Genesee County Radio Club
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Next Club Meeting: Tues February 20th at 6:30 pm

Location: Baker College - Flint Campus Room ARC19 in the Library Building.

Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday Monthly at our new club night location (except July & December, which are reserved for club dinners). Please see the link in the Navigation Bar giving directions and a google map to the new Club Night Location at Baker College in Flint. The Link is called "Club Night Info", please refer to it for directions. With this new location, we are able to meet during June and August as well. July will continue as an informal gathering for club members as a placeholder for our regular club meeting date each month and the Christmas Party is typically held on the December club meeting date.

Jeff K8KZB

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Please consider joining the Genesee County Radio Club

The Genesee County Radio Club has been serving the Greater Flint Community for 81 years. We own and maintain two repeaters located on top of Hurley Hospital that are open to any and all who wish to use them, you can find the details on the Repeater Page, our repeaters serve as back-ups to the local ARES group.

Our club website, repeaters, Field Day that we put on each year and annual operating expenses are fully funded by our membership dues. We also sponsor VE testing each month, with the exception of May, along with holding Amateur Radio License classes at the Davison Community Enrichment and Education Center by our members.

Please consider joining the Genesee County Radio Club. You can fill out a Membership Application and send it in to help us continue to provide service to both the amateur and public communities.

About the Genesee County Radio Club

The Genesee County Radio Club, Inc. (GCRC) was founded in 1933 in Flint Michigan by a group of amateur radio (ham) operators. From these early days, the club evolved into a group of citizens dedicated to communications excellence, right up to this day. Currently the group operates under the club callsign W8ACW. In addition the club operates 2 repeaters, one VHF and the other UHF. Also, the club holds a VE session at the Southern Lakes branch of Mott Community College on Thompson Road between Flint and Fenton. The club was awarded the Edison Amateur Radio Award in 1953 following the tireless work by club members following the devastating Beecher tornado in June of that year. Since that time, the club has participated in various emergency activities ranging from drills to traffic-handling for Operation Desert Storm, to support nets during the tremendous Midwest flooding during the summer of 1993.

GCRC provides a wide variety of programs and activities for its members. These include operating Field Day in June, the Michigan QSO Party in April and bringing in great speakers and offering ham radio classes to the public. Our annual holiday dinner and radio equipment auction are all enjoyable events! 

Join Us For Club Night

Club Night Location and Time
Starting May, 2017, GCRC holds monthly meetings (Club Night) at Baker College - Flint Campus in the Library Building Room ARC19 on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm.
For July, the club meets at the Valley Coney Island (corner of Miller and Linden Roads) on the 3rd Tuesday starting at 6:30pm.

Directions to Baker College - Flint Campus
Baker College Flint Campus is located at 1050 W. Bristol Road in Flint. Enter from the Bristol Road entrance and turn right at the stop sign. Park in the area near the big clock. The Library is the 1 story building nearest the big clock named "Acacemic Resource Center".

GCRC Club night is open to any and all who want to attend.