Event help needed July 10th

KB8ELG informed me that the Delta Police are requesting our assistance for two events during the Delta Chicken Festival.  There is a 5k run through Delta starting at 7:30 am on July 10, which they would like help with monitoring and traffic control.  Plan on being at Delta Park by 7:00 am for assignments.

The second event is on the same day at 10:30 am which is the Parade.  This has traditionally been on Sunday but has been moved up a day.  

If you are available to assist, please let me or KB8ELG know.

The 6 meter net is moving!

KB8ELG announced that effective next week the 6 meter Net is moving from Wednesday nights at 9pm to Saturday nights at 9pm.  The monthly schedule for modes (AM/FM/SSB) still holds true. The next 6 meter net will be May 1 on 50.400 AM at 9pm.

April 2021 Minutes

Club Meeting On the Air (147.195) roll: kb8elg (p), kd8kbu (s), kb8elh (t), kg8fm, ka8kds, kd4ujy, wb8zoi, ke8qjv, kd8pud, nc8nc, ke8qks, ke8itj, ke8qfj, kb8gom, w8tux, ke8reg, kd8jbs, ke8oka, k8eju

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 pm by Bryan Patterson (KB8ELG) with 19 members and guests in attendance on the 147.195+ k8bxq repeater.

Treasurers Report: no report over the air

Bills to Present: nothing to present

Hamfest Committee: The next FCARC sponsored Hamfest will be the summer trunk swap on June 5, 2021, followed by the Winter Hamfest on December 4, 2021. Both events have been registered with the ARRL.

Old Business:

  • KE8ITJ reported that the radio club now has a seat on the County EMA LEPC committee. He will be acting as a liaison for the club to the county.  The next meeting will be on May 20 which he will be attending. 

Emergency Services:

  • Emergency Services Deployment was conducted on April 14. A noted weak area in the northwest corner of Fulton County was noted.  We had participants from three different counties. K8LI: 7, Simplex: 12, HT’s: 9


Emergency Services Deployment Exercise

Fulton County Amateur Radio Club Emergency Services Deployment Exercise
April 14, 2021

On April 14, 2021, at 8:00 P.M. the Fulton County Amateur Radio Club and the Emergency Services Net will be conducting a deployment exercise, in which we will attempt to cover the entire county. We are asking all hams to assist in this event if possible.

The purpose of this net is to test our repeaters, along with our individual equipment to make sure we are ready for an emergency, along with making sure we can cover the entire county. We will be doing this with not only mobile radios in our vehicles but will be working with HT’s as well. There will also be some exercises conducted on Simplex to simulate the repeaters being down.

Here is an outline of how this will work:

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