The objectives of the Bill Gremillion Memorial Radio Club shall be the promotion of interest in Amateur Radio communications and experimentation; relaying of messages by radio without charge; the furtherance of the public welfare; the advancement of the radio art; the maintenance of fraternalism and a high standard of conduct among its members; and the promotion of other such activities as are allied there to.
For any questions regarding membership in the club please contact a club officer.
Membership, dues, and operation of the club is governed by the BGMRC bylaws.
The mail address for the Bill Gremillion Memorial Radio Club is
P.O. Box 2327
Newnan, GA 30264
Full Membership in the BGMRC is open to any person licensed in
the Amateur Radio Service. Additional Family Members must reside in the same residence of a Full Member and are not required to be a
To apply for new membership OR to renew your current
membership you may:
Fill out the online Membership form at:
Print the Membership Application (pdf format or
MS Word format), complete the form and mail it to the address listed on form.
The club treasurer will confirm your new membership status via e-mail or telephone.
Annual dues run from July 1 through June 30. Member dues
are $30. Family Membership is available for an additional $5. A new member joining the Club after December 31 shall pay half (1/2) dues to carry him or her through the end of that membership year.
Dues payments and new membership applications may be mailed to:
Alternatively you may submit your dues using PayPal.
There is an additional $1.00 fee added to PayPal
P.O. Box 2327
Newnan, GA 30264
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Members of BGMRC participate in the following activities during each year: (Click on the activity title for additional information on each activity.)
ARRL Field Day: BGMRC participates in the ARRL Field Day event held in late June. Gasoline and propane generators are used for electrical power for the weekend event. A picnic supper is typically held on Saturday evening at the field day site for BGMRC club members, families and friends.
Field Day is always the fourth full weekend, beginning at 1800 UTC
Saturday and ending at 2100 UTC Sunday.
VEC Exams: Examinations for amateur radio licenses are given throughout the year by local volunteer examiners.
Emergency Services Support: BGMRC club members are active in local and area amateur radio emergency service (ARES) activities. The emergency service activities include supporting Coweta County Office of Emergency Management and the National Weather Service.
Public Service Events: BGMRC radio amateurs also provide communication support to a number of area public service and charity events such as walkathons, bicycle ride/fund raisers, marathons, Powers Crossroads Festival, Battle of Browns Mill reenactment, etc.