For Burke ARC Members:

BARC Christmas Dinner 2019

BARC Christmas Dinner: *** Response Requested Please by 12/2 Monday At Noon ***    To all Burke Amateur Radio Club Members and spouses. Our club always enjoys Christmas dinner together ...
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11/7/19 Meeting info + Brown’s Seafood

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  • Meeting at 7 PM - Waynesboro City Hall, 628 Myrick St, Waynesboro, GA.  Park in the Family Dollar parking lot.
  • Dinner is at 5:45 PM..
  • Location:  Brown's ...
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Dues payable in October

The following dues are assessed in October, 2020 for new and renewing members for 2020: Annual Club dues are assessed in accordance with the provisions of Article VI of the ...
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Club officer election: 2020

BARC club officers for 2020 as elected at the October meeting are as follows: ● President:  John MacDonald, K4BR ● Vice-president:  Johnny Pless, WW4KW ● Secretary-treasurer:  Debbie MacDonald, N4APZ ● ...
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About ARRL Radiograms

Using a Radiogram to Receive NTS Traffic + printable radiogram forms Messages relayed by radio operators are often in the form of a radiogram. In this video, KD8TTE receives a ...
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How to register your D-STAR radios & devices

These directions are intended only for Technician Class amateur radio operators living anywhere in South Carolina or Georgia, particularly in the Central Savannah River Area of Georgia and South Carolina ...
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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! ************************************* Echolink Will Return Soon To BARC’s 146.64 Repeater “EchoLink allows all licensed amateur radio stations to connect to one another ...
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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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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
  • These listings are for each member's personal equipment only
  • Please type your listing exactly like you'd like for it to appear
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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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