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Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service, Inc. (CARS - W4CAR)
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Introducing the next generation to the magic of radio communications
Introducing the next generation to the magic of radio communications

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Just FYI, this weekend is the SSTV special event aboard the International Space Station. Find out more details from the website information below.   Feb 2, 2019: ARISS is planning another of their popular Slow Scan Television (SSTV) experiment events.…
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It is that time of year to start getting volunteers for Shamrock 8K and Marathon’s.  Terry, KA8TNF, and Tom, WS9B, from the local VBARC club are looking for volunteers to help with the following events.    Shamrock 8K is March 16, 2019. Need at least 12…
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HF Radio For Sale: Icom IC-7000 and more Joe Horton (N4LWC) is selling a HF Icom IC-7000, power supply, tuner, signalink USB adapter, and a small 2 meter 440 portable radio. He is asking $850 for everything, and it all comes in a nice wooden case. (Images…
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Welcome to 2019 and we had a great Jan Shack Day to start off the new year. We had a lot of people show up to operate on the radios and make a few contacts. And we had guys working on the repeater controller, thanks to Steve (KC4CAW), Bill Runyon (WF4R)…
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Good evening all, CARS would like to wish all of the Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service members a Happy New Year and we are looking forward to all the exciting things to come in 2019. May you and your families have a Happy New Year and more QSO’s than ever…
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This month’s Shack Day is today and we have a good turnout at the clubhouse. Working on the workbench scope, programming some mobile radios, working on Raspberry Pi’s and imaging plus operating the Icom-7300 this morning. A good turnout and being a…
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John Kruk – N9UPC, National Sales Manager, Amateur Division – Yaesu USA  The Yaesu WiRES-X: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask – Part 1 sessions have been scheduled for Tuesday November 27th, 2018. We will once again be offering two…
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Just a friendly reminder. If you are changing email accounts, or you wish to use a different account to receive club mailings, please contact us to update the information. Several folks aren’t getting emails from the club. If your email is with ATT,…
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Pictures from November 2003.  Before we got the Fire station, CARS met at the Chesapeake Center for Science and Technology on Cedar Road. The club had a mobile trailer along the back of the school for operating radio, storing gear, etc. This trailer was…
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