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Echolink Will Return Soon

To BARC’s 146.64 Repeater

“EchoLink allows all licensed amateur radio stations to connect to one another over the Internet.  If you are in range of an FM repeater that features Echolink, you can use DTMF commands from your radio to access other stations and repeaters from all around the world who are logged into the EchoLink network.” [de]  Also, stations for all over the world will be able to access our 146.64 repeater all day, everyday and make a contact with those of us on the repeater who care to chat with them.
You may even install it on your smart phone.

Get a head start on Echolink . . .  Click here to get started with Echolink.


State-wide Hospital Emergency Operations Drill
This Sunday
and Every First Sunday

Hospital Net Reminder

Sunday,August 4 , 2019 will be the date of the next Georgia State-wide Hospital Nets.  The purpose of the nets is to determine the operational capability of each of the hospitals.  Checking in from home or another remote site doesn’t help meet the requirements of the new CMS rules that are now in effect.


Burke Medical Center
Hospital Operations Team News

100% check-in for the 1st six months of 2019!  The report:


No July Meeting;
Next meeting announced

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 Thursday, August 8 at 5:45 PM at Brown’s Quality Seafood Restaurant, Waynesboro, Georgia.

Our BARC club meeting will follow at 7:00 PM at Waynesboro City Hall, 628 Myrick St, Waynesboro, GA. 

Burke Medical Center’s ARO’s:
Please bring an official copy of your ham radio license for our document repository in the radio room.