April 2020 club meeting

Due to the ongoing pandemic and social distancing requests, the April 6th, 2020 club meeting is cancelled.

We would like to invite all hams, and those with receivers who aren’t licensed, to join our nightly net at 9pm on the 146.61 (W4NYK) repeater.


BRARS April Meeting

Hello All:

Below you will find information regarding the BRARS April meeting.


(From our contact at the Red Cross)

Our building is temporary closed to the public until further notice to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We have cancelled all of our external group meetings that take place in this facility for the time being.

 Please stay tuned for further information. Thank you for your cooperation.


Nicole Bonilla

Business Operations Specialist

American Red Cross I Palmetto SC Region

‪940 Grove Road‬

‪Greenville, SC 29605‬


‪We will cancel meetings until given the all clear. ‬

‪Work on the replacement repeater is continuing. ‬

‪Prep work on the Red Cross ready room is continuing outside of the building until we gain clearance for entry. ‬

‪Hamfest is still scheduled for ‬Sept 12, 2020.  Work will continue, with the expectation that it will be clear to hold the event by then.

Please feel free to reply with any questions.

Thank You



Prepper Meeting

Prepper Meeting Thursday night.

Where : Golden Corral, Pleasantburg Dr.  Greenville 

Time:  6:00 pm till 9:00pm

Topic:  Coronavirus    Pandemic?

Hope to see you there.

Meeting Tonight

Reminder of the BRARS Meeting tonight at 7 o’clock.   Where ?  At the Red Cross building, 940 Grove Rd. Greenville SC 29605

The program will be on the history of amateur radio.

If all goes well Dave will have the latest Version of the 61 repeater replacement test system on hand for us to play with.  Please bring your WT’s and be prepared to participate.

We will also be discussing the radio room upgrades and progress. As well as field day and our upcoming ham fest.

Note: if all goes as planned the Blue Ridge 2 meter net will be called from the Red Cross.

See ya there!!

Christmas Dinner

A reminder, tonight is our Christmas dinner. Please remember to bring a dish and a drink.   For the program, our replacement repeater was successful tested last Saturday, and will be brought to the meeting as part of the program.  For those of you that wish to operate the repeater please bring your hand held equipment.
Look forward to seeing you all tonight.  

Hamfest Announcement

Hamfest announcement:

We would like to invite you to attend the Blue Ridge Amateur Radio club hamfest.

Saturday May 4, 2019

Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds

575 Fairgrounds Road
Spartanburg SC 29305

Admission tickets along with vendor information is now available on the BRARS website at BRARS.CC, under the Upstate Hamfest tab.

This will be updated as information becomes available.

BRARS Meeting March 4, 2019

We would to invite all that wish to attend to the BRARS meeting tomorrow night March 4, at the Red Cross, 940 Grove Rd Greenville SC  at 7 pm. The program will be the second in the Series on Land Opps and will cover UHF / VHF radios and their operation. Please bring working radios, antennas and power supplies for use during the program.