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Calvert Amateur Radio Association, Inc.



CARA Meetings: First Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm!  ~~~ CARA Net: Mondays at 7:00 pm - K3CAL Repeater 146.985 MHz - PL 156.7 Hz!

The Calvert Amateur Radio Association, Inc. is an active and community-minded group of Amateur Radio Operators located in Calvert County in Southern Maryland.  Our association is a non-profit 501(C)3 organization supporting amateur radio operation, experimentation, and public service.  Our Association is a ARRL Special Services Club.

You are invited to explore our website, or come and visit us in person at one of our association meetings or other activities.

Please visit often, because our site is always changing.










The following candidates are running for 2015 CARA offices:

President: Bob Sheskin / N3PPH
Vice-President: Monica Noell / KC3DAS
  Eric Christensen / W4OTN
Secretary: Ron Byzet / WA4PRR
Treasurer: Dick Ratcliffe / W3RBR
Board Member: Dave Hardy / KB3RAN
   Bill Hackett / N3XMZ

CARA ACTIVITIES: (Use the scroll bar on the right of the box to view all the messages!


The CARA meetings have been moved back to the County Services Building, 150 Main Street, Prince Frederick until further notice.

Our new 440 MHz repeater is on as an engineering test! If you'd like to give it a try tune into 444.950 (+ 5MHz) with a tone of 156.7Hz. Please use decode if you've got it.

A MESH Network working group has been formed for the development and experimentation with a MESH network in Calvert County. A MESH network development WIKI page is on the website menu bar (Left).

Association activities are scheduled as follows:

Audit Committee - Three Full Members (non-officers) to audit the following: Books, Accounts, & Property in January

Budget - The Board and Treasurer will generate a budget to be presented at the November General Meeting.




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