Shack Day Digital Presentation

This Saturday is CARS monthly shack day! This is where the clubhouse is open to club members without shack access and for the general public who may want to learn more about amateur radio. Our digital presentation this month will be presented by Bill Mellema, N3WM, and it’s the “original” Read More …

When all else fails, amateur (HAM) radio works

Over the last week, wildfires have been raging across most of the state of California. On Wednesday, one of my life-long best friends named Donna, who lives about an hour south of San Francisco, Calif., and some of the fires out there, had internet but no phone service in her Read More …

A GUIDE TO HAM RADIO

The idea of an ordinary person sitting at home and talking to someone in space might seem crazy. But devotees of ham radio, as such amateur communication traditionally is called, have been doing it for decades, ever since NASA astronauts began taking compatible transmitter-receivers with them on space shuttle flights Read More …