All Blog Entries

  1. Membership Officer

    If you have any questions that need answered or maybe some help programming your radio, there are two new officers in the Club that have been appointed. The Membership Officer, Mike Manning, or the Assistant Membership Officer, Tim Mrva, are there to help you out and both do a very good job. Just send them an email at: membershipofficer@azgmrs.org.
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  2. Mesa Repeaters

    For your information, both the Mesa 625 and 675 repeaters are no longer on the air. They were taken out of service by the owner. This is for an undetermined length of time. I really appreciate the owner allowing us to use these repeaters.

    They were taken down because of continued misuse by radio operators that did not use their call sign and used profanity. It is not believed they are members of the AGRC.

    Unfortunately, this is not an isolated incident. I ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
  3. Member News

    The White Tank 550 Alpha repeater is now linked to the Scottsdale 700 Alpha repeater. You should now be able to hear the nets and other radio traffic on the 550 repeater on the 700 repeater, as well. If you are in northeast Phoenix or Scottsdale, you have the option of using the 700 repeater instead. Remember that linked repeaters need extra time to connect through the link and transmit. Each time you transmit, press the PTT button, wait a second, then begin speaking. After another station ...

    Updated 05-03-2021 at 02:26 AM by WQUZ645

    Categories
    Uncategorized
  4. Member News

    UPDATE ON FCC APPLICATION FEES: On March 19th, 2021, the new fee schedule has been published in the Federal Register. The effective date for the reduction to $35 for GMRS and other changes will be April 19th, 2021. The FCC first has to notify Congress and make changes to their website and procedures. For this reason, the date could be extended.

    Updated 03-21-2021 at 10:14 AM by WQUZ645

    Categories
    Uncategorized
  5. Member News

    
    On December 23rd, the FCC adopted changes to itís proposal for license fees. The approved fee for new and renewal GMRS applications will be $35. Initially, they proposed a $50 fee. This means GMRS fees have been reduced from $70 to $35. This should result in additional reasons for those who donít want to pay an FCC fee to do so.

    Amateur applications will be increased from no fee to $35.

    The rule change should be in effect 30 days after the publication ...
    Categories
    Uncategorized
Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast