If you are interested in Amateur Radio, you are invited to attend.

Doors open at 6 PM for social time (“Eyeball QSO”)

General meeting starts  at 7 PM

  • Flag Salute & Introductions
  • Interesting and Informative Programs/Speakers
  • Committee Reports
  • Announcements
  • Adjourn – 8:15
  • Raffle

GEARS Board Of Directors Meetings

The GEARS Board of Directors meets monthly, at 9 AM on the 2nd Saturday of each month, at the Blood-Source 2nd-floor conference room, 555 Rio Linda Ave. in Chico.  All GEARS members are welcome to attend GEARS Board of Director meetings.

Monthly Breakfast

All GEARS members are invited to meet for breakfast at Farmers Skillet, 690 Rio Lindo Ave, Chico, usually on the last Saturday of every even-numbered month, but not on December 24th, 2016, Christmas Eve.  Other hams are also welcome.

All hams who check in on the Thursday night 146.52 Simplex Net are invited to meet for breakfast at the Farmers Skillet on the last Saturday of odd-numbered months.  Other hams are also welcome.  For more information, contact Larry KA6GND.

In other words, the GEARS breakfast and the Simplex Net breakfast are both on the last Saturday of the month, on alternating months, but all hams are invited to every breakfast.



HAARP Signals Widely Copied, Experiments to Continue

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GEARS Pilots Online Payments via PayPal

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