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January 11, 2016 Club Meeting

The first SARA meeting of the year will be Monday January 13 at 7:00 in our regular meeting place, the Bennett Conference Center, Northside Hospital Forsyth. The Bennett Center is immediately across the street from the FREE parking garage – … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Sawnee Amateur Radio Association

SARA is one of the premier clubs in the North Georgia area. Presently, we have over fifty active members. The club and its members are actively involved in many different amateur radio activities. Some members enjoy just rag-chewing, or operating … Continue reading

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August 10th Club Meeting

Our August meeting continues “the year of the antenna at SARA”, we now come to invisible antennas, and specifically, attic antennas. The perfect solution for covenant-restricted neighborhoods! And we have an expert to tell us about them. Bob Edwards, W4ED, … Continue reading

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July 13th Club Meeting

This month our speaker Steve Garrison, N4TTY presents and overview of Mesh Networking and the use of Broadband-Hamnet and HSMM-MESH. He will explain how a Mesh network is used, and show which Linksys and Ubiquiti routers can be converted for … Continue reading

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June 8th Club Meeting

SARA’s biggest weekend is just around the corner! June 27 and 28th is ARRL Field day, a combination of fun activities including: playing with radios and antennas, aggressive contesting, eating, learning- all in the name of emergency preparedness training. This … Continue reading

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May 11th Club Meeting

Our Speaker Chuck Catledge, AE4CW is presenting “The Magic of Antennas and Some Practical Ones You Can Build”. His presentation will cover a range of topics including: Current and voltage on an antenna (including Ohm’s law), Electromagnetic waves – the … Continue reading

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April 13th Club Meeting

2015 is SARA’s Year of the Antenna. To kick off this series of meetings, club member Brian Dunn, W3CP will present An Introduction to Antenna Modeling. Antenna modeling has become a popular amateur radio activity. If you browse any recent … Continue reading

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March 9th Club Meeting

This months meeting begins with a special feature: W4CBA is getting a brand spanking new 440 YAESU repeater on Sawnee Mountain. SARA Members Randal DePriest, N4AC and Ferrell Brown, KE4QDC fresh from helping with the installation will give us a … Continue reading

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February 9th Club Meeting

SARA’s own membership chair Ryan Kovacs, KK4OSG will demonstrate Amateur radio related apps for your phone or tablet. Ryan will review some of his favourite and helpful apps in use on his phablet. If you are a cheap ham and hate … Continue reading

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Janurary 12th Club Meeting Minutes

Come join us for a discussion on the “State of SARA” and help plan activities for the new year.  This will be an open discussion, be sure to bring your ideas. We look forward to seeing you Monday night at … Continue reading

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