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Meeting most every Third Thirsday at the Macon/Bibb EMA Bunker
As Scotty says,
“Feed your inner Ham. Feed it!!”
MEETING LOCATION CHANGED!
Due to an asbestos situation with the renovations at the Macon-Bibb EMA Center we have to move our meeting location to the Golden Coral, 4704 PRESIDENTIAL PKWY. MACON, GA 31206, for the May 19th meeting. We have a reserved room for this “EAT’IN MEET’EN”. We will have an abbreviated meeting after the pledge, prayer, minutes and treasurers report ther will be a 5 minute each committee reports then discussion on Field Day! Short old and new business and we can move on to adjournment. We have the room until just after 8PM, so belly up and join us!
If you have never been to a club meeting, or has been a while, this promises to be one of the most enjoyable.
WELCOME TO THE
MACON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB WEBSITE
The Next Meeting
May 19th, 2016
Open to Members, and all interested in Amateur "Ham" Radio
Regular Meeting Location:
Emergency Operations Center
Behind Macon PD Detective's Division
(look for the tall Downtown Radio Tower to get you close)
700 Poplar St
Macon, Georgia 31201
ALL ARE WELCOME
Amateur Radio License Examinations from 5 PM to 6PM before the meeting.
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We have a 2 operating position HF station and VHF/UHV radios, several being DStar capable. There is Club and ARES HF Station license with the Club call: W4BKM and the ARES (Associated Group) operation under the WX4EMA callsign. Call Sign selection is based on the operating activity. The stations is generally open to licensed Amateur Radio Operators.
We ARE an active club, with members to support you in your individual Ham Radio intrest or niche. Mostly though we are a group of FRIENDS. We are not "clickish" but an open and friendley group. Some have been licensed since the 1950s as part of the membership with more than 25 years in Amateure Radio, Yet there are others with just weeks in the hobby. We do except those just interested in "what Is Ham Radio" and have no technical background, just as happially.
!!! Truely what a Club should be !!!
If fellowship and community involvement sound like something you would be interested in, then come on down and see what we are all about in person. Check our meeting locations and times. If you have any Ham Radio, Emergency communications, or licensing questions, feel free to contact any of our members or officers by using the membership form to the right and we will try to the best of our ability.
The Macon Amateur Radio Club has been noted as being the oldest Amateur Radio Club in Georgia, pre WWII. There have been quite a few changes over the years, but we have grown and learned too. This is a wonderful club to be part of. We welcome all ham radio operators and non-hams alike. Whether membership is something you are looking for, or just visit to meet hams in your area.
We strive to make our community better by offering our services and disaster ready communications expertise to GEMA, the local EMA and our Hospitals in the area. It feels really good to have some way to give back to our local community.
W1DOG, HURB INGLES
VICE PRESIDENT :
KM4JEX, CRAIG GLAZE
KM4ATX, KEVIN GREENE
KD4SMQ, ED CAMPBELL
KG4WVL, WAYNE BOWDEN
VE TEAM LEADER :
AI4UN, CHARLES KIGHT