NOTICE NEW 2018 MEETING NIGHTS & LOCATION
MONTHLY MEETINGS - 1st Wednesday unless otherwise noted. Social starts at 7:00 PM at the USCGA station..
Meeting location map is to the right.
Next Meeting is January 3 - 7:30 PM
AI1V - WSJT Modes (DXCC @ -20 dB SNR) Download video
W1ZR - Selecting an HF Transceiver (2017)
W1ZR - Choosing Your First HF Antenna - Joel Hallas
KX9X - Riding the Portable Operating Wave
KB1MZL Build a QRP Tranceiver
WB8IM - Getting Started With JT65 on HF
Near-Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) HF Propagation
K1OF SDR Presentation
W1ZR The History of Wireless 600 BC - 1901
AB1JC The flight of the Discovery 1 Balloon
Do be comfortable to key up on either the 2m or 70 cm repeater frequencies to see if anyone is around. Our net is on Tuesday night at 7:30 PM. See repeater info below.
Amateur Radio Operators Provide SIgnificant Support to the NOAA Skywarn Program. Check these websites:
GFARA MEETING LOCATION
US Coast Guard Auxiliary Station
At the end of Turney Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824
Club Mailing Address Below
Sat. AM Weekly Meetings
Everyone is welcome, club members or not. People start showing up at 9 AM & start leaving after 11AM. This is an opportunity to use our ham shack and have an eye to eye contact with other hams. The 2nd Saturday of the month is our business meeting starting at 9 AM.
There will be the usual or unusual something to go along with the coffee.
Have an idea? Brainstorm? Or, just some - thing to say? SDR? Arduino? CERT? Give us your thoughts. We want to know.
Anyone interested in learning more about GFARA, and relevant topics related to HAM radio is invited to attend either the Saturday AM meetings or the general meeting on the 1st Monday of the month. Also, check our calendar
Please contact any officer of GFARA for more details.
GFARA c/o Joe Ull
366 Ruane St.
Fairfield, CT 06824
Bruce Moore - N1ZU@yahoo.com
Jeff Cronin - Jefsky@sbcglobal.net
Drummond Grinalds -203 615 4319
Joe Ull - Joeull@hotmail.com
Frequency: 146.625 MHz
Offset: -600 Kz
Tone in: 100.0
Receive Frequency: 440.450 MHz
Transmit Frequency: 445.450 MHz
Tone in: None
The 2M and 440 MHz repeaters are cross-linked, so input on one produces output on both.
GFARA conducts a rag chew every Tuesday night at 7:30pm on either repeater. W1GDZ is net control. Any licensed amateur radio operator can participate. Come join us.