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  • 4th Annual Tailgate & Swap Fest – Forsyth, Georgia

    May 11, 2024  4th Annual Tailgate & Swap Fest – Forsyth, Georgia  Monroe County Recreation Center  100 Dan Pitts Drive  Forsyth, Georgia 31029  Setup 6:30am-8:00am  Start 8:00am-End 2:00pm  The event will be held “indoors” at the recreation center main gymnasium building. Please bring your own tables and chairs. Make sure the feet are still attached…

  • New Meeting Location – Starting March 11th

    We are moving the monthly meeting location to Fire Station #1 (Monroe County EMS Headquarters) – 693 Juliette Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029 Fire Station 14 is not available for the next few months due to training on Monday nights.

  • Winter Field Day 2024 – Results

    We had a great time at Winter Field Day this year! We had about about 15 people that attended the event and 8 operators. 5 antennas were set-up (in the rain) for the event and we worked as a 4i class. Craig Glaze was able to obtain a 1×1 call – W4A. We worked 6…

  • Winter Field Day 2024

    January 27th and 28th Meeting @ Shoney’s in Forsyth – 7:30ish on Saturday Arrive at the cabin around 8:30am (Event starts at 2:00pm) Follow GPS to 1042 Ponder Trammell Road-White farm house on corner of Ponder Trammell and Abernathy Road. From the house, go down Abernathy road about ¼ mile to the open gate on…

  • ARES Annual Training (ARES100)

    Link: https://training.gema.ga.gov/TRS/courseDesc.do?cofId=58218&sourcePage=Calendar&date=03-09-2024 Date(s)  Sat. Mar 09, 2024 8:00 am – 4:30 pm  Location GPSTC – Auditorium1000 Indian Springs Drive, Forsyth GA 31029 Google Map Building/Room GPSTC, 1000 Indian Springs Drive, Forsyth, Georgia 31029 

  • MCARS event calendar

    Click the link below to view the MCARS calendar – you can also sync it to your personal google calendar. Link to MCARS Google Calendar

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Testing

MCARS offers monthly testing before the monthly meetings @ 5:30pm (2nd Monday of every month.)

MCARS uses Laurel VEC – https://larc-vec.org/

Contact mcarsradio@gmail.com to RSVP for testing

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Monthly Meeting

MCARS meets the 2nd Monday of every month.

Meetings are from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Meeting Location: Monroe County Fire Station 1

693 Juliette Rd, Forsyth, GA 31029

Contact us

Email: mcarsradio@gmail.com

Repeaters

  • KK4JPG 2 Meter, 145.410, -0.6 offset, Tone 100
  • KK4JPG D-Star, 145.080, +1.4 offset, No Tone (This repeater automatically connects from 30C to 30B for the Southeastern Weather Net on Sunday evenings. After the Net it automatically reconnects to 30C)
  • KK4JPG DMR, 444.750, +5 offset, Tone 100, (This is a mixed mode repeater serving DMR and 440 Analog communications)

Club Calendar

Check out the club calendar for upcoming events

Club Application

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Local Nets on W8JI repeater – 147.225 (no tone)

Barnesvillega.net – Local Repeater Owned by W8JI


Sunday/Monday Night “Tech Talk” – 9pm

Tuesday Night – Training /Swap Net – 9pm

Wednesday Night – Trivia Net – 9pm

Thursday Night Net – 9:15pm

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