*** The next Shack Day is  December 18th! ***

Please join us for shack day at the CARS Shack!


*** Next CARS General Meeting – Monday, December 13th ***

Please join us for our monthly CARS General Meeting and CHRISTMAS Party at 7:30 pm on December 13th!
That’s right, we will delay one week and hold our general meeting (very short) in conjunction with our Christmas party!
Mack’s, Great American Grill,
801 N Battlefield Blvd,
Chesapeake, VA 23320

We will present the Ham of the Year and just enjoy some socialization over dinner.  We will be ordering from the menu
and note that the restaurant will add an 18% gratuity.


All CARS Virtual meetings are hosted on GoToMeeting. Click the link below to participate:

*** GoToMeeting – Chesapeake-Amateur-Radio-Service (<– Hot Link)
Access Code: 789-571-853

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679
United States: +1 (571) 317-3116
Germany: +49 892 0194 301





Thanks for visiting The Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service (CARS) located in Chesapeake, VA.

CARS is an amateur radio club that operates in Chesapeake, Virginia serving the needs of the Hampton Roads amateur radio community in the pursuit of their hobby as well as providing emergency communications back up for the City of Chesapeake. We also provide communications support to causes such as the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure bicycle race to raise money for diabetes research.

We meet monthly at 116 Reservation Road in the Great Bridge section of Chesapeake and also offer instructional classes on getting licensed as well as testing to pass and obtain your FCC license to operate on radio frequencies designated for use in the United States by the Federal Communications Commission.

After exploring our site please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.  Our club president would be more than happy to assist you with any questions you may have about amateur radio.  Email: President@w4car.org. You can view a lot of information via the links above as well as our main menu bar.  To the right are several options to read various articles that have been posted by CARS. At the bottom of our page is various links to amateur radio clubs in our area as well as other amateur radio related links.  If you wish to read all articles posted by CARS on the site, please see the “Blog” menu option on our main menu bar above.  This is where all news articles and other interesting items are found.

Thanks for visiting!