68th Annual Augusta HAM FEST

68th Annual AUGUSTA Hamfest
Start Date: 09/16/2017
End Date: 09/16/2017
Location: Liberty Park Community Center
1040 Newmantown Road
Grovetown, GA 30813
Website: http://w4dv.org
Sponsor: Amateur Radio Club of Augusta
Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 145.490 (PL 71.9)
Public Contact: Ryan Ruby , NE1AM
PO Box 3072 Augusta, GA 30914
Phone: 443-367-1564
Email: ryan.ruby@gmail.com

Jenkins Co. ARES Organizational Meeting


Jenkins County ARES organizational meeting

Where: Honey Cafe

When: August 14, 2017

Time: 1130 am


This will be an eating meeting.  It will also be dutch treat.  meals are usually $10 – $15 so please come prepared if you want to eat.


Hope to see you all there!!!!!

73, Robert W4EIZ

Upcoming ARES drill October 5, 2017

Hello Jenkins County HAMS,

There will be an ARES drill for the CSRA on October 5th. I will be updating this post as more information becomes available. If you are interested in participating in this event please let me know ASAP so that I may pass it along to the powers that be.


73, Robert W4EIZ



Georgia – Carolina FREE Digital workshop

Hello GA ARES® members, “potential” GA ARES® members, and hams from South Carolina

Georgia-Carolina Digital Modes Communications Workshop
The East Central Georgia Amateur Radio Emergency Service®
is pleased to announce a
Digital Modes Communications Workshop
Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 9 AM to 4 PM±

Lead instructor: John Davis, WB4QDX
Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator, Digital Communications

Complete information and a registration form may be found on this page:

August 12 Digital Modes Communications Workshop

The location for this event will be made known to those who register at a later date so as to not overload the venue. There are only 28 seats available so sign up NOW!!!

73, Robert W4EIZ
Jenkins County ARES EC


Hello, all…

Burke ARC Net will operate this evening at 7:30 PM on the 146.64 repeater.

We hope to have our Echolink node working today – Node 6640 on K4BRK-R.

73, John K4BR


Robert W4EIZ

HAM CRAM !!!!!!!!!


General License HamCram July 22 & 29, 2017 in the Atlanta Area::
This two-day General License HamCram Class will review all the material contained on the General License Exam.  We will provide lunch both Saturdays, and the General License Exam starting at 3pm on the second Saturday.

We will use the hamradiosc

hool.com General License Study Guide.

1st Saturday July 228:00am to 4:00pm
2nd Saturday July 298:00am to 3:00pm
Thirty Minute Lunch Break with lunch brought in.

2nd Saturday3:00pm

  This is a CLOSED exam session, only available to those students who signed up for the class.


 Gwinnett County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
800 Hi-Hope Road, Lawrenceville
See website for directions http://www.gars.org


*** Pre-registration is Required ***

*** There is a no refund policy for no shows *** To Register:  http://www.gars.org  look for General Class Registration.

Fill in your name, call sign, and email address, and click “add to cart”.  You will be taken to PayPal to pay for the course.  (You can use a major credit card instead of PayPal once you are there.)

$25.00 for two lunches and the exam fee.



Corey, W4EIZ

Hello Jenkins County Amateurs


Welcome to Jenkins County A.R.E.S.  This will be a site to keep all my A.R.E.S Hams in Jenkins county updated on upcoming events, drill, and activations for our local A.RE.S. office.  Also, training events and other classes available in the area for A.R.E.S. and various other things that can be applied to the service and the hobby.  We certainly hope to hear you on the air.

Corey, W4EIZ