Fall TailGator – Canceled

The Fall Tailgator scheduled for October 1st has been canceled due to Hurricane Ian and the Governor’s State of Emergency Declaration.

CARS is sponsoring a Fall tailgate hamfest event that is open to all Amateur Radio operators and the public. Tailgate spots are available for those selling Amateur Radio related equipment. (or if your XYL needs you to clear out some unused equipment.)


  • Meet & talk all things Ham Radio.
  • Browse and buy equipment from local hams.
  • A 50/50 Raffle will be available with proceeds benefiting the Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service.


Saturday October 1, 2022 9AM – 1PM. Tailgate setup starts as early at 8:30am.


Apostles Lutheran Church, 370 Johnstown Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322


Admission is $5/person with Children under 12 FREE. Tailgate spots are $10.00 and include admission for 1 person.

Talk-in on 146.820- MHz (162.2 PL)

Food Options

Donuts & coffee will be available for purchase


*** Download the TailGator Flyer Here ***