Welcome to the Columbia Amateur Radio Association Print

Welcome to the website for the Columbia Amateur Radio Association. We are an amateur radio organization in Howard County, MD. To the left, you will find links with information about our activities, resources, and the background of the association. If you would like to become a member, please create an account on this web site by clicking on the "Register" link on the right side of this page. After you create your account, you will need to pay your club dues.

Club dues are $10/year for those under 65 and $5/year for those 65 and older. A $5/year student membership is also available for students 18 and younger. The first step in joining is to create an account for yourself on this page and to pay your dues. Dues can be paid by mailing in a check, giving your dues payment to a club officer at a club event, or using PayPal through this web site. To mail in your payment, please send a check to the address listed at the top of this page.

For further information about CARA you should visit our entry on QRZ:

K3CUJ at www.qrz.com


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Once your registration has been verified and your dues have been received, you will gain full member access to the website and will begin receiving club mailings.

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Upcoming CARA, Public Service, and RACES Events


Public Service Events

MD HEAT - 18 AUG 18, contact Andy, N3AWP This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Labor Day Classic -1 SEP 18, contact Dan, N3YQ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Civil War Century - 8 SEP 18, contact Dave, W8AJR, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Patapsco Trail Fest Mountain Bike Event - 15 SEP 18, Andy, N3AWP, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Patapsco Trail Fest Running Event - 16 SEP 18 contact Andy, N3AWP, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Columbia Bike About - 29 Sep 18, contact Rob, KB3PSD, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Patapsco Valley 50K - 27 OCT 18, contact Andy, N3AWP, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


* These events also qualify as RACES drills and will be added to the RACES schedule.


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there are any questions.


RACES Events

2018 RACES DRILL SCHEDULE


Date

Time

Notes

Friday, June 22nd

1800-2100

Field Day set-up

Saturday, June 23rd

0800-0800 (Sunday)

Field Day

Sunday, June 24th

0800-1800

Field Day

Saturday, August 25th

1000-1200

Fire Station Alerting (Indoors)

Tuesday, September 11th

1900-2100

MEMA Commex- EOC

Saturday, September 22nd

1000-1200

Exterior Partner Tour- MEMA (TBD)

Tuesday, October 9th

1900-2100

MEMA Commex- EOC

Saturday, October 20th

1000-1200

HF station operational at the EOC(Indoor)

Tuesday, November 13th

1900-2100

MEMA Commex

Saturday, November 24th

1000-1200

EOC Information Collections Drill- Home Stations to EOC. (Indoors)

First Week of December, TBD

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NWS SKYWARN DAY**


* RACES operators that serve as comms for an event that approved by OEM will receive drill credits.

** RACES operators that participate in any NWS Skywarn programs or drills will receive drill credit for each class- Submit to FF Meyer. Time/Dates/Locations are located on NWS Sterling's web page.

Visitors and potential new RACES members are welcome at our drills. Please contact Dave, W8AJR, ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) for further information.

Prior arrangements must be made before you may attend.