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Posted: Monday, May 11, 2015
May Social Meeting: Field Day Planning  May 28, 2015
If you plan to participate or would like to just be part of the conversation, join us for the May Social Meeting.  We will hammer out the details for this year's ARRL Field Day. 

Posted: Monday, May 18, 2015
May Program Recap: Grounding Essentials for the Shack - Presented by Ed Erny NZ1Q 
If you missed the May meeting, you missed a very good program on station grounding, presented by Ed Erny NZ1Q.  Here are a couple pictures of the presentation and here is a link to the slides.  Please note: You do not have to sign up for Dropbox to view or download the file.  Just close the pop-up or click "No thanks".

Posted: Saturday, March 08, 2014
CARS T-Shirts 
CARS T-Shirts are now available in limited quantities.  The shirts are navy blue with the logo on the left chest and a full back with the website below, all text in white.  Get yours now before they are all gone!

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Posted: Monday, May 11, 2015
June Program: Storm Hits Pinellas County Scenario by Clayton Parrott KJ4RUS  Jun 11, 2015
Join us for our June business meeting.  Our meeting will be followed by a program about what would happen if Pinellas County was hit by a large storm, presented by Clayton Parrott KJ4RUS.

Posted: Monday, May 11, 2015
2015 ARRL Field Day  Jun 27, 2015

Field Day is just around the corner.  This year's Field Day will take place the weekend of June 27th and 28th.  CARS will set up at Glen Oaks Park (1345 Court Street, Clearwater, FL 33756).  If you are intersted in participating, please review the schedule by clicking here and then email Craig - KJ4BYK and let him know what blocks you would like to cover. 


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Who We Are
The Clearwater Amateur Radio Society, Inc. is an Amateur Radio club based in Pinellas County Florida for over fifty years.. CARS members meet the second and fourth Thursday each month (7:30 PM at the Clearwater Fire Department Training Academy, 1716 N Belcher Rd, Clearwater) to discuss Club business and activities. Most meetings include a presentation on an Amateur Radio topic of interest. The club sponsors the TampaBay area's only FREE Amateur Radio License Testing. The CARS-K4JMH Repeater System operates on different bands (2 meters (VHF), 70 cm (UHF) and provides "end2end communications coverage" for Pinellas County Hams. CARS members provide Event Communications support for local charity walk-a-thons, runs and bicycle events and actively participate in the National Weather Service SKYWARN severe weather spotter program. Other CARS events include Amateur Radio Contesting, ARRL Field Day and Winter Field Day and Radio Fox Hunting.

The Clearwater Amateur Radio Society, Inc. is an ARRL-affiliated club and a member of the Florida Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Council.

CARS membership is open to all licensed Amateur Radio operators. Family Memberships are also available. Come join us and experience the fun, enjoyment and satisfaction that is Amateur Radio!
It is now Thursday, May 28, 2015, 7:57:43 PM in Clearwater, Florida.
Next club business meeting:
Thursday Jun 11 at 7:30 P.M.
Next club social meeting:
Thursday May 28 at 7:30 P.M.
Next Clearwater Amateur Radio Exam Session: Monday Jun 8 at 7 PM

As of February 12th, 2015, CARS has saved the local Ham Community $10,920 by offering FREE Testing.

All meetings and exam sessions are held at the Clearwater Fire Training Facility (1716 N Belcher Rd, Clearwater, FL.)
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