About CARS

The Columbia Amateur Radio Society (CARS) is group of amateur radio operators that meet in Lake City Florida.
The purpose of the club is to stimulate and promote an interest in amateur radio,
To further the progress and maintain the traditions of amateur radio,
To provide emergency communications and to assist other organizations requesting communications services,
To provide assistance wherever possible in situations of amateur or other interference with reception of AM, FM, TV
and other broadcasting services,
To establish a program of educating, training and examination for amateur licensing,
To provide technical assistance to anyone requesting such in the interest of amateur radio
To further the spirit of fraternalism through social activities for the club members and their families.
  • Club Dues and Membership:
    • All dues begin in January of each year. Dues are $20.00 if paid by the last day of January.
      Checks should be made out to Columbia Amateur Radio Society and mailed to the treasurer:
      CARS Treasurer
      267 SE Fawn Gln
      Lake City, FL 32025
  • News and Events:
    • If you have any items of interest to the club membership, contact the Newsletter Editor,
      Colen Boutwell at (386) 752-8239 or email WA5RKR@gmail.com.
  • Emergency Operations:
    • Issues concerning emergency preparedness, contact Richard Heston, KE4BQI (EC for Columbia County) at (386) 984-0077.
  • Licensing, Upgrades, or Testing:
    • Contact Colen Boutwell, WA5RKR, Chief VEC, CAVEC at (386) 752-8239.

  • The Columbia Amateur Radio Society (CARS) mailing address:
    • 267 SE Fawn Gln, Lake City, FL 32025

About the CARS website

 
The CARS website (www.nf4cq.com) was created and maintained by the CARS webmaster.
The purpose of the site is to provide a platform to accomplish the purpose of the club as listed above .
Especially to further the progress and maintain the traditions of amateur radio.
To establish a program of educating, training and examination for amateur licensing.
To provide technical assistance to anyone requesting such in the interest of amateur radio.
To further the spirit of fraternalism through social activities for the club members and their families.
  • Web Site:
    • Questions or problems with the web site, contact the webmaster,
      Ron Austin, KK4HGY at (386) 688-4057 or email webmaster@nf4cg.com.


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