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Amateur Radio Winter Field Day (WFD) is a 24-hour, wintertime communications exercise held on the last full weekend of January each year. It’s a fun and challenging event for amateur radio operators of all levels to test their skills in setting up and operating a temporary radio station under winter conditions. Here are some key […]

GCARA Members and friends, we have an exciting announcement. Thanks to the diligence of Board Members, Joe McGee NX4T and Tom Savoca K9TJS, we have an online booking system for guaranteeing your time on the radio at this Winter field Day, Jan 27/28th, 2024. BOOKING THE STATION OR REGISTERING FOR THE EVENT IS OVER. PLEASE […]

John Cole N1QFH, SK It is with a sincerely heavy heart that I must inform the GCARA membership of the passing of John Cole, N1QFH, SK this week. John was a special friend to many in the GCARA and the BRARA club as well as MARS. He had been battling cancer for many years and […]

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of the nicest hams I know, Anna-Jean Karden N4KAJ. Anna was born in Detroit, MI April 17, 1948 and married Allan Karden N4ALK September 12, 1971, 52 years and one day before her death on September 13, 2023. A proud graduate of Wayne […]

CQ, CQ, CQ: Calling ALL Hams Hello, this is your President calling! GCARA is in NEED for new smiling faces to help FACILITATE the many needs of the club. We are seeking first, those who wish to serve their radio club and have or can make time in their schedule to do small, important jobs. […]

CQ, CQ, CQ Calling all hams…………… I picked up my QST magazine last month and was surprised to find a very interesting article on one of our members, Dirk Basting PhD N4AN. It was a well written snippet of his accomplishments in the world of science and his amateur radio hobby. I’ll bet many of […]

CQ, CQ, CQ………..calling all GCARA hams……… I would like to take this opportunity to talk about the “shut-ins” in our club. These are people who can no longer navigate to go to the meeting’s under their own power but support the club and use the radio every day. Life and circumstances are not always kind […]

CQ,CQ,CQ Calling all GCARA Hams: Our next meeting will NOT BE AT IMPERIAL POINT HOSPITAL! The administration there refuses to allow us to use their AV equipment as they had in the past so we cannot use Power Point presentations or ZOOMat the hospital as we had planned. We had done that in the past […]

If you have an account with the ARRL you should be able to click on this link and read the article about Dirk!

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