Upcoming ham sale

Via Barry Priddy, K5VIP on the club’s email reflector. Ron Young, W8RJL, is moving to California in June.  He has a huge collection of electronic parts, equipment, and antennas that he wants to sell before the move.  His electronics garage sale with be held on April 28 &29.  Ron’s address Read More …

Tennessee RadioShack Re-Opens, Partners with Local Ham Radio Club

The Citizen Tribune newspaper in Tennessee recently reported that a newly re-opened RadioShack store in Jefferson City has partnered with the Lakeway Amateur Radio Club (LARC) to offer licensing classes. Manager Reed Freers also created a new addition to the store, which he has described as the “Makers’ Space,” the newspaper said. This open area of Read More …

November Technician Classes scheduled

CARS will be hosting training classes to pass and acquire your Amateur Radio Technician Class license.  This is the entry class license for amateur radio operators in the United States. Classes and exam will be held at 116 Reservation Rd. in the Great Bridge section of Chesapeake, beside the Great Read More …

Ham radio operators broadcast their enthusiasm for vintage electronics

La PORTE — Forget about the Internet, cell phones and solid-state anything at all. This group is sticking with old-fashioned vacuum tubes and antennas. Hundreds came to the Civic Auditorium in La Porte on Saturday to swap stories and hard-tofind electronic parts at the annual Cabin Fever Hamfest sponsored by Read More …