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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.

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Upcoming CARA and Public Service Events

CARA/ARES Public Service Events 2016

EVENT DATE CONTACT SIGN UP
HEAT Race 27 AUG Andy N3AWP SIGN UP
3 SEP Dan N3YQ SIGN UP
Civil War Century Bike Ride 10 SEP Dave W8AJR SIGN UP
Columbia Bike About 17 SEP Rob KB3PSD SIGN UP
COMBINED Patapsco 100 & Patapsco Epic 17 SEP Andy N3AWP

CARA Hamfest 9 OCT David KB3VDY

 

 

2016 RACES Drill Schedule

Contact Dave, W8AJR for further information.

DAYDATETIMEDRILL

TBA 1000-1200 Remote HF set-up drill (outdoors)
Tuesday SEP 13 1900-2100 MEMA Commex
Saturday SEP 24 1000-1200 "Find the flag" missing persons drill (outdoors)
Tuesday OCT 11 1900-2100 MEMA Commex
Saturday OCT 15 1000-1200 Building a "Go Kit" (indoors)
Tuesday NOV 8 1900-2100 MEMA Commex - EOC
Saturday NOV 19 1000-1200 Fire Station Alerting Drill (indoors)
TBA 1st week of Dec - NWS SKYWARN RECOGNITION DAY
  • *RACES operators that serve as comms for an event that is approved by OEM will receive drill credits.
  • **RACES operators who participate in any NWS Skywarn programs or drills will receive drill credit for each event.- Submit to Chris Meyer.
  • Time/Date/Location for Skywarn programs are located on the NWS Sterling Skywarn page
 
 

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