Sawnee Amateur Radio Association

An amateur radio club for the Forsyth County Georgia Area

In addition to the events listed below, SARA holds monthly meetings and weekly informal lunch and breakfast gatherings. To find out more visit the Meetings tab.

Upcoming Meeting Topics

Here is a short list of upcoming meeting topics:

  • September 8th SARA’s will feature Featuring Dick Perin, WA8FTU TBS Special Projects Engineering giving us a look into of TBS broadcast operations and technology past and present.
  • October 13th RF Space’s Moe Wheatley, AE4JY will provide a tour of the recent advancements in world of Amateur Rasio SDR.
  • November 10th Using Topographic Maps to calculate Optimal Antenna Height, presented by our own Bryan Dunn, W3CP.
  • December 8th SARA’s Annual Christmas Dinner and Officer Elections.

Posted 5 months, 2 weeks ago at 10:01 am.

Results from the Aug 10th High Altitude Balloon Launch

Update: The balloon payload has been recovered!

Many assembled to watch the liftoff of the latest HAB created by John Gorkos, AB0OO on that Saturday morning. The balloon and its payload landed just short of the NC State line. Pictures of the balloon and the flight information can be found here.

Posted 1 year ago at 5:21 pm.