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GENERAL MOTORS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

GENERAL MOTORS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

Contact Information

Club Name:
GENERAL MOTORS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
Call Sign:
WW8GM
Contact:
Robert M. Corr N8CY
Daytime Phone:
(248) 346-2733
Evening Phone:
(248) 346-2733
Email:
WW8GM@arrl.net

Basic Information

ARRL Special Service Club
Call Sign:
WW8GM
Annual Report:
Mar 03rd 2017
Meeting Time:
Monthly on 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 PM (Except Jul & Aug)
Meeting Place:
Trinity Lutheran Church, 45160 Van Dyke @ Hall Rd - Utica, MI
Section:
MI
Affiliation Date:
Jun 23rd 1993
Specialties:
Digital Modes, General Interest, Public Service/Emergency, Repeaters, VHF/UHF
Services Offered:
Club Newsletter, Entry-Level License Classes, General Or Higher License Classes, Hamfest, License Test Sessions, Mentor, Repeater
Description:

The GM Amateur Radio Club (GMARC) was chartered by General Motors Corporation in 1989 to further the interests of The Amateur Radio Service in Southeastern Michigan, and to:

1) Secure for our members the pleasure and benefits of the association with persons commonly interested in Amateur Radio,

2) Provide community service in the area where we operate,

3) Promote emergency communications via multiple modes of operation on Amateur Radio frequencies,

4) Provide an effective 2-meter and 440-MHz repeater infrastructure with worldwide connectivity via EchoLink®,

5) Openly and effectively communicate with other Amateur Radio Clubs in Michigan to promote the goals of The Amateur Radio Service,

6) Recruit new members to assure a thriving and growing organization in order assure that the above objective can be reasonably attained,

7) Maintain training and development programs for members (and prospective members) to assure our operating skills and to offer the opportunity for interested persons to obtain an FCC license and join the ranks of Amateur Radio Operators.

Membership is open to all persons interested in Amateru Radio.

GMARC operartes (2) repeaters -- 443.075 MHz + 123 Hz PL, and 145.210 MHz - 123 Hz PL from General Motors World HQ at the Renaissance Center -- 775-feet above the Detroit River.

Links:
http://www.gmarc.org

Club Statistics

Club Members:
71
Voting Members:
71
Voting Licensed Amateur Members:
70
Voting ARRL Members:
57

GENERAL MOTORS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB Officers