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 …

Shack Day 2-17-18

Today at our monthly shack day, Barry, K5VIP was giving a demonstration on one of the many digital communications modes that he enjoys operating. Overall, it was a success although we appear to still be working on a few technical bugs in the new network that has been set up. Read More …

CARS Repeaters are back on the air!

Bill Runyon and Bill Mellema worked with the tower crew and a tech from Gately Communications yesterday to resolve our repeater antenna issues. They are both repaired and were put back in service around 3pm. The problem was bad/broken connectors on the jumpers from the antennas to their hardline. Therefore Read More …

146.61 MHz repeater back up and is running Yaesu System Fusion

Bill, WF4R, reports the 146.61 MHz repeater at Bowers Hill is operational again and is now running the new System Fusion digital system that the City of Chesapeake purchased.  On analog you need the 162.2 Hz tone for access and at this moment I don’t know if tone squelch is Read More …