For Burke ARC Members:

Should you consider a digital radio?

From the mid-1930's until World War II, amateur radio's #1 mode of voice operation was AM.  After the war, single-side band voice mode became popular for a number of reasons ...
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Amateur Radio Is More Relevant Today

International Amateur Radio Union President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, says Amateur Radio is "probably more relevant today than it was 25 years ago." "We're so dependent now on all kinds of ...
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BARC’s Most Current News

Are you missing what’s important? Read BARC'S most current news! ************************************* Please Click here for information  you need to know to participate in the 2019 ARRL Field Day! Please be ...
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Mid-2019 Goals and Recommendations!

Recommendation # 1 - ARES Basic Skills Test Everyone in Burke County ARES® should have taken the  Gwinnette ARES Basic Skills Test by now – and most of you have: ...
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Amateur Radio More Relevant Today Than Ever

International Amateur Radio Union President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, says Amateur Radio is "probably more relevant today than it was 25 years ago." "We're so dependent now on all kinds of ...
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Next Club Night – August 8

There will be no July meeting due to the 4th of July holiday, so Burke Amateur Radio Club members, guests & visitors are invited to join us for supper on ...
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ARRL’s Headline News

Please see the right-hand sidebar for "ARRL's Headlines" ...
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Always use Anderson Powerpoles

Connecting your radio, etc. to 13.8V DC The standardized power connector for all ARES® is the Anderson Powerpole.  Most importantly, if we all use Powerpole connectors, we'll be able to ...
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Mid-2019 Recommendations!

Recommendation # 1 Everyone in Burke County ARES® should have taken the Gwinnette ARES Basic Skills Test by now - and most of you have:  Thanks! - but just in ...
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Our new mixed mode DSTAR repeaters.

There are two D-STAR repeaters in Waynesboro!  Waynesboro's VHF DSTAR repeater: 145.23 MHz (-600 KHz transmit offset) Coverage:  100% of the City of Waynesboro including Burke Medical Center & Burke ...
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Quorum changed from 33-1/3% to 15%

Motion to change by-laws made/seconded/approved at the November 1 Club Meeting for a final vote at the December, 2018 Christmas Dinner/meeting. History:  It has always been a problem voting on ...
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For sale or wanted!

  • Free to all current club members
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How to register your D-STAR radios & devices

These directions are intended only for Technician Class amateur radio operators living in the Central Savannah River Area of Georgia and South Carolina. NOTE: You do not have to be ...
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MOU Signed With Hospital

The Burke ARES® entered info a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Burke Medical Center on February 23, 2016.  The agreement states that Burke ARES® will provide emergency communications for ...
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FCC Approves New Emergency Alert System “Event Codes” for 2017 Hurricane Season

11/17/2016 The FCC has added three new “event codes” to the Emergency Alert System (EAS) for the 2017 hurricane season. The new rules apply to EAS and NOAA Weather Radio ...
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What do you know about Winlink? See this video!

(June 16, 2019) Have you ever heard of Winlink? Did you know what Winlink is before the "feature image" of this article gave it away? Do you know the frequencies ...
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Georgia Section Nets List

(September 1, 2016)  Here is a list of HF nets that you may check-in to. [box style="blue" icon="microphone"]Georgia ARES Statewide SSB Net  -  3975 KHz  -  2200 UTC  -  Sunday[/box] ...
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ARES® in Burke County

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (a.k.a. ARES®) is an emergency response group of licensed amateurs who have registered with their local ARES® Emergency Coordinator (EC).  Every licensed amateur is eligible ...
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Your “Go Kit”

To ensure that our local ARES members are prepared to respond to any emergency at a moment's notice, every ham radio operator in and around Burke County should prepare and ...
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