CARS hosting Technician License Classes

Amateur (Ham) Radio license classes (entry level) offered by Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service in Great Bridge / Chesapeake. There will be five two hour classes, March 24 afternoon, March 27 & 29, April 3 & 5 evenings. FCC exam April 7 afternoon. Classes are free; textbook bought in advance and Read More …

ARRL Requests Expanded HF Privileges for Technician Licensees

ARRL has asked the FCC to expand HF privileges for Technician licensees to include limited phone privileges on 75, 40, and 15 meters, plus RTTY and digital mode privileges on 80, 40, 15, and 10 meters. The FCC has not yet invited public comment on the proposals, which stem from 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 …

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 …