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FCARC


This is the home page for the Fayette County (GA) Amateur Radio Club an active affiliate club of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). Our annual meeting takes place in January and is held at an area restaurant to encourage families to attend. Members are active in a number of specialized areas including Field Day, Contesting, Digital Modes, and EMCOMM to name a few. Most of the activity in the Fayetteville area is on the 145.210 repeater (131.8 hz tone) so come join us. Join us on our mailing list, instructions here or Read more

Upcoming events

Thursday, November 17, 2016: FCARC meeting at United Methodist Church in downtown Fayetteville (behind the courthouse), Room C-260. 7:00PM. (This is the last official club meeting of the year.)

Friday, Saturday, December 2, 3, 2016: Skywarn Recognition weekend at the NWS building at Falcon Field. Friday at 7:00PM to Saturday at 7:00PM. Come and operate HF at the WX4PTC Skywarn Recognition station! More details at http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mtr/hamradio/.

Thursday, December 8, 2016: FCARC informal dinner at 6:30PM at the Village Cafe, 1240 Hwy 54 W, Fayetteville, GA (across from Piedmont Hospital).

Thursday, January 26, 2017: FCARC Dinner and Business Meeting at Broadway Diner, 535 S. Glynn St., Fayetteville, GA. Arrive at 6:30PM; dinner starts at 7:00PM. We will have elections at this meeting!

Saturday, Sunday, January 28, 29, 2017: Winter Field Day at the Boy Scout Klondike event, 1166 Dripping Rock Rd., Molena, GA. Setup will start on Friday; Winter Field Day is Saturday at 2:00PM to Sunday at 2:00PM. If you have a tent there, register at http://www.flintrivercouncil.org/event/1858440. More details at http://www.winterfieldday.com.

Mail problems

We have a problem with out outgoing mail. Until I've resolved it, I'm disabling the contact form.

New net time

Nov 1, 2015 we will move the Tuesday net time back to 2100 hours.

General class upgrade

We would like to provide an opportunity for our TECHNICIAN license holders to progress to the GENERAL class license. I had five signups for our class at the August FCARC meeting. If you would like to join the group, please send me an email so I can include you in our communications.
Be sure to "read more"

Field Day 2015 Pictures

They're in the Gallery. Better late than never.

Photos of the annual meeting have been uploaded

Visit the gallery to see the pictures of the attendees at the annual meeting of the Fayette County Amateur Radio Club. http://kk4gq.org/piwigo/

New officers for 2015

President - John Secrist K4TXQ,
Vice President - Steve Yothment W4OGM,
Secretary - Bill Lackey KV4UD,
Treasurer - Jim Lynch K4GVO.

Thanks to the outgoing officers for their service.

Address Change

The official address for the club has changed. It is now FCARC, 805 Glynn St S, Suite 127 #313, Fayetteville, GA 30214. It's a private mailbox so you must include the suite number and the box number or it might not get there.

Field Day 2014

 

Click on the image to see a larger view. Also be sure to "Read more". And don't miss this year's pictures thanks to Tim Mckibben, KV4UE.

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