Central Georgia Amateur Radio Club

Welcome to WA4ORT - Central Georgia Amateur Radio Club in Warner Robins

Making our community a better place!

About Us

Club Meeting

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John Louth, WB4EEL(President), and Robert Tuck, AB4RT (Treasurer/Secretary) leading a monthly meeting.


Meetings are held the second Thursday of  each month - 7:30pm

First Christian Church 100 N. Houston Rd., Warner Robins, GA  31093

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Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, August 24th, Byron Tailgate  8 am
  • AmRRON Presentation: September 10th, 2019, Houston Healthcare, Training Room (basement main hospital) 


Click Here for Current Spaceweather by N3KL.ORG
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AmRRON Presentation: September 10th, 2019, Houston Healthcare, Training Room (basement main hospital)

Using a raspberry pi to send ham radio transmissions using multiple digital formats at once on low power across the united states to other users. Being an all 12 volt system this can be used for off grid communications. Using solar and battery backup as our power. 

The presenter is Devon Harris Retired Army. Currently at Fort Gordon near Augusta Georgia.

Devon along with other military intelligence officers and programmers came up with this system of getting traffic thru when other things may fail.

AmRRON The American Redoubt Radio operators Network is a network of Preppers, Patriots and Redoubters who have volunteered to keep each other connected when other means of communications are unavailable or unreliable. AmRRON operators participate in scheduled nets to practice using non-conventional communications.

More information on White Paper and presentation -- click below to visit website, or download from here.

AmRRON Nationwide Comms Structure

We offer VE Testing

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Scheduled tests are held before monthly meetings, which are held the second Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.

Central Georgia Amateur Radio Club

First Christian Church 100 N. Houston Rd., Warner Robins, GA 31093

Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS)

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Click here for APRS Map

Echolink

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EchoLink® software allows licensed Amateur Radio stations to communicate with one another over the Internet, using streaming-audio technology.  The program allows worldwide connections to be made between stations, or from computer to station, greatly enhancing Amateur Radio's communications capabilities.  There are more than 200,000 validated users worldwide — in 151 of the world's 193 nations — with about 5,200 online at any given time.  The KJ4QFF-R Echolink node is located at the QTH of KJ4QFF and links to the WA4ORT repeater in Warner Robins.

Email the Echolink Node Manager

Repeaters

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We operate a repeater in Middle Georgia: 146.850.  

  

The 147.18 ( WB4BDP) repeater is back on the air.  No access tone required.

Middle Georgia Data Network

It’s QSO party time!!  Here are the upcoming QSO Parties in the
Southeastern Division. Checkout each website for complete information.
 

The MGDN is an amateur radio based data network, it is not an amateur radio club or association such as MGRA or CGARC. However, both clubs have members who support and participate in the networks. And the networks are discussed at both club meetings.

MGDN simply provides a place to coordinate Packet Network and D-RATS network operations and advancement; and to show current network status and mapping. MGDN does not operate any repeaters, only packet nodes and mail drops and D-RATS stations.

Contact Us at KK4IB.

Click Here for MGDN
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State Weather Page From NWS Peachtree City

This originally came from requests from GEMA for forecast graphics that were not Forecast Office centric and instead represented the entire state. Many have helped with this project but wanted to single out a few. Jessica Fieux who has moved onto WFO Tallahassee helped with much of the original layout and thumbnail graphics to get this going. More recently, Lauren Reaves who is one of our fine forecasters here has helped develop much of the content and how it appears on the page as well as great work on the Briefings and Social Media tabbed content. And of course, our wonderful ITO Steve Listemaa helped immensely in developing the automated graphics to feed the page. Hope it helps for some of your decision making and please let us know any additional requested content.  Thanks,

Jason Deese and Lauren Reaves, NWS

(Click on Picture to Link to website)

Local Nets and Events

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The Central Georgia Amateur Radio Club VHF Net, each Tuesday at 8:30 PM on the CGARC repeaters  (Warner Robins, 146.850-, no tone required).    

Georgia Baptist Disaster Relief Net: Sundays at 3:45 PM Repeater 147.300+ PL 107.2 Hz    

The Amateur Hour Net on Mondays at 8:30 PM Repeater 147.300+ PL 107.2 Hz.    

The Hole in the Wall Gang on Wednesdays ay 8:00 PM on 50.135 MHz USB     

The Houston-Peach-Crawford County ARES Net is held each Tuesday at 7:00 PM on  Peach State Intertie system.    

GAARES MISSION

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A primary responsibility of the Amateur Radio Service, as established by Part 97 of the Federal Communications Commission's regulations, is the performance of public service communications for the general public, particularly in times of emergency when normal communications are not available. To that end, the Georgia Section Amateur Radio Emergency Service members, under the oversight of the American Radio Relay League, will equip themselves and train to provide communications as a direct service to the general public through government and relief agencies located in Georgia, local government jurisdictions, the State of Georgia, and Federal Agencies when requested by those agencies.

Click here for GAARES website

Local Weather

Field Day 2019

Video Clip From AE4XO

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Its summer in Middle GA so its a hot time for ARRL FIELD DAY. 24 hours of ham radio operations. This year we had problems with the rain, but it was a great time. I ask the operators, what does Field Day mean to you. 73 AE4XO

Part 2

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Thanks Chris, AE4XO
 

Basic FD results

Total points claimed: 3,494 


Total Contacts by Operator:

                  Operator            Total      %

  • AB4RT                  161    30
  • KK4TISM4QAV           82    15
  • KF4CMO                 66   12
  • N4ARY                   66   12
  • AF1G                     55   10
  • N3DJO                    46    8
  • KC4JIR                    24    4
  • KM4QAV                  17    3
  • AE1MS                      9    2
  • AE4XO                      6    1
  • AF4HS                      6    1
  • KN4GNX                    4    1


Chris AE4XO