2M 146.835 EchoLink bridge search call sign or node #. N4HTC-R / 934696
- 440 MHz 443.100 + 100 (owner Pete N4KHQ) [rcv 443.100mhz; xmt 448.100; 100hz tone]
Thursday Night Net
- The club is holding a Thursday night net on the 2m repeater at 8pm.
- Club members and friends are encouraged to make this net a success.
- Notes. If 2m repeater isn't available then we move to the 440mhz repeater. If both repeaters are down then we go to 146.835 simplex fm.
Officers for 2019
- President Renee Conaway KK4LOJ
- Vice President Aaron Conaway KK4EHJ
- Treasurer Brad Bitzkowski KM4QHI
- Secretary Randy Rick W0JWD email@example.com
We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month at El Jimador restaurant in Dahlonega. We have a social dinner at 6pm followed by the meeting at 7pm which usually lasts about 1 hour.
- Jan 15, 2019 at El Jimador
- Feb 19, 2019 at El Jimador
- Mar 19, 2019 at El Jimador
- Apr 16, 2019 at El Jimador
- May 21, 2019 at El Jimador
- Jun 18, 2019 at El Jimador
- Jul 16, 2019 at El Jimador
- Aug 20, 2019 at El Jimador
- Sep 17, 2019 at El Jimador
- Oct 15, 2019 at El Jimador
- Nov 19, 2019 at El Jimador
- Dec 17, 2019 at El Jimador club Family Christmas dinner (tentative)
El Jimador Mexican Restaurant
91 W Main Street
directions. Next to the Holly Theater
Map to El Jimador
- July 5, 2016 notes
- July 5, 2016 notes part 2
- July 5, 2016 notes part 3
- Aug 12, 2016 notes
- Nov 7, 2016 notes
- Feb 2017 notes
- Oct 2017 notes
- Bob and John's EME mis-Adventure
- Bob and John's EME mis-Adventure Slide Show
- Bob Lear's report from 2017 Dayton Hamvention
- Bob Lear's 2017 SouthEastern VHF Society Report
- Bob Lear's How to understand Hamfest Fleamarket talk
- Bob Lear's Common Ham Radio Talk abbreviations and keywords
- Bob Lear's Repeater Talk keywords
- Antenna Tuner Notes
- Flat Top Antenna
- 2018 Jan VHF/UHF Contest
- 2018 EME Antenna WorkDay
- 2018 June Bob's musings
- Has Joe Taylor destroyed Amateur Radio? Inquiring minds want to know!
Youtube Video Repairing the N4KHQ 440mhz Repeater Antenna
- List of technical articles on grounding and lightning protection
NGARC members support the the yearly Six Gap bicycle race and several local parades by providing emergency communication services.
NGARC sets up an live club station for the Dahlonega Fourth of July celebration
Six Gap bicycle race Sunday, September 30, 2018.
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Southeast Repeater Directory
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News & Events
Oct 19, 2019, hamfest-chattanooga-2019
SE Area VHF Nets from Bob Lear!
ARRL Hamfest Listings Search ARRL for listed events anywhere, anytime.
The Georgia Section ARRL for upcoming events in Georgia.
The ARRL study guides for the all license class exams are available NOW at the ARRL bookstore.
License Examination Schedule
Get your Ham License, you'll thank yourself !
Georgia License Exams (note currently incomplete.please check individual clubs web pages listed above)
Some Study and Practice Exam web sites
ARRL online practice exams For Technician, General, and Extra Class licenses.
Other Study Materials
Skywarn Spotter Training
Membership. Dues are $10 individual, $15 family due in April.
Download the NGARC membership application here Please bring to a meeting.
Buy, Sell, Wanted lists. Hamradio related only.
To be added to the club's Monthly Newsletter or if there are questions, please send email to the club secretary Randy Rick firstname.lastname@example.org
Demo of EME (Earth-Moon-Earth) communications at Bob Lear's
Studying for her license at age 10