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           Fannin County Amateur Radio Group  

 

The FCARG meets every 4th Thursday at 6pm at the Epworth United Methodist Church, 585 Madola Road, Epworth, GA

Repeaters:

W4HBS 443.225 + PL 100.0 FUSION Digital/Analog FM
KM4MAD 145.400 -600 D-STAR


Fannin County ARES/CERT Weekly NET

Thursdays at 8pm EST on the W4HBS 443.225 repeater


NW GA ARES/CERT Net

Tuesdays at 8pm EST on the KC4AQS repeater 146.805+ PL 100.0


September 11, 2015... Installation of the KM4MAD and W4HBS repeaters on Brawley Bald, Fannin County, GA
Elevation: 3000 ft MSL

Paul Russell N4AIR and Joe Owens KK4NTE on the roof of the repeater shack assembling the 440 antenna on the tower before raising.  Chuck Cessac KK4NIW and Bret Smith W4HBS providing ground support.
Chuck Cessac KK4NIW braces the tower as Paul and Joe attach the 440 antenna to the top of the tower.
 
Concrete pad to support the 30 ft Rohn Tower. 
Bret and Joe weatherproof the connector for the 2 meter antenna.
Paul Russell doing the tower work to secure to the existing pole as well as removal of the old antenna.