Since 1956
Welcome to the CARC Home Page
Welcome to the Columbus Amateur Radio Club (W4CVY).  We are located in Columbus, Georgia.  We hope you find these pages interesting and informative, whether you are currently a licensed ham or are considering testing for your license.

On these pages you'll note information on our club and its activities in particular and ham radio in general.  Hams are always ready to share their experiences with others and members of C.A.R.C. are no different.  If you are looking for information about amateur radio and you don't find it on these pages, don't hesitate to ask us.

We hope to see you at one of our monthly C.A.R.C. meetings, frequent activities, Friday lunches and to hear you on the air!

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Upcoming Events:

Mar 25 10:00 AM Workday - Columbus EMA Command Truck Maint

April 1 9:00 AM Fox Hunt (RDF training) Flat Rock Park

April 13 6:30 PM Monthly Meeting of CARC

April 15 10:00 AM Licensing Exam Session April 15 12:00 AM Tailgate Gathering Wednesdays: 8:00 PM Chattahoochee Valley Net 146.880 (-) (123.0Hz)

Fridays: 1:00 PM Lunch at Country's on Broad

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Mark your clock, set your calendars to join us for Field Day, June 24-25, 2017. Don't know what ham radio or Field Day is? That's even more reason to join us!

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Want to learn about ham radio? Want to learn even more about ham radio, electronics, antennas, RF and more? The following books are now in circulation from the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries here in Columbus! Check the library web site for availability.

The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual
(**beginners start with this one)

The ARRL Operating Manual for Radio Amateurs
The ARRL Antenna Book
The ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio
The ARRL General Class License Manual for Ham Radio
The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications 2017
The ARRL Satellite Handbook

Georgia Section ARRL   C.A.R.C.
P. O. Box 6336
Columbus, GA 31917-6336

 Join the ARRL!

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