October Meeting on 10/10/2023 at 7PM at Olive Tree in Villa Rica. Those wishing to have dinner please come between 6:00 and 6:30.   More Info

Convoy On The Air Ends

WGARS was one of thirteen clubs across the United States to participate in the "Convoy On The Air" event.  Approximately seventy vehicles made their way from Washington, D.C. to San Diego, California over a one month period, re-enacting the original convoy from 1920, which took place to demonstrate military vehicles could be moved across country.

At the time of the original convoy there was no Interstate Highway system, just a patchwork of state and federal highways that interconnected. One of them, "Bankhead Highway", was just such a network of roads.  Over a period of 116 days the original convoy completed the route, with Villa Rica, Georgia being one of the rest stop locations.

As an event station operating concurrently with the convoy, WGARS made 400+ contacts in various modes and bands using the call sign of "K2G" over a period from September 18th thru October 19th.

Thanks to all those participating, including WD8LQT (John Playford), W3RWT (Gerald Roman), KM4BYH (Wayne Hitch), and WX4BK (Brian Keahl) for their participation.


Upcoming Events

Mon Sep 25 @ 8:00PM
Club Net on 146.640mhz
Thu Sep 28 @ 8:00PM
Carroll ARES Net
Sat Sep 30 @ 8:00AM
Semper Fi Toys for Tots Bike Ride
Mon Oct 02 @ 8:00PM
Club Net on 146.640mhz
Thu Oct 05 @ 8:00PM
Carroll ARES Net
Sat Oct 07 @10:00AM
License Testing
Mon Oct 09 @ 8:00PM
Club Net on 146.640mhz
Thu Oct 12 @ 8:00PM
Carroll ARES Net
Mon Oct 16 @ 8:00PM
Club Net on 146.640mhz
Thu Oct 19 @ 8:00PM
Carroll ARES Net
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