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. 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.
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.
Click Here for Information on CARA's Meetings, Events, and Groups
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CARA's Annual Banquet will be held on January 23, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the
Olive Grove Restaurant
705 Hammonds Ferry Road
The cost for dinner will be $25.00 for CARA members, $25.00 for the first guest of an attending CARA member and $36.00 for everyone else.
You may make your reservations and menu selections at 2016 CARA Dinner Reservations.
Payment may be via PayPal at the CARA Store, or you may pay by check or cash (exact change, please) at the dinner.
For further information about the dinner, contact Andy Protigal, N3AWP, at